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A state legislator sits on a committee and votes on bills that could affect his outside financial interests. Is this OK?
One way to slow Kansas City's pass rush is to play a hurry-up style on offense.
To the applause of many, and particularly an influential group of football lettermen, Pederson was ousted by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.
Pittsburgh Public Schools’ board of directors unanimously approved a final budget Wednesday night of $556.8 million for 2015.
Penguins refuse to give mentally while mumps, injuries ravage their roster.
Team cancels some charity events because of mumps outbreak, but visit to Children's Hospital apparently caused no problems.
North Korean anger over “The Interview” is not very funny.
University of Pittsburgh Medical School study finds that the frail elderly benefit from the high-dose flu vaccine.
With the death of Angalifu the species is now five rhinos removed from extinction.
The Lima summit made progress, but the road ahead is still long and hot.
An upgrade for the make’s bottom-of-the-line model is an all-around improvement, but the reliability reports are not in yet.
Philadelphia’s district attorney filed criminal charges against two Democratic legislators.
Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Steely Dan, St.Vincent top list of best concerts in 2014.
Quantum's ambitious play that moved throughout a building soared with top-notch, precision performances.
In 2014, the Munches visited restaurants new and old, traveling north, south, east and west in search of a good meal and a cold drink.
The Goodfellows Fund is a Pittsburgh holiday tradition that dates to 1947.
Readers shared several recipes, which we share with you.
Grant will help mobile grocery hit the road.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute culinary photo exhibit gives a taste of foods from many nations.
For a holiday gift that begins after others have started to fade, consider a studio arts class in the Pittsburgh region.
Dried versions of the fruits are great in the off-season.
Vice chancellor Randy P. Juhl becomes acting athletic director, and offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph will coach for Pitt’s bowl game.
Frederick Harris III, 47, is charged with killing his mother and stepfather, and putting their body parts in garbage cans.
Obama administration officials had considered Alan Gross' imprisonment an impediment to improving relations with Cuba.
Once again Sunday, the Steelers defense wasn’t great, but it did enough to help secure a victory against the Falcons.
The Penguins, whose power play began the evening in a 4-for-35 slump, failed to score on three tries during the first period.
Hunter Hayes finished with 263 yards on 27 carries and scored two touchdowns to help South Fayette win its second consecutive PIAA title.
The holiday rock ensemble wows crowd with soaring metal talent, pyro, lasers and gadgets.
Coach Mike Johnston also defended the decision to allow Sidney Crosby to practice with the Penguins Friday.
A Craftsman-style house in Forest Hills boasts lots of solid oak doors and woodwork -- even a water closet.
Neither Rust nor Farnham has played in the NHL, but both could make their debut when the Penguins face Columbus tonight.
Law enforcement agencies throughout Pennsylvania have used the military surplus program to acquire guns, underwear and armored vehicles.
The wrath of the Pitt fan base, always raining down on athletic director Steve Pederson, is in torrential mode today.
The closing will occur so that guide rails can be installed.
Clairton faces likely punishment in wake of ugly, fight-marred ending to PIAA title-game loss Friday afternoon against Bishop Guilfoyle.
Don’t knock Pitt coach Paul Chryst if he takes the same job at Wisconsin, but his departure would trigger many significant issues.
Forward Patric Hornqvist and defenseman Kris Letang return from injuries and rejoin top power play unit.
The Panthers could be in for a formidable challenge today at home against St. Bonaventure.
Dukes coach Jim Ferry continues to plug leaks; the Colonials' Andy Toole is searching for consistency.
When rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant plays, the Steelers score a lot more points.
Cities for Citizenship, which was formed by three cities, will expand to 13, including Pittsburgh.
Monroeville council voted against allowing excavation needed for the Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Inc. to expand its temple.
On Thursday, UPMC will start a new retention program to encourage people with Highmark insurance to continue using UPMC care.
The average home sales price increased over 12 months from $157,333 to $165,979 in the Pittsburgh region.
Ed Boito’s father succumbed to ALS as his lungs filled with fluid across eight days in an Altoona nursing home.
Unsure of what to make it, Ann Belser’s Christmas Village is still boxed in the attic, less than two weeks before Dec. 25.
The 80-year-old song and its lyrics by Dick Smith of Honesdale, Pa., guided the Phipps show’s designers.
Help the hunter or angler on your gift list to gear up right with something new under the tree since they can never have enough stuff.
Local Parkinson’s awareness group has allies in chocolatier and knitter to raise money for research into prevention.
A study counted volatile shale oil tanker cars traveling through Allegheny County, but railroad officials dispute speed claims.