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UPMC promises jobs, revenue from Pleasant Hills hospital

UPMC is telling Pleasant Hills residents who live near a proposed hospital off Route 51 that it intends to make their neighborhood more desirable than ...

Utilities' time-of-use pricing encourages reduced usage during peak hours

Hundreds of thousands of people are getting technology that could help them lower their electric bills as utilities install more so-called smart meters in Western ...

Sanders surges in polls despite identity as socialist

Socialism remains a dirty word for many Americans, but that hasn't stopped Bernie Sanders from surging in the Democratic primary race for president. Sanders, a self-described ...

Beyonce to play Heinz Field on May 31

Fresh off her Super Bowl 50 halftime show appearance, Beyonce announced her Formation World Tour will stop at Heinz Field on May 31. Tickets will ...

Burglary at Downtown jewelry store nets assortment of pieces, coins, currency

Zone 2 police officers are investigating a burglary at Yuriy's Jewelry Store on Smithfield Street, Downtown that occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. Monday. The investigation found ...

Police chief: Penn Hills student will be charged for kicking another with cerebral palsy

A Penn Hills student who kicked a student with cerebral palsy to the ground will be charged with assault when authorities identify the assailant, Penn ...

Lockdown ended at Bon Air School in Lower Burrell

A lockdown has been lifted at Bon Air Elementary School in Lower Burrell after reports of an intruder inside the school turned out to be ...

Man shoots at workers renovating Pittsburgh home; SWAT search comes up empty

Police and SWAT teams came up with nothing after they surrounded a vacant home in Pittsburgh's Lincoln-Lemington neighborhood Monday morning, believing a man barricaded himself ...

Northbound lane of Smithfield Street Downtown to close for 6 months

A $5.3 million Forbes Avenue reconstruction will require a sixth-month closure of a parking lane and the northbound travel lane on Smithfield Street in Downtown ...

Former South Allegheny teacher accused of sexting, touching students sentenced

A former South Allegheny Middle School teacher accused of sexting and inappropriately touching two students will be banned from the Internet and computers for five ...

Convicted Somerset County priest's request for new trial denied

A Somerset County priest convicted of molesting boys at a Honduran orphanage will not receive a new trial. U.S. District Judge Kim R. Gibson issued an ...

Snow expected to roll into region Monday evening

The brief respite from winter comes to an end Monday evening, as snow and colder temperatures roll into the region. A winter weather advisory has been ...

Home in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood burns

Heavy flames swept through a home in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood Sunday. The two-alarm fire was reported about 8:50 p.m. on Lillian Street, an emergency dispatcher ...