Judge Lawrence O'Toole of Allegheny County Common Pleas Orphans' Court did not rule this morning on the proposed $8.49 million sale.
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Judge Lawrence O'Toole of Allegheny County Common Pleas Orphans' Court did not rule this morning on the proposed $8.49 million sale.

Sale of August Wilson Center in Pittsburgh hits another snag

Attorney for the conservator supervising the sale belittled the security firm's last-minute objections, calling it "an extortion job."

 Nick Trombetta leaves the Federal Courthouse in Pittsburgh on Aug. 28, 2013, after he pleaded not guilty to an 11-count indictment in U.S. District Court.

You too could be a confidential informant: four case studies

Business pals, a handyman, a thief and bodybuilders became confidential informants in Pittsburgh-area federal cases.

 Neighbors and community members light candles in remembrance of the six people who died in a house fire in Mckeesport.

Fire marshal: McKeesport fire that killed six started in living room

Investigators are concentrating their efforts on the first-floor living room to determine the deadly blaze's cause and exact point of

 Steelers coach Mike Tomlin may face even more criticism if his team loses at home tonight against Houston.

Ron Cook: Winning is best way for Steelers to win over critics

Ron Cook says a Steelers win tonight against the Houston Texans should silence the “always right” critics.

 In this 2011 file photo, Range Resources workers stand near a rig that drills into shale at a well site in Washington, Pa.

Pa. studies on shale-site air emissions incomplete, according to court documents

The state’s oft-cited shale gas air pollution studies do not include data on some pollutants, according to depositions from DEP employees.

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Gov. Tom Corbett, left, and his challenger Tom Wolf debate at the WTAE-TV studios on Oct. 8.
In politics, money is power. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and PublicSource believe you should know who's donating significant campaign cash to candidates for governor.

We're following the money for you right here. Check back often for updates on who's contributing to the governor's race. You also can keep up with pre-election coverage on this index page, our Early Returns blog and our PG editorial board endorsements page.



Stay informed about Ebola

A healthcare worker dons protective gear before entering into an Ebola treatment centre in the west of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. The deadly Ebola virus has infected two people in what was the last untouched district in Sierra Leone, the government said Thursday, a setback in efforts to stop the spread of the disease in one of the hardest-hit countries. (AP Photo/Michael Duff)
What you should know about the Ebola virus. What are the symptoms? What precautions should you take while traveling?

Find helpful information, tips and Q&A here.

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Turn lane on Baker Street near zoo to close

The lane will be closed through 7 a.m. Thursday during installation of a catch basin.

Route 837 restricted during repair work today in Clairton

Alternating one-way traffic will be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. between Mendelsohn and St. Clair avenues.


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WVU warns students those involved in weekend riots will face sanctions

University officials said they will be reviewing social media posts and videotapes regarding the incidents, which ended in several arrests.

Perry drops out of postseason in wake of fight

Perry administrators are taking the fallout from a postgame scrum a step further, removing the football team from the City League playoffs.


Old Rollier's barn in Mt. Lebanon to be remade into arts center

The site on McFarland Road will be known as The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh, and will allow for the relocation of Koolkat Designs.

PPG to acquire Westmoreland Supply paint stores

Most of Westmoreland Supply’s 40-plus employees will likely work for PPG when the sale closes, PPG said.


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Pittsburgh Opera hosts 60th Diamond Horseshoe Ball

Roughly 300 guests helped raise more than $300,000 for the opera.

Amachi Pittsburgh hosts event at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

Amachi Pittsburgh celebrated its 10th anniversary in supporting children and families of incarcerated parents with its mentoring program.


'Godfather of Pittsburgh' to premiere Nov. 10 on A&E

Eight one-hour episodes will feature Vince Isoldi, his wife, Carla, sons Enzo, Adolfo and Romero and father-in-law Junior Williams.

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Gen. David Petraeus

U.S. retired Army general and former CIA director David Petraeus has found civilian life a stimulating alternative to the military.


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The robocars are coming: It won’t be long before we kick humans out of the driver’s seat

Self-driving cars won’t have our limitations. They will prevent tens of thousands of fatalities every year and better our lifestyles.

Perils of Penn: Contractors and the city messed up a major artery

Neighbors are calling it a comedy of errors, but there is nothing funny about the reconstruction of a section of Penn Avenue in Garfield.


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