Isaiah Wooding, 16, a sophomore at Penn Hills High School, says what upsets him most about the incident, in which he was kicked in the chest by another student, is "the pain it's caused my mother."
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Isaiah Wooding, 16, a sophomore at Penn Hills High School, says what upsets him most about the incident, in which he was kicked in the chest by another student, is "the pain it's caused my mother."

Teen that kicked special needs student facing simple assault charge

A 17-year-old will be charged as a juvenile stemming from his attack on student at Penn Hills High School.

 Penguins center Sidney Crosby scores during shootout against Montreal Canadiens goalie Mike Condon on Nov. 11 at Consol Energy Center. After a slow start to the season, Crosby is the NHL's hottest player.

After sluggish start, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby can't be stopped

Some wondered: What happened to Sidney Crosby? Those questions seem foolish now.

 Gov. Tom Wolf, center, delivers his budget address for the 2016-17 fiscal year to a joint session of the Pennsylvania House and Senate on Tuesday in Harrisburg. In the background is House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, left, and Lt. Gov. Mike Stack.

Wolf proposes new budget amid stalemate 'crisis'

Governor’s tone combative as he makes a familiar call for increased school spending and higher taxes.

 Deviled Salmon Cakes.

There's more to fish than the obvious

Some new takes on the old Lenten fish dinner.

 The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which carries the Zika virus.

State health officials confirm 2 Pennsylvanians carrying Zika virus

Fourteen patients in the Pennsylvania are awaiting results of Zika blood tests, including four Allegheny County residents.

 A C-130 sits at the 911th Airlift Wing.

Obama budget includes money for C-17s at the 911th Airlift Wing

The proposed budget provides $54 million for a fuel hangar, $22.8 million for a fuel hydrant system and $8.2 million to widen the taxiway.



The number of state prisoners classified as seriously mentally ill has quadrupled since 2013. Their treatment while in prison and follow-up when they are released devours increasing amounts of attention and money in the state.

BIG Beer choices

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

Sports »

 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shares a laugh with Le'Veon Bell during drills at training camp.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 2.9.16

Post-Gazette Steelers beat writer Ed Bouchette answers questions about free agency, Vontaze Burfict and ... Johnny Manziel?

 Evgeni Malkin has missed the last three games and could miss the next three as he continues to recover from an undisclosed lower body injury.

Penguins' Malkin expected to miss next three games

An undisclosed lower body injury, which coach Mike Sullivans says is “not long term,” continues to hamper the star center.

Black Box Corp. names E.C. Sykes its new CEO

The Washington County-based firm will be replacing Mike McAndrew with Mr. Sykes, who has been working as a consultant since 2014.

Pennsylvania House committee takes up gas-tax plans for current budget

The committee began weighing two Republican proposals for a natural gas severance tax on Monday.

Life »

 Beet hibiscus red velvet cake

Pittsburgh restaurants pledge their love for Valentine's Day

From prix fixe and multiple-course dinners to food and drink specials and brunches, chefs whip up heartwarming meals.

Ask Natalie: She sees a family member headed down a dangerous path

What can you do when your stepgrandson is engaging in harmful behavior? What do you do when your boss thinks you harassed a co-worker?

Opinion »

 Jeb Bush is charisma-challenged, which is fine.

Ross Douthat: Jeb Bush might make a good president

Like his father, Jeb’s not politically gifted, but Bush Sr. was pretty good in office.

Sexist claims: Steinem and Albright did Clinton no favors

And Hillary Clinton herself has not been beyond suggesting that her gender should give her extra points, all things considered.

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