CMU experts said to unmask surfing software

Governments in the U.S., Russia and Great Britain have worked for years to reveal the users of the covert Tor Project.

 Police officers dressed in swat gear make their way up De Soto Street towards Western Psychiatric hospital on March 8, 2012.

UPMC drops reimbursement claim from victims of Western Psych shooting

UPMC’s workers’ compensation arm will not seek reimbursement from settlement in Western Psych shooting case.

 Fire officials are investigating a fire in Blairsville, Indiana County that damaged a restaurant/bar and several other businesses late Wednesday night.

One person unaccounted for in Indiana County fire

The fire was reported shortly after 10:30 p.m. at Sharon’s Restaurant and Lounge on East Market Street.

 Wal-Mart has been aiming for growth in nontraditional ways. It is trying smaller, inner-city Walmart stores, putting groceries in poorer communities where many grocers avoid setting up shop.

McCandless approves plans for Walmart

The meeting was moved to Carson Middle School to accommodate a larger crowd, most of whom opposed the planned super store.



New Pittsburgh public safety director spars with DA on eyewitness IDs

Stephen A. Bucar and Stephen A. Zappala Jr. feud over eyewitness identification procedures.

Casino sued over drunk driving accident

The father of a man who died in a drunk-driving crash is suing the Rivers Casino for allowing his son to drink too much.


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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    FBI to increase staffing in Pittsburgh cyber crime unit

    James B. Comey pointed to the city as a leader in investigating cyber crime, noting the indictment of five Chinese officials for hacking.

    U.S. courts warn of email juror scam

    The email, purportedly from the "National EJuror Program" and sent this morning, directs the recipient to respond to a summons.


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