The man was struck by the train Sunday night near Amity Street and E. Fifth Avenue.
Robert Rubinstein is likely to lead the agency, which has come under criticism for waiting nearly five years to make a permanent choice.
That’s the conclusion of a 104-page assessment of the freight industry released last month by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission.
State grant and earmarked funds could allow the URA to improve street lights, sidewalks, crosswalks and bus shelters.
Wilkinsburg will be among communities nationwide to honor a legacy of peace and justice
Officials at CCAC said the ban applies both indoors and outdoors and covers use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
The Sprout Fund’s “100 Days of US” is an incentive to support local projects that help people “demonstrate the values and vision of America
Events in the City of Pittsburgh this week.
Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos, the nominee for education secretary, has spent millions to support charters and school choice.
Medical examiner’s office said Donovan Baynes, 17, was killed after a vehicle crash on Rodi Road late Saturday night.
Police were called to the 500 block of Fannel Street shortly after 10 p.m.
Police said two men wearing dark clothing and masks kicked in the back door of a home in the 3900 block of Meadowbrook Boulevard.
Kalvin Stewart, 38, is charged with killing India Stewart, then trying to destroy evidence by torching his Jeep.
Police said that at 5:43 a.m. today, a man robbed at gunpoint employees of the IHOP on Browns Hill Road.
Police said the man was taken to UPMC Presbyterian, where he was in critical condition.
Ruth P. Jordon: Jan. 11, 1946 — Jan. 13, 2017
Joshua David Bellin’s new young adult novel “Scavenger of Souls” drops readers into a dystopian future.
Panel will look at policy that would halt redistricting within same neighborhoods twice within 7-year period.
Father Michael Scanlan led the turnaround of a struggling college into today’s Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Two recent appellate opinions suggest that Judge Donna Jo McDaniel may show a pattern of sentencing beyond what is warranted.
The subscription box service started by Elena Petzold of Upper St. Clair was featured this month on ABC’s “Shark Tank.”
Dozens of members of Donald Trump’s team have ties to the late conservative Richard Mellon Scaife’s philanthropy.
Meet the people from Pittsburgh attending the Women’s March on Washington this Saturday.
Richard Mellon Scaife’s death resulted in a six-fold increase in the Allegheny Foundation’s assets and giving power.
At the helm of a conservative power center with many ties to Trump is a shy man with Braddock roots.
Kids get up close and personal with dozens of mascots at the 30th Annual Mascot Skate hosted by the city parks at Schenley Park Ice Skating
The body was found around 8:50 a.m. in an abandoned garage near the intersection of Yew Way and Maple Alley.
The victim was the operator and lone occupant of the vehicle.
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Sworn in Friday, the 16-member LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council will provide quarterly updates to Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto.
The robotics research center marks the latest installment in the president plan to boost U.S. manufacturing, jobs.
Prosecutors said the scheme originated in Thailand and was investigated in Pittsburgh after undercover buys here.
Suspended postmaster Daniel Davis was found guilty of six counts and not guilty of seven in a trial for witness intimidation.
Zachery Threats was sentenced to life without parole plus another 10 to 20 years for burglary by Common Pleas Judge Anthony M. Mariani.
The Department of Defense is announcing today that a new $250 million robotics research facility will be based in Pittsburgh.
Hubert Wingate III faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole in the death of Andre Gray.
Acting Chief Scott Schubert said he agreed with charging Joey Porter but respects the DA’s move to withdraw the most serious charges.
Bethel Park police Chief Timothy O’Connor said officers and detectives responded to the incident about 3 p.m. on Irishtown Road Extension.
City paramedics and firefighters also responded to the scene about 3:40 p.m
Warm weather and heavy rain on Thursday melted snow and caused minor flooding on the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers.
This would be the first marriage for the great-granddaughter of Steelers founding owner Art Rooney Sr.
Steelers fans gather this afternoon for a rally to cheer on their team at the County Courthouse, Downtown.
Allison Park Contractors Inc.will make repairs to the ramp from 8 p.m. tonight through 2 p.m. Saturday.
The fire began around 1:38 a.m. in the 900 block of Mina Street and displaced eight people from two houses.
The first Piada Italian Street Food in the state will replace a former Quaker Steak & Lube at 3600 Forbes Ave.
Several highways and other roads are closed in parts of northwestern Pennsylvania due to flooding caused by heavy rains and runoff.
The fire ignited at the victim’s home in Marianna, Washington County.
The school board is expected to vote Feb. 13 on the proposal to create the Westinghouse Charter School for the Arts.
About $15 million of the increased revenue would be used for state pension costs, which are expected to rise by 8.5 percent next year.
Students will see on a screen what courses they have taken, the credits needed to graduate and recommended courses for the upcoming year.