“In the Depression, not only did you learn to pinch pennies, but you learned to live on very little,” Mr. Novak said in a 2012 interview.
Kenneth Rubel, 41, of Jefferson Hills was charged Saturday with simple assault, driving under the influence, harassment and other offenses.
Gateway High School graduate Sam Polinsky, also known as the pro-Trump wrestler Sam Adonis, has drawn attention in Mexico’s lucha libre.
Two held on homicide, other charges; another man already being held in the Allegheny County Jail Friday on one count of abuse of a corpse.
Maxwell Morton was convicted Thursday of third-degree murder in the shooting of 16-year-old Ryan Mangan in February 2015.
McKeesport’s planning commission meets today to discuss the project that PurePenn LLC is proposing for RIDC property.
The municipality has received a $40,000 grant from PennDOT to put new bulbs in traffic signals on Route 22, Route 48 and Route 130.
Giant Eagle has expressed interest in building a Getgo on the property behind Edgewood Towne Centre.
Riverview and Norwin are among the local districts offering educational programs on addiction.
Edgewood and Swissvale plan to install distinctive crosswalks, new crossing signals, curb ramps and special storm sewer grates.
If Allegheny County and the state approve, the Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh will be able to add more beds.
Bethel Park, Collier, Cranberry, Frazer, Kilbuck, Irwin, Rostraver and Moon are preparing for the medical marijuana business.
The approved budget of $64.98 million would exceed the state’s Act 1 index that limits tax increases.
Mayor Sara Kuhn defended the rate increase, saying that Penn Hills has not raised sewer rates for eight years.
Areas including Route 51 and Smith, Lynn, Port Royal, West McClain and Timms Roads may be at increased risk for microbial contamination.
Edward Damian Stewart was found guilty of raping the 14-year-old numerous times over a three-year period.
The victim, Janese Jackson Talton, who was killed in January 2016, was the sister of state Rep. Ed Gainey of Lincoln-Lemington.
Lamont Powell will serve four years probation for assaulting the boyfriend of his sister, who was killed in an ambush-style attack.
The opinion stems from a request last summer by the Gateway School District to employ an armed police force.
Based on changes to the setback distance approved by council on Feb. 1, the draft has been sent to planning commissions for further review.
The Strip District, Lawrenceville, East Liberty, Hazelwood among the neighborhoods that could be in the mix for the Argo headquarters.
Convicted in 2011 of killing three Pittsburgh police officers, Poplawski will be in court on Thursday for the appointment of counsel.
Tariq Long was accused of killing Jeffrey Jackson in Homewood in May 2014 but was found not guilty despite DNA evidence.
The chase began Monday evening after officers spotted a stolen vehicle in Hazelwood.
Allegheny County police said McKeesport officers responded to 911 calls of a shooting in the 2600 block of Bowman Avenue around midnight.
Darnell Burks pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the death of Justin Clark; Javon Peterson pleaded guilty to hindering apprehension.
Pennsylvania State Police said Allen Trent first claimed that Frances Smith shot herself but an investigation showed that he killed her.
Former math, science teacher briefly tried a business career but returned to the classroom to resume his passion of working with students.
Investigators believe that the victims were shooting at each other and that robbery was the motive.
A group is preparing to plant acres of trees along a number of streams in the region.
Council expressed concern about the proximity to a church, parking, public safety and the impact on traffic.
The green space would offer kayakers and other boaters easy access to the Allegheny River.
Police responded to the 1800 block of Soles Street around 6:45 p.m. for a report of shots fired.
The decision comes more than six months after a plan to turn the armory, now owned by the URA, into an Olympic-sized ice rink collapsed.
Mother of Sorrows Catholic Elementary School evacuated after someone smelled smoke in the building.
Attorney Todd Hollis said his 14-year-old client still might sue Principal Kevin Murray, whom he claims threatened him on tape.
The County Housing Authority sold unoccupied homes in Penn Hills and empty lots in Duquesne to help Habitat help families.
A proposal by the longtime Allegheny County district attorney will require police officers to consult with DAs prior to filing all felonies.
The project would provide a link between Freeport Road, the Aspinwall Riverfront Park and proposed mixed-use development adjoining the park.
Anita Clark, 83, and Azire Clark-Roberts, 4, both died from smoke inhalation and burns, according to the medical examiner’s office.
A grand jury returned the indictment that accused Gregory Magee of the crimes, including one robbery in which nearly $80,000 was taken.
The car caught fire in the outbound lanes near the ramp from Second Avenue.
Dustin Rice of McKeesport will be sentenced in the death of Dennis Pence on April 27.
Cheron Shelton and Robert Thomas are accused of killing five adults and an unborn child nearly a year ago at a cookout.
Despite city’s demand to “cease and desist,” developer vows to move “full speed ahead” with the redevelopment.
The crash occurred shortly before 2 p.m. on Route 26 near Six Mile Run Road in Broad Top Township, according to police.
Anthony Jose Hoots Jr., 19, and Robert Detorre III, 18, were shot and killed together Monday night in gunfight in a Swissvale apartment.
The incident occurred about 8:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of East Hills Drive.
Two victims are found dead after firefighters make a primary attack on the blaze in an apartment at 2807 Lincoln Way.
The jury deliberated for less than two hours before returning a verdict of not guilty on all counts for Michael Robinson.