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Hamlet officially sworn in as Pittsburgh schools superintendent

Anthony Hamlet was sworn in as the superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools on Friday. Hamlet, who replaces Linda Lane, was sworn in two days after the ...

W.Pa. grad dies in nation's 1st self-driving car fatality

When Joshua D. Brown returned to a Fayette County campground this spring to install wireless cameras, he arrived in a self-driving Tesla, said Tracy Czambel, ...

43 million expected to travel for Fourth of July

Joel Cash spends most of his holiday weekends traveling on the open road, and this Fourth of July will be no exception. Cash, 25, and his ...

Furries expected to be financial boon to Pittsburgh during convention

Furry-costumed characters and their fans descended on Downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday with the arrival of the annual Anthrocon — and the millions of dollars it ...

Man surrenders after holding woman, kids hostage in Hazelwood

No one was injured in an early-morning shooting that turned into a hostage situation in Pittsburgh's Hazelwood neighborhood Friday. The incident began about 4:30 a.m. at ...

Former Steeler Baron Batch faces new graffiti counts, turns himself in

Ex-Steeler Baron Batch turned himself in Thursday on charges related to a string of graffiti in Pittsburgh and Baldwin Borough. Pittsburgh police charged Batch, 28, ...

Allegheny County probation officer charged with coercing nude pictures from parolees

An Allegheny County probation officer is accused of coercing several of his parolees to perform sex acts and send him nude pictures of themselves. The Allegheny ...

Legislature OKs state budget; critics say it's not balanced

HARRISBURG — Meeting a midnight deadline, the GOP-dominated General Assembly on Thursday approved a $31.6 billion state budget, even with critics saying it's out of balance ...

W.Pa. grad dies in nation's 1st self-driving car fatality

When Joshua D. Brown returned to a Fayette County campground this spring to install wireless cameras, he arrived in a self-driving Tesla, said Tracy Czambel, ...

Arnold fire quickly extinguished

Firefighters had an Arnold house fire quickly under control and extinguished early Friday morning. A Westmoreland County emergency dispatcher said the fire on Alcoa Drive was ...

Shaler police nab suspected burglar

A suspected burglar armed with a loaded handgun was nabbed Thursday by Shaler police as he tried to flee from a home they say he ...

Senate votes to nix statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases

HARRISBURG — The state Senate unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would overhaul Pennsylvania's statute of limitations for child sexual abuse cases. After weeks of debate ...

Pa. Senate confirms Allegheny County deputy DA as new judge

The Pennsylvania State Senate on Wednesday confirmed Allegheny County Deputy District Attorney David Spurgeon for a vacant seat on the Allegheny County Court of Common ...