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 The Cincinnati Reds' Johnny Cueto laughs as the PNC Park crowd calls his name. During a playoff game last season, crowd noise caused him to drop the baseball.

Pirates lose 4-1 to Reds

Johnny Cueto bests Edinson Volquez in pitchers duel at PNC Park.

about 3 hours ago

 While the Pirates take on the Reds, Travis Snider's face shows signs of Sunday's brawl between the Pirates and the Brewers.

MLB hands out Pirates, Brewers suspensions for Sunday's brawl

Milwaukee's Maldonado gets five games, Gomez gets three; Pirates' Snider gets two games, Martin one. Both Pirates players will appeal.

about 3 hours ago

 The August Wilson Center.

Peduto, Fitzgerald call for ouster of August Wilson Center conservator

Officials are concerned Judith Fitzgerald favors a commercial approach instead of a significant plan to preserve the mission of the center.

about 3 hours ago

 An aerial view of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Pittsburgh among 15 cities asked to pitch for 2016 Democratic convention

Mayor Bill Peduto said Pittsburgh will submit a proposal but wonders whether it would be financially feasible.

about 3 hours ago

 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform at Consol Energy Center.

Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello and E Street raise the roof again at Consol

Pittsburgh got its taste of E Street Rage Tuesday night at the Consol Energy Center in the Boss’ first trip back in two years.

about 3 hours ago

 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform at Consol Energy Center on April 22.

Springsteen coming back to play with Houserockers in May

Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers along with special guest Bruce Springsteen will be performing again May 22nd and 23rd.

about 3 hours ago

 PNC CEO William Demchak

PNC stockholders reject paying for greenhouse gas report

The shareholder proposal would have studied how companies in PNC's lending portfolio impact climate change.

about 4 hours ago

 Linda Accettulla, mall manager for South Hills Village, listens to speakers in front of illustrations on the improvements during a news conference announcing a renovation of the mall.

South Hills Village mall getting ready for renovation

Mall management today promised a new food court as well as updated entrances; new escalators; and a mix of new and renovated retailers.

about 4 hours ago

Former Pitt football player pleads guilty to robbing bank

Jovani Chappel, 26, of Hazelwood, will serve one to two years at the Allegheny County Jail as part of an agreed-upon sentence.

about 4 hours ago

 Sister Cecilia Anne finds a quiet moment to get ready at  The National Catholic Education Convention held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Conference of Catholic leaders focuses on future of schools

The get-together in Pittsburgh is part pep talk, part call for action for reversing declining enrollment and closing schools.

about 4 hours ago

Former Steubenville coach to serve 10 days in jail in rape case

Matt Belardine, 24, pleaded no contest to the charges Tuesday in an Ohio courtroom before visiting Judge Patricia Ann Cosgrove.

about 5 hours ago

Student takes knives, stake to Pittsburgh elementary school

A teacher was alerted to the items, found inside a locker used by a girl in the second grade at Pittsburgh Mifflin PreK-8 in Lincoln Place.

about 5 hours ago

Police search for leads in fatal Munhall shooting

Trijuan Williams, 17, was struck and killed by a bullet while inside his family's home on Martha Street.

about 8 hours ago

Federal agency sues New Castle company on veteran's behalf

The EEOC says Ezeflow USA failed to grant a veteran suffering from PTSD a disability leave.

about 9 hours ago

Police investigate armed robberies in Westwood, Oakland

The first target was a bank on Noblestown Road in Westwood; the second was a market at Craig Street and Centre Avenue in Oakland.

about 9 hours ago

Fugitive arrested in Larimer

Deputies tracked Semaj Howard, 21, who was wanted on charges of robbery, assault and terroristic threats.

about 9 hours ago

 Pittsburgh Councilwoman Deborah Gross and Councilman Ricky Burgess look on as Mayor Bill Peduto signs land-banking legislation.

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signs land bank legislation

A semi-autonomous body now will oversee the sale and development of the city's blighted and tax-delinquent property.

about 12 hours ago

Witness saw plane wobbling before fatal crash in Washington

The pilot, a renowned figure-skating coach, was practicing landings March 11 at Washington County Airport in his experimental aircraft.

about 12 hours ago

Child porn trial put on hold while defendant sees doctor

David Cunningham's attorney told the judge that his client has been bleeding through his eyes in jail but has not been examined by a doctor.

about 13 hours ago

Deadline passes for Heinz workers interested in taking buyout

Heinz is not releasing the number of those who take the deal, and reiterated that it is not cutting its staffing in the region.

about 13 hours ago

Survey: Voters see link between education and economic development

The findings from a recent phone poll show that most voters believe public schools should get more state money.

about 14 hours ago

Tampering charges against mother dropped

Police thought the Greenfield woman was burning a gun that might have been used in a shooting her twin sons are suspected of committing.

about 15 hours ago

Pitt to host N.C., Syracuse, Louisville and Notre Dame in 2014-15

The Panthers' home ACC schedule also includes Florida State, Boston College, Clemson, Georgia Tech and Miami.

about 16 hours ago

 Wiz Khalifa performs at First Niagara Pavilion.

Wiz Khalifa is returning to First Niagara Pavilion on Aug. 1

The rapper from Pittsburgh will arrive as part of the Under the Influence of Music Tour.

about 17 hours ago

Adjunct professor claims CCBC passed him over because of his disability

Mark Cox, who is confined to a wheelchair, had sought a faculty position teaching piloting at the Community College of Beaver County.

about 17 hours ago

Allegheny Technologies' first-quarter loss larger than expected

The Pittsburgh specialty metals producer said it lost $20 million, but business improved later in the period.

about 18 hours ago

Teenager shot to death in Munhall

Police said they responded around 9:30 p.m. to East 16th Avenue at Martha Street.

about 20 hours ago

 The Pirates' Ike Davis hits a grand slam against the Reds in the fourth inning Monday at PNC Park.

Pirates rally to beat Reds, 6-5

Ike Davis hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, and Neil Walker singled to right to score Russell Martin in the ninth for the walk-off win.

1 day ago

Quick ruling sought in state's same-sex marriage case

Attorneys hoping to overturn Pennsylvania's law file a motion saying the state has presented no case in its defense.

1 day ago

 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save on the Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner in the third period.

Penguins overcome slow start to grab 4-3 win over Blue Jackets in Game 3

They overcame a start that had to be about as bad as they could imagine to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven first-round playoff series.

1 day ago

 The August Wilson Center.

Three foundations withdraw bid to purchase August Wilson Center

The foundations -- the Pittsburgh Foundation, Heinz Endowments and Richard King Mellon Foundation -- have withdrawn their $4 million bid.

1 day ago

 SWAT officers take a man to a police car after a standoff Monday in the Hill District at the intersection of Reed and Crawford streets.

Halfway house escapee caught in Hill District

Termaine Washington, 24, left a Downtown Pittsburgh halfway house and prompted a SWAT situation in the Hill District.

1 day ago

State pays $120,000 to settle prison claims

The state continues to pay for allegations of abuse at the State Correctional Institution Pittsburgh's F Block.

1 day ago

Norwin High School hires Brozeski as football coach

The school board on Monday night hired David C. Brozeski of North Huntingdon to be the high school's new head varsity football coach.

1 day ago

Federal prosecutors agree that gun charge should be dropped against felon

Marcus Davis, 36, was charged last year with possession of a gun by a convicted felon.

1 day ago

 Pitt assistant coaches Barry Rohrssen (top) and Brandin Knight call out to their team as they take on Virginia in the second half of the semifinals of the ACC Tournament in Greensboro last monrth.

Pitt assistant Rohrssen joins Kentucky staff

Barry Rohrssen is departing from the program and has accepted a job as an assistant coach under his long-time friend John Calipari.

1 day ago

Pitt lands 6-foot-7 guard from OLSH

Cam Johnson of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart is the third WPIAL player in Pitt's recruiting class.

1 day ago

 Pitcher Jared Hughes

Pirates place Wandy Rodriguez on DL, recall Jared Hughes

Rodriguez, who has lost a mile per hour on his fastball from last season, is suffering inflammation in his right knee.

1 day ago

TreeHouse Foods acquiring Canadian food company

TreeHouse, which makes private label soups at the former Heinz plant on the North Side, announced the pending purchase today.

1 day ago

 Kings of Leon

Kings of Leon coming to First Niagara; Steely Dan tickets announced

The Nashville alt-rock band will play the First Niagara Pavilion on Aug. 29 with Kongos and Young the Giant.

1 day ago

 The smashed rig that carried diesel fuel sits on Route 18  in Canton after the crash.

Crash, fuel spill closes Route 18 in Washington County

No one was seriously injured but a large spill of diesel fuel and fracking water is being reported near Chartiers Creek.

1 day ago

FDA regulators offer makers of eteplirsen a path forward

The new drug stabilizes the symptoms of a rare and fatal form of muscular dystrophy known as Duchenne.

1 day ago

 Meb Keflezighi, of the United States, leads Josphat Boit, also from the United States, passed Wellesley College during the 118th Boston Marathon Monday.

American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

A look at the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.

1 day ago

State settles inmate's abuse lawsuit for $20,000

An agreement indicates the state is not admitting liability in what happened at the State Correctional Institution Pittsburgh's F Block..

1 day ago

Man shot, killed after police chase that ends in Wilkinsburg

The chase started at Hamilton and Fifth avenues around 3:20 a.m. after city police tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.

1 day ago

Gasoline prices on the rise in Pittsburgh region

Average retail gasoline prices in Pittsburgh have risen 4.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.72 a gallon yesterday.

1 day ago

Firefighters find man's body in Beaver County

Firefighters responding to a brush fire in a wooded area discover the body of an elderly man.

1 day ago

Surveillance camera network being expanded in State College

The new cameras will be installed in the borough building, in parking garages and around the downtown area near the Penn State campus.

1 day ago

 Brewers' Ryan Braun tied the game with a home run off Pirates' Jason Grilli in the ninth inning Sunday at PNC Park.

Khris Davis' homer leads to Pirates' 3-2 loss against the Brewers in 14th

The Pirates lost the series, 3-1. They have lost three games in a row, five out of their previous six and eight of their past 10.

2 days ago

Brookline man arrested after fight with girlfriend, police

Aaron Goempel was dying eggs with his girlfriend when the argument began. It ended with him in jail.

2 days ago


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