Pitt's Damon Wilson goes up for a basket as Virginia's Devon Hall defends in the first half at Petersen Events Center.
Lake Fong/Post-Gazette
Pitt's Damon Wilson goes up for a basket as Virginia's Devon Hall defends in the first half at Petersen Events Center.

Pitt gets blown out 64-50 by Virginia

Pitt had a sold out Petersen Events Center, a loud and rowdy “blackout” crowd and a chance to make a huge statement.

 A fire burns Friday in the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County.

National Park Service issues report, recommendations after 2014 fire at Flight 93 National Memorial

The Oct. 3, 2014, fire destroyed three temporary administrative buildings that housed a portion of the memorial’s prized artifacts.

 Rescue workers search a collapsed building after an earthquake early Saturday morning in Tainan, Taiwan.

More than 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

Nearly 340 people were rescued from the rubble in Tainan, the city hit worst by the quake.

 Jacques Henri Lartigue's Grand Prix Automobile.

Frick sets up programs for 'Fast Cars' exhibit

Programs, film series, lectures and other activities will complement the new exhibit featuring the photographs of Jacques Henri Lartigue.

 Former Steelers guard Alan Faneca and linebacker Kevin Greene are among the 15 candidates under consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame at tonight's annual meeting.

Former Steelers guard Alan Faneca awaits word on Hall of Fame

Former Steelers guard Alan Faneca will learn tonight if he makes the Pro Football Hall of Fame on his first chance.

 Melanie Licata and Kaleb Lewis, both grads of the Tom Savini Special Make-up Effects program in Monessen, teamed up for a challenge on Syfy's "Face Off."

Reality check: Another Savini grad shines on 'Face Off'

Mel Licata, an artist from the Douglas Education Center’s Tom Savini Special Make-Up Effects program, had to get real on Syfy’s competition.

Local »

 McKeesport Councilman Corey Sanders leaves the office of Common Pleas Judge Joseph M. James on Friday.

Hearing for McKeesport councilman rescheduled

Sanders was convicted in 1993 of felony drug offenses, which the DA’s office said disqualifies him from holding elected office.

 OxyContin pills are shown in this February 2001 file photo.

Opioid overdoses epidemic here, county medical examiner says

Of 246 opioid overdose deaths in the county last year, heroin was found in 209 cases, fentanyl in 99 and alpha-Methylfentanyl in 20 cases.


BIG Beer choices

In the new episode of "Beer Me" Mike Pound visits "Smallman Galley" in the Strip District.


Pittsburghers couldn’t get enough of the new Greater Pittsburgh Airport in 1952.

Read about it in "The Digs"

Sports »

Louisville imposes ban of postseason

Cardinals take self-imposed tournament ban as President James Ramsey said an investigation revealed violations did occur in a sex scandal.

 Duquesne's Derrick Colter drives to the basket against Davidson's Oskar Michelsen in the first half.

Duquesne falls to Davidson 93-82

The Dukes gave up 21 offensive rebounds to the Wildcats, who converted those second chances into 21 points.

 For the estimated 10 million self-employed Americans, health insurance post-ACA has provided a wider array of health plan choices. At the same time, it has sometimes created hefty financial and administrative headaches for the sole proprietor.

Self-employed who are ineligible for Affordable Care Act subsidies worry about costs

Some who make too much to qualify for health insurance subsidy say the Affordable Care Act is increasingly unaffordable for them.

 Houses on Chesterfield Street in Oakland. Northwood Realty had challenged the accuracy of the listings on national real estate website Zillow but says the issues have been addressed.

Northwood Realty listings to appear again on Zillow

The company pulled its listings from the site due to inaccurate and outdated information used to calculate home values in region.

Life »

 Alice Schepp, chairman of the Steel City Kitties cat show, holds Coopurr, her Maine coon, at her home in South Fayette.

Pet Tales: Cats take center stage at Steel City Kitties show

Think your pet could be a therapy cat? Or maybe you want to meet well-mannered cats. Either way, you’ll love the Steel City Kitties show.

Peter McKay: Barbie gets real, but what about Ken?

Now that we have more realistic version of Mattel’s standard-bearer female doll, here’s a few more lifelike Kens.

Opinion »

 House along the Louisiana bayou

First Person: Down on the bayou

There’s not much of Squirrel Hill in the Louisiana Delta.

Let’s get tiny?: A small home in Garfield makes a big splash

The tiny house at 223 N. Atlantic Ave. may stand as an inflection point in Pittsburgh’s evolving urban landscape.

Treasure Hunt - 02/06/2016
Winning Numbers: 13 16 17 23 28 Treasure Hunt jackpot for 02/07/2016 is $25,000      

PICK 5 (DAY) - 02/06/2016
Winning Numbers: 5 9 3 1 6      

PICK 4 (DAY) - 02/06/2016
Winning Numbers: 3 8 7 3      

PICK 3 (DAY) - 02/06/2016
Winning Numbers: 5 0 0      

PICK 2 (DAY) - 02/06/2016
Winning Numbers: 1 5      

Mega Millions - 02/05/2016
Winning Numbers: 4 6 23 55 75 2 3 MB: 2 MP: 3 Mega Millions Est. Annuity for 02/09/2016 is $80,000,000 Mega Millions Est. Cash for 02/09/2016 is $51,500,000      

Cash 5 - 02/05/2016
Winning Numbers: 13 18 19 25 26 Cash 5 jackpot for 02/06/2016 is $225,000      

PICK 5 - 02/05/2016
Winning Numbers: 2 6 2 6 2      

PICK 4 - 02/05/2016
Winning Numbers: 3 0 0 0      

PICK 3 - 02/05/2016
Winning Numbers: 5 1 4      

PICK 2 - 02/05/2016
Winning Numbers: 6 9      

Treasure Hunt - 02/05/2016
Winning Numbers: 2 7 8 14 30 Treasure Hunt jackpot for 02/06/2016 is $10,000      

PICK 5 (DAY) - 02/05/2016
Winning Numbers: 8 9 2 5 9      

PICK 4 (DAY) - 02/05/2016
Winning Numbers: 2 2 1 2      

PICK 3 (DAY) - 02/05/2016
Winning Numbers: 5 6 0