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Children can now check out American Girl dolls at nearby libraries, allowing them to learn about both local and American history.
The man, identified as Eric Hammond, was shot in the stomach, possibly inside his home. He died at UPMC Presbyterian hospital.
Larry D. Winckler stole $9.2 million while chief operating officer of Falcon Drilling.
Damages are estimated to exceed $2 million in the blaze that destroyed three buildings and damaged two others.
The judge described the crime as "mystifying," given that Mr. Winckler earned $260,000 a year.
John Longo, 58, of Hempfield pleaded guilty last year.
James Karr is charged with homicide and arson in the death of his wife, Maureen, who had sought a protection from abuse order against him.
Former manager Lynette McKinney received $52,000 and her attorney $23,000, most of it from the municipality’s insurance carrier.
A teenage boy was shot outside the school after a basketball game against Propel Andrew Street High School in Munhall.
A club to discuss books with nature themes will hold its first meeting tonight at Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve near Saint Vincent College.
Philip Little recently presented Operation Safe Surf, a presentation for parents and children about cyberspace dangers, in Shaler.
Gateway Middle School student’s gift ‘a real world example of selflessness.’
The landmark expected to open late this summer as council prepares to open contractor bids.
Weekly sessions of the program were held last year at Greensburg-Salem Middle School.
Colleen Tortorella was selected as a semifinalist for counselor of the year and will attend a recognition dinner in Washington.
The four-year contract includes yearly pay raises for officers.
Western Westmoreland Municipal Authority wants to build a tank to hold excess rainwater and sewage for treatment.
Melissa Guiddy of the law firm King and Guiddy is taking over the post, replacing the retired R. Mark Gesalman.
The proposal is in response to an increasing number of drug overdoses in recent years.
The proposed setback requirements are a source of consternation for residents who say they are worried about environmental and health risks.
Forest Hills officials confirmed Wednesday that a permit had been issued for the deconstruction of the Westinghouse atom smasher
News and other happenings throughout the east communities.
Events and other happenings throughout the east communities.
A regimen of healthy, natural eating turns out to be a headache.
The atom smasher was the nation’s first Van de Graaf nuclear generator.
No injuries were reported in the fire, which was reported at 9:54 a.m. at 24 Sprague St.
Board directors sought public comment during a packed meeting at the administrative building.
The district’s “Plan for Excellence,” unveiled in September, was approved at Wednesday night’s legislative meeting.
Omali McKay, 28, had been set to go to trial today in U.S. District Court.
Allegheny County police said the shooting occurred around 11:45 p.m. at the Crawford Village housing complex on Pirl Street.
In addition the following council members were appointed as committee liaisons.
Wilkinsburg school board took its first steps toward a major renovation during a workshop with architects from J. C. Pierce.
The Gateway School District plans not to increase taxes by more than 0.4345 mills, or its allowable index of 2.3 percent.
Monika Gibson and her husband, Matt, moved from Warsaw to Pittsburgh in August 2006 so Matt could attend culinary school.
The morning blaze at 310 Lynnwood Ave. sent one firefighter to the hospital.
The road was to close at 9 a.m. and remain closed through 3 p.m. Feb. 21 for water line work.
The Hempfield swim team tries to move on, but also keep alive the memory of its late captain, Judson Shiffler.
Police charged McKeesport resident Ryan Williams with homicide in the fatal October fire that killed two adults and four children.
The traffic restrictions are to allow for work that is part of a $28.5 million project.
Police have charged Ryan Williams, 24, of McKeesport in an Oct. 18 fire that claimed the lives of six people, four of them children.
School district constituents will now elect three representatives from each voting region; the change takes effect immediately.
Republican senators and congressmen are in Hershey this week to set their agendas for the coming year.
The Allegheny County Department of Human Services and Common Pleas Court have ended referrals to the Domestic Abuse Counseling Center.
No longer able to pay for upkeep, First Commonwealth Bank is trying to rid itself of responsibility for the cemetery.
Delaware Crossings is a three-story, six-unit building that offers residents the option of having a boat dock. Units start at $549,000.
The two-day festival features at least six ice carvers who will sculpt close to 50 carvings from 30-pound blocks of ice.
They talked about their fears at an informational meeting Monday.
No injuries were reported to staff or the 208 inmates, who initially were taken under heavy guard to nearby Faith United Methodist Church.
The Pittsburgh Boat Show, which begins Friday at the Monroeville Convention Center, is expected to draw more than 10,000 visitors.
The new plan for a science, technology, engineering and math center would include glassed-in entrances at the north side of the building.