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 Police and SWAT teams responded to the scene on the 300 block of Catherine Street at approximately 6:30 p.m., and were still on scene at 11 p.m.

SWAT called in for standoff in McKees Rocks

A standoff between a man who barricaded himself in his home and police continued for most of the night Sunday.

about 3 hours ago

One injured in North Side shooting

At least one person was injured in a shooting in Manchester Sunday night

about 4 hours ago

15-year-old arrested after Marshall-Shadeland shooting

Elijah Hanna, 15, got into a physical altercation with another boy Friday afternoon, according to the criminal complaint

about 4 hours ago

Trip­ham­mer Road closes in South Park

The bridge was to close at 7 a.m. and re­main closed through May 8.

about 4 hours ago

Passenger remains hospitalized after Hempfield crash that killed driver

Elise N. Krugh, 18, of Greensburg, was flown by medical helicopter from the scene of the early morning crash in Hempfield.

about 5 hours ago

 Andrew McCutchen celebrates with Gregory Polanco  after both scored on a two-run double by Neil Walker during the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix.

Pirates defeat Diamondbacks, 8-0, for series sweep

The Pirates extended their season-high winning streak to five games and improved to 11-8. They have won eight of their past 10 games.

about 6 hours ago

Body found in North Side

Preliminary indications are that the death is not suspicious, and an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death is scheduled.

about 9 hours ago

One killed in stabbing in Braddock

The stabbing occurred around 11 a.m. on the 900 block of Illinois Avenue.

about 10 hours ago

Beltzhoover playground damaged by fire

The playground next to the Warrington Recreation Center was damaged by fire on Saturday.

about 11 hours ago

Firefighters on scene of McKees Rocks blaze

Witnesses said neighbors helped rescue a man from the burning structure.

about 14 hours ago

Butler County pig roast gets out of hand

Slippery Rock party reportedly resulted in unruly behavior.

about 16 hours ago

Office building damaged in five-alarm Fayette County fire

An emergency dispatcher supervisor confirmed that the blaze at Nu-Metrics Inc. was reported shortly after 9 a.m.

about 17 hours ago

Police investigating Manchester fatal shooting

Derrick Owens, 30, of Pittsburgh was shot at about 9 p.m. as he was standing on the sidewalk in the 1300 block of Columbus Avenue.

about 18 hours ago

Autopsy planned for McKees Rocks shooting victim

Justin Ballard, 26, of McKees Rocks, survived the 11:28 a.m. shooting but later died at Allegheny General Hospital.

about 18 hours ago

 Pedro Alvarez celebrates after connecting on an RBI double against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning on Saturday.

Pirates sneak past Diamondbacks to earn 2-1 win

The victory extended the Pirates’ winning streak to four games and pushed them two games over .500

1 day ago

'Several' injured, one critically, in Penn Hills apartment fire

A two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Penn Hills this afternoon sent one person to a hospital in critical condition.

1 day ago

 From left: Assistant coach Rick Tocchet, Coach Mike Johnston and general manager Jim Rutherford at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins CEO says Rutherford, Johnston, Crosby and Malkin will all return next season

Team CEO/president David Morehouse acknowledges "disappointment" in the Penguins' early exit from the playoffs at the hands of the Rangers.

1 day ago

Man killed in McKees Rocks shooting

The shooting was reported just before 11:30 a.m. in Third Street Park near Progress and Amelia streets, officials said.

1 day ago

Man killed after crashing into Hempfield home

Aaron James Koring, 19, of Greensburg was killed in a single-vehicle crash this morning after he left the road and struck a house.

1 day ago

Medical examiner identifies victim in fatal Manchester shooting

A man shot to death in Pittsburgh’s Manchester neighborhood has been identified as Derrick Owens, 30.

1 day ago

 Gerrit Cole turns in another strong start, limiting the Arizona Diamondbacks to seven hits and a single run in seven-plus innings Friday night in Phoenix.

Cole leads Pirates over Arizona, 4-1

Gerrit Cole did damage on the mound and in the batter’s box, and the Pirates opened a nine-game road trip with a 4-1 victory.

2 days ago

Kane taking UPMC-Highmark consent decree dispute to court

The state attorney general plans to file a motion Monday to enforce the consent decree between UPMC and Highmark

2 days ago

 Brandon Sutter, David Perron and Sidney Crosby console goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the New York Rangers scored in overtime to win Game 5 and eliminate the Penguins from the Stanley Cup playoffs in the first round Friday night at Madison Square Garden.

OT loss ends series, season, perhaps an era for Penguins

There's no indication of how ownership will respond to the Penguins lasting only five games in the postseason for the first time since 2007.

2 days ago

Plum Senior High School holds student assemblies in response to social media posting

The assemblies concerned students posting statements to social media sites regarding the investigations into three teachers.

2 days ago

Beaver Falls man to stand trial in 2 Sheraden slayings

Charges of homicide, robbery, conspiracy and carrying a firearm without a license were bound over against Michael St. Clair, 24.

2 days ago

 Doug Polk of Las Vegas takes part in the "Brains vs. Artificial Intelligence" event at the Rivers Casino on the North Shore.

Humans take early edge in man vs. machine poker showdown at Rivers Casino

Through May 7, four of the world’s best will play 80,000 total hands against the CMU-designed opponent, Claudico.

2 days ago

 The Very Rev. Edward Malesic addresses the media at a news conference in Greensburg this morning. He will become bishop of the Greensburg Diocese.

Harrisburg pastor named bishop of Greensburg

The Very Rev. Edward C. Malesic is a priest working in York Haven, Pa., in the Diocese of Harrisburg.

2 days ago

 A Mylan-Teva combination is expected to raise antitrust issues, as is a Mylan-Perrigo combination.

Mylan increases its offer in merger tug of war

Mylan is the target of an unsolicited bid from Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical, which offered to acquire Mylan for $82 per share.

2 days ago

Man shot to death in Manchester

The man, who appears to be in his 30s, was found in the driver's seat in a car on the 1300 block of Columbus Avenue right before 9 p.m.

2 days ago

Time Warner Cable loses one suitor while another’s in the wings

Comcast Corp. dropped its $45.2 billion deal, valued at about $158.82 a share, to buy Time Warner Cable on Friday.

2 days ago

 The interior of the Hawker 400.

OneJet launches new services from Pittsburgh International

Service to Indianapolis International Airport will start May 11 and service to Milwaukee May 4, with a daily flight four times a week.

2 days ago

Moon resident admits bilking investors in coal-mine schemes

Ryan Blumling, 35, pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud before U.S. District Judge Arthur Schwab.

2 days ago

Two men arrested after theft of firearm in Perry South

Pittsburgh police arrested two men today after they ran from officers and hid inside a shed with a stolen firearm in Perry South

2 days ago

Dauphin County DA says he plans to release video of fatal shooting

The video was taken by a camera on Officer Lisa Mearkle’s stun gun. She has been charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man.

2 days ago

Lawyer pleads guilty in New York-to-Pittsburgh drug ring case

U.S. District Judge David Cercone set sentencing for Guy Amatangelo for Sept. 9.

2 days ago

Reward for information about dead dogs in Beaver County reaches nearly $5,000

Police discovered the remains of about 15 to 20 dogs between Route 51 and the Ohio River on Monday morning.

2 days ago

 The University of Pittsburgh's new athletic director, Scott Barnes, center, laughs with chancellor Patrick Gallagher after a press conference announcing Barnes' hiring at the school's Oakland campus on Friday. At left is interim athletic director Randy Juhl.

Pitt officially names Scott Barnes next athletic director

The former Utah State AD’s tenure will begin July 1.

2 days ago

Washington County man charged in road rage incident on I-79

Brian Gust, of Nottingham, was charged in the road rage incident Wednesday on Interstate 79.

2 days ago

African charged with swindling Pittsburgh-area women, Korean steel firm

Sigismond Segbefia, 28, a Ghana native who lives in Silver Spring, was arrested earlier this week in New York.

2 days ago

Wilmerding man headed to trial for March killing

Chaz White, 19, is accused of killing Isaiah Coleman, 19, also of Wilmerding.

2 days ago

Hearing postponed for suspect in missing man's killing

Hubert Wingate is charged in the death of Andre Gray, 34, who was reported missing in October and found in the Ohio River in March.

2 days ago

 Wiz Khalifa's song from the “Furious 7” soundtrack is currently No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Wiz Khalifa will make 'SNL' debut May 2

Actress Scarlett Johansson will host the episode; Khalifa will be musical guest.

2 days ago

Coraopolis bank robber sentenced to six years in prison

Prosecutors said he robbed the First National Bank in Coraopolis July 7 and robbed a Citizens Bank on the South Side July 13.

2 days ago

Tonight's Action Bronson concert rescheduled for Stage AE in June

The concert of hip-hop star Action Bronson was re-scheduled due to ticket demand.

2 days ago

Shooting guard Sterling Smith transfers to Pitt

Sterling Smith, a 6-4 shooting guard at Coppin State, averaged 13.9 points per game last season.

2 days ago

 A tour bus that was carrying Kentucky middle school students erupts in flames on Interstate 70 Thursday morning. No one was injured and the students were evacuated.

Cause of I-70 tour bus fire in Washington County still unknown

Police said bus driver Timothie Newton noticed problems with the bus, pulled onto the shoulder and saw smoke coming from the rear.

2 days ago

Part of East Busway out of service this weekend

The work will detour the P1 East Busway-All Stops and the P3 East Busway-Oakland.

2 days ago

 Robert G. Radacy Jr. faces a preliminary hearing Monday before District Judge Mark Mansour.

Fayette County man charged with breaking bones of 4-week-old baby

Robert G. Radacy Jr., 29, of Belle Vernon, is charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children.

2 days ago

Women held captive in Cleveland home for decade release memoir

Amanda Berry’s "Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland" was written with journalists Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan.

2 days ago

 Kevin Sousa talks in February about the greenhouse in Superior Motors, a new restaurant scheduled to open in Braddock.

Pittsburgh restaurateur Kevin Sousa facing more legal troubles

The owners of the property where Kevin Sousa operated Station Street Hot Dogs have sued the chef and his wife for a total of $60,425.98.

2 days ago


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