Pittsburgh police said they used force on Devon Davis, 23, because he resisted their efforts to arrest him Wednesday.
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Pittsburgh police said they used force on Devon Davis, 23, because he resisted their efforts to arrest him Wednesday.

Pittsburgh officials seek outside review of Downtown chase, arrest

Tim McNulty, spokesman for Mayor Bill Peduto, said the city has not yet decided which outside person or group will do the evaluation.

 In this May 14, 2013 file photo, Leonard Nimoy arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Star Trek Into Darkness" at The Dolby Theater.

Leonard Nimoy, of 'Star Trek' fame, dead at 83

Mr. Nimoy’s wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, said the cause of death was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

 Drugs and money recovered during a Greensburg heroin bust earlier this year.

Heroin overdose deaths reach all-time high in Westmoreland County

Coroner Kenneth Bacha attributes increase to crack down on prescription pain medications.

 In 2014, Amber Kaska played the title character in the Yough Senior High School performance of "Thoroughly Modern Millie."

Post-Gazette guide to 2015 high school musicals

Here’s the annual list of spring high school musicals in Western Pennsylvania.

 The survey found favorable results -- 89 percent or more strongly in favor or somewhat in favor -- when it asked about ideas A+ Schools supports.

Survey: 55 percent approve of job Pittsburgh Public Schools is doing

The survey comes as four Pittsburgh school board seats are up for election this year, three of which are expected to be filled by newcomers.

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    Full house turns out for talk on Pittsburgh police, community relations

    Police chief Cameron McLay and several hundred people tightly packed the Baptist Temple Church in Homewood for a public action meeting.

    Two men arrested in unrelated child pornography cases

    Jeramie Platt and Michael Roberts-Paladino face several charges of possession and distribution of child pornography and related charges.



    Setting the SEEN marks a milestone

    What a year!

    Celebrate one year of "Setting the SEEN" as hosts Natalie Bencivenga and Sara Bauknecht present a special edition from Hotel Monaco -- a new Downtown hot spot -- featuring former guests and fans of the show.

    And as always, check out the credits at the end for other events happening around Pittsburgh this weekend.


    Training tips from experts

    Runners prepare to race at the starting line of the 2014 Pittsburgh Marathon on May 4.
    With the 2015 Pittsburgh Marathon approaching, certified running coach Tim Lyman and certified personal trainer Laura Flaus show you the best ways to stretch and prepare for long runs.

    Using our body diagram, learn different stretches and warmups for before and after a run. Follow a complete week-by-week guide by fitness experts to get ready for the Pittsburgh Marathon at their Wellness N'at blog.

    News »

    Parkway work to close Carnegie ramps starting Monday night

    The on- and off-ramps will be closed at 10 p.m. Monday for a $72.8 million project that will stretch from I-79 to the Fort Pitt Tunnels.

    British TV shows student picture of 'Jihadi John' in Pirates baseball cap

    Sky News says the black cap was stored by the University of Westminster where he studied.


    Medical and safety technology firm Drager to close Findlay office in 2016

    The German company plans to consolidate sales, service, marketing and engineering operations at its Houston, Texas, office.

    Bayer will separate its drugs, materials divisions

    German-based Bayer gets closer to spinning out its plastics segment, which has North American headquarters in Robinson, as separate company.


    Opinion »

    Nicholas Kristof: Israel’s self-inflicted wound

    It lessens its moral authority with the settlers’ land grab in the West Bank.

    Seven little words: The fate of Obamacare turns on an interpretation

    Thousands of Pennsylvanians and millions of Americans could lose the help they’re getting to buy health insurance.


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