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 The Steelers' DeAngelo Williams scores in the second quarter against the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field.

Steelers maintain lead, 18-14, against Seahawks at halftime

Ben Roethlisberger led the Steelers on a late touchdown drive in a see-saw game that changed leads five times in the first two quarters.

15 minutes ago

New Kensington man killed in single-vehicle crash in Armstrong County

State police say Ronald Heuston lost control of his vehicle early Sunday on Ford City Road in North Buffalo Township.

about 2 hours ago

East Liverpool man killed in crash on Parkway North

Police say the driver failed to successfully navigate a curve on an exit ramp in Ross.

about 2 hours ago

 Officer Lloyd Reed

New Florence man charged with homicide in police officer's killing

Police say Ray Shetler, who is currently hospitalized, killed officer Lloyd Reed while responding to a domestic incident.

about 2 hours ago

 John Donovan was removed as offensive coordinator, one day after the Nittany Lions lost to Michigan State, 55-16.

Penn State removes Donovan as offensive coordinator

John Donovan has been “relieved of his duties, effective immediately,” the university announced this afternoon.

about 5 hours ago

SWAT incident in Hill District ends peacefully

Police called to apartment where man involved in domestic incident barricaded himself.

about 7 hours ago

 Thomas Jefferson's Quinton Hill gets past Central Valley's Saad Jaber, left, and Deante Bradley in the WPIAL Class AAA championship game at Heinz Field.

Thomas Jefferson shuts down Central Valley to earn WPIAL Class AAA title

The Jaguars (11-2) were making their ninth appearance in a WPIAL title game and claimed their sixth championship.

about 18 hours ago

 The Penguins' David Perron and Edmonton's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins battle for the puck during the second period tonight.

Penguins fall to Oilers in shootout

The Penguins had been 8-0-2 in their previous 10 meetings against Edmonton.

about 18 hours ago

 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg, center, is sacked by Michigan State's Joel Heath, left, and Lawrence Thomas, right, during the second quarter in East Lansing, Mich.

'A lot of work to do': Nittany Lions no match for Michigan State

Penn State (7-5) surrendered two defensive touchdowns and muffed a kick return in the 55-16 loss to the Spartans.

about 19 hours ago

 Aliquippa's Kaezon Pugh and others hoist the WPIAL Class AA championship trophy at Heinz Field.

Double pass in final two minutes seals WPIAL Class AA crown for Aliquippa

The Quips (13-0) were making their 26th WPIAL title game appearance and claimed their 16th championship.

about 19 hours ago

 Clairton teammates celebrate with their trophy after defeating Jeannette today in the WPIAL Class A championship at Heinz Field.

Clairton shuts down Jeannette on way to WPIAL Class A title

The victory marks the 12th WPIAL title for Clairton (13-0) and eighth in 10 years.

about 20 hours ago

Teenager shot in Brighton Heights

The Group Violence Initiative will consult with the DA’s office to determine the charges Adam Jamal Abdel Jabar Ramadon, 19, will face.

about 20 hours ago

 Central Catholic's Ronnie Jones runs against some of Penn-Trafford's defenders.

Central Catholic wins second WPIAL Class AAAA title in three years

It was the fifth overall title for Central Catholic (12-1), who was making its eighth appearance in the WPIAL title game.

about 20 hours ago

 Pitt's Michael Young dunks against Kent State in the first half Saturday at the Petersen Events Center. Pitt defeated the Golden Flash, 85-76.

Pitt's offense leads the way in 85-76 victory over Kent State

The Panthers were 10-of-16 from the 3-point line (62.5 percent) and 31-of-55 from the floor overall (56.4 percent) and had 26 assists.

about 20 hours ago

 Columbus Blue Jackets' Brandon Dubinsky tries to pass the puck as Penguins' Ian Cole defends during the second period Friday night in Columbus, Ohio.

Penguins notebook: NHL suspends Dubinsky one game for cross-check on Crosby

Brandon Dubinsky dropped Sidney Crosby by driving the shaft of his stick into the back of Crosby’s neck Friday night.

about 21 hours ago

 Colorado Springs shooting suspect Robert Lewis Dear of North Carolina is seen in  undated photos provided by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.

Suspect in Colorado attack called loner who left few clues

Authorities say Robert Lewis Dear, 57, killed three people during an hours-long standoff before surrendering at the Colorado Springs clinic

1 day ago

 West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard carries the ball during the first half Saturday against Iowa State in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia won, 30-6.

WVU downs Iowa State, 30-6

The victory was the fourth in a row for the Mountaineers (7-4, 4-4 Big 12), who entered November with a 3-4 record.

1 day ago

Police investigate death of a woman found wounded in Carrick

The cause and manner of death will be determined after an autopsy.

1 day ago

Man riding ATV killed in Beaver County accident

Emergency crews had trouble reaching the victim of the crash, which happened in an old strip mining area.

1 day ago

 Police lead the suspected gunman away in handcuffs outside a Planned Parenthood facility after a standoff on Friday in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Gunman kills 3 in shootout at Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic

An official identified the gunman in custody as Robert Lewis Dear of North Carolina.  As yet, authorities have no motive for the attack.

1 day ago

 The Penguins'  Sidney Crosby, left, collides with Columbus Blue Jackets' Justin Falk during the first period Friday in Columbus.

Penguins lose to Columbus in overtime, 2-1

The Blue Jackets’ OT victory against the Penguins Friday night is another chapter in what is becoming a white-hot rivalry with Columbus.

1 day ago

 A sign outside Peters Township High School welcomes students back to school after a month-long teachers strike.

Students back in class after 21-day strike by teachers in Peters

The teachers union and school district still have not reached an agreement on several contract issues.

1 day ago

Police seek 2 men in Perry North shooting of 16-year-old

Police were given three accounts of what happened just before the Nov. 19 shooting.

1 day ago

Columbus' Dubinsky faces hearing on cross check to Penguins' Crosby

Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky will have a disciplinary hearing with the NHL Saturday in regards to a cross check to the Penguins’

1 day ago

 Retailers, like those at The Mall at Robinson, above, are offering discounts to attract holiday shoppers to their stores during Black Friday weekend.

Shoppers, retailers navigate sale frenzy

The National Retail Federation estimates that about 135.8 million consumers will be shopping during the four-day weekend.

1 day ago

Defensive lineman Zack Gilbert commits to Pitt

Pitt landed its 12th verbal commitment of the 2016 class Friday when defensive lineman Zack Gilbert gave his pledge to Pat Narduzzi.

1 day ago

 J.A. Happ, shown here pitching against the Cardinals at PNC Park.

Pirates' Happ heading off to Toronto

J.A. Happ will not return to Pittsburgh, signing a three-year, $36 million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays Friday.

1 day ago

Police identify body pulled from Allegheny River

The body of John Holacik, 57, of Natrona Heights, was discovered near gate 4 of the Allegheny Ludlum plant about 12:30 p.m.

1 day ago

 Pitt's Tyler Boyd is stopped by Miami's Tracy Howard in the third quarter today at Heinz Field.

Comeback effort falls short as Pitt drops regular season finale against Miami

The Panthers finish the regular season 8-4, 6-2 in Atlantic Coast Conference play after the 29-24 setback.

2 days ago

Steelers release running back Pead, sign Toussaint from practice squad

Toussaint played in four games with the Baltimore Ravens last season.

2 days ago

 Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is pursuing an appeal while he serves 30 to 60 years in prison on a 45-count child sexual abuse conviction.

Penn State's Sandusky settlements now total nearly $93 million

Jerry Sandusky is pursuing an appeal while he serves 30 to 60 years in prison on a 45-count child sexual abuse conviction.

2 days ago

 Jacob Miller

Homestead man charged with robbing bank at The Waterfront

Jacob Miller, 23, was charged with robbing the First Commonwealth Bank on East Waterfront Drive.

2 days ago

Arrest made in 9-year-old's killing in Chicago

Police said Tyshawn Lee was lured into an alley off of South Damen Avenue on Nov. 2 and killed because of his father’s gang ties.

2 days ago

 Early holiday shoppers make their way into the Toys 'R' Us in Cranberry.

Retailers ask: Will shoppers feast on Black Friday?

Big chains like Macy's, J.C. Penney, Wal-Mart and Target opened their doors on the holiday for those hoping to get their post-turkey shop

2 days ago

At least one injured in McKeesport fire

The fire broke out shortly before 4 a.m. in the 2600 block of Cleveland Street.

2 days ago

TRAFFIC: Parkway East closure scheduled for next weekend

The Parkway East will close next weekend to prepare for the Greenfield Bridge implosion.

2 days ago

Fourth person tracked down in connection with shooting of state trooper

Police say they believe Kaymer Lewis was a passenger in the vehicle that was stopped by troopers prior to the shooting.

2 days ago

Responders on scene of Centre Avenue crash in Shadyside Thursday night

The accident occurred shortly after 9:30 p.m., police said.

2 days ago

Four injured in one-vehicle crash in Rostraver

The incident occurred around 5 p.m. at the intersection of Route 51 and Simmons Lane.

2 days ago

Fire marshal investigating cause of condominium fire near Carnegie

No one was injured in the blaze in the Pennsbury Village condominiums.

2 days ago

After virus outbreak, open dog adoptions at humane society will resume Saturday

Some dogs were quarantined as a precaution Nov. 6, and six died from the virus, the shelter director said.

3 days ago

Fence-jumper prompts afternoon lockdown at White House

The man was immediately apprehended and taken into custody pending criminal charges, the Secret Service said in a statement.

3 days ago

 Cindy Edwards, of Cranberry, was one of many shoppers who were getting a headstart on their holiday shopping on Thanksgiving. Ms. Edwards was looking to snag some good deals at the Toys 'R' Us in Cranberry.

Holiday shoppers get a head start on Thanksgiving

Most of the more than a dozen major retailers like Macy’s, Target and Kohl’s were sticking with their evening Thanksgiving openings.

3 days ago

 A pair of bear hunters walk up a road last Monday toward a sign marking a game commission's deer hunter focus area at Pennsylvania game lands 74 in Fisher, Clarion County. The Pennsylvania Game Commission hopes more than 30 of these areas across the state will draw more hunters to spots where they’re likely to see more deer when hunting season opens Monday.

Game commission to steer hunters to prime spots

It’s a reversal of past practice, when the board spent hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to erect fences to keep deer out of areas.

3 days ago

 An armed police officer stands guard Thursday at the start of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Macy's Thanksgiving parade features balloons, bands, heavy security

Heavy police presence join balloons and floats on parade route.

3 days ago

 A vehicle is flipped onto its side in a deadly crash early this morning on Penn Avenue near North Lang Avenue in North Point Breeze.

One killed, one injured in N. Point Breeze crash

The crash was reported shortly after 3 a.m. on Penn Avenue near North Lang  Avenue, authorities said.

3 days ago

 A Belgium army soldier walks through the Galeries Royal Saint-Hubert today in Brussels.

Brussels terror threat level cut amid raids across Belgium

The prime minister said the cut to level 3 -- the same as the rest of the country -- shows the risk of a terror attack “remains serious.”

3 days ago

Taxi driver shot in Hazelwood

The taxi driver was driving east on Second Avenue when a shot pierced the rear window and struck him, police said.

3 days ago

Mount Washington man pleads guilty to running W.Va. heroin ring

A grand jury said Christopher Gyorko was headed a ring that shipped the drug into Ohio and Marshall counties and surrounding parts of Ohio.

3 days ago

Beaver County men plead guilty on federal gun charges

Timothy Brown Jr. of Rochester admitted that he stole more than 50 guns from his father’s store John Brown's Armory.

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