The Pittsburgh Pirates …
The Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday called a photograph of an Islamic State militant wearing a team baseball cap “absolutely sickening.”See more
A Clinton Township …
A Clinton Township family made a detailed ice sculpture of Penguins mascot Iceburgh, and it caught the team’s eye in a big way.See more
Pirates legend Bill …
Pirates legend Bill Mazeroski may not be shagging flies anymore, but he’s still one of the most important men at spring training.See more
The mission of …
The mission of Tara Sherry-Torres and Cafe Con Leche is to help the Pittsburgh area’s Latino community meet a wider audience.See more
Skilled perimeter playmakers …
Skilled perimeter playmakers will be on display when the WPIAL championships tip off this weekend at Petersen Events Center.See more
Senate approves 1-week funding bill for Homeland SecurityBy The Associated Press 9:21 p.m.
WASHINGTON — On a day of high drama, the Republican-controlled Congress struggled into the night Friday to pass …
Monssen downs Jeannette to win WPIAL Class A championshipBy Karen Price 9:12 p.m.
The Monessen boys basketball team earned the seventh WPIAL title in program history Friday night …
Leonard Nimoy, world famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek’, diesStaff and Wire Reports 9:24 p.m.
For generations of “Star Trek” fans and others throughout the world, actor Leonard Nimoy will …
- Highmark lays off nearly 100 workers, mostly in IT, as membership declines 9:27 p.m.
- Pirates sickened by pic of ‘Jihadi John’ wearing Bucs ball cap 9:24 p.m.
- Munhall man to serve 20 to 50 years in prison for killing his mother 8:38 p.m.
- Woman sues Allegheny County, alleges sex harassment during prisoner transport 9:05 p.m.
Spring Hill woman sentenced to jail for stealing, euthanizing neighbor’s dogBy Adam Brandolph 8:33 p.m.
A Spring Hill woman will serve three to six months in jail for stealing her neighbor’s dog and having it euthanized, an Allegheny County judge ruled Friday. Sheriff’s deputies took …
- Few in Westmoreland County opposed to expansion plan for Mariner pipeline
- Woman charged for holding teen drinking party after video found at Penn-Trafford
- Westmoreland County Courthouse, annex roofs will be given $665K fix
- Officials plan software upgrade to Westmoreland County emergency dispatching system
- Ligonier Township planners offer suggested changes to zoning proposal
Fast-growing Americans for Prosperity opens location in GreensburgBy Craig Smith
In a move that political observers said reflects the importance the Republican Party is placing on the upcoming presidential election, Americans for Prosperity, a conservative, free-market advocacy group, has opened …
- Stocks wrap best month since 2011 9:21 p.m.
- U.S. economic growth revised downward to 2.2% 9:27 p.m.
- Mylan closes $5.3B tax-lowering deal with Abbott Labs 9:27 p.m.
- Rue21 adjusts for tough market
- Highmark Health names new board chairman
Highmark lays off nearly 100 workers, mostly in IT, as membership declinesBy Alex Nixon 9:27 p.m.
Nearly 100 Highmark Inc. workers lost their jobs Friday as the state’s largest health insurer cuts costs, streamlines some functions with technology and adjusts its operations to deal with fewer members. Spokeswoman Lynn Seay said the layoffs were not related …
- Leonard Nimoy, world famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek’, dies 9:24 p.m.
- Pittsburgh producer T.J. Lubinsky revives, re-airs an expanded ‘Motown 25 ’ 8:57 p.m.
- Author in Pittsburgh lecture series addresses hospital tragedy after Hurricane Katrina 8:57 p.m.
- ‘American Falls’ opens Barebones’ new permanent space in Braddock 8:57 p.m.
Carnegie Science Center’s ‘H2Oh!’ exhibit explores everything waterBy Kellie B. Gormly 8:57 p.m.
When you stand in the Carnegie Science Center on the North Shore and gaze out at the confluence of the three rivers, you see just a tiny teaser to a …
- Homework: Pencil cactus gains popularity 8:57 p.m.
- Launch your wildlife garden with butterflies 8:57 p.m.
- Cafe Con Leche helps Pittsburgh’s Latino community meet wider audience
- First Draft: Homebrew guru says Budweiser’s message was the opposite of crafty
Duquesne Light Home & Garden Show show displays latest and greatestBy Bob Karlovits 8:57 p.m.
Boyce Thompson says homeowners are finding it easier to take care of matters around the house. After all, they have an app for that. “The biggest thing that will be …
- Multiculturalism’s malignancy 8:57 p.m.
- De Borchgrave: A dying breed of journalist 8:57 p.m.
- Lesson learned in London 8:57 p.m.
- Facts on police & race
- Life at the museums
GOP’s unending warsBy Pat Buchanan 8:57 p.m.
If the sadists of ISIS are seeking — with their mass executions, child rapes, immolations and beheadings of Christians — to stampede us into a new war in the Middle East, they are succeeding. “Nearly three-quarters of Republicans now favor …