Cases of Lyme disease on the uptick in the Pittsburgh region

More cases of Lyme disease are being reported in Allegheny County. The Health Department wants to educate people to avoid tick bites.

 Lines are being painted in 2012 on the the parking lot that replaced part of Civic Arena.

Penguins seek more time on Civic Arena site development

Hill leaders are demanding minority participation of 35 percent and women participation of 15 percent in the project.

Body found in Allegheny River near Tarentum Bridge

During efforts to find Michael Swiklinski, 43, investigators quickly realized it would become a recovery effort instead of a rescue.

Red Line track work to cause weekend detours

Service will use Blue Line routing from South Hills Junction to Willow. Bus and rail shuttles will fill in.


Two shot in Manchester

The commander said police are searching for a gunman who appears to be between 15 and 20 years old and wore a white T-shirt.

Section of East Busway to close this weekend

The busway will be closed between East Liberty Garage and East Liberty Station.


Transparency in government

The Pittsburgh 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.


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    Pittsburgh Botanic Garden opens, aims to showcase region’s natural history

    The garden in Oakdale, which isn’t finished, has revitalized land scarred by abandoned coal mines.

    Two people injured, horse killed in Fayette County crash

    Trooper Stefani Plume of the state police barracks in Uniontown said a vehicle hit the ​horse, which had run out into Route 119.


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