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Derek Scott Lee, 26, of Penn Hills, was being held in the Allegheny County Jail Friday night.
The grand jury system is designed to protect witnesses in sensitive cases.
Community members have agreed to a proposal from a local animal shelter to build a $15 million, 40,000-square-foot facility in Homewood.
Marla Priestley, a latent-fingerprint examiner, testified that she found a thumb print on a bottle of cyanide that matched Mr. Ferrante’s.
But that doesn’t mean three local foundations with a deal to buy the property still won’t end up with the building.
PNC Grow Up Great celebrated its 10th anniversary with a vocabulary challenge — teaching the same lesson at the same time in 37 cities.
Jerome Cochran’s service spans more than three decades.
Mary Monica Wilson-Lefler, 64, of Economy, had pleaded guilty last year to health care fraud.
City Council members Corey O’Connor and Dan Gilman offer career advice to local high school students through the U Can B program.
Allegheny County police charged Tyler Goodnight, 17, with attempted homicide, aggravated assault and other crimes.
A jury found Edward Covington, who has addresses in East Liberty and Green Tree, not guilty of attempted homicide, rape and other crimes.
City Council approved an additional $125,000 for outreach services to individuals likely to become victims or perpetrators of violence.
A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a man in the Hill District this summer, police said.
In 2013, Pittsburgh police responded to 10,622 calls for domestic violence, Sgt. Eric Kroll said.
The city council advanced a request to renew a contract with a North Carolina company handling scheduling for police off-duty work.
Emails are presented in the sixth day of the criminal homicide trial of Robert Ferrante, charged with using cyanide to poison his wife.
Herbert Hart IV, 25, claimed self defense in killing Robert Wilson, his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend, but police and prosecutors disagree.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Thursday nominated acting EMS chief Mark Bocian to a permanent position.
Emails between Robert Ferrante and his wife, Autumn Klein, in the days and months before her death.
Mayor Bill Peduto and the Rev. Regis Farmer, pastor of St. Maria Goretti Parish, will serve as grand marshals.
Pittsburgh Public Schools said the 15-year-old girl entered the teachers’ lounge about 9:15 a.m. and grabbed a steak knife.
Copeland Tyler, 18, is accused of killing Reginald Turner, of California-Kirkbride, inside a New Pennley Place apartment building Oct. 4.
Controller Michael Lamb’s audit shows average response times rose slightly to 9 minutes, 53 seconds in the two years ending last December.
The man fell about 10 feet and was taken to UPMC Presbyterian, public safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said.
Doctors treating Autumn Klein requested a cyanide test only because they noticed her blood was a bright red color.
The company, Cover Your Assets, handles scheduling of police officers who work special duty events.
Pittsburgh public safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said a man was shot in the face about noon on Black Street.
Pittsburgh police were called at 1:45 a.m. for reports of shots fired.
The Pulitzer Prize winner was one of several speakers at Tuesday’s Salk Symposium at the University of Pittsburgh.
Smoking is banned in most state workplaces, with efforts continuing to block smoking at all drinking establishments, like casinos.
Pittsburgh City Council President Bruce Kraus pleaded not guilty this week to littering and harassment.
If all goes ideally, construction could begin in 2017 or 2018, said Port Authority officials.
Utility work on three state-maintained roads in Oakland and Bloomfield will cause rolling traffic restrictions for the next two nights.
The ramp from Crosstown Boulevard to Route 28 north will close at 10:30 a.m.
Federal agents and police Thursday rounded up 34 people on drug and gun charges after a two-year investigation.
Burgess was convicted of first-degree murder in the killing of a Beaver Falls couple six years ago is set to be sentenced this morning.
Andre Gray, a 34-year-old black man, is about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs about 200 pounds and has a full beard, police said.
The letters, read into the record by Detective Jackelyn Weibel, were the most compelling evidence during a day packed with it.
Under a bill sponsored by Darlene Harris, dog handlers will receive a $500 stipend to care for their dogs once the dogs retire.
The Heinz Endowments is providing 10 community groups with training from the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University.
Speakers discussed topics ranging from teacher quality to arts education to state and federal funding and their impact on minority students.
The Google search history and internet browsing history for Robert Ferrante’s computer, as well as letters to his family.
Nightlife, and the neighborhoods in which it happens, are resources that need to be planned and managed.
Prosecutors say within a few days Robert Ferrante used cyanide he ordered to kill his wife, neurosurgeon Autumn Klein.
The $1.5 million RAD grant is a portion of the $3.15 million in public funding being used to help three foundations buy the Downtown center.
Organizers say they hope the video conference will raise awareness of issues surrounding the outbreak.
In Allegheny County, more children have after-school opportunities than the national or state averages, but there’s still a large unmet
A contentious proposal for 23 new housing units in the South Side Slopes is in its fourth redesign.
There are 180 organizations in the area that serve veterans in some way, and dealing with them is often confusing.
Six images were etched on a new retaining wall along the North Side to depict the rich history of the corridor.