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 Penguins CEO and president David Morehouse said centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will return next season for the team.

Penguins CEO says Rutherford, Johnston, Crosby and Malkin will all return next season

Team CEO/president David Morehouse acknowledges "disappointment" in the Penguins' early exit from the playoffs at the hands of the Rangers.

17 minutes ago

 Volunteers help remove debris of a building that collapsed at Durbar Square, after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)

Nepal quake: More than 1,000 dead, history crumbled, Everest shaken

A powerful earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest.

50 minutes ago

Man injured in McKees Rocks shooting

The shooting was reported just before 11:30 a.m. in Third Street Park near Progress and Amelia streets, officials said.

about 2 hours ago

Man killed after crashing into Hempfield Township home

Aaron James Koring, 19, of Greensburg was killed in a single-vehicle crash this morning after he left the road and struck a house.

about 2 hours ago

Medical examiner identifies victim in fatal Manchester shooting

A man shot to death in Pittsburgh’s Manchester neighborhood has been identified as Derrick Owens, 30.

about 6 hours ago

 Gerrit Cole turns in another strong start, limiting the Arizona Diamondbacks to seven hits and a single run in seven-plus innings Friday night in Phoenix.

Cole leads Pirates over Arizona, 4-1

Gerrit Cole did damage on the mound and in the batter’s box, and the Pirates opened a nine-game road trip with a 4-1 victory.

about 12 hours ago

Kane taking UPMC-Highmark consent decree dispute to court

The state attorney general plans to file a motion Monday to enforce the consent decree between UPMC and Highmark

about 13 hours ago

 Brandon Sutter, David Perron and Sidney Crosby console goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the New York Rangers scored in overtime to win Game 5 and eliminate the Penguins from the Stanley Cup playoffs in the first round Friday night at Madison Square Garden.

OT loss ends series, season, perhaps an era for Penguins

There's no indication of how ownership will respond to the Penguins lasting only five games in the postseason for the first time since 2007.

about 13 hours ago

Plum Senior High School holds student assemblies in response to social media posting

The assemblies concerned students posting statements to social media sites regarding the investigations into three teachers.

about 13 hours ago

Beaver Falls man to stand trial in 2 Sheraden slayings

Charges of homicide, robbery, conspiracy and carrying a firearm without a license were bound over against Michael St. Clair, 24.

about 14 hours ago

 Doug Polk of Las Vegas takes part in the "Brains vs. Artificial Intelligence" event at the Rivers Casino on the North Shore.

Humans take early edge in man vs. machine poker showdown at Rivers Casino

Through May 7, four of the world’s best will play 80,000 total hands against the CMU-designed opponent, Claudico.

about 14 hours ago

 The Very Rev. Edward Malesic addresses the media at a news conference in Greensburg this morning. He will become bishop of the Greensburg Diocese.

Harrisburg pastor named bishop of Greensburg

The Very Rev. Edward C. Malesic is a priest working in York Haven, Pa., in the Diocese of Harrisburg.

about 15 hours ago

 A Mylan-Teva combination is expected to raise antitrust issues, as is a Mylan-Perrigo combination.

Mylan increases its offer in merger tug of war

Mylan is the target of an unsolicited bid from Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical, which offered to acquire Mylan for $82 per share.

about 15 hours ago

Man shot to death in Manchester

The man, who appears to be in his 30s, was found in the driver's seat in a car on the 1300 block of Columbus Avenue right before 9 p.m.

about 15 hours ago

Time Warner Cable loses one suitor while another’s in the wings

Comcast Corp. dropped its $45.2 billion deal, valued at about $158.82 a share, to buy Time Warner Cable on Friday.

about 17 hours ago

 The interior of the Hawker 400.

OneJet launches new services from Pittsburgh International

Service to Indianapolis International Airport will start May 11 and service to Milwaukee May 4, with a daily flight four times a week.

about 17 hours ago

Moon resident admits bilking investors in coal-mine schemes

Ryan Blumling, 35, pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud before U.S. District Judge Arthur Schwab.

about 20 hours ago

Two men arrested after theft of firearm in Perry South

Pittsburgh police arrested two men today after they ran from officers and hid inside a shed with a stolen firearm in Perry South

about 20 hours ago

Dauphin County DA says he plans to release video of fatal shooting

The video was taken by a camera on Officer Lisa Mearkle’s stun gun. She has been charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man.

about 22 hours ago

Lawyer pleads guilty in New York-to-Pittsburgh drug ring case

U.S. District Judge David Cercone set sentencing for Guy Amatangelo for Sept. 9.

about 22 hours ago

Reward for information about dead dogs in Beaver County reaches nearly $5,000

Police discovered the remains of about 15 to 20 dogs between Route 51 and the Ohio River on Monday morning.

about 22 hours ago

 The University of Pittsburgh's new athletic director, Scott Barnes, center, laughs with chancellor Patrick Gallagher after a press conference announcing Barnes' hiring at the school's Oakland campus on Friday. At left is interim athletic director Randy Juhl.

Pitt officially names Scott Barnes next athletic director

The former Utah State AD’s tenure will begin July 1.

about 23 hours ago

Washington County man charged in road rage incident on I-79

Brian Gust, of Nottingham, was charged in the road rage incident Wednesday on Interstate 79.

1 day ago

African charged with swindling Pittsburgh-area women, Korean steel firm

Sigismond Segbefia, 28, a Ghana native who lives in Silver Spring, was arrested earlier this week in New York.

1 day ago

Wilmerding man headed to trial for March killing

Chaz White, 19, is accused of killing Isaiah Coleman, 19, also of Wilmerding.

1 day ago

Hearing postponed for suspect in missing man's killing

Hubert Wingate is charged in the death of Andre Gray, 34, who was reported missing in October and found in the Ohio River in March.

1 day ago

 Wiz Khalifa's song from the “Furious 7” soundtrack is currently No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Wiz Khalifa will make 'SNL' debut May 2

Actress Scarlett Johansson will host the episode; Khalifa will be musical guest.

1 day ago

Coraopolis bank robber sentenced to six years in prison

Prosecutors said he robbed the First National Bank in Coraopolis July 7 and robbed a Citizens Bank on the South Side July 13.

1 day ago

Tonight's Action Bronson concert rescheduled for Stage AE in June

The concert of hip-hop star Action Bronson was re-scheduled due to ticket demand.

1 day ago

Shooting guard Sterling Smith transfers to Pitt

Sterling Smith, a 6-4 shooting guard at Coppin State, averaged 13.9 points per game last season.

1 day ago

 A tour bus that was carrying Kentucky middle school students erupts in flames on Interstate 70 Thursday morning. No one was injured and the students were evacuated.

Cause of I-70 tour bus fire in Washington County still unknown

Police said bus driver Timothie Newton noticed problems with the bus, pulled onto the shoulder and saw smoke coming from the rear.

1 day ago

Part of East Busway out of service this weekend

The work will detour the P1 East Busway-All Stops and the P3 East Busway-Oakland.

1 day ago

 Robert G. Radacy Jr. faces a preliminary hearing Monday before District Judge Mark Mansour.

Fayette County man charged with breaking bones of 4-week-old baby

Robert G. Radacy Jr., 29, of Belle Vernon, is charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children.

1 day ago

Women held captive in Cleveland home for decade release memoir

Amanda Berry’s "Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland" was written with journalists Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan.

1 day ago

 Kevin Sousa talks in February about the greenhouse in Superior Motors, a new restaurant scheduled to open in Braddock.

Pittsburgh restaurateur Kevin Sousa facing more legal troubles

The owners of the property where Kevin Sousa operated Station Street Hot Dogs have sued the chef and his wife for a total of $60,425.98.

1 day ago

 Tamari restaurant, at 3519 Butler St. in Lawrenceville, is closing in early May.

Tamari restaurant in Lawrenceville to close in May

The restaurant that had been one of the pioneering businesses in the neighborhood's revival will hold its last service May 2.

1 day ago

McArdle Roadway closed this morning

The road is closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

1 day ago

 In this image, students from Westfield High School in central Indiana are on the stage during the grand finale of the concert dubbed "American Pie" Thursday night just prior to the stage collapse. More than a dozen students were injured.

More than 12 students hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school

Police said all of the injuries the students suffered in the collapse Thursday evening were minor.

1 day ago

 A Blue Bell Ice Cream truck stops at Walgreen's in Dallas on Thursday. Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week after listeria was found in a variety of the company's frozen treats.

Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause

The recalls are unusual: Listeria is rarely found in ice cream because it can’t grow at freezing temperatures.

1 day ago

NHL announces start time for Penguins' potential Game 6

In order to make that game necessary, the Penguins must defeat the Rangers in tonight's Game 5 in New York

1 day ago

 Attorney General Kathleen Kane speaks during a news conference Jan. 21 in Philadelphia.

Judge delays contempt hearing for Attorney General Kane

The criminal contempt hearing, which had been scheduled for Monday, will be rescheduled at the request of the attorneys in the case.

1 day ago

Homewood man charged with impersonating state constable, taking woman to jail

Karl Edmonds, 41, of Homewood, is accused of passing himself off as a constable and a member of a fugitive squad.

1 day ago

 Crystal Dean points to some of the bullet holes on her family's minivan. She said her 5-month-old great-granddaughter was in the minivan when someone fired several shots from a sidewalk toward another person in Marshall-Shadeland. The baby was unharmed and no one else was injured.

Minivan carrying infant caught in cross-fire in Marshall-Shadeland

Pittsburgh police said shots were fired in the 1100 block of Woodland Avenue. No one was reported shot, police said.

1 day ago

 Del's Bar & Ristorante DelPizzo in Bloomfield will close May 2.

Del's Bar & Ristorante DelPizzo in Bloomfield to close

The DelPizzo family sold the building, at 4428 Liberty Ave., to Herky Pollock, an executive vice president with CBRE.

1 day ago

 Pittsburgh firefighters work on a roof fire at 623 Devonshire St., four houses south of Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside.

3-alarm blaze in Shadyside brought under control

The fire was reported about 6 p.m. at 623 Devonshire, four houses south of Ellsworth Avenue.

1 day ago

 Pittsburgh police investigate a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded in the 3200 block of Ward Street in South Oakland Wednesday night.

Suspects sought in shooting death of man in South Oakland

The medical examiner's office has identified the man fatally shot Wednesday in South Oakland as Dion Turner, 21, of Swissvale.

1 day ago

No apology coming from Steel Valley school board

The teachers union asked for one over the airing of a dispute concerning restroom accommodations for a special-needs student.

1 day ago

 Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. talks about the ongoing investigation at Plum Senior High School during a news conference today.

District attorney will investigate misconduct at Plum school

An interview with one teacher raised concerns that the inappropriate activity with a student was "common knowledge," the DA said.

1 day ago

 Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington in January.

Striking new tone a priority for Lynch

Lynch will replace Eric Holder and become the first black woman in the nation's top law enforcement post.

1 day ago

Michael Brown’s parents file lawsuit against Ferguson

The suit seeks a court order to prohibit the use of techniques “that demean, disregard, or underserve its African-American population.”

1 day ago


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