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Investigators cite contributing factors in Flight 93 memorial fire

Improperly discarded smoking material, landscaping mulch and flammable decking material likely contributed to an October 2014 fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville. ...

Flu cases on rise, but still far below normal, hospitals say

A slumbering cold and flu season may be awakening in Western Pennsylvania, where reports of the common winter sicknesses increased in the last two weeks. Unusually ...

East Liberty tenants ousted amid boom in high-end residential construction

Myrtle Stern is determined to find housing in East Liberty, but time is running out for her and remaining residents of a rent-controlled apartment complex ...

Western Pa. man's perfect attendance at Super Bowl pays off

When Super Bowl 50 is played this weekend in Santa Clara, Calif., Winfield resident Tom Henschel will be an honored guest of the National Football ...

Pittsburgh police seek missing Homewood girl

Pittsburgh police are looking for a missing Homewood girl who did not return home from school Friday. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Missing Persons Unit issued ...

Video shows apparent attack on Penn Hills student with cerebral palsy

Penn Hills School District administrators are investigating an apparent attack on a student with cerebral palsy, video of which has spread on social media. The video ...

Hearing on proposed UPMC hospital in Pleasant Hills postponed

The Pleasant Hills Zoning Hearing Board has postponed a Tuesday hearing about a proposed UPMC hospital at the request of UPMC, board solicitor Russell Lucas ...

Investigators cite contributing factors in Flight 93 memorial fire

Improperly discarded smoking material, landscaping mulch and flammable decking material likely contributed to an October 2014 fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville. ...

Pitt police investigating report of sexual assault

University of Pittsburgh police are investigating a report of a sexual assault, the department said. A woman told police that a heavyset black man in his ...

Man killed in car crash in Slippery Rock

A 23-year-old man died early Saturday after a violent car crash in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania State Police said. Andrew Chupka, of Butler, was driving a red ...

Fire reported at Butler County plant

State police are investigating a fire that broke out Saturday morning at a commercial plant in Allegheny Township, in Butler County, officials said. Emergency dispatchers received ...

Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

TAINAN, Taiwan — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, ...

Turnpike wreck in Somerset County injures truck driver

The driver of a tractor trailer headed eastbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike was flown to the hospital Friday night after his truck overturned. State police in ...