Jerome Bettis picks up 39 yards in the snow storm against the Chicago Bears in a 2005 game at Heinz Field.
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Jerome Bettis picks up 39 yards in the snow storm against the Chicago Bears in a 2005 game at Heinz Field.

Will Canton finally come calling for Jerome Bettis?

Steelers great Jerome Bettis will go before a Pro Football Hall of Fame vote Saturday as a finalist for the fifth consecutive year.

 Former Pennsylvania state treasurer Rob McCord.

Former Pa. Treasurer McCord to plead guilty to federal charges

A statement from his attorney said Mr. McCord will plead guilty to federal charges related to “taking advantage” of potential contributors.

 Robert Ferrante, right, during court proceedings last fall.

Prosecutors say Ferrante 'doesn't deserve new trial' in cyanide case

He is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday by Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey A. Manning.

 Can you spot the fake weapon? Pittsburgh Police Sgt. Patrick Knepp placed an unloaded gun in the middle of five others on a table during a press conference about gun safety Friday. (The real one is on the bottom of the picture).

Police give warning about pellet guns after shooting incidents on North Side

North Side pellet gun shooting spree sparks police warning of dangers from such weapons mimicking the look of deadlier counterparts.

 Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby skates with the puck as New Jersey Devils defenseman Andy Greene skates behind him during the first period of tonight's NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Newark, N.J.

Penguins snag overtime victory from New Jersey Devils, 2-1

Simon Despres scored on a wrist shot from the high slot at 2:21 of overtime to give the Penguins a victory against New Jersey tonight.

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Allegheny County still transitioning from police to rangers in parks

The county is seeking a lead park ranger who will help develop the program this year and determine the appropriate ranger staffing levels.

Braddock Hills Propel school steps up security after gun scare

School officials will install metal detectors, ban backpacks and large purses, and hire an armed, off-duty officer to increase security.



Setting the SEEN

This week, SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht beat the winter blues with food, fashion and fun in Lawrenceville.

Watch them make stops at Paint Monkey, La Gourmandine Bakery and No. 14 and Calligramme Pittsburgh -- two of the newest boutiques in the neighborhood.


Animal adventures

Xia, a 3-year-old red panda, plays in her animal exhibit on a cold January day at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
Though the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is closed for routine repairs, the work of zookeepers never stops.

Follow along through Feb. 13 as the Post-Gazette takes a trip every Friday behind the scenes and inside the cages of Pittsburgh’s zoo animals.

This week's feature: Making the rounds with zoo veterinarians.

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Times Square crowds come at a cost

Some say Times Square is far too crowded now for anyone to want to be there.

Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

Death Row Records founder Suge Knight was arrested early Friday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident near Los Angeles.


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Bennett's lackluster play leads to benching

Penguins Beau Bennett is benched; Christian Ehrhoff being checked for a concussion.

Irish star now takes nothing for granted

Notre Dame star Jerian Grant is poster boy for players who make the most of a second chance.


Concert review: PSO, guest conductor craft a musical picture

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra offered “A Night in Russia” featuring conductor Krzysztof Urbanski and concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley.

Reality check: Greenville teen runs with guys in kart racing

Mercer County teen Savannah Fitzgerald races with the boys on the new TruTV show “Kart Life.”


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First Person: Welcome to Paul Guggenheimer's nightmare

The Helosians from 'The Outer Limits' know us Earthlings all too well.

Case closed: District Attorney Zappala was right not to retry Leon Ford

Sitting in a wheelchair to which he’ll likely be confined for the rest of his life, Leon Ford can finally exhale.


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