Politics

Pittsburgh Symphony musicians go on strike, concerts canceled 

Picketing replaced rehearsal and performance at Heinz Hall on Sept. 30 as the musicians of the deficit-ridden Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra went on strike for the ...

Runner recalls 'Great' scare

Bruce Cornrich does not remember putting on his running shirt and racing bib, though a photo he found later on his phone proves he did. He ...

Two Western Pennsylvania animal rescue groups to merge

Two Pittsburgh animal shelters will combine their organizations next year, creating the largest animal rescue organization in Western Pennsylvania, officials said Friday. Officials from the Animal ...

For the birds: Plant food and shelter for our feathered friends

Bob Mulvihill, an ornithologist at the National Aviary, always seems to have a pair of binoculars hanging around his neck. In midsentence, the faint sound ...

Two Western Pennsylvania animal rescue groups to merge

Two Pittsburgh animal shelters will combine their organizations next year, creating the largest animal rescue organization in Western Pennsylvania, officials said Friday. Officials from the Animal ...

Twitter storm: Trump shames former-beauty pageant winner

NEW YORK — Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged presidential voters to check out what he ...

Runner recalls 'Great' scare

Bruce Cornrich does not remember putting on his running shirt and racing bib, though a photo he found later on his phone proves he did. He ...

Three die in two crashes early Friday in Allegheny County

Two separate vehicle crashes left three people dead in Allegheny County early Friday, police said. A Monroeville man was killed about 12:50 a.m. when he struck ...

Review illuminates homicides in Allegheny County

They are black men, they're under 30, they have arrest records and they make up a disproportionate number of homicide victims across Allegheny County, according ...

Report: 14 drinking fountains in Pittsburgh schools tested positive for elevated lead levels

Fourteen drinking fountains at Pittsburgh Public Schools tested positive for elevated levels of lead, according to a report the district released Thursday about the lead ...

'Armed and dangerous' fugitive on the run in Lawrence County

Police came up empty Thursday in their search of a wooded area in Lawrence County for a fugitive they described as armed and dangerous. Officers went ...

Mother of dead infant testifies boyfriend immersed in Internet conspiracy theories

Sheena Alston sobbed on the witness stand as she looked through six photos of her deceased five-week-old daughter and had to say whether she'd caused ...

Lawsuit: Pittsburgh knew of aggressive police officers but did nothing

A few Pittsburgh police officers habitually escalate confrontations with citizens, use excessive force on them and then file false criminal charges to justify or cover ...