Adriene Williams, 26, is escorted from Allegheny County Police headquarters in Point Breeze after being charged with the homicide of her 2-year-old daughter Adrionna Tuesday.
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Adriene Williams, 26, is escorted from Allegheny County Police headquarters in Point Breeze after being charged with the homicide of her 2-year-old daughter Adrionna Tuesday.

Mother charged with homicide in death of toddler found in Swissvale

Adriene Williams, 26, also faces charges of tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse in the death of Adrionna Williams.


 Uber and its rival ride-share company Lyft have been in Pittsburgh since February 2014.

Uber reducing fares in Pittsburgh by 15 percent

Other cities along the East Coast experienced price cuts in the spring, a company spokesman said.



 Penguins Derrick Pouliot skates up ice against the Capitals during a December game.

Penguins' prospect development camp begins July 14

The week will end with a 3 p.m. practice July 18, and that practice will be open to the public.



 With the increase, the toll for traveling the entire mainline turnpike going west will rise from the current $39.90 for cash payers to $42.30.

Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls to go up again

The turnpike forecasts that annual increases of 3 to 6 percent will be needed until 2044.



 “I’d like to start a conversation. Create awareness,” Adriana E. Ramirez said.

Award-winning writer hopes to shine light on border violence

University of Pittsburgh lecturer Adriana Ramirez has won the PEN/Fusion Emerging Writer’s $10,000 prize with her collection “Dead Boys.”



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Hearing set in newest Sandusky sex assault case

The latest accuser came forward in early June and alleged that Sandusky sexually assaulted him at a football camp in 1988, when he was 16.



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Conner and Boyd, both juniors, were two of the 80 players that made the cut for the Maxwell Award, given to the best player in college


 





Warhol Museum collaborating with Australian gallery on new exhibit

The exhibition, “Andy Warhol / Ai Weiwei,” will open at the North Side museum June 4, 2016.“



Benedum sign to get upgrade

The marquee at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts will get $500,000 renovation that will make the sign easier to change.


 

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