Antonio Brown celebrates his second touchdown of the game against the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium Charlotte, North Carolina.

Steelers defeat Carolina Panthers, 37-19

The Steelers discovered two old friends Sunday night that propelled them to a 37-19 victory over the favored Carolina Panthers Sunday night.

about 2 hours ago

 Post-Gazette publisher and editor-in-chief  John Robinson Block tries the newly installed Washington Press, now on display at the newspaper's facility in Clinton

Vintage press restored on display at PG's new facility

Prolific, powerful and portable, the vintage press is a reminder of how technology advanced democracy.

about 23 hours ago

 A fire and spill in March 2010 at an Atlas Resources well site in Washington County sent a large plume of smoke into the air.

Pa. system for tracking compliance at Marcellus Shale well sites in disrepair

The Post-Gazette analyzed every paper record for every Marcellus well incident that resulted in fines through June 1, 2014.

about 23 hours ago

 Pirates starting pitcher Vance Worley led the way in today's game against the Brewers.

Pirates end Brewers series with win, 1-0

The Pirates extended their lead over the Brewers to 4 1/2 games in the wild-card race with seven games remaining.

about 7 hours ago

 Cos­tumes in­clud­ing Lady Edith’s wed­ding dress are on ex­hibit in "Costumes of Downton Abbey" at Winterthur through Jan. 4.

Forty costumes worn by 'Downton Abbey' cast on exhibit at Winterthur, the former du Pont estate

Lady Mary’s beaded spider web gown, Lady Sybil’s harem pants and Lady Edith’s wedding gown are included in a “Downton Abbey” exhibit.

about 23 hours ago

 Antonio Brown -- 12 reception in first two games

Game Three Matchup: Steelers vs. Panthers

A look inside the Steelers' matchup with the Panthers, including who to watch for on both sides of the ball and three keys to the game.

about 23 hours ago

 So you think a pennant race is all tight stomachs and scoreboard watching? Catcher Russell Martin skate boards through the hallways beneath PNC Park this week.

On the Pirates: The buildup inside a pennant race

There are many reasons the Pirates find themselves on the brink of a second consecutive playoff berth.

about 23 hours ago

 Jerricho Cotchery - Cashed in on a good 2013 in
the slot 
with Steelers

Smaller receivers find role in modern offenses, and for good reason

Slot receivers such as Wes Welker have become an integral part of many of the pass-oriented offenses in the NFL.

about 23 hours ago

 Jerome Bettis was No. 5 in NFL history in rushing when he retired and is still No. 6 nine years later.

Bettis & the Hall: Case for Bus remains as strong as bronze

What more resume does Jerome Bettis need to land in the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

about 23 hours ago

 Sheba Gittens, left, of Mentoring Partnership, shares a laugh with college mentors while role-playing with Tianna Foore, a sophomore at Carlow University during the Strong Women, Strong Girls event Saturday at Carlow University.

Giving young women a boost of confidence

The mentoring program brought about 30 female professionals together with 160 female students, to help them mentor elementary school girls.

about 23 hours ago

 Market District Chef Janice Kirich of McKees Rocks speaks to applicants at a Giant Eagle Job Fair on Saturday at the Monroeville Convention Center.

Giant Eagle job fairs attract hundreds

Seeking to fill more than 1,000 slots, the company said it’s more important for candidates to bring a good attitude than a good resume.

about 23 hours ago

 Flares burn while police stand between pro-union and nationalist protesters during a demonstration at George Square in Glasgow.

Does defeat of referendum like in Scotland signal a movement's end?

Quebec has had two referendums, with the threat of more. They call this the “Neverendum” — a term also raised in Scotland the morning after.

about 23 hours ago

 Carol Burnett will receive the 2014 Harvey Award at the Jimmy Stewart Museum’s annual fundraising gala Oct. 3.

Jimmy Stewart Museum welcomes an old friend: Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett’s name was always at the top of the list for the Harvey Award and now, the Stewart Museum will honor the fan and friend.

about 23 hours ago

Corbett and Wolf to meet in first debate of governor's race Monday

Democratic challenger Wolf will not be under pressure to do much more than avoid any major mistakes. For Mr. Corbett, the stakes are higher.

about 23 hours ago

 Circles Greater Pittsburgh begins an anti-poverty project with a poverty simulation exercise at the Eastminster Presbyterian Church.

'Poverty simulation' helps drive home the reality

As part of Circles East Liberty, a long-term effort, Eastminster Church hosted an exercise to demonstrate the daily grind of poverty.

about 23 hours ago

 The Post-Gazette's new facility in Clinton houses all of the newspaper's operations except editorial.

A new -- and renewed -- commitment to journalism in Pittsburgh

A letter to our readers from David M. Shribman and John Robinson Block.

about 23 hours ago

 A 1955 drawing shows John Scull and Joseph Hall putting out the first edition of The Pittsburgh Gazette in 1786.

A distinguished history of journalism here since 1786

Now, 228 years later, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is being published at a state-of-the-art printing facility in Clinton.

about 23 hours ago

 The pressmen pose for a portrait on the first night on the new presses Sunday, Sept. 8, in Clinton.

Post-Gazette operations unified at a single plant

The new presses weigh more than 600 tons and are supported on a concrete pad that is four feet thick.

about 23 hours ago

 Ron Tomalis

Tomalis spent time in NYC advising private equity investors

During nearly 15 months, officials at some of the state’s key institutions say they never shared a moment of Ron Tomalis’ time.

about 23 hours ago

 U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton

U.S. attorney to attack fraud in health care

U.S. Attorney David Hickton is ramping up a team — backed by the FBI — whose focus will be fighting crime in the medical industry.

about 23 hours ago

Len Boselovic's Heard off the Street: Push for restrictions on corporate political spending gains steam

Shareholder interest in restricting corporate political spending is on the rise following a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision.

about 23 hours ago

Shale gas extraction issues go beyond fracking

Though fracking often dominates discussions of shale gas extraction studies, other issues face the industry.

about 23 hours ago

 Tereneh Mosley, a Pittsburgh-based fashion designer, helps a model into a dress she designed during a fashion gallery event at Heidioptics, Downtown, in July. Ms. Mosley creates her clothing and accessories with the Olorgesailie Maasai Women’s artisan group in Kenya.

Stylebook Snapshot: OMWA + Idia'Dega collaboration fuses Kenyan traditions with contemporary fashion trends

Pittsburgh native Tereneh Mosley works with a group of Maasai women artisans to create a fashion line of clothes, shoes and accessories.

about 23 hours ago

Work Zone: Finding a place for email outside office life

The stack of email awaiting your return from vacation is always a bummer. So what if your employer preemptively deleted them?

about 23 hours ago

 Steelworker Walt Oliver waves his protest sign at the Save Steel Jobs rally in May at U.S. Steel's research and development offices in Munhall.

Elimination of U.S. Steel audit staff puts human face on Carnegie Way

U.S. Steel says its efficiency initiative is a “transformational journey.” But for some employees, it’s onto the unemployment line.

about 23 hours ago

New laws helping state collect old debts

Pennsylvania’s Revenue Department has been ramping up efforts to collect past-due debts, conducting more aggressive audits.

about 23 hours ago

 Leah McCormick, 19, a sophomore at Pitt from Toledo, Ohio, hangs her head as Pitt loses to Iowa Saturday at Heinz Field.

Pitt suffers first loss of the season, 24-20, to Iowa

The Panthers squandered some of the momentum they had appeared to build during the first three weeks of the season.

1 day ago

 Seton-LaSalle's Danzel McKinley-Lewis, #4, is tackled by Ulysses Williams, left, #9, Tyrone Freeman, #4, back and Cameron Brookins, #7, of Steel Valley during the first half at the Steel Valley stadium in Munhall on Friday.

High School Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Non-conference summaries grouped by classification of winning team.

1 day ago

 An artist’s rendering shows the proposed open community space in the Hill District.

Penguins present plans for Civic Arena site

The details were part of the preliminary land development plan the hockey team submitted to the city of Pittsburgh.

1 day ago

 A video display at a convenience store shows a wanted poster of Eric Frein, a 31-year-old from Canadensis, Pa., on Friday in Philadelphia.

Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

Authorities are taking extreme precaution as they continue the search for the suspect in the fatal state police barracks ambush.

1 day ago

First Person: Goodbye, Terrible Towel

If the NFL can’t support a 4-year-old, this writer is done with the league.

1 day ago

 Andrew McCutchen signals to the Pirates dugout after hitting a triple Friday night against the Brewers at PNC Park.

Gene Collier: Big win leads Pirates to unfamiliar territory

Of what little we know of the playoff race, one thing was certain: Russell Martin’s blast gave the Pirates an elusive fifth consecutive win.

1 day ago

 Pianist Valentina Lisitsa

Concert review: PSO shows no rust in opening weekend

The PSO opened its classical season Friday night at Heinz Hall with a performance of Berlioz’s “Symphonie fantastique.”

1 day ago

 Matt Freed/Post-Gazette August 30, 2014  Pitt's James Conner carries as he's taken down by Delaware's C.J. Jones in the first quarter at Heinz Field Saturday afternoon.

Pitt-Iowa about giving up on ground

It’s strength against strength when the undefeated Panthers take the Hawkeyes of the Big Ten.

1 day ago

Penn State's special teams a work in progress

Nittany Lions coaches expect intensity, unity and success from special teams, but the unit is yet to meet expectations.

1 day ago

 Firefighters try to extinguish the blaze at St. Paul Baptist Church in Oakmont on Friday.

Fire destroys Oakmont's historic St. Paul Baptist Church

Exactly a month after its pastor of 43 years died, the oldest church in Oakmont was destroyed by fire.

1 day ago

 Sidney Crosby models the Penguins' new third jersey, which is nearly identical to the road black jersey the team wore during its Stanley Cup-winning seasons of 1990-91 and 1991-92.

Penguins notebook: Determining depth chart in the net not an easy task

The Penguins must settle on a No. 3 goalie as well as No. 2 goaltender for this season.

1 day ago

Larry Walsh on biking: Progress Fund gets new grant

The Progress Fund, which has financed 29 businesses on the Great Allegheny Passage, received a $2 million federal grant for future loans.

1 day ago

Penn State trustees will decide whether to revisit Freeh Report

Chairman Keith Masser said the board discussed the controversial report during its executive session Friday in University Park.

1 day ago

Ohio creator of Slush Puppies dies

Will Radcliff built a multimillion-dollar global business from the flavored, icy drinks. He was 74.

2 days ago

 Allegheny County Jail as seen from Duquesne University campus.

Report shows Allegheny County Jail accepts fewer inmates, keeps them longer

The report from the Allegheny County Department of Human Services sheds light on the population that makes up the Allegheny County Jail.

1 day ago

Judge refuses to lift gag order in Leon Ford police shooting case

Pittsburgh police shot and paralyzed Mr. Ford following a traffic stop in 2012.

1 day ago

Pennsylvania Turnpike delays expected early Sunday

Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed in both directions between the Butler Valley and Allegheny Valley exits for five hours.

1 day ago

Saturday Diary / The upsides of stuttering

Things like a stutter that threaten to break us in life don’t exist for a reason, but they can serve a purpose.

1 day ago

Green Tree conference examines African immigrant health issues

A national conference is being held in Green Tree to help organizations eliminate health disparities among African immigrants and refugees.

1 day ago

 Dr. Ross Musgrave and his wife Norma Jane Musgrave, push Madeline Pond, then 91, to help her get a flu shot in this 2004 photo.

Obituary: Ross Musgrave / Surgeon and modern-day Renaissance man

Dr. Musgrave, a clinical professor of surgery at Pitt, was also a painter and actor. His artistic inclinations infused his surgical skill.

1 day ago

 Part of Alcoa's the new automotive line in Davenport, Iowa.

Higher aluminum prices help Alcoa

One of Alcoa’s biggest initiatives has been shuttering outdated, inefficient smelters and focusing on more lucrative downstream markets.

1 day ago

Woolslair magnet prospect hasn’t lost STEAM

Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane is working on a three-school plan for  science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

1 day ago

 "Underwater Puppies" by photographer Seth Casteel.

Pet Tales: Enchanting puppies swim underwater

For the book “Underwater Puppies,” the hard part was getting them out of the pool.

1 day ago

Home & Garden notes: Deutschtown tour, antiques appraisal on the agenda

Historic Deutschtown House Tour set for Oct. 5.; antiques appraisal day on Oct. 7 in Greensburg.

1 day ago


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