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Ronald Lawrence, who learned a strong work ethic from his parents, passes on those skills to black youth in the Pittsburgh area.
Seven Pittsburghers are among 48 Jefferson Award winners who will be recognized as super volunteers at a ceremony on May 4.
Monday is the 70th birthday of the Pittsburgh-born playwright many now refer to as the American Shakespeare.
The state attorney general plans to file a motion Monday to enforce the consent decree between UPMC and Highmark
They will remove up to 100 pounds of excess skin from a man who once weighed nearly 900 pounds but has since lost 650 pounds.
Lawyer Guy Amantangelo pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy and another count of possession of a gun by a drug user.
The Very Rev. Edward C. Malesic is a priest working in York Haven, Pa., in the Diocese of Harrisburg.
Mylan is the target of an unsolicited bid from Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical, which offered to acquire Mylan for $82 per share.
National study shows higher rates of heavy drinking among women in Pittsburgh and around the country.
Hubert Wingate is charged in the death of Andre Gray, 34, who was reported missing in October and found in the Ohio River in March.
Service to Indianapolis International Airport will start May 11 and service to Milwaukee May 4, with a daily flight four times a week.
Sigismond Segbefia, 28, a Ghana native who lives in Silver Spring, was arrested earlier this week in New York.
A surge in open information technology positions leaves the ball in job-seekers’ court in Pittsburgh and elsewhere.
Juwan Robert Woods, 32, known as "Whiz," of Philadelphia, was among 21 people indicted by a federal grand jury in West Virginia.
Grants totaling $304,137 have been awarded to schools, universities, conservation districts and nonprofit organizations in Allegheny County.
About 110 schools, universities, conservation districts and nonprofit organizations received the grants.
The region's average home price jumped 7.5 percent from $156,579 in the first quarter of 2014 to $168,259 last quarter.
The Food and Drug Administration is expected to approve other weight loss balloon technologies in the coming months, Dr. George Eid said.
The pellets that fell from the sky Tuesday are cloudy or white and often are mistaken for hail, according to the National Weather Service.
Charged are Terrance Sitton, 42, of Johnstown, and three men from Altoona: Shavoun Berry, 39; Darrin Canaan, 35; and Matthew Fee, 32.
Attorney Chuck McCullough is charged with 23 counts, including theft, in his handling of a trust account for an elderly widow.
Mylan rejected the idea of a Teva takeover last week. Now Perrigo has officially rejected Mylan.
The deal appears to align with a national trend that has insurers investing in such freestanding clinics.
The outbound lanes will be closed from the Green Tree-Crafton exit to Interstate 79 starting one hour after the Pirates game.
Lisa Mearkle, a police officer in Hummelstown, was charged with killing David Kassick, who the police say was unarmed.
Dan Connolly and Denise Ranalli Russell were raised in Allegheny County suburbs but now live in one of the county's most diverse districts,
The advisory will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., with the strongest gusts of up to 50 mph expected between noon and 4 p.m.
The agency’s spending on secret sources has increased much faster than its overall budget.
The vitamin is important for bone health, safe pregnancies and a strong immune system.
A caller told people they owed money for jury duty, and six people from Allegheny County sent $990, local officials said.
Outbound traffic will be restricted to one lane starting one hour after the Pirates and Penguins games have ended.
The nine-member commission is required to review Allegheny County’s home rule charter every 10 years and this is the second review.
National prices are also on the way up -- rising 6.6 cents per gallon in the last week.
Sandra Robertson claimed she was subjected to harassment and ridicule because of her sex, and made less than a man who did the same job.
The fire started shortly after 10 p.m. and emergency responders reported that one person was believed to be inside the building.
The Wilkinsburg district is set to meet officials of Pittsburgh Public Schools, also a bordering district, later this month.
Containers — multicolored units that look like railroad boxcars without the wheels — aren’t typically shipped on rivers. That may change.
By night, the House Transportation chairman wined and dined a top airline lobbyist whose employer was a big campaign donor.
The space-collectibles sale includes a strap with moon dust, a spacesuit and a Gemini 4 checklist for the first U.S. space walk.
A real estate agent trusted his designer to create a rustic, open space on the second floor of a row house in Bloomfield.
A 9-year-old Mercer County girl was flown to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC after she was shot with a 12-gauge shotgun.
April showers usher out KDKA-TV retiring meteorologist Dennis Bowman.
The order follows an appeals court ruling that had ruled the government could enforce the mandates in the Roman Catholic dioceses.
The candidates clash on who would allow politics to sully the controller’s office.
The Port Authority has 49 park-n-ride lots, some of which it owns and some that are owned by private entities.
U.S. Attorney David Hickton will lead the group along with Mary Lou Leary, of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.
The House Transportation chairman acknowledged dating the vice president of government affairs for Airlines for America.
Many rural communities would capitalize on the annual influx of opening day anglers.
About 22,000 seedlings will be planted today and Saturday at the site in Stonycreek Township.
Dormont police responded to one call for a suspected heroin overdose on McNeilly Road about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.