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The grand jury is looking into whether administrators and staff members knew of inappropriate relationships between teachers and students.
The order requires Amtrak to enforce a 50 mph limit near the Frankford Junction curve, modify signals and enforce speed limits elsewhere.
PSU president Eric Barron wants the university to raise the stakes for fraternities to model better behavior.
A new "Honors Escort" program will include draping an American flag on the gurney carrying a deceased veteran with escorts by its side.
Ten people have been hospitalized but no deaths have been reported, according to federal health officials.
Islamic State militants who seized the ancient Syrian city made control clear by leaving decapitated bodies of suspected foes in streets.
The Defense Department said the U.S. is sending the anti-tank rockets as early as next week to counter Islamic State suicide car bombings.
Charles Johnston’s plane went missing over New Guinea in 1944. This is how he made his way back home.
Mr. Obama said the U.S. and its allies aren’t losing against the Islamic State, but more should be done to help Iraq reseize lost territory.
As young Nigerian women and children are rescued from the clutches of Boko Haram, they face suspicions they may still be in contact.
The testing should be shortened by 90 minutes next year.
China’s navy has warned a U.S. surveillance plane repeatedly to leave airspace around disputed territory in the South China Sea.
Gerald “Jerry” Costanzo teaches English at the university and also is founding director of Carnegie Mellon University Press.
The United States is set to designate Tunisia as a major non-NATO ally and double its military aid.
The woman was found killed Thursday, as was her teenage son, and her former boyfriend was being sought to face charges.
The European Commission on Thursday urged more drastic curtailment of greenhouse gases to protect the ozone layer and curb global warming.
Robert Gates, also a former defense secretary, made the statement at the organization’s annual meeting.
Plus: Democratic lawmakers condemn President Obama’s “jailing” of migrant mothers and children; environmentalists rallying after oil spill.
Plus: David Cameron pledges to reduce immigration; U.S., Cuba nearing deal to fully restore diplomatic relations and reopen embassies.
Earlier this month, Mr. Roosevelt announced that he was leaving the presidency of Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Xi Xiaoxing, 47, a former professor at Penn State, was awarded a Defense Department grant in 2004 to purchase the device for research.
Taxes will increase by 0.40 mills; the contract extension provides for a raise of 3.17 percent per year.
June 28, 1970. A daytime doubleheader against the Cubs. We won both. All was right with the world. And then it hit me ...
Former Mars Area superintendent William Pettigrew also was nominated to a seat on that board. He retired in 2013 after 26 years in the job.
Some new faces will be on the ballot in the West municipal, school board and district judge elections in the fall.
Lexi Korol and Lexi Palombo, students at Ambridge Area High School, created a dog park in Walter Panek Park for their senior project.
Republican commissioners Charles Anderson and Tyler Courtney will face Democratic Commissioner Ted Kopas and Gina Cerilli in the fall.
The theater department of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School recently learned it has been selected to perform for 90 minutes.
Franklin Regional taxes will increase to fund a new budget, which will allow physical improvements to be made to schools.
In Westmoreland County, county Controller Jeffrey Balzer and Sheriff Jonathan Held won the Republican nominations on Tuesday.
The number of candidates for seats on Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court has been whittled down from the nine who ran in the primary.
The three county commissioners will appear on the ballot in November along with Republican Mike McCormick.
Taxes have been steady at 18.63 mills for three years.
The program, to be set up at seven sites, could feed up to 500 children this summer.
Richard Rechenberg, a teacher at Holy Sepulcher Catholic School, has been honored by the Pennsylvania Council on American Private Education.
School news from throughout the west communities.
State Rep. Nick Kotik, D-Coraopolis, said he intends to introduce a bill that would allow the installation of slot machines.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto failed to pull their preferred candidates to victory Tuesday.
It was a rare instance in which federal prosecutors have wrung an admission of criminal wrongdoing from a major financial institution.
The National Weather Service forecast calls for a possibility of frost on Friday night and Saturday morning.
It is a victory that gives them another strategically important prize five days after the group seized the Iraqi city of Ramadi.
The train arrived 26 minutes late, leaving the engineer about an hour to rest and eat before his trip back to New York.
The most notable Pittsburgh-area hospitals with negative operating margins were West Penn in Bloomfield and Forbes in Monroeville.
The more severe the depression, as measured by hospitalizations and other treatment, the higher the risk of Parkinson’s, researchers found.
Traffic will be up from last year’s total, AAA and the Pennsylvania Turnpike believe, but gasoline prices will be down nearly $1 a gallon.
One Port authority bus struck the rear of another about 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Penn and Negley avenues.
In a commencement address to the Coast Guard Academy, President Obama tied his urging for action on climate change to national security.
The $397.8 million preliminary budget extends service for the 20 Kennedy, 44 Knoxville, 56 Lincoln Place and 91 Butler Street routes.
A former guidance counselor from Rostraver has been charged with three counts of institutional sexual assault.
The Senate voted 62-38 to limit debate on a bill granting the White House authority to speed trade deals through Congress.