A contractor dropped the 107-year-old structure into the Monongahela River with explosives this morning.
No charges have been filed in the incident at Uniontown Hospital.
For the second time this year, McKeesport has a new fire chief. Jeff Tomovcsik was approved as chief at Wednesday’s meeting.
Nicholas Lancos, 32, who formerly worked at Kennywood Park, faces 15 child pornography counts filed by the state attorney general’s office.
James H. Taylor, 72, of Buena Vista, seeks a jury trial and unspecified monetary damages in the death of Carol Taylor.
David Duane Will Jr., a former teacher at John Marshall High School south of Wheeling, entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Wheeling.
The office also said it and Det. Lyle Graber are immune to claims of malicious prosecution for duties they carried out in official capacity.
Work is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. between Church Hill Road and Berryman Avenue.
The wave pool is open now and will close at its regular time, 7:30 p.m.
The board Monday night unanimously approved a final budget of $59.4 million with a sizable property tax increase and two employee furloughs.
The Greene County Coroner said John W. Kelly, 55, of Albright, W.Va., died at Southwest Regional Medical Center in Waynesburg at 1:43 a.m.
The Allegheny SWAT team responded to an incident involving a woman who reportedly has barricaded herself inside a home.
Four people, three women and one man, are being sought in connection with a home invasion in Carrick early this morning.
“Our strategy is to live with them. Do things differently so we can coexist,” said Tom Hardisky with the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
A nonprofit called KaBoom honored McKeesport, Bellevue, and Pittsburgh for providing ample opportunities for children to play.
A 700-seat gymnasium? This is just one feature of renovations to South Park Middle School, which begin this summer and end December 2016.
Washington Elementary is getting new heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment, light fixtures, carpeting and other improvements.
In his new post, Patrick Harrigan plans to connect South Park residents with their school district.
The Baldwin-Whiltehall School District is raising the mileage rate and looking for ways to save money, including cutting jobs.
Thanks to a new grant, patrons of all abilities will be better able to access libraries in Brentwood, Dormont, Oakmont, and South Park.
South Fayette police Chief John Phoennik commended members for their heroic efforts in responding to a fire at the Valleyfield apartments.
The Steel Valley school board discussed improving access to restrooms and refinancing bond issues at a workshop meeting Monday.
Board games, toy soldiers, and face-to-face online gaming are just a few of the offerings at Drawbridge Games in Castle Shannon.
Bids to demolish the township’s 50-year-old pool and build a new one will open next week with a vote coming in July.
As of a town council meeting Monday, Peters township now has an official library department.
Shopping for a new vehicle leaves columnist flat.
A balanced $45 million final budget for the 2015-16 school year that raises taxes for the third consecutive year was adopted Thursday.
Myra Rusinko Oleynik is leaving the librarian post at Bower Hill Elementary School to become librarian of Peters Township Public Library.
Community events and news taking place throughout the South communities.
Events and other happenings throughout the south communities.
Several administrative changes were made at Thursday’s meeting of the Keystone Oaks School Board of Directors.
Steel Valley hired an architect to analyze whether bathrooms in district buildings meet Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.
McKees Rocks resident Lucille M. Young was appointed to fill an empty Region 1 school director seat at Sto-Rox Thursday night.
Directors at Sto-Rox tonight adopted a $24.139 million budget that calls for no tax increase.
James Leon Thomas, 33, of Pittsburgh pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon to sexual assault and simple assault.
The Rev. Jamison Hardy was elected last week as bishop-president of the English District of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod.
There are no injures or entrapments after the structure set fire just before 6 p.m. at 3921 Oakwood Street.
A $59,423,209 budget was approved by school directors in the McKeesport Area District Wednesday.
The meeting was not billed as a decision-making event, and no decisions were made.
Police said the man was swimming with his girlfriend when he was caught by an undercurrent in the river, which swelled due to the rain.
The incidents took place at the Domino’s and Pittzarella restaurant in Bethel Park.
A McKeesport man was flown to Allegheny General Hospital early this morning after he was found shot outside of a residence in Butler County.
The victim was shot on the 200 block of East 10th Avenue around 9:45 p.m.
The audit also found the district violated school code by allowing a board member to resign to take an administrative job.
The cancellation applied to all classes scheduled to start before 5 p.m., spokeswoman Elizabeth Johnston said.
West Mifflin police and firefighters are on scene after a vehicle went into a local restaurant Sunday night.
The windows of several vehicles were smashed, and money, purses, passports and two GPS devices were reported missing.
The blaze broke out at 1:04 a.m. on West Locust Way.
He was diagnosed in 2008 with Huntington’s. But friends and family say it never took away his spirit.
Criminal homicide charges were withdrawn against a third man, who then pleaded guilty to drug-related felony charges.