Nearly a century ago, a young pregnant woman named Maggie Howze stood on a Mississippi bridge with a rope around her neck.
The three-time Emmy winner gives her take on the latest presidential election and what it means for the nation.
Residents of the area where Pittsburgh, Wilkinsburg, Edgewood and Swissvale meet want a crosswalk at South Braddock at Sanders Street.
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Pittsburgh police are investigating three shootings that wounded men around the city Sunday in Marshall-Shadeland, Garfield and the Hill
Police said the shooter was one of three men that approached the victim this morning.
For families in Pennsylvania who have a child with an intellectual or developmental disability, a 21st birthday can be an unhappy milestone.
With a new contract for musicians, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra avoided dragging out a long work stoppage and losing more concerts.
A Pitt professor teaches the skills of fact-based persuasion in an age weaned on the warp speed and anonymity of social media.
He is the first person convicted in Allegheny County to be re-sentenced and released under a 2012 Supreme Court decision.
District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. wants officers to use stop sticks at each stop to avoid chases, but police say it isn’t practical.
The report, released in honor of World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, compiled statistics from a variety of sources.
The 13 percent rate increase for Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority customers translates roughly into an additional $7 per month.
A new study says the use of “green infrastructure” is a better, less expensive way to reduce illegal wet weather sewage overflows.
Someone painted in pink the letters “ACAB” which the memorial’s president, Donna Best, said is a derogatory acronym.
The work will pave the way for redevelopment of the Boulevard of the Allies property.
The former Equitable Resources Building is being marketed for sale, along with the former Del Monte/Big Heart Pet Brands building.
In Pennsylvania, motorists no longer face jail time if they refuse to take a blood test to check for drugs or alcohol and are convicted.
Attorney Paul J. McArdle filed actions claiming that various defendants defamed him, then entered his law office to remove files. .
Michael P. Terrick was fired in September as manager of the Munhall Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority, a job he had held since 2007.
A resurgence in spinning — twisting fibers together to make yarn — keeps members of the Loyalhannon Spinners productive as well as relaxed.
The findings were submitted to the Jail Oversight Board in a report from members Terri Klein and county Controller Chelsa Wagner.
Six people were taken into custody for various crimes on the North Side.
The 43-year-old, found at the end of Lombard Street, is in critical condition with at least one gunshot wound
Jordyn Robinson, who was last seen Sept. 4 in Homewood, was “located safely” at a McDonald’s restaurant in Chicago.
Acting Chief Scott Schubert met with about 40 activists and members of the public Wednesday in Larimer for “A Community Conversation.”
Philadelphia developer Core Realty has dubbed the retail component of the proposed redevelopment Kaufmann’s Grand on Fifth.
Councilmembers could find money in a general fund to support an affordable housing program, Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle said.
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence will pay back $148K and change the makeup of its board under settlement deal.
The prisoner was 14 when he was accused of participating in the robbery and shooting of a postal worker on the North Side in 1979.
The woman had at least one gunshot wound, and died after being transported to UPMC Mercy.
The Pittsburgh Symphony’s Prince-themed concert at Heinz Hall includes hits such as “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry.”
Jacquelyn Nuccetelli will be sentenced to 12 ½ to 30 years in prison in March, and the DA’s office says the investigation remains open.
The video, which urges HIV testing, is narrated by artist Vanessa German and shows Pittsburgh drag performer Alaska getting a test.
Police said Trevonte Eggleton robbed two men in a car at gunpoint but was thwarted when the driver bailed out of the moving vehicle.
VA Pittsburgh doctor is lead author of a new study that found assessing frailty in elective surgery patients is linked to better survival.
Council may keep mental health workers from using “conversion therapy” that targets sexual orientation in minors.
A few people called 911 when they heard the C-130 Hercules fly low over Pittsburgh for Lt. Col. Stanley George’s final flight.
Apologizes for initially doubting a former seminarian’s account of abuse by a priest
Police believe the man was at Robert E. Williams Memorial Park’s basketball court when he was shot.
Authorities are investigating the death of Shaun Weller, 32, who was found near the 10th Street Bridge in Downtown.
Josh Gonzalez, 24, of Brentwood is in police custody after being charged in the shooting of an Allegheny County Jail corrections officer.
A healthy take on soul food will be a key element for a new grocery store and restaurant, Day La Soul Cafe & Grocer, in Allentown.
The charge against Ryan Kyle stems from the same incident for which he is already serving 3 to 6 years in state prison.
Ricky Lee Olds’ attorneys are asking the judge who resentenced him in a homicide and robbery to reconsider his sentence of 20 years to life.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein filed a Commonwealth Court petition on behalf of more than 100 voters.
The actor from East Liberty who attended Peabody High School said Pittsburgh "had everything to do" with has career on stage and screen.
Christopher Urbano, who was held in contempt after not appearing for a trial, must undergo drug and alcohol and mental health evaluations.
Over $300K has been awarded to 18 artists and foundations by a partnership between the Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments.
The Brookline man truly counted music as his best friend.