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‘Action’ against AG Kane sent to Supreme Court, sources say

By Brad Bumsted 8:07 p.m.
HARRISBURG — The board that disciplines Pennsylvania lawyers on Friday notified Attorney General Kathleen Kane that an action against her was sent to the state Supreme Court and she has 10 days to respond, sources told the Tribune-Review. That action wasn’t defined but the court has the power to suspend …

Historic WWII-era landing ship tank docking at Heinz Field

By Rex Rutkoski 6:39 p.m.
One of the “Ships That Won World War II” will sail into Pittsburgh on Sept. 1, celebrating its historic connection to the region with public tours from Sept. 2 to 8 while …

Moon-area pediatrician found in country club lake died of natural causes

By Katelyn Ferral 8:15 p.m.
Former colleagues of Dr. In O. Ryoo remembered the pediatrician as a kind, well-liked doctor a day after he was found dead in a golf course lake. “Doctor Ryoo was a wonderful physician,” said Megan Eaton, a spokeswoman for Ohio …

Allegheny

Historic WWII-era landing ship tank docking at Heinz Field

By Rex Rutkoski 6:39 p.m.
One of the “Ships That Won World War II” will sail into Pittsburgh on Sept. 1, celebrating its historic connection to the region with public tours from Sept. 2 to …

Armstrong

State agents arrest Ford City man on child porn charges

By Brigid Beatty
A 44-year-old Ford City man was arrested on child pornography charges Thursday morning by agents from the state Attorney General’s Office. Shawn Eugene Kunkle was arrested after agents searched his …

Beaver

Two people shot in Beaver Falls

By Michael Hasch
Two people were shot and wounded Thursday night in Beaver Falls, county emergency dispatchers said. Police and paramedics were called at 8:35 p.m. for the report of two people shot along Fourth Avenue, dispatchers said. Both victims were taken, to …

Butler

Butler County man charged for allegedly stealing from mother’s estate

By Tony Raap
A Butler County man is accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from his mother’s estate in Allegheny County. James M. Porro, 43, of Mars was arraigned Thursday on …

Fayette

Mount St. Macrina hosting annual pilgrimage

By Emma Jene Lelik 7:30 p.m.
For the 81st year the annual Labor Day weekend pilgrimage at Mount St. Macrina will offer pilgrims opportunities to attend Divine Liturgy, Matins, Vespers, the sacrament of Reconciliation (confession), healing …

Indiana

10-year-old Blairsville violinist’s expulsion over knife challenged

By Rich Cholodofsky
A 10-year-old musician expelled from an exclusive private school for taking a Swiss army knife to a concert to “trim broken hairs” from her violin bow is at the center of a legal battle. The parents of Abbigail Cunkelman of …

Somerset

Coroner identifies man killed in Somerset County crash

By Tony Raap
A coroner has identified a man killed in a crash early Sunday in Somerset County. Harry Keen’s vehicle overturned and struck a traffic sign and utility pole at 12:45 a.m. on Water Level Road in Milford Township, state police and …

Washington

Deadly heroin was laced with fentanyl, district attorney says

By Jason Cato
Lab tests confirmed that at least some heroin that caused deadly and dangerous overdoses this month in Washington County was spiked with fentanyl, District Attorney Gene Vittone said. Federal investigators helping with the investigation into nearly 30 overdoses, including three …

Westmoreland

Confederate memorabilia gets favorable attention at Westmoreland Fair

By Rich Cholodofsky
Vendors hawking T-shirts and trinkets at the Westmoreland Fair this week say they’re tapping into a niche market by mixing in some controversy: Confederate flags, ...

Education

McKeesport Area schools to provide outreach activities

By Michael DiVittorio
McKeesport Area School District staffers will have more of community presence this academic year. Community Connection Workshops are scheduled in February, March and April, when staffers will share their expertise …

Pennsylvania

‘Action’ against AG Kane sent to Supreme Court, sources say

By Brad Bumsted 8:07 p.m.
HARRISBURG — The board that disciplines Pennsylvania lawyers on Friday notified Attorney General Kathleen Kane that an action against her was sent to the state Supreme Court and she has …

Photo Gallery

Friday - Aug. 28, 2015

Daily images from across the region by Trib Total Media staff photographers. …

Luis Fábregas

Luis Fábregas
Fábregas: For some like ex-President Carter, humor helps in cancer battle
When former President Jimmy Carter announced this week he has advanced melanoma, he displayed a rare combination of grace and acceptance. His dignity was impressive. …

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Salena Zito

Salena Zito
Clinton: Women ‘expect’ extremism from terrorists, not GOP candidates
CLEVELAND — Republican presidential candidates who espouse “out-of-date, out-of-touch policies” are somewhat like terrorists who hold extreme views about women, Hillary Clinton told hundreds of …

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Eric Heyl

Eric Heyl
Heyl: Vick haters’ Facebook bark much worse than their protest’s bite
That was a protest? It’s no stretch to suggest Steve Courson would be aghast over Michael Vick’s arrival in Pittsburgh. But he probably would be …

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Obituaries

Norwin athlete formidable in sports, classroom

By Craig Smith
As half of Norwin High School’s larger-than-life sports duos, Paul Naponick and his family shared one of the tiniest homes in their neighborhood. “I remember seeing that and saying, ‘Wow, …