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 Mike Hull (43) of the Penn State Nittany Lions tackles J.T. Barrett (16) of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half during the game at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa.

Penn State falls to No. 13 Ohio State in OT, 31-24

J.T. Barrett and the Ohio State Buckeyes outlasted any overtime heroics the Lions tried to pull off.

26 minutes ago

 Penguins' Pascal Dupuis celebrates with Sidney Crosby, Steve Downie  and Evgeni Malkin after Dupuis scored a goal against the Nashville Predators in the third period in Nashville, Tenn.

Penguins defeat Predators in Nashville, 3-0

The victory pulled the Penguins out of a 0-1-1 skid and raised their record to 4-2-1.

about 1 hour ago

 The Pirates activated Charlie Morton from the 60-day disabled list, among other moves.

Pirates trade for Sellers, designate Gomez and Axford for assignment

To reduce their arbitration responsibilities and add depth in the middle infield, the Pirates acquired Justin Sellers from the Indians.

about 3 hours ago

 Pitt quarterback Chad Voytik sits on the bench after coming out of the game against Georgia Tech in the fourth quarter Saturday at Heinz Field.

Pitt falls to Georgia Tech, 56-28

Pitt lost five fumbles in the first quarter and couldn’t recover against Georgia Tech Saturday, as the Panthers fell to the Yellow Jackets.

about 3 hours ago

UberX launches in Philly amid uncertainty over taxis

UberX has been available in Pittsburgh since March, but just rolled into Philadelphia this weekend.

about 5 hours ago

 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett hands off to running back Wendell Smallwood in the Mountaineers' Big 12 win at Oklahoma State Saturday.

West Virginia wins at Oklahoma State

The Mountaineers survived their first test since moving into the Top 25, beating Oklahoma State, 34-10, in scorching heat Saturday.

about 2 hours ago

Police ask help finding man missing from Lawrenceville

Andre Gray is described as a black male, about 5 feet 9 inches tall and 200 pounds with a full beard.

about 8 hours ago

Man who claimed he was shot in East Liberty arrested

A man who came to the emergency room with three gunshot wounds to one of his legs was later arrested on an outstanding burglary warrant.

about 9 hours ago

One person dead after two separate shootings in Washington

A 21-year-old man who was shot in the parking lot of a bar in Washington early today has died from his wounds.

about 13 hours ago

Northbound I-79 ramp in Cranberry to close tonight

The northbound I-79 off-ramp to Route 19 in Cranberry Township will close to traffic tonight, weather permitting.

about 15 hours ago

 Students comfort each other at a church Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to reunite with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

Police identify gunman in school attack near Seattle

Police were going room by room, searching the Marysville school about 30 miles north of Seattle, to make sure it was safe.

1 day ago

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.

1 day 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.

1 day ago

 Lincoln Levys

Wilkinsburg couple charged in death of 5-week-old daughter

Saige Levys died Thursday at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC after someone called 911 to report that she was unresponsive.

1 day 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.

1 day 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

1 day ago

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

Feds dismantle powerful cocaine, heroin rings in Pittsburgh

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

1 day ago

 Robert Ferrante is escorted to the courtroom Thursday.

ER doctors take the stand in Ferrante cyanide trial

Physicians were able to stabilize Autumn Klein when she was brought in April 17, 2013, but she died three days later.

1 day ago

 West Allegheny's Christian Stout steals the ball away from Central Valley's B.J. Powell for a turnover in the first half Friday night.

Central Valley rolls to victory against West Allegheny, 28-17

Central Valley finished the regular season 9-0 and could get the No. 1 seed for the WPIAL playoffs.

1 day 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.

1 day ago

 Script Pitt logos will be worn in Pitt's Saturday game against Georgia Tech.

Pitt to revive script logo in game against Georgia Tech

The Panthers will wear the script logo — which the team used until switching to the block logo in 1997 — with their current color scheme.

1 day ago

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.

1 day ago

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.

1 day 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.

1 day ago

Penguins assign Ebbett, Harrington to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Neither player has seen action in an NHL game this season

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

2 days ago


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