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The University of Pittsburgh professor, who also holds a master’s from Pitt, won a National Book Award in 2010. “I’m dumbfounded,” he said.
Retirement brings all kinds of fulfilling options, once you’re tired of watching TV.
Coal and natural gas have vied for the same ground for many years.
Groups weigh whether retrying Leon Ford on the remaining counts against him is worth it.
Called “The Eyes of Freedom,” the traveling memorial is at Pittsburgh Technical Institute in Oakdale today from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
More than 150 VFW members took part Tuesday in a wreath-laying at Pitt to mark the 100th birthday of the veterans’ group.
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner said she has not received a complete inventory of county-owned and leased cars, as requested.
The reviews come after two human rights groups found substantial cancer rates at SCI Fayette, built next to a fly ash dump.
The agreement, finalized Sept. 9 after more than a year of negotiations, settled issues such as affordable housing and minority
The meeting detailed the latest chapter in the clash between Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority and the city over a new payroll system.
California University of Pennsylvania, facing an enrollment loss this fall.
Participants will play the roles of members of low-income families and be given situations to portray and limited play money for expenses.
The Kretschmann family argues that zoning ordinances fail to protect existing agricultural land.
The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. today on the Oakland side of the bridge.
The newspaper wants the state to preserve emails for at least two years instead of the current practice of destroying them after five days.
Officials say the policy is meant to improve employees’ health rather than exact punishment.
Allegheny County and Penn Hills police responded at 8:12 p.m. to the 8000 block of Thon Drive.
Brenda Gump-Schragl was on her way to her daughter’s wedding-rehearsal dinner when the crash occurred on Route 51 in Pleasant Hills.
Tekulve fell ill with heart failure from blocked coronary arteries on Christmas Eve, and had the transplant surgery on Sept. 5.
Pitt study identifies gene mutations that signal aggressive form of prostate cancer.
Jury selection for Robert Ferrante, 65, was supposed to begin Oct. 14, but now has been kicked back to Oct 21.
Shouting erupted a number of times during a special meeting of Steel Valley school board Tuesday night.
The case against Gregory Randall, accused of fatally bludgeoning his girlfriend, has been assigned to three district judges.
His 1965 team, considered one of the greatest in Western Pennsylvania history, contained future pros Simmie Hill and Norm Van Lier.
Michael Llewellyn of Cranberry will keep his medical and other benefits until the charges are resolved.
Nancy T. O'Shea, 72, died after her vehicle crashed off Mt. Pleasant Road.
Mr. Bernstein for many years maintained a private psychology practice Downtown, moving it to Aspinwall in more recent years.
William Rivera, 21, of Reston, Va., was arraigned today.
Parishioners from the former St. Anthony Parish in Monongahela have filed a formal petition with the Vatican seeking to reopen the building.
In 2011, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh merged St. Anthony and Transfiguration parishes into one parish.
The university will leave another 14 vacant positions unfilled.
As part of the deal, UPMC will invest $70 million to develop services at Jameson’s 25 facilities.
Over the years, Peter Kalemon deposited 80 checks into an Alltrans account for his own use, prosecutors say.
The board discussed repairing the roofs at all the district’s buildings at a cost of $74,264.
Joseph H. Schmidt has been president and chief operating officer since 2009 and been with the company since 1990.
Hundreds turn out at Station Square for annual suicide awareness walk.
Westmoreland County emergency crews were called at 1:38 p.m. for a report of a person struck on Lowber Road.
Pittsburgh Public Schools announced it is reducing the amount of time students in K-5 spend taking required tests this school year.
Eleven jurors begin their 21st hour of deliberations this morning in the case of a black Millvale man whom police shot and paralyzed.
Douglas and Kristen Barbour each had pleaded no contest to two counts of endangerment.
Leon Ford was also charged with reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and escape, but the jury was deadlocked on those charges.
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is in the process of redesigning the road through Schenley Park, part of a program to reduce storm runoff.
Workers will install water and sewer lines along Hulton Road on the Oakmont side of the Allegheny River.
Kristin Saunders, 30, joins city government from an architecture firm in San Francisco, where she worked on public space design.
During a campaign stop, Democrat Tom Wolf said he wants a severance tax on natural gas drilling to fund schools if he becomes governor.
A Washington, Pa., man was found dead in a car over a hillside in South Strabane, the county coroner said.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has expanded from two to three stakes (regional groupings) in the Pittsburgh area.
Metaphysical pursuits brought Ruth Lorena Krauss here 10 years ago.
A look at the events coming up for the week ahead.
The votes didn’t commit the district to build the center.