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 Screen grab from the live feed of the Hays eagle nest in February 2015.

No Hays eaglets in 2015

There will be no eaglet additions to the family of Bald Eagles in Hays in 2015, the Audubon Society of W. PA. said in a statement today.

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Beaver County newlywed found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for 2014 shooting death

Christina George shot and killed her niece, Katelyn Francis, 21, during an argument at a New Brighton bar on Ms. George’s wedding day.

about 3 hours ago


Authorities: Huntingdon County woman who posed as lawyer almost became partner

Kimberly Kitchen, 45, of James Creek, was charged Thursday with forgery and unauthorized practice of law.

about 4 hours ago


Prosecutors withdraw homicide charge against woman in ex-lover's Elliott death

Jamie Parker still faces charges of conspiring to commit robbery tied to the Oct. 14 death of Leonard Butler.

about 4 hours ago


 An image from Le Diner en Blanc last year in Philadelphia.

'Secret' dinner series Le Diner en Blanc coming to Pittsburgh

The outdoor dinners, in which patrons dress entirely in white, are held in more than 20 countries and 50 cities.

about 5 hours ago


 A SWAT team surrounds an apartment in Hempfield today.

Fugitive captured after holding hostage in Hempfield since early this morning

Members of a fugitive task force went to an apartment to serve three warrants shortly after 7 a.m. and the situation ended about 2:30 p.m.

about 5 hours ago


East Hills man convicted of third-degree murder in party bus slaying

Steven Lee, 21, of McKees Rocks was killed early on March 30, 2013, after an evening on a party bus celebrating his cousin’s 34th birthday.

about 5 hours ago


Access van driver charged with rape

Daniel Burrelli, 55, of Oakmont faces charges of rape and other crimes.

about 6 hours ago


Police: Drowning may have caused South Side nurse's death

Wheeling police Sgt. Gregg McKenzie said investigators are awaiting the results of additional tests, including a toxicology screen.

about 6 hours ago


 The Golden Triangle lights will be dimmed on Saturday in celebration of Earth Hour.

Earth Hour will darken Pittsburgh's skyline Saturday

The event to showcase conservation and environmental awareness begins at 8:30 p.m. and will darken buildings Downtown and in Oakland.

about 6 hours ago


Investigation prompts police presence at Jefferson Hills high school

In an unrelated incident, police said a student showed up with a knife at the school and posted a video showing him loading a firearm.

about 7 hours ago


Norwin teacher, daughter of superintendent, arrested on drug charges

Lisa Rodnicki, 37, a physical education teacher  at Norwin and daughter of superintendent William H. Kerr Jr., is accused of selling heroin.

about 7 hours ago


Suspect faces trial in Homewood shooting death

Zachary Threats, 37 is accused of killing Kaamil Arnold, 30, at a home on Tioga Street in Homewood on July 4.

about 7 hours ago


 Lincoln Levys

Wilkinsburg man ordered to stand trial in infant daughter's death

Lincoln Levys, 28, faces charges of homicide and other charges in the Oct. 23 death of his daughter, Saige Levys.

about 8 hours ago


Two Lawrence County men charged with operating video gambling machines

Frank R, Medure, 63, of Neshannock Township, and his son, Frank C. Medure, 33, of Union Township, are accused of operating 65 machines.

about 8 hours ago


 Earlier this month, Alice Pittrell of East Liberty and others marched from the Bottom Dollar site on Penn Avenue to the Aldi store on Baum Boulevard to show their support for bringing a grocer to the Bottom Dollar location.

Aldi to convert, reopen nine former Bottom Dollar stores in Pittsburgh region

The Illinois-based discount grocery bought all of the Bottom Dollar store locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio and New Jersey.

about 9 hours ago


Port Authority board approves agreement to continue free rides to North Side Station

Under the five-year agreement, the Pittsburgh Stadium Authority and Alco Parking will pay $1.2 million to continue the service.

about 9 hours ago


McCandless mortgage broker pleads to fraud conspiracy

Joseph Nocito Jr., 44, of Sewickley, president of Castle Mortgage, defrauded Washington Mutual Bank of some $1.8 million.

about 10 hours ago


 Jose Tabata slides into third base during a spring training game against the Orioles earlier this month.

Outfielder Tabata one of a dozen Pirates cuts

Tabata, who was competing to be the club’s fourth outfielder, was reassigned to minor league camp.

about 11 hours ago


 The outbound Fort Pitt Tunnel will close at 10 tonight and reopen by 6 a.m. Monday for the removal of ceiling tiles.

Outbound Fort Pitt Tunnel closing this weekend

The tunnel will close at 10 tonight and reopen by 6 a.m. Monday. The posted detour uses West Carson Street to reach the West End Bypass.

about 11 hours ago


 Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., center, listens as President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with Congressional leaders at the White House in November. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is at right.

Top Senate Democrat Reid will not seek re-election

“I want to be able to go out at the top of my game,” Mr. Reid, 75, said.

about 12 hours ago


 Barry Manilow sings "Could It Be Magic" on Thursday night at Consol Energy Center.

Review: Barry Manilow takes a stroll down memory lane

Opening the night with “It’s a Miracle,” the hits came one after another as the consummate showman showed that at 71, he’s still got it.

about 12 hours ago


 Chaz White

Two arrested in shooting death of Wilmerding 19-year-old

The shooting took place around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Airbrake Avenue.

about 13 hours ago


Driver killed near I-70 ramp in Washington County

Authorities said the driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree after exiting the highway onto Route 43 in California Borough.

about 13 hours ago


 Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a Germanwings jet into the French Alps on Tuesday.

Report: Germanwings co-pilot had previous 'serious depressive episode'

Also, German prosecutors say they found evidence that Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers.

about 13 hours ago


No charges to be filed against Montour's AD, equipment manager

School officials said at a meeting Thursday night that the Allegheny County DA’s office found “no basis for prosecution.”

about 13 hours ago


 West Virginia's BillyDee Williams, left, and Nathan Adrian watch form the bench during the second half of Thursday's game against Kentucky.

No. 1 Kentucky overpowers West Virginia, 78-39, in Sweet 16

Thursday night’s game was a mismatch from the start as the top-seeded Wildcats crushed the No. 5-seed Mountaineers.

about 19 hours ago


 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury watches the shot by Carolina Hurricanes forward Riley Nash  during the second period at PNC Arena.

Penguins' struggles continue with 5-2 loss vs. Hurricanes

The Penguins remain in third place in the Metropolitan Division, between the second-place New York Islanders and fourth-place Washington.

about 20 hours ago


  Andre Gray

Bodies of 2 missing Pittsburgh men found in river in Ohio

Andre Gray and Paul Kochu were positively identified by the Charleston, W.Va., medical examiner’s office, Cmdr. RaShall Brackney said.

about 20 hours ago


IUP advances to D-II national championship game

The Crimson Hawks of Indiana University of Pennsylvania took the lead in the last five minutes tonight and beat Tarleton State, 72-68.

about 20 hours ago


DA seeks death penalty in McKeesport killing, cites retaliation as motive

Roman Jones, 23, of Clairton, and Jonathan Coles, 20, of McKeesport are charged in the death of William Doyle, 24.

about 21 hours ago


Restrictions set today on Noblestown Road

An alternating one-way pattern will be in effect under the bridge from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., with full stoppages of up to 15 minutes at times.

about 21 hours ago


Pittsburgh police warn public about water department worker impersonator

A man knocked on the door of a Fine View residence, claiming he needed to check the pipes in the house.

about 21 hours ago


 From left, Tracy Montgomery, her daughter Kaitlin, 10, and Kaitlin's home nurse Chris Williams speak with others after Ms. Montgomery addressed the Steel Valley school board.

Steel Valley School District allows special-needs student to use faculty restroom

The teachers union had filed a grievance over the issue at Park Elementary School in Munhall.

about 23 hours ago


 Smoke rises from a burning building after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City.  The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported.

New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

The residential apartment building is on Second Avenue and East 7th Street.

about 23 hours ago


Wilkinsburg man charged with abusing authority as deputy constable, position in security company

Lawrence Taylor will be charged with computer trespass, tampering with records or identification, official oppression and harassment.

1 day ago


Three family members sentenced in boy's abuse

The 8-year-old boy’s mother, Mary Rader; grandmother, Deana Beighley; and step-grandfather, Dennis Beighley were all sentenced today.

1 day ago


Sinkhole closes Laketon Road in Penn Hills

The sinkhole is in the 2800 block of Laketon Road, just east of the intersection with Crab Hollow Road.

1 day ago


 Darrius Heyward-Bey pulls in a pass against the Texans last season.

Steelers bring back Heyward-Bey on one-year deal

The wide receiver saw action in all 16 games for the Steelers last season.

1 day ago


Westmoreland County Community College board approves tuition increase

Tuition will increase $24 per credit this fall then freeze for 2016-17.

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 Tracy Montgomery arrives at the Steel Valley school board meeting on Thursday with her daughter Kaitlin, who has chronic lung disease and pulmonary hypertension, foot problems and autism.

Mother of Steel Valley special needs student upset over bathroom dispute

Tracy Montgomery’s daughter Kaitlin, 10, is the subject of a grievance filed by the Steel Valley Education Association.

1 day ago


Judge dismisses charges against actor's daughter in shooting

Police said Lia Savini, 29, shot her boyfriend March 14 at their Bloomfield house while they were both drunk.

1 day ago


 Ingrid Schaffner is the author of more than 20 books, including "The Essential Andy Warhol" and "Salvador Dali's Dream of Venus."

Ingrid Schaffner to curate 2018-19 Carnegie International

The scholar and art historian, who lived in Shadyside as a child, is curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia.

1 day ago


Teen gets up to 80 years for attempted rape, killing of Lehigh student

Prosecutors say Sanchez-Osorio broke into the 23-year-old student’s bedroom, tore off her underpants and choked her until she turned blue.

1 day ago


 Craig Davis, president and CEO of Visit Pittsburgh, is expecting a successful 2015 for tourism in the city.

Pittsburgh on track to be 2015 hot spot

Craig Davis of VisitPittsburgh said the first quarter already has proven to be much better than expected for hotels.

1 day ago


Aliquippa student arrested after bringing gun to high school

The superintendent sent a letter to parents notifying them of the security breach at the school.

1 day ago


Pope Francis to visit Obama at White House Sept. 23

The White House said Obama and the pope plan to discuss “caring for the marginalized and the poor; advancing economic opportunity for all.”

1 day ago


Indiana County couple charged with abusing 6-year-old

The boy required surgery on his liver, pancreas and intestines.

1 day ago


Electric supplier to pay $2.3 million settlement for deceptive marketing practices

Energy Services Providers, doing business as Pennsylvania Gas and Electric, has agreed to pay $2.3 million in addition to other penalties.

1 day ago


Pitt picks up verbal commitment from Ohio QB Thomas MacVittie

The Archbishop Moeller (Ohio) quarterback also had offers from Cincinnati, Miami (Ohio), Ohio and Toledo.

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