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Fourth patient infected during UPMC mold outbreak dies

Che DuVall, one of four patients sickened during last year's mold crisis at UPMC, died in the hospital over the weekend, a family attorney said ...

Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issue

He didn't think much about it then, but Wyatt Schueler rarely saw a person who was not white during the eight years he attended Catholic ...

Slowdowns in oil, gas industries mean smaller checks for landowners

Ethan Ward is no stranger to physical labor. He grew up on a farm and manages his own beef farm in Washington County. The work got ...

Pittsburgh Symphony retirees find the music goes on

Performing music is a consuming profession. The mental concentration and physical precision and accuracy required are intense. And after thousands of hours in childhood spent ...

One person shot in Wilkinsburg apartment

Allegheny County police are investigating a shooting in Wilkinsburg that sent one person to the hospital. The shooting happened about 4:45 p.m. Saturday in a Swissvale ...

Fire reported at home in Wilkins Township

Firefighters battled smoke and flames Sunday night at a Wilkins home. The fire broke out about 6:30 p.m. on Wallace Avenue, according to an emergency dispatcher. No ...

Fourth patient infected during UPMC mold outbreak dies

Che DuVall, one of four patients sickened during last year's mold crisis at UPMC, died in the hospital over the weekend, a family attorney said ...

1 flown to hospital after Beaver County house fire

A woman was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital after she jumped from the second-story window of a burning home in Beaver County on Sunday morning, ...

Minor fire reported at Robinson IKEA

Firefighters responded to a one-alarm fire at an IKEA store in Robinson, the Allegheny County dispatch center said. The fire, in the store's kitchen, was called ...

Missing Homewood girl found safe

A missing Homewood girl was found safe in Wilkinsburg on Saturday, Pittsburgh police said. Jayla Johnson, 12, did not return home from school Friday afternoon. The Pittsburgh ...

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

A fire that destroyed thousands of artifacts at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville was made worse by flammable materials, the absence of a ...