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“I got a lot of letters saying why are you doing this to our kids. This is never going to happen here. But it did,” one official said.
Man originally sentenced to life without parole will now be eligible for parole after 34 years.
The National Weather Service and AccuWeather have forecast temperatures in the mid- to low 60s with party cloudy skies and calm winds.
Unemployment remains steady in the Pittsburgh region even though employers reported cutting jobs.
The son of an Italian immigrant family, Francis J. Rifugiato knew the value of an education.
Individuals can show support for the region’s arts and cultural groups through online contributions during Thursday’s Arts Day of Giving.
An audit says Allegheny County spent more than $2 million in overtime due to understaffing, high turnover and insufficient cross-training.
The Affordable Care Act and the Highmark-UPMC breakup mean the normal open-enrollment period dynamics have been turned on their heads.
PennDOT has been using lane closures during the $72.8 million reconstruction project, but it said there have been too many close calls.
Federal prosecutors said the pair hired sales people to sell bogus subscriptions door-to-door in various cities.
Family physician Malcolm Harris says his name was wrongly included in a UPMC listing of 1,600 doctors who will not be in Highmark’s network.
The county sales tax fund is 5.2 percent ahead of where it was this time last year, a boost RAD officials have attributed to auto sales.
Most women and girls still use inexpensive birth control pills, but the group’s statement might trigger a shift.
The suspects allegedly stole appliances, tools and materials valued at more than $100,000 from houses under construction during the past
American Bar Association guidelines suggest that most civil cases should be disposed of within two years of filing.
Marlin Kelly, 29, will serve life in prison for the killing of Conekia Finney in Ambridge on Oct. 29, 2012.
The group convened by U.S. Attorney David Hickton calls for doctors to be careful with pain medication and helping inmates who are released.
Danielle Newlon sued the borough and Officer William Davis after he broke out her window with his handgun during a traffic stop in 2012.
The RAD budget was buoyed by an unexpected increase in sales tax revenue, which RAD officials have attributed in part to strong auto sales.
Consol retirees who became managers say losing some of their benefits will hurt them financially.
County Council will soon consider new open burning regulations from the Allegheny County Health Department.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Pesto ordered the Rev. Joseph Maurizio Jr., 69, detained.
A look at the upcoming events for the week ahead.
Confluence will celebrate its fall holiday PumpkinFest on Oct. 3-5.
County police will collect the drugs at the North Park and South Park stations.
The move by Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a Democrat, generated attention from both sides of the political divide.
District Attorney Pat Dougherty said it initially was believed the bullet only grazed the boy, but it actually went through his head.
An attorney general who will be remembered as controversial but who consistently forwarded the administration’s agenda.
The folks at Vale Wood Farms in Loretto, Cambria County, have named a calf “Baby Ben” after the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback.
An investigation into the international travels of the Rev. Joseph Maurizio Jr. led to the federal charges.
The veteran rocker’s Ride Out Tour includes a Jan. 22 stop in town.
The chain said “customers’ credit and debit card data was compromised after an intruder stole log-in credentials” from a vendor
Andrew Anderson, 31, of Shadycrest Drive, sold hundreds of bricks of heroin in the region, according to federal authorities.
Former U.S. Rep. James Traficant of Ohio, who spent time in prison on racketeering charges, was injured in a tractor accident Tuesday.
Highmark says 80 percent of UPMC doctors will stay in network when their contract ends; UPMC says the figure is “no more” than 56 percent.
In two weeks, Allegheny County executive Rich Fitzgerald presents his proposed county budget, which he said will not include a tax increase.
A hearing on the status of a confidential informant in an ongoing drug case is scheduled for Wednesday.
The Public Works Department provided the controller with requested information from 2009 through 2013.
For now, relax and enjoy what will be a colorful, crisp fall season.
A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction in a terse ruling today.
Assistant district attorney Jerry E. Johnson filed a motion late Friday against defense lawyer Fred Rabner.
Raymont Pope and his father, Radford Pope, had been the subjects of a nationwide search.
Omari Patton is serving 30 years for his role in a network responsible for flooding the region with heroin and cocaine from 1998 to 2002.
The Post-Gazette was honored by the Religion Newswriters Association.
State legislation in 1993 created the special-purpose entity to help fund the zoo, aviary, museums, parks and others.
Seven board members of RAD decide how to distribute millions in funding from the 1 percent sales tax in Allegheny County.
Sales tax revenue allocated by RAD board helps major arts groups across the region.
Until 2013, RAD had not supported Port Authority. But $3 million helped the transit system unlock $31.5 million in state funds.
Ever since the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh went digital, its Downtown and Business branch has become a particularly lively destination.
Many smaller groups often receive annual grants of $10,000 or less.