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 The Kappa Delta Rho fraternity at Penn State.

Penn State fraternity Kappa Delta Rho loses recognition for three years

The fraternity has been stripped over a private Facebook page with photos of nude, semi-nude and incapacitated female students.

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 Plum superintendent Timothy Glasspool

Plum superintendent, board issue statements on DA investigation

Timothy Glasspool in a letter outlined for the community how the district attorneys office, armed with search warrants, collected documents.

about 1 hour ago

Neshannock wins WPIAL Class AA baseball title

Frank Fraschetti pitched a three-hitter to lead the Neshannock to a 4-0 victory against Quaker Valley in the WPIAL Class AA championship.

about 2 hours ago

Former Pittsburgh URA official says she was fired for blowing the whistle on false billing

Mary Horvath worked for the URA from 2008 until she was fired March 25.

about 3 hours ago

Atlantic 10 announces Duquesne's home and road opponents next season

The Dukes will have to play Davidson and Dayton twice in the 2015-16 season.

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 Shiite militiamen arrive in Khalidiya Saturday to support Sunni tribal fighters and local policemen as they defend their city against Islamic State group militants about 60 miles) west of Baghdad, Iraq.

Iraq launches operation to drive ISIS from Anbar

The fall of Ramadi marked a major defeat for Iraqi forces, which had been making steady progress against the extremists.

about 6 hours ago

Millvale property owner files suit against Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority over meter problems

The suit filed by Susan Newman of Millvale claims new devices caused “grossly inaccurate” bills from Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority.

about 7 hours ago

 This is not partisanship. This is simple good sense,” Gov. Tom Wolf said.

DAs, law enforcement back Wolf's pre-kindergarten plan

The governor says a $120 million increase for early childhood education would boost graduation rates, reduce prison population.

about 8 hours ago

 Tailgaters dance on the North Shore before the 2013 Kenny Chesney concert.

Tailgating hours condensed for Saturday's Kenny Chesney show at Heinz Field

The Heinz Field parking lots will open at 1 p.m,. and the gates for the Big Revival Tour show will open at 4 p.m.

about 8 hours ago

 Steelers receiver Antonio Brown can't come up with the catch in the second quarter of the AFC wild-card game against the Ravens at Heinz Field in January.

Contract aside, Steelers' Antonio Brown shows up for start of OTAs

A month ago, Brown was prepared to hold out on a new contract, but his absence from voluntary workouts lasted only a week.

about 8 hours ago

Gas prices stay flat over holiday weekend

Average pump prices have risen about 4 cents per gallon in the last week, but they held steady at $2.93 per gallon over the past weekend.

about 8 hours ago

 Of Monsters and Men

Of Monsters and Men coming to Stage AE Sept. 16

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. June 5 for the Icelandic band.

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 The Port Authority of Allegheny County has drafted new guidelines to determine where to shift service needs.

Port Authority unveils guidelines for service improvements, additions

The guidelines call for an annual service report that evaluates every route for efficiency, effectiveness and equity.

about 9 hours ago

Burglars break through roof of Shop 'n Save in Westwood

The incident occurred about 6 a.m. at the grocery store at 2013 Noblestown Road.

about 9 hours ago

 A sign urging people to vote for Barbara Daly Danko for Allegheny County Council sits outside the Darlington Street entrance to the Jewish Community Center May 19.

Allegheny County seeks applicants for Danko's East End council seat

Democrats have until noon Friday to submit resumes and interest letters to replace the late Barbara Daly Danko on Allegheny County Council.

about 9 hours ago

 In this May 12 photo, emergency personnel work the scene of a train wreck when an Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed and crashed in Philadelphia. Amtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers.

Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

The NTSB has been recommending that passenger and freight train cabs have audio recorders since the late 1990s.

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 Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto's trip to Cuba was originally planned for March but had to be rescheduled for this week.

Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto in Cuba to increase business relations, 'build new ties'

Catalyst Connection, an Oakland manufacturing consulting firm, organized the mission. It began Sunday and ends Wednesday.

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Paving resumes tonight on Greentree Road in Scott, Green Tree

Restrictions will occur between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., with single-lane traffic and alternating one-way traffic.

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 The inbound Parkway West will close from Interstate 79 to Parkway Center from 10 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Wednesday, with outbound traffic restricted to a single lane starting one hour after the Pirates game ends.

Parkway West overnight closures resume tonight

The inbound side will close from Interstate 79 to Parkway Center from 10 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Wednesday.

about 13 hours ago

Police search for man after attempted luring in Hazelwood

The girls, ages 9 and 10, were playing in the 5000 block of Second Avenue when a man in a red pickup truck approached them, police said.

about 13 hours ago

Motorcyclist killed in collision with trailer in Fayette County

Police said Steven R. Witteman, 22, of Fayette County was driving north on Matthew Drive in South Union when he crossed the center line.

about 13 hours ago

Twelve injured in W.Va. boating accident in Cheat Lake

The incident was reported shortly after 9 p.m. in Cheat Lake east of Morgantown in the Warm Hollow/Hickory Ridge area, officials said.

about 14 hours ago

Crack sealing may slow traffic on I-79, Route 910

Work on I-79 will cause occasional lane closures starting at 6 p.m. today through Friday.

about 14 hours ago

 A series of mergers is remaking the market for broadband Internet and cable television in the United States.

Charter buying Time Warner Cable in $55.3 billion deal

The cash and stock deal comes just one month after Comcast Corp. dropped its $45.2 billion merger agreement with Time Warner Cable.

about 15 hours ago

Cleveland reaches settlement with Justice Department over police conduct

Federal authorities saw a pattern of unconstitutional policing and excessive use of force, people briefed on the case said Monday.

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 The Pirates' Charlie Morton delivers against the Miami Marlins at PNC Park Monday.

Pirates' Morton is back in fine form

In Charlie Morton’s season debut, the Pirates defeated the Miami Marlins at PNC Park Monday night, winning their fourth consecutive game.

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 Lisa Taylor, left, and Sherry Lynn Lewis

Police charge two in undercover prostitution sting at Banksville motels

Police said the women solicited services online using a backpage advertisement that read "No police or law enforcement no pimps."

1 day ago

 Hundreds of displaced citizens of Ramadi make their way into Baghdad.

ISIS faces battle in Iraq, Syria; children among those executed by terrorist group

ISIS has killed at least 217 people execution-style, including children, since it moved into the Palmyra area, say human rights groups.

1 day ago

McKees Rocks teen charged as adult with assaulting ex-girlfriend

Police said the 17-year-old kicked a door in, choked the ex-girlfriend, held a gun to her head and threatened to kill her.

1 day ago

 Pirates starting pitcher Radhames Liz throws warmup pitches during the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Bradenton, Fla., in March.

Pirates notebook: Liz cut to make room for Morton

Radhames Liz, 31, had a 3.63 ERA in 11 games encompassing 17⅓ innings this season.

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 Two U.S. F-15 fighter jets escorted an Air France plane to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport today after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, according the U.S. military.

Planes searched at NYC airport after threats made

The FBI says it believes the same caller made the threats and the airliners were being screened as a precaution.

1 day ago

Emergency crews called to help man who fell over hillside in Harrison park

The call came in around 12:40 p.m. for a man who had fallen off a trail and down a steep hillside, officials said.

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 President Barack Obama, accompanied by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, left, commander of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, and with the aid of Sgt. 1st Class John C. Wirth, lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns today at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

Speaking to 5,000 people at Arlington National Cemetery, Obama called the burial place “more than a final resting place for fallen heroes.”

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 Residents stand outside their homes Monday as damaged cars are seen after a tornado hit the town of Ciudad Acuna, state of Coahuila. At least 13 people died on Monday morning after the tornado hit.

Twister kills at least 13 in Mexico border city

In Texas, crews searched for people believed to be missing after a vacation home was swept away by a river swollen from a line of storms.

1 day ago

Pedestrian critically injured near ramp on Parkway West

The man was collecting metal scraps along the road near the West Busway ramp in Carnegie when he was hit by a car, the Port Authority said.

1 day ago

Police search for couple after attempted theft of $3,200 in Walmart goods

The man became "violent and agitated" and shoved an employee, before the couple fled in a 2013 white Ford Taurus, police said.

1 day ago

 Police said an 11-year-old boy was critically wounded when he was shot with a BB gun in this playground of a former McKeesport school. Police charged a 312-year-old McKeesport man with the shooting. He told police the shooting was retaliation for the boy attacking his son.

Man charged with critically wounding boy with BB gun in McKeesport playground

A McKeesport man charged with the shooting tells police the incident on Sumac Street was in retaliation for the boy attacking his son.

1 day ago

 Emergency crews work at the scene of a two-car head-on crash on the Parkway East in Beaver County overnight in which a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction collided with another vehicle. Three people were injured.

Three injured in head-on crash on Parkway East in Beaver County

State police believe alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. Both drivers were flown to Pittsburgh hospitals.

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 In this Nov. 6, 2003, file photo, Jerry Stiller, left, and his wife Anne Meara pose on the set of "The King of Queens," at Sony Studio in Culver City, Calif. Meara, whose comic work with husband helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.

Obituary: Anne Meara / Actress, comedian, wife of Jerry Stiller and mom of Ben

She was a loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress.

1 day ago

1 killed, 1 injured in Armstrong County crash

A man was killed and another injured when the vehicle they were riding in crashed in Armstrong County Sunday evening, state police said.

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 In March 2002, John Nash, left, and his wife Alicia arrive at the 74th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Mr. Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind,” died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey on Saturday.

John Nash, portrayed in 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in NJ car crash

Mr. Nash, who attended Carnegie Mellon, was killed along with his wife, Alicia, in a crash on Saturday.

1 day ago

Woman arrested for setting fire to vacant McKeesport house

A woman was arrested by Allegheny County police after she admitted to setting the blaze that also damaged an adjacent, occupied home.

1 day ago

 Jung Ho Kang doubles against the Mets PNC Park.

McCutchen, Pirates come alive in series sweep with 9-1 win against Mets

Andrew McCutchen singled, homered and drew two walks. He knocked in two runs and scored twice.

1 day ago

Woman charged with animal cruelty after 4 dogs found dead inside Beechview home

The owner of dogs found dead inside a Beechview home Friday was arraigned this morning on charges including five counts of animal cruelty.

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Pittsburgh police officer injured when patrol car rear-ended

Police say the Zone 6 officer was stopped near Route 51 and Crane Avenue with his emergency lights on when his vehicle was struck.

2 days ago

Driver wounded by shots fired from another car inside Liberty Tunnels

Police are looking for a white sedan with collision damage following the shooting that occurred about 1:40 a.m.

2 days ago

Fuel leak contained at AGH Suburban in Bellevue

Officials say a small leak of diesel fuel at the facility in Bellevue was cleaned up and did not affect patient health care.

2 days ago

Man jailed after trying to flee from police in Cambria County

State police say Michael Matta Jr., 45, of Highspire, led state police on a chase throughout Nanty Glo and Blacklick.

2 days ago

Man killed in motorcycle crash in Westmoreland County

The accident occurred at about 1:33 a.m. near the intersection of Route 130 and Fritchman Lane in Penn.

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 Michael Brelo weeps as he hears the verdict in his trial Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Cleveland. Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects during a 137-shot barrage of gunfire was acquitted Saturday in a case that helped prompt the U.S. Department of Justice determine the city police department had a history of using excessive force and violating civil rights.

Cleveland officer acquitted of manslaughter in 2012 deaths of black unarmed couple

The trial of the officer, Michael Brelo, played out amid broader questions about how the police interact with African-Americans and use

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