Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan speaks today at a news conference in Blooming Grove. Commissioner Noonan identified Eric Matthew Frein, 31, as the gunman who killed one trooper and injured another in a late-night ambush outside a state police barracks.
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Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan speaks today at a news conference in Blooming Grove. Commissioner Noonan identified Eric Matthew Frein, 31, as the gunman who killed one trooper and injured another in a late-night ambush outside a state police barracks.

Pa. State Police name suspect in barracks ambush that killed trooper

Commissioner Frank Noonan identified the suspect as 31-year-old Eric Matthew Frein of Canadensis.


 Thousands of Pirates fans make their way to PNC Park for the National League wild-card game against the Reds last season.

Limited Pirates postseason tickets on sale Thursday

A limited number of tickets for possible Wild Card and Division Series games at PNC Park will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Thursday.



 Don Kretschmann, owner of Kretschmann Family Organic Farm, cleans carrots July 21 at his farm in Rochester.

Beaver County farm challenges compressor station permit

The Kretschmann family argues that zoning ordinances fail to protect existing agricultural land.



 The Steelers' Mike Mitchell dives to try to stop the Ravens' Owen Daniels in the third quarter of Thursday's loss in Baltimore.

Tomlin: Steelers defense must do better with 'fundamental things'

Through the first two weeks of the season the Steelers are among the worst teams in rush defense, turnover ratio, tackling and penalties.

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  •  Brittany Brown, left, a rehab aide at UPMC Sports Medicine who was in a recent bicycle accident, is examined by Anne Mucha, clinical coordinator of vestibular therapy for the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program. The test is for visual motion sensitivity.

    New test detects concussion impairments that may be overlooked

    University of Pittsburgh researchers have developed a new test for diagnosing concussions called vestibular/ocular motor screening.



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    Kamala Biswa, 19, sits in her neighbor's home in Bildangi II, one of the remaining Bhutanese refugee camps in eastern Nepal, near the Indian border. Kamala, a shy girl, is immigrating to Akron, Ohio.
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    Many refugees cannot return home, or are afraid to do so

    Divided families in Nepal remain in limbo


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    Fall arts preview

    The Black Keys members Dan Auerbach (front) and Patrick Carney.
    There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the autumn season.

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    “My No. 1 challenge in everything we do is how to make Busy Beaver relevant,” said Joe Kallen, the new chief executive of the chain.



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    Joseph H. Schmidt has been president and chief operating officer since 2009 and been with the company since 1990.


     



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    Richard Pell’s disturbing photos on display at Pittsburgh Filmmakers of animals involved in biologic testing show mix of biology and art.



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    Distancing yourself from a negative friend is OK.


     



    Chilean artist's work compels museumgoers at the Carnegie to 'Look Again'

    To truly appreciate Sebastian Errazuriz’s “The Piano,” you need to stand beneath it in the Hall of Architecture at Carnegie Museum of Art.



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    This season PBS’s stalwart “Sesame Street” is brought to you by the numbers 4 and 5 as it celebrates its 45th year on the air.


     

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