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 Court records show Edward McDonald spent between six months and a year in prison after he pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and other crimes in 2009.
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Court records show Edward McDonald spent between six months and a year in prison after he pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and other crimes in 2009.

Police: Homestead arson suspect sought mental health treatment days before

“He just wanted to talk to somebody,” Homestead police Chief Jeffrey DeSimone said.


 Mayor Bill Peduto

Pittsburgh nonprofit amendment proposal spurs debate

The proposed amendment would give the Legislature sole discretion in defining which organizations are charities deserving tax exemptions.



 Teaira Whitehead

Pittsburgh teen found in park died of overdose

Joggers found Teaira Whitehead's body at the bottom of a hill on a trail below Riverview Avenue on the afternoon of Oct. 6.



 A thin layer of ice covers the Allegheny River this morning. The cold and slick roads from Monday's snowfall prompted many school districts in the Pittsburgh area to delay the start of school today.

Pittsburgh-area school districts announce two-hour delays

No snow is expected today. The National Weather Service has forecast a high of 22 and a low of 7 tonight.


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What's old is new

A 1929 photo of the Mon Wharf. The event for which the thousands of people have gathered remains a mystery.
The Post-Gazette is excavating, curating and digitizing its photo library, which has been accumulating photographs for more than a century, and displaying the photos online with a peek into their origins.

We hope The Digs will be of interest to readers, history buffs and those interested in photojournalism, and ignites some memories of Pittsburgh's storied past.



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