Local


 Perry Ackerman, a brother-in-law of one of the victims, attends a vigil Sunday for the those who died Saturday in a McKees- port fire.
Ralph Musthaler/Post-Gazette
Perry Ackerman, a brother-in-law of one of the victims, attends a vigil Sunday for the those who died Saturday in a McKees- port fire.

Community assembles to mourn McKeesport family lost in fire

Authorities have not yet released the cause of the fire, which started at 6:42 a.m. Saturday


 Gary Moorefield

An award-winning bust used multiple paid informants

Prosecutors say confidential informants are crucial to prosecuting large drug networks, while concerns linger about fairness.



Stat-MD on call for Pittsburgh health crises

Airlines internationally consult with UPMC’s STAT-MD to treat ill patients during flights or divert the flight for medical emergencies.



 Aitor Coca and his sons Julen, left, and Joseba.

Odysseys: Despite bad first impression, he gave city a try

Pittsburgh is a sister city of his native Bilbao in Spain. Aitor loves it here.


Latest


City


Court hearings for Hill District teens to be held today

City and county officials have been trying to round up teenagers committing crime in the Hill District in the days since a 17-year-old boy



Old incline site becomes South Side Sliopes park

Cara Jette used a $3,000 grant from GTECH Strategies to create the Knoxville Incline Park where the incline operated from 1890 to 1960.


 
Advertisement

Transparency in government

The City-County Building on Grant Street.
Many public officials have pledged to make information about their administrations readily available to the public.

How are city, county and state governments doing on those commitments? This page helps track the answer.



BLOGS

PG Blogs:


Community Voices:
  • Feel Like Going On

  • Advertisement


    Advertisement

    Region


    State studies on shale-site air emissions incomplete, according to court documents

    The state’s oft-cited shale gas air pollution studies do not include data on some pollutants, according to depositions from DEP employees.



    Intermittent traffic stoppages set today for Interstate 279 in the North Hills

    Traffic will be stopped in the southbound lanes intermittently for 10 minutes or less for a two-hour period.


     



    You have 2 remaining free articles this month

    Try unlimited digital access

    If you are an existing subscriber,
    link your account for free access. Start here

    You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

    To continue unlimited reading

    If you are an existing subscriber,
    link your account for free access. Start here