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Medical examiner called out after shooting in West Mifflin

Police were called to an incident around 3 a.m. in the area of Lebanon Church Road and police were still at the scene around 7 a.m.

4 minutes ago


Munhall man convicted of illegally possessing assault rifle

Andre Ruffin went on trial Monday in U.S. District Court on charges of possession of a gun and ammunition as a convicted felon.

about 13 hours ago


Po­lice probe fa­tal Wash­ing­ton shoot­ing

Officers found Marius Chatman, 24, around 4 a.m. Wednesday near the Seventh Ward Playground on Donnan Avenue.

about 20 hours ago


 Solicitor John Rushford said the resignation of Dormont borough manager Jeffrey Naftal was a personnel matter.

Dormont manager abruptly resigns

Jeffrey Naftal's resignation was effective Feb. 26, according to a two-paragraph letter to council members.

1 day ago


Coroner: Man who crashed into Fayette County shop may have had heart issue

Uniontown police said nobody else was hurt in the crash at Suzzie Jo’s Beauty Salon.

1 day ago


L.B. Foster fourth quarter results fall short of expectations

On average, analysts had expected earnings per share of 65 cents for the fourth quarter, according to Thomson Reuters.

1 day ago


Eight charged after brawl near Cal U campus

Two of the men police said were involved in the brawl at 525 Second St. around 2:30 a.m. Sunday are facing more serious charges.

2 days ago


Duquesne officer faces hearing on police certification in cheating probe

The officer is one of two in Duquesne who could be taken off the job there in a probe of possible cheating last year on a state test.

3 days ago


 Rabih Fahed cooking at Shouf's Cafe.

Odysseys: 'One door closes, God opens another' for Lebanon native, Pittsburgh entrepreneur

Rabih Fahed faced deportation as an illegal immigrant, but his work as a restaurant manager allowed him to stay and become a U.S. citizen.

3 days ago


Upper St. Clair officials weigh restaurant's plans at mall

Upper St. Clair officials decided to continue until April a revised application for approval of an expanded BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse.

2 days ago


Ohio man killed on Interstate 70 in Washington county

Ryan F. Rungo, 28, of Brilliant, Ohio, died about 4:45 p.m. when his SUV spun out of control on Interstate 70 in Buffalo Township.

3 days ago


 Chris Yauger of Beechview protests the deer cull on Connor Road in Mt. Lebanon on Saturday.

Opponents of Mt. Lebanon deer cull protest at corral site

More than two dozen protesters stood on the side of Connor Road in Mt. Lebanon on Saturday, demanding more humane options.

4 days ago


Pittsburgh man killed in Greene County crash

Zachary Jon Zateallo, 22, of Pittsburgh died Saturday morning when his thrown from his vehicle when it crashed on southbound Interstate 79.

3 days ago


 Jackie Flasko, right, and Tom Nicklas use their iPhones to take photos of their kids during the 2015 MLHA Mt. Lebanon Hockey Association Classic at the RMU Island Sports Center.

Thrill of the ice: Indoor rinks in demand as hockey's popularity surges

USA Hockey Inc. has 519,417 players, ages 6-20, and 12,862 of them are playing hockey in Western Pennsylvania, according to USA Hockey.

6 days ago


Munhall man pleads guilty but mentally ill in mother's shooting death

Anthony Scholl, 43, was sentenced to 20 to 50 years in prison in exchange for the plea, district attorney spokesman Mike Manko said.

5 days ago


 Terry Walker

Homicide suspect surrenders, charged with casino worker's death

Police said Terry Walker, 45, of Uniontown, turned himself in early this morning to state police at the Uniontown barracks.

5 days ago


Police seek public's help in apprehending armed robbery suspect

Police said the suspect, Tyler Lankford, 20, is considered armed and dangerous.

5 days ago


 Trish Dellana sits with her custom magnets designed to ask drivers whether they have performed an act of kindness. The magnets are designed from her children's hand prints, and form an angel in the center of the magnet.

With Mt. Lebanon mom's help, magnet's message promotes kindness

Trish Dellana of Mt. Lebanon started a nonprofit to distribute magnets, which she hopes will encourage people to think of others.

6 days ago


Mt. Lebanon to extend consent order on sewers

Communities required to to develop a wet-weather control plan in conjunction with Alcosan.

6 days ago


Peters school budget may increase taxes

The district has an anticipated deficit of $2.8 million, which likely will lead to a tax increase above the state-mandated 2.03-mill cap.

6 days ago


 Glassport Mayor Rosemary Bradley.

Spur-of-the-moment decision to run lands her in mayor's seat in Glassport

Rosemary Bradley, 72, knows of no other female Glassport mayor since the borough was founded in 1902.

6 days ago


 Alejandro Diaz as the Prince, left, hands a rose to Alexandra Kochis as the Beauty in the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre production of "Beauty and the Beast."

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre stages 'Beauty and the Beast' for sensory-sensitive audience

Specially adapted performance gives those with sensory sensitivities a chance to experience a theater production.

6 days ago


Bethel Park backs new education funding formula

The school board is supporting the efforts of Campaign for Fair Education Funding, urging state legislators to establish such a formula.

6 days ago


Mt. Lebanon School District will not build new rifle range for high school

In 2011, the board decided not to include rebuilding the range as part of a $109 million renovation.

6 days ago


Steel Valley game controversy, other issues

A controversy involving  coach Drew Schifino’s refusal to coach the playoff game between Steel Valley and South Fayette  was discussed.

6 days ago


South scape: Foreign language groups to meet at Mt. Lebanon library

Events and other happenings throughout the south communities.

6 days ago


South at a glance: It's almost time for Pittsburgh-area high school musicals

News and other happenings throughout the south communities.

6 days ago


Munhall felon indicted on drug, gun charges

Antonuan Smith, 28, is charged with heroin possession and possession of weapons, one of them an assault rifle, by a convicted felon.

6 days ago


Woman, 27, killed in I-70 crash in Washington County

State police said Vanessa Mutschler, of Washington, Pa., died in the crash in Somerset, Washington County.

1 week ago


Bridges in McKeesport, North Braddock to be restricted today

The inspections affect the Jerome Street Bridge and the Tassey Hollow Bridge.

1 week ago


Ex-W.Va. highway official sentenced in corruption case

Edward Matthew Tuttle, 39, of Buckhannon, had pleaded guilty in August in U.S. District Court.

6 days ago


Keystone Oaks board waives nepotism policy to hire paraprofessional

By voting to hire John Foster as a paraprofessional at Dormont Elementary School, the board waived its own policy regarding nepotism.

6 days ago


Scott Township votes against deer culling in park bordering Mt. Lebanon

The park is located off of Cochran and Greentree roads in Scott, although Mt. Lebanon paid $1 million for the property in August 1995.

1 week ago


 Terry Walker

Authorities search for suspect charged in death of Uniontown woman

Terry Walker, 45, of Uniontown, is charged in the death of Mya Ann Grady, 36, whose body was found inside a vehicle Saturday.

1 week ago


 Police said that Nicholas Grant, 16, was beaten with a vacuum and choked during a fight inside this Carrick youth home on Jan. 10.

Two teens face trial in beating death at Carrick youth home

Malik Crosby, 16, and Yusuf Shepard, 15, are charged as adults in the January death of Nicholas Grant, 16.

1 week ago


One person injured when truck flips on I-70 in Washington County

The crash occurred about 12:45 p.m. on Interstate 70 eastbound at the 1 mile marker near the Pennsylvania-West Virginia border.

1 week ago


 A view of the sidewalk leading up to the Allegheny County Airport in West Mifflin.

County Airport gets $2.9 million state grant

It was the biggest of six grants announced for smaller airports by PennDOT.

1 week ago


McKeesport Area Schools announce snow make-up day

The superintendent announced that March 20 will serve as a make-up school day to balance out instructional time missed because of weather.

1 week ago


 Elaine Gillen, right. of Mt. Lebanon reacts as possible new locations for the deer cull are discussed Monday night at a public discussion session before the Mt. Lebanon commissioners meeting.

Mt. Lebanon tweaks deer-culling plans

Mt. Lebanon commissioners re-evaluate some bait-and-trap sites near schools while some residents call the program barbaric.

1 week ago


DA to seek death penalty in Duquesne slaying, arson

Prosecutors listed five aggravating factors in seeking death against James Karr, 47, in the death of his estranged wife, Maureen Karr.

1 week ago


Tough morning for T riders

As of 7 a.m., inbound service had been restored but outbound trains were continuing to detour.

1 week ago


Natural gas service restored to Fayette County homes

The utility company said a third-party contractor damaged a pipeline in Uniontown, causing the outage.

1 week ago


 Taylynn Devaughn

Dog mauls 2-year-old girl to death in West Mifflin

The 2-year-old was bitten by the pit bull at 8:45 p.m. Sunday at a home on Fleetwood Drive.

1 week ago


District Attorney plans to seek death penalty for Duquesne man

Police say James Karr bound his estranged wife with wire, poured vodka over her body and set the couple’s home on fire on Dec. 30.

1 week ago


Homestead man sues U.S. after being struck by mail truck

Leon Dorsey, 52, said he was hit by a truck going the wrong way on Sylvan Avenue in Homestead on Jan. 23, 2012.

1 week ago


 Mt. Lebanon is preparing for a deer cull in six parks to thin the population out.

Mt. Lebanon's deer herd in the crosshairs

After years of population growth, the South Hills suburb plans to corral and kill dozens of deer. How did it come to this?

1 week ago


'Classic' Neenie Campbell Gymnasium renovated

But the facility retains its best features in the $14.5 million renovation at Founders’ Hall Middle School.

1 week ago


 Students at Canon-McMillan High School push carts full of boxes of jeans to be loaded onto a bus. The school participated in a Teens for Jeans project collecting hundreds of pairs of jeans for those in need.

Canon-McMillan schools collect jeans to be recycled to homeless

The Internet campaign has teenagers collecting pants to give to the needy in a nationwide Teens for Jeans campaign.

1 week ago


Mt. Lebanon library looks ahead to spring

The library is hosting a four-part garden lecture and workshop series that is free and open to the public.

1 week ago


Glass club to host antique show in Bethel Park

The 40th annual show will include an exhibit about early glass manufacturers in the Pittsburgh region.

1 week ago



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