Pirates' Brandon Cumpton pitches against the Reds Thursday afternoon at PNC Park.
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Pirates' Brandon Cumpton pitches against the Reds Thursday afternoon at PNC Park.

Tough loss to Cincinnati ends disappointing homestand for Pirates

Offensive woes undermine solid pitching performance by call-up Brandon Cumpton in a 2-1 loss Thursday.

 Derek Jones, one of the Franklin Regional High School stab victims, talks about his experience.

Motive for stabbing a mystery to Franklin Regional victim

Junior Derek Jones, 17, is spending his first day in his family's home in Export after two weeks of treatment in Forbes Hospital.

  • Franklin Regional student recalls knife attack

  •  Gisele Paris returns to her Spring Hill home in March after walking her personal dog, Mikey.

    Pittsburgh woman accused of euthanizing someone else's dog to stand trial

    After waiving her hearing in one case, Gisele Paris was arrested as a result of three other citations.

     "Campbell's" by Andy Warhol, 1985.

    CMU Computer Club discovers new works of Warhol art

    The images had been saved on floppy discs in 1985 and could not be viewed because the technology had become obsolete.

  • Andy Warhol paints Debbie Harry on computer

  •  Toby Fraley, "Ramp, 2014" from "The Secret Life of Robots" at SPACE, Downtown.

    The spring Crawl through the Cultural District starts early, goes late

    A Night Market, an opening at Wood Street Gallery and live music highlightthe Cultural Trust's spring Gallery Crawl on Friday.

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    Crews search for woman in Heidelberg house fire

    Seven fire companies responded at about 6:45 to the fire in the 600 block of Garfield Avenue, Allegheny County emergency officials said.

    Crash closes part of I-79 northbound in Butler County

    Travelers are being detoured onto Route 19, state police in Butler said.



    Eyes on the eagles

    One of the pair of nesting bald eagles leaves its perch along the hillside in Pittsburgh's Hays neighborhood.
    Keep up with the eagle family activities via the live cam.

    New! Participate in our eagle camera contest. And join the Post-Gazette for an Eagle Watch Bicycle Trip to a point near the nest site with bicycling writer Larry Walsh and a National Aviary ornithologist, April 27. Details at http://www.post-gazette.com/PGU



    Caption Contest 233

    Caption Contest 233 ... and the winners of 232. Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.

    News »

    Obama begins Asia tour with a message to China

    The president said that the uninhabited islands are administered by Japan and fall within scope of the U.S.-Japan security treaty.

    North Korea sends condolences as mourning begins for ferry victims

    South Korean high school students, relatives and other mourners laid long-stemmed white chrysanthemums before an altar in a gymnasium.


    Sports »

    Blue Jackets rally again as odd pattern continues

    One game, two, maybe three, it's a quirk. Four games, it's a pattern. It has happened each game of the Penguins' first-round playoff series.

    Paul Chryst not surprised by Tom Savage’s ascent in NFL projections

    Pitt's coach says former Panthers quarterback "certainly has a lot of the talents and physical attributes."


    Federated profits fall short of expectations

    The Downtown investment manager said net income totaled $35.2 million versus earnings of $43 million in the same quarter a year ago.

    West Penn Allegheny Health System lost more than $370 million in 2013

    The losses by the system, purchased by Highmark last year, are nearly double what it reported in unaudited figures in September.


    Life »

    The centerpiece of Moroccan cooking

    Writer Marlene Parrish helps prepare a Moroccan spread for a local couple -- and the rest of us.

    Beer: It's Craft Beer Week, for real

    Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week is a good time to try "real ale."


    Seventeenth annual Art All Night will fill every corner of grungy warehouse

    The all-night event in Lawrenceville gives kids and established pros a blank canvas to fill.

    Mozart Festival offers pianist room for improvisation

    The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents the Mozart Festival, showcasing the breadth of the composer's music.


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    Maureen Dowd / A saint, he ain’t

    John Paul II was a great man in many ways, but he turned a blind eye to the pedophilia scandal.

    Dueling Dems: Rep. Molchany deserves the party nomination

    In the 36th District race for state House, the PG endorses freshman lawmaker Erin Molchany over 10-term veteran Harry Readshaw.



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