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“He just wanted to talk to somebody,” Homestead police Chief Jeffrey DeSimone said.
The money will help fund 25 Allegheny County agencies that provide housing and services to homeless people.
Andrew Capone of Highland Park was arraigned Monday night on charges of hindering apprehension and obstructing the administration of law.
Police say the 27-year-old woman used the cruiser to ram her grandfather’s car before leading police on a nearly 10-mile chase.
The proposed amendment would give the Legislature sole discretion in defining which organizations are charities deserving tax exemptions.
Joggers found Teaira Whitehead's body at the bottom of a hill on a trail below Riverview Avenue on the afternoon of Oct. 6.
No snow is expected today. The National Weather Service has forecast a high of 22 and a low of 7 tonight.
Burrell Brown, on the Cal U faculty since 1989, was found dead late Sunday.
Hill District residents viewed the plans for the new U.S. Steel headquarters Monday, giving it mostly favorable reviews.
Joey, who had a brain tumor, was sworn in as an officer in June and got to spend a day with the Bethel Park police. He died Wednesday.
A large, shape-shifting winter storm spilled 7.1 inches of snow on the region on its way to the Atlantic coast.
Pittsburgh police say all the rush-hour accidents were minor.
Police arrested Shaquir Gilmore, 18, of Rankin and have not identified the juvenile male and female involved.
Two police officers beat a man with batons a combined 17 times during an August arrest at the Renewal Center Downtown, police said today.
Sister Daniela Bronka, principal of St. Bernard School, shows her students that nuns don’t have to be old or intimidating.
Second of two parts. Housing authorities nationally maintain police forces, guard contracts and pacts with police despite budget cuts.
The National Weather Service’s winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 tonight.
“We’re super excited about that,” Astrobotic CEO John Thornton said. “We were confident going into it. I expected that outcome.”
It was the first firearm found in carry-on luggage at the airport this year.
Roman Jones faces charges of criminal homicide and other crimes in the slaying Tuesday of William “Billy” Doyle, 24, at Crawford Village.
What caused the explosion just across the Ohio River from Steubenville, Ohio, was unclear, said Brooke County, W.Va., Sheriff Chuck Jackson.
With the Pittsburgh teachers’ contract set to expire in June, talks are likely to focus on performance-based pay and other recent programs.
The pledges were nearly twice the goal set by diocesan planners when the launched the campaign two years ago.
Green infrastructure advocates and water artists say timing’s perfect for stormwater management to merge with a new development in Larimer.
The District 4 seat is being vacated by Bill Isler of Squirrel Hill, who has served since 1999.
The DA’s office said Friday it would not retry Mr. Ford on charges of recklessly endangering another person, resisting arrest and escape.
The work is being rescheduled due to the postponement of the inbound tunnel ceiling work, which is being delayed because of the weather.
“I knew Pennsylvania,” Kirsten of Belgium says. “I was aware of Philadelphia and its history. But Pittsburgh? No clue.”
The new game is Pick 2, and other longtime games also will bear the “Pick” name.
Police said Daniel Lloyd, 56, was involved in an accident on Eighth Avenue on Friday evening in Munhall.
Council members voted to form a group to study whether drilling should be allowed -- or banned -- in the Washington County municipality.
No explanation was given for Thomas Washington resignation.
The restaurant was closed at the time the fire started and no one was inside.
Overnight lane closures will begin in the inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel tonight.
A look at upcoming events for the week ahead.
The McKees Rocks bakery revived the Jenny Lee brand, after the company’s first iteration closed in 2010 following a devastating fire.
Children can now check out American Girl dolls at nearby libraries, allowing them to learn about both local and American history.
A $65,000 Alcoa Foundation grant funded 10 of the stations throughout Downtown in late November.
At the State of the Union, the vice president and GOP rep had a heart-to-heart talk. It was about Mr. Murphy's cancer-stricken sister.
Allegheny and surrounding counties could get up to 6 inches; New England, Eastern Pennsylvania are expected to bear the brunt of the storm.
A car with a 1-year-old baby in the back seat was stolen Sunday night from a Brighton Heights convenience store.
Capt. Elizabeth Kealey was deployed twice with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
Police arrested two adults and one juvenile -- in connection with an armed robbery in Central Lawrenceville early Sunday morning,
The comedian in the thick of sexual assault allegations is set to perform in Pittsburgh on Feb. 21.
Pittsburgh police and fire units responded to the accident on the 400 block of St. Joseph Street. There were no reported injuries.
Lane closures are possible today through Friday on Gibsonia Road in Pine, PennDOT announced.
Pittsburgh police responded at 12:39 p.m. to Tripoli and Chestnut streets.
A woman was forced to drive to an ATM and withdraw money before being released in East Liberty.
Those close to Marcus Critten knew him as a loving father and eager student. Others knew him as someone to be watched carefully.
Pittsburgh’s Housing Authority shifted security guards and cut hours despite warnings.