The West Deer fire, along Starr Road, was reported around 5:20 a.m. in the Russellton section of the township
The county coroner’s office said the body of Ryan John Ramirez, 21, was found in woods off the 1500 block of Steubenville Pike.
A new school year means updated facilities, new leadership and heightened security, including armed guards at some schools.
Taxis operated by nuTonomy beat ride-hailing service Uber, which plans to offer rides in autonomous cars in Pittsburgh, by a few weeks.
The Liberty Tunnel and Bridge will be closed inbound this weekend as crews change the traffic pattern and begin deck work on another lane.
A last-minute motion was made at the board’s Aug. 10 meeting to reinstate the funding for the four remaining custodians.
The policy was created “due in part to the large amount of things that unfortunately have happened,” between teachers and students.
The board voted 7-1 to approve a proposal from H.F. Lenz Co. of Johnstown for services to be performed at the high school project.
The Allegheny County Parks Department has announced the schedule for the end of the 2016 swimming season, weather and conditions permitting.
Quilter’s Corner quilt shop in Finleyville is donating 2,749 whimsical cases to patients at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
Residents often complain about how the electric company prunes trees, but the utility explains that it’s just trying to keep the power on.
At least one commissioner expressed concern about being able to get the dog smell out of the vehicle.
Superintendent Randal Lutz said orchestra will be offered at no extra financial cost to the district.
Officials must decide whether to meet demands to further restrict shale drilling and risk possible legal action by drilling companies.
Michael Silvestri oversaw governmental affairs for a community that has seen immense growth over the past few decades.
Sal Sirabella has held positions in state, Pittsburgh and Allegheny County government.
New discipline rules along with the implementation of a new dean are among some of the changes.
Michael Gutonski must pay $4,000 as a settlement that he used his public office as a councilman for private gain.
The closure is considered a safety measure, and parents will still be allowed to drop off items for their children during the school day.
The replica station, the only stop on the Panhandle Trail between McDonald and Weirton, W.Va., will house a store and bike rental shop.
Akhil Mishra, 72, of Indiana Township, has 90 days to return to India, where his wife, Rajeshwari, was previously deported.
The FOP filed one appeal in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court and another in state Commonwealth Court.
Born May 22 and July 10, they are two of only 148 known in the entire world of this species of bird. They are extinct in the wild.
Officials would like more flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Seattle, where there is little or no nonstop from Pittsburgh.
Superintendent Anthony Hamlet hosted the event intended to "capture big ideas" that will inform the district's future strategic plan.
In May, the company indicated it had about 800 employees in the Pittsburgh, although about 40 jobs were slated to be eliminated by June.
The road was closed after a tree fell and knocked wires onto the roadway before 5 p.m.
The university says benefits will include “behavioral health support, medications such as hormones, and surgery.”
County touts advanced fingerprinting technology in identifying Carolyn Roehlig, who was found in the Allegheny River.
The suspect in an incident that left a victim shot in the ankle turned himself in to police, who continue to search for two other people.
Everyone is responsible for fighting the “scourge” of sexual assault, according to the U.S. senator.
Judge re-instructs the jury after they pass a note claiming “deliberations are stalled due to arguments being made without factual support.
In a vote made today, union delegates decide to give its membership a vote in whether to authorize a strike for the 14 state-owned schools.
Before doctors introduce a narcotic, they must now check the patient’s drug history, or potentially face discipline.
A Singapore company is expected to roll out self-driving taxis to pick up passengers beginning today.
While helping to pack the photo files in the old Post-Gazette building Downtown, I found ancient treasures.
Core Realty has reached an agreement to purchase the 31st Street Studio, which is now the largest movie studio between L.A. and New York.
The chair of the nonprofit that has helped people with disabilities in Allegheny County get services said funding changes caused its demise.
A study released by the Kauffman Foundation shows the region last among 40 metro markets according to the rate new businesses are created.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children continues to hold out hope that the Fowler children will be found alive and well.
Preventing excessive prescriptions through a state monitoring program could nudge some addicts to heroin, doctors and health officials warn.
Linda Iverson, a former administrator with the Baltimore City Public Schools, began her new duties in Wilkinsburg on Wednesday.
Judge Anthony Mariani gave an alternative to jail sentence to Youri Whindleton, 22, of McKeesport.
Plus: An upgrade to bread at Panera; and a sweet woman pays for his tomato plant.
A firefighter was injured and in stable condition from battling the blaze, which displaced eight people from their Lytle Street rowhomes.
St. Clair CEO James Collins said the partnership will give doctors and administrators access to Mayo’s best hospital management practices.
West Virginia and Kentucky saw the greatest impact from federal funds, but some Pennsylvania projects got the green light, too.
The jury closes its second day of deliberations for Wilkinsburg woman accused of suffocating her 3-year-old daughter.
Lawyer representing 17 people injured during the show says the rappers and the venue didn’t take precautions to keep concertgoers safe.
Governor says the Division of Charter Schools will ensure schools are being “properly supported, but that they are being held accountable.”