Politics

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton begins bus tour

"Presumptive" no longer, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton began her first full day as the party's standard-bearer with rallies in Philadelphia and Harrisburg on Friday. ...

Flight 93 National Memorial photo book preserves history

In the days, months and years after 9/11, Chuck Wagner used his amateur photography skills to document history in the making. Visitors who came to see ...

The return of Harry Potter: Is it still magical?

The boy who lived will never die. His creator — and his production team — love him too terribly much. After J.K. Rowling catapulted teen fiction ...

Overhaul of Union Trust Building pairs modern amenities, historical charm

Fearing World War I's potential to decimate Europe's finest buildings, industrialist-turned-real estate titan Henry Clay Frick sent Pittsburgh architect Frederick Osterling to Belgium to study ...

Fire reported at vacant Macy's Downtown

Firefighters responded to a report of a fire with heavy, black smoke at the now-closed Macy's on Smithfield Street, Downtown. The store closed in September 2015. No ...

Clinton's Pittsburgh visit has minor time change

Hillary Clinton's visit to Pittsburgh will start a little later than originally scheduled. The Democratic presidential candidate and running mate Tim Kaine will hold a rally ...

Crash near Highland Park Bridge kills one

A 40-year-old man died early Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in O'Hara. Aaron Bush of Arlington crashed at 1:07 a.m. on Route 28 North near the ...

Hundreds of vases stolen from Fayette County cemetery

State police are seeking information leading to the arrest of individuals who took about 400 bronze vases from gravestones in the Greenridge Memorial Park in ...

Police search for robber of Downtown bank

Pittsburgh police are investigating a robbery Friday afternoon at a Downtown bank. The incident was reported at 3:45 p.m. at the First Niagara Bank on Grant ...

Police seeking driver of car that struck man in Bell Township

A 20-year-old man was struck by a car late Friday night in Bell Township, according to Westmoreland County emergency dispatchers. Police were seeking the driver of ...

McDonald teacher accused of sexually assaulting unconscious student

A Fort Cherry high school Spanish teacher was charged with institutional sexual assault on Friday after McDonald Borough police said he performed oral sex on ...

UPMC settles antitrust lawsuit for $12.5M

UPMC's role in a 6-year-old antitrust lawsuit ended Friday when a federal judge approved the medical giant's settlement with a Pine business. U.S. District Judge Joy ...

Rivers Casino drops lawsuit over gambling tax paid to Pittsburgh

Rivers Casino on Friday dropped a lawsuit it filed against the state last month claiming a gambling tax it pays to Pittsburgh is unconstitutional. A ...