Eric Heyl

Law-abiding, self-driving Uber fleet will be dangerous fit with yinzers

Someone slam the brakes on this plan. In a national first, Uber is poised to put a fleet of self-driving cars on Pittsburgh streets. But ...

Heyl: Group aims to hasten donations to flood victims in Baton Rouge

For Janice Waters Shapiro, the devastating flooding in Baton Rouge, La., hit home. That's because when she was growing up, the submerged Louisiana capital was ...

Body scans don't diminish convenient solution for excess airport space

This idea could take local apartment living to lofty new heights. Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis believes Pittsburgh International Airport is too large ...

Heyl: Left Hand, W.Va., eschews chance to celebrate maligned southpaws

In an incredible statistical oddity, everyone in this tiny West Virginia town is a left-hander. That's why it's so disappointing to find the place is ...

Ludicrous legislation takes toll on Pennsylvania Turnpike

Slam on the brakes. That's what state lawmakers want to do to increasingly frequent instances of motorists skirting payment of Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls. The problem wouldn't ...

Collection agency comes calling over unresolved UPMC bill charge

Edward Petrosky's jaw surgery in March relieved his facial discomfort but left his daughter with pain in the posterior. Marianne Krizmanich said repeated attempts to ...

Heyl: UPMC's $2.5 million settlement in overbilling case a slap on the wrist

PITTSBURGH (Exaggerated Press) — UPMC, Western Pennsylvania's gargantuan health care conglomerate, was slightly injured in an incident involving a federal whistle-blower lawsuit in which it ...

Clinton, Trump certain to make Primanti Bros part of their platforms

In this critical swing state, it isn't difficult to predict the winner. When the presidential election occurs on Nov. 8, The National Review believes Donald Trump ...

Tributes to Cardille a testament to impact he had on Pittsburghers

Bill Cardille had every right to be irked. Two years ago, I called the legendary local broadcaster immediately after he had been let go from ...

Heyl: Terrible Towel flub could be turning point in Ryan's political career

Ready the bronze bust. House Speaker Paul Ryan committed a blunder Monday that makes him worthy of instant induction into the Political Sports Gaffe Hall ...

Heyl: History center aims to preserve rich era in Pittsburgh's musical past

Among locals of a certain age, this effort is bound to strike a chord. Those who recall frequenting long-closed nightclubs to see long-defunct Pittsburgh bands ...