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Cyber charter's former CEO agrees to plea deal in criminal case

After some waffling, Nick Trombetta, the disgraced former CEO of Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School based in Midland, agreed to plead guilty to one count of ...

St. Clair Hospital announces partnership with Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic will provide medical opinions, training and other support for St. Clair Hospital through a partnership announced Wednesday. The Mount Lebanon-based hospital is the ...

Italy earthquake kills at least 159, reduces towns to rubble

AMATRICE, Italy — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian ...

Militants attack American University in Afghanistan, 1 dead

KABUL, Afghanistan — Militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and wounding another 18, officials said, adding that ...

Mt. Lebanon man accused of groping woman on plane waives hearing

A Mt. Lebanon man accused of groping a sleeping woman during a flight from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh waived his right to preliminary hearing Wednesday. The ...

Slippery Rock man ID'd as crash victim

Authorities identified a man killed Tuesday in a motorcycle crash in Butler County as Daniel Yarington, 66, of Slippery Rock. Yarington's Honda motorcycle struck the side ...

Jury to deliberate another day in trial of Wilkinsburg mom accused of killing daughter

After a full day of deliberations, jurors in the case of a Wilkinsburg woman accused of killing her 3-year-old daughter still did not reach a ...

State to increase oversight of charter schools

A new division of the Pennsylvania Department of Education will provide financial oversight of charter schools, among other things, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday. Also, ...

Cyber charter's former CEO agrees to plea deal in criminal case

After some waffling, Nick Trombetta, the disgraced former CEO of Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School based in Midland, agreed to plead guilty to one count of ...

Crash closes Second Avenue and 10th Street Bridge in Pittsburgh

Parts of Second Avenue and the 10th Street Bridge were closed Wednesday afternoon in Pittsburgh's Bluff neighborhood following a crash near the Armstrong Tunnels. According to ...

Sentenced to life at 17, Pittsburgh man now 57 could be out in months

Jeffrey Cristina has spent 14,803 days in jail or prison since his arrest and conviction for second-degree murder at age 17, and will spend at ...

Militants attack American University in Afghanistan, 1 dead

KABUL, Afghanistan — Militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and wounding another 18, officials said, adding that ...

St. Clair Hospital announces partnership with Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic will provide medical opinions, training and other support for St. Clair Hospital through a partnership announced Wednesday. The Mount Lebanon-based hospital is the ...