Karina Ricks will serve as director for the department, which oversee planning for driverless cars, bicycling accommodations and roadways.
Ryan Kyle sentenced to 3 years in federal prison for pushing another man off the subway platform and beating him in 2015.
Police are investigating the attack on the Z Trip cab driver in Beltzhoover, but have stopped short of calling it a hate crime.
Unseasonably warm weather — and a wider availability of food — means deer are not expected to use the municipality’s baiting stations.
A legal disagreement over the Penn Plaza apartment complex in East Liberty faces a status conference next month in Allegheny County court.
Michael Polite, who has been on the board of the August Wilson Center since August 2015, will take over as board chair from Maxwell King.
Crews will inspect the bridge, ramp and walls on Route 28 and the Highland Park Bridge, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sean Logan of Plum steps down from the turnpike commission, only to immediately quintuple his salary by joining the gaming board.