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Mt. Lebanon police searching for driver in hit-and-run with pedestrian

Authorities said the woman, 42, was taken to UPMC Mercy with serious injuries.

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Women's health advocates denounce Komen Foundation's partnership with Baker Hughes

The groups said they plan to protest outside Heinz Field on Sunday before Baker Hughes CEO Martin Craighead delivers a $100,000 check.

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Penn Hills man held for court in fatal shooting of motorcyclist

Kenneth Harrison, 41, is charged with homicide, conspiracy and five counts each of attempted homicide and aggravated assault.

about 1 hour ago


 Barbara Smith, a registered nurse with Mount Sinai Health Systems, demonstrates the proper technique for donning protective gear during an Ebola educational session for health care workers in New York City.

Protocol outlined for Pennsylvania Ebola monitoring

Travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea will be required to take their temperature twice a day and report results to health

52 minutes ago


Westmoreland County man to stand trial in beating death of girlfriend

A district judge in August dismissed the homicide and first-degree murder charges against Gregory Randall, 57, of Laurel Mountain.

about 1 hour ago


Penguins assign Ebbett, Harrington to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Neither player has seen action in an NHL game this season

about 1 hour ago


 Robert Ferrante is escorted to the courtroom Thursday.

Doctor ordered cyanide test for Ferrante's wife because symptoms weren't normal

Also today, a colleague testified that Autumn Klein was ’meticulous,’ a ’workaholic.’

about 1 hour ago


 Rendering of the Granite Building hotel project.

$2.5M grant to aid Granite Building hotel project in Downtown Pittsburgh

The Forbes Hotel, the working name for the new project, is being started amid a hotel boom Downtown.

about 2 hours ago


State ​DEP fines Wilkinsburg-Penn Joint Water Authority for safe drinking water violations

The $114,000 fine is the largest the DEP's Safe Drinking Water Program in the Southwest Region has levied in 20 years.

about 2 hours ago


 Rivets line the interior of the bridge in September.

Partnership to replace 558 bridges in Pa., dozens of small ones in Allegheny County

Under the agreement, the consortium will design and construct the bridges and maintain them for 25 years; PennDOT will retain ownership.

about 3 hours ago


Alleged leader of counterfeit credit card ring arrested in Allegheny County

But the Pennsylvania AG’s office says an accomplice in the scheme remains at large.

about 3 hours ago


First Niagara sets aside $45 million to correct 'process issue'

First Niagara is the fifth largest retail bank in the Pittsburgh region behind PNC, Citizens, FNB and Dollar.

about 3 hours ago


 The Port Authority board voted without dissent to approve an 18-month agreement with Aetna Inc., which outbid Highmark and UPMC.

Port Authority OKs health plan that will save agency $6.5 million

The agreement preserves employee access to doctors in the Highmark, UPMC and independent networks

about 3 hours ago


 Robert Ferrante, center, is flanked by his defense attorneys William Diffenderfer, left, and Wendy Williams as he is escorted to Judge Jeffrey Manning's courtroom Thursday.

Unsealed warrant in cyanide case reveals Ferrante online searches

Robert Ferrante's trial for one count of criminal homicide in the death of his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein, began Thursday.

about 3 hours ago


Section of East Busway to close Saturday in East Liberty

The detour will be in effect from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday.

about 3 hours ago


Mount Washington Transit Tunnel to close early Saturday

Buses will detour inbound via Allentown and outbound using the Wabash Tunnel. Rail service will use the tunnel but with delays.

about 3 hours ago


 This image show the damage to the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters caused by a fire on Oct.

Final inventory shows more than 300 photos, other items lost in Flight 93 Memorial fire

Lost in the fire were 334 original photographs and 25 recovered items and personal mementos of passengers and crew members of Flight 93.

about 3 hours ago


 "The law-abiding and hard-working people of Homewood deserve safe streets and peaceful neighborhoods," said U.S. Attorney David Hickton.

Dozens charged in federal drug case focused on Homewood

Federal agents are looking for five on the run, including one suspect from San Bernardino, Calif., and another from Clarksburg, W.Va.

about 4 hours ago


Pittsburgh's Education Management Corp. to delist stock from Nasdaq

EDMC had reported a loss of $664 million in fiscal 2014, a drop driven in part by a drop in enrollment at 110 campuses around the country.

about 5 hours ago


Police looking for thief posing as Allegheny County district attorney

Police say the man went to at least three stores in Butler County claiming he’s the district attorney or a member of his staff.

about 6 hours ago


Two suspects sought in fatal shooting in West End

Pittsburgh police said two men shot Ronnell Smith at 1:50 a.m. as he was getting into his vehicle in the 100 block of Steuben Street.

about 7 hours ago


Driver killed in Westmoreland County crash

Authorities said the victim failed to make a left curve and veered off the road and his vehicle went down a steep embankment.

about 8 hours ago


 A charred piece of furniture was a small part of the damage left behind that had been burned during Saturday's riots at WVU.

WVU expels three as a result of weekend riots

Eight people were arrested and 24 others cited for various infractions Saturday after the celebration of WVU's football win turned ugly.

about 14 hours ago


 Sidney Crosby shoots against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of Thursday night's game in Detroit, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

Penguins blow late lead, fall to Detroit in OT

The Penguins gave up two goals in the final 2 ½ minutes of regulation before losing to the Red Wings, 4-3, at Joe Louis Arena tonight.

about 14 hours ago


 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury stands in front of his goal during the playing of the Canadian national anthem before Wednesday's game against the Flyers.

From prime minister and beyond, Canadians thank Penguins for show of support

Prime Minister Stephen Harper called it a “wonderful gesture” for the team to include the Canadian national anthem before Wednesday’s game.

about 15 hours ago


 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, third from right, and New York Gov. Andrew Coumo, second from right, lead a news conference at Bellevue Hospital to discuss Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician who tested positive for the Ebola virus Thursday.

New York physician tests positive for Ebola

A physician with Doctors without Borders who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.

about 15 hours ago


 A man is led away by police today near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife, Laureen, were laying flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Police say a gunman fatally shot reservist Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the memorial before setting his sights on Parliament Hill Wednesday.

Canada's prime minister vows tighter security after Parliament attack

Police arrested a man at gunpoint just steps from the prime minister as Mr. Harper and his wife were laying a wreath.

about 15 hours ago


 Robert Ferrante is escorted to Judge Jeffrey A. Manning's courtroom Thursday.

Jury in cyanide poisoning case hears recording of 911 call

Robert Ferrante is accused of buying cyanide online and giving it to his wife, Autumn Klein, causing her death in April 2013.

about 15 hours ago


Western Pa. Humane Society executive director out

David Janusek, who held to position for about three years, is gone from the society as of Thursday.

about 15 hours ago


New film studio breaks ground in McKees Rocks

Island Studios is expected to open in six months, just in time for the spring filming season.

about 16 hours ago


 August Wilson Center for African American Culture.

Bethel Park security firm appeals sale of August Wilson Center

International Investigative Services held a $211,711 judgment against the center but did not receive any money in the sale.

about 18 hours ago


Duquesne woman charged with stabbing boyfriend to death

Allegheny County police said Brooke Coleman, 28, is accused of killing Laron Howard, 35, after an argument in their South Fifth Street home.

about 19 hours ago


Shadyside man arrested on child porn charges

Adham Mandour, 27, who is currently in the United States on a student visa, admitted to downloading or viewing images of child pornography.

about 20 hours ago


 Investigators raid a California Army Navy Surplus Store in California, Pa.

Attorney says owners of Washington County store didn't know they were selling stolen goods

Police say the California Army Navy store had $350,000 worth of tents, boots, portable stoves and other outdoor gear that was stolen.

about 23 hours ago


 The basic ingredients of the "Almost Famous" Primanti's sandwich can be delivered to your door, assembly required.

Get a taste of Primanti Bros. anywhere in the U.S.

The eatery has partnered with a food delivery service to ship sandwich packs nationwide through November.

about 23 hours ago


 The Pirates' Starling Marte pulls in a fly ball hit by the Cardinals' Jon Jay during an August game at PNC Park.

Pirates' Russell Martin, Starling Marte finalists for Gold Glove awards

Martin, 31, previously won a Gold Glove in 2007 with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

about 23 hours ago


 A Lyft car drives down Forbes Avenue in Oakland.

Pennsylvania PUC board votes to unseal Lyft trip data

The trip data was provided to the PUC by Lyft while it was under a cease-and-desist order earlier this year, but not disclosed publicly.

about 23 hours ago


 The school district is paying $85,000, including $76,563, less payroll taxes and deduction, to Alexander Herring Sr.

Pittsburgh Public Schools reaches settlements with principal and teacher

One employee was a Pittsburgh Westinghouse 6-12 principal who was rated unsatisfactory; the other was a welding teacher.

about 23 hours ago


Authorities believe skeleton found near Bigelow Boulevard Monday was a man

The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office hasn’t identified the man, who was 5 feet, 6 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall and toothless.

about 23 hours ago


 Red-light cameras stand at Roosevelt Boulevard and Grant Avenue in Philadelphia.

Philly red-light camera revenue to fund six Allegheny County projects

Some $6.6 million will be given to 37 municipalities to fund 41 projects across the state.

1 day ago


Three arrested after drugs found in Donora home

Detectives seized 3,800 stamp bags of heroin with a street value of more than $40,000, cash, and drug-packaging materials.

1 day ago


New Castle man pleads guilty, faces life in prison on child porn charges

Donald Miller, 43, pleaded to producing child pornography and faces sentencing in January in U.S. District Court.

1 day ago


Police round up drug suspects in the Allegheny Valley

Springdale Township police worked with the the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Narcotics Enforcement Team on the investigation.

1 day ago


Senators ask government for nationwide air bag recall

Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Edward Markey made the demand in a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

1 day ago


 One Direction -- Niall Horan, left, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson -- performs at the Consol Energy Center in July 2013.

One Direction to play at Heinz Field in August

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Nov. 1 at Livenation.com. Fans will have access to a pre-sale by visiting the band’s Facebook page on Oct. 29.

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 Josh Stinson appeared in eight games for the Orioles in 2014 and had a 6.23 ERA.

Pirates sign pitcher Stinson to minor league contract

Right-hander Josh Stinson 26, has pitched in the majors with the New York Mets, Milwaukee Brewers and Baltimore Orioles.

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 Secret Service respond on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the White House fence Wednesday night.

Maryland man charged after jumping White House fence

Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Md., was unarmed when he was arrested on the White House grounds and facing Secret Service dogs.

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Three sought after woman, 91, bound, robbed in Rostraver home

Rostraver police say the incident happened about 8 a.m. Tuesday when the woman answered her door only to have the men forcibly enter.

1 day ago


EQT earnings rise; sales price continue to slump

The oil and gas company has increased production in the Marcellus and Upper Devonian shales during the third quarter.

1 day ago


Two ramps to close at junction of I-70 and I-79 in Washington County

The closures will begin at 8 p.m. and continue until 6 a.m. daily through the morning of Nov. 4.

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