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Rossi: Murray comes up large when Penguins need him 

Jumbo Joe called Mighty Matt "a big boy." Man, did the Penguins' rookie goalie take a big-boy bow on hockey's grand stage on Monday night. The ...

Group preserving history through Perryopolis Quaker Church restoration

Del Carson is the sixth-generation owner of his Perry Township farm, where he raises beef cattle. From his property, he can see the one-room Providence Meeting ...

Woman shot in New Kensington during car theft

A meeting at the end of a dead-end street ended with a woman shot and her car stolen by the man she met. According to police, ...

Alle-Kiski Valley servicemen honored during New Kensington ceremony

Mariann Waltz was moved by the notes of taps played during the Memorial Day observance Monday in New Kensington. "It's just very touching thinking about ...

Bank robber with fake vibrator-bomb, Iron Man mask gets 18 to 36 months in prison

Aaron Stein was under a lot of stress when crafted a fake bomb from phone wires, duct tape and a vibrator, donned an Iron Man ...

Watchdog group wants Cincinnati Zoo held responsible

CINCINNATI — An animal protection watchdog group Tuesday called on federal authorities to hold the Cincinnati Zoo responsible for the death of an endangered western ...

Latrobe woman to plead guilty in injury scheme for pain pills

A Westmoreland County woman charged with purposely and repeatedly dislocating her shoulder so she could get painkillers has been scheduled to plead guilty. The attorney for ...

3 people wounded as gunfire breaks out at Penn Hills swim party

Gunfire at a private Memorial Day swim party in Penn Hills wounded three people and sent food flying and people running for cover, witnesses and ...

Woman shot in hand at Fineview cookout Monday night

A woman at a cookout in Pittsburgh's Fineview neighborhood was injured when she was hit by gunfire Monday, police said. The incident happened shortly before midnight ...

Winning lottery tickets sold in Allegheny, Westmoreland counties

A Cash 5 lottery ticket sold at Giant Eagle in Kennedy is a jackpot winner, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery. The ticket matched all five numbers ...

Electric outage in Pittsburgh's Point Breeze neighborhood

About 1,000 people in Pittsburgh's Point Breeze area were without power Tuesday morning, according to Duquesne Light. Spokeswoman Jessica Rock said the outage was caused by ...

Thousands revel in Stanley Cup fever outside Consol Energy Center 

Twin brothers Martin and Kristan Vage-Hansen traveled nearly 4,500 miles from Stavanger, Norway, to Pittsburgh (with stopovers in Amsterdam and New York) to attend Games ...