Sidney Crosby celebrates with teammates his first of two goals against the Ducks at Consol Energy Center.
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Sidney Crosby celebrates with teammates his first of two goals against the Ducks at Consol Energy Center.

Pens win 6-2, Crosby scores two breakaway goals

The win runs the Penguins season-long home winning streak to six games, and brings Crosby’s scoring streak to a career-high seven games.

 Former Steeler Kevin Greene was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this past weekend.

Steelers years had big impact for Hall of Fame-bound Greene

Kevin Greene spent only 20 percent of his career with the Steelers, but his years in Pittsburgh were important for him and the team.

 Isaiah Wooding, 16, a sophomore at Penn Hills High School, says what upsets him most is "the pain it's caused my mother."

Penn Hills police investigate assault of special needs student at high school

Video showing attack on teen with cerebral palsy being used to identify students involved.

 Calvin Troup and his wife Amy talk to faculty and staff after a ceremony announcing him as the new president of Geneva College in Beaver Falls.

Geneva College calls on one of its own as next president

Calvin Troup, who graduated from the school in 1983, will become Geneva’s 20th president and take office in the spring.

 Helene and Regis McQuaide, Jr. of Mt. Lebanon get a nice view of Downtown at Altius restaurant in Mt. Washington.

Mount Washington restaurant garners prestigious AAA rating

Altius gets first Four Diamond rating from AAA, one of two city restaurants to do so. Lautrec at Nemacolin again maintains Five Star rating.

 Police SWAT units search for a suspect that shot at least one person in the 700 block of Penn Center Boulevard in Wilkins Township on MondaY.

At least 1 injured in shooting at Penn Center apartment building in Wilkins

County police superintendent said police are still looking for the suspect in shooting at Penn Center apartment building.

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 Emergency responders secure area in Lincoln-Lemington where a man suspected of shooting someone had barricaded himself in a home on Verona Boulevard.

SWAT ends search for shooter at vacant Lincoln-Lemington home

Public safety spokeswoman says the suspect has been ”narrowed down to one specific person.”

To get to jewel safe, burglary plan includes going through wall

Yuriry’s Jewelry Store reports missing jewelry, coins and currency from its Smithfield Street store.



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.

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

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TRAFFIC: Single-lane closures planned Tuesday on Route 28

The closure will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. near the Millvale (Exit 3) interchange.

 An Aedes aegypti mosquito

Testing continues, but no cases yet of Zika in Pa.

Fourteen patients in Pennsylvania are awaiting results of Zika blood tests, the state Department of Health said today.

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 Steelers' DeAngelo Williams pulls in a pass against the Broncos in the first quarter Dec. 20 at Heinz Field.

Ray Fittipaldo Steelers chat transcript 02.08.16

Steelers beat writer Ray Fittipaldo looks back at the Super Bowl and looks ahead at free agency.

 Matt Freed/Post-Gazette Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury reaches to stop a shot against Hurricanes' Eric Staal in the second period Sunday at Consol Energy Center.

Dave Molinari Penguins chat 02.08.16

Post-Gazette Penguins beat writer Dave Molinari chats answers questions on Sidney Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury, Simon Despres and others.

 Carolyn Izzo, left, president and CEO of Ellwood City Hospital, speaks with Patty Royle, a clinical nurse.

Struggling, Ellwood City Hospital looks for a partnership

The hospital has been living with negative margins since 1998 with a $1.8 million operating loss in fiscal 2015.

Workzone: When male leaders ask for help, do they get penalized?

Research suggests that men who seek help are perceived as less than — less competent, less strong, less of a leader.

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 Maria Nunez of Alba Flamenca performs.

Fiesta Flamenca held at the Kelly-Strayhorn

More than 250 guests came to see Flamenco Pittsburgh perform on Saturday night.

 Mary Rimas of the Olorgesailie Maasai women’s artisan group in Kenya wearing accessories from the OMWA + Idia'Dega collection.

Pittsburgh native Terenah Mosley's fashion collaborations span the globe

Her fashion career has taken her from Pittsburgh to Kenya, New York City and Paris -— and she’s just getting started.

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