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The man insisted he would have hurt the officer more if he had been aware of his charges, police said.
Police continue to investigate the incident, which injured six people in Penn Hills.
An 18-month-old girl was killed Thursday after a truck backed up over her, the Indiana County coroner said.
Rankin police arrested five men Thursday following a daylong gun battle that traveled between two Mon Valley communities and left five
Brandy Bara, also known as Brandy Marie White, 33, of Briaridge Drive, was the leader of the ring, according to the DEA.
An Allegheny County dispatch supervisor said the crash happened around 2:40 p.m. in the 4200 block of Verona Road.
Overnight paving will cause traffic restrictions on Allegheny River Boulevard starting Thursday night.
This Saturday afternoon, July 26, Pittsburgh street artist/sculptor Tim Kaulen will bring a Mobile Sculpture Workshop to 1215 Braddock Ave.
Lea‘s Floral Shop partners with Teleflora to distribute bouquets to care centers for “Make Someone Smile Week.”
Feral cats running in North Versailles; protest over removal of stop signs in N. Huntingdon; and Murrysville OKs AutoZone
Subjects would rather take an electric jolt than sit quietly without their toys.
Claire Ertl of Shaler works to improve Westmoreland Museum of American Art and raise awareness in the community.
Activities and events throughout the east communities
The county’s bank kicks off its mission with the demolition of two abandoned houses in West Newton.
The reason: Legislators included only a modest increase to the fund that since 1973 has provided partial reimbursements to districts.
Congregations in the Monroeville Interfaith Ministerium join together to provide end-of-month meals that serve 100 people.
Seton Hill University will make the app available to students, faculty and staff.
Police said the shooting was likely retaliation for a shooting in Rankin Wednesday that left one man injured.
The board rejected plans by the Environmental Charter School at Frick Park that would have cost the district as much as $11 million a year.
Wayne E. Krause was flown by helicopter to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, where he was pronounced dead just after 11 p.m.
Spokeswoman Heather Pharo said a man was shot in the side and wrist and taken to a hospital around midnight.
State police said the teens drove to an I-80 overpass July 10 to throw rocks.
The four suspects forced Kenneth Mitchell into his home at gunpoint, duct-taped him and then left with three handguns and money.
The closures will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day
Doctors say Marrki Elgin arrived at Forbes Hospital with four pelvic fractures and injuries to her chest and neck -- and pregnant.
Westbound Route 30 in North Huntingdon will be restricted to a single lane of traffic overnight today and Thursday and again this weekend.
The North Versailles commissioners on Thursday night voted to advertise a new “safety and fire protection” policy.
A township man said he is not in favor of potential Marcellus Shale drilling in the Crestas Terrace neighborhood.
After the meeting, township Solicitor Greg Evashavik said the township will start sending out letters to tenants.
P1 bus service will be detoured.
Penn Hills approves contracts
E-ZPass is the electronic toll collection program that offers motorists the convenience of paying tolls without cash or tickets.
Anthony and Art Mascilli Jr. have taken on day-to-day operations at East End Plumbing and Mechanical with help from their parents.
Jeannette patrolman Justin Scalzo decided to take a position with the Greensburg Police Department, taking his canine officer with him.
The arts festival will feature 40 arts and crafts vendors, food vendors selling ethnic food, and hands-on activities for all ages.
Gateway drivers voted to end representation with Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1729.
Art students will take part in a puppet show this month as part of the Weather Permitting series at Shadyside Nursery.
Actor, educator Gregory Kenney combines teaches the community about influential African Americans through his one-man plays.
A new Youngwood gift shop hosts a support group for people coping with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, a rare brain disease.
The Trafford Theatre Factory had planned to stage “Pippin” but instead will put on another Stephen Schwartz production, “Children of Eden.”
Non-partisan grassroots organization assists community-minded individuals through political process and helps revive Wilkinsburg.
Crews had been searching this week for the body of Thomas Duane Uzmack, 40, of Penn Hills, who fell off a jet ski in the river Sunday.
The restriction will occur from Arona Road to the Pennsylvania Turnpike on-ramp.
Brothers Brett Lahr and Dylan Lahr of New Columbia face felony charges for their involvement in dropping a large rock from a bridge July 10.
Steven Pascarella, a 26-year veteran, also is claiming civil rights violations and failure of the municipality to accommodate a disability.
The man, identified as Thomas Duane Uzmack, 40, of Penn Hills, is presumed to have drowned.
Authorities said Tyrone Williams, 42, who was set to graduate from the police academy next month, was shot multiple times early Sunday.
Penn Hills council approved a three-year contract with Keystone Tax Service of Westmoreland County.
The 911th Air Lift Wing of the Air Force Reserves plays host to a mock disaster, bringing together federal, state and local agencies.