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TRAFFIC: Inbound Parkway West closures continue tonight

The inbound side will close tonight and Thursday night.

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 As Adidas creative director, Sewickley native Paul Gaudio is overseeing the company's efforts to expand in the United States market.

Sewickley native tasked with making Adidas hip again in the U.S.

Paul Gaudio is facing a Super Bowl-sized challenge: to make Adidas cool again in the U.S. market.

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Appeals court upholds conviction of Bridgewater councilman for 1979 murder

Superior Court rejected Gregory Scott Hopkins’ claim that police obtained key evidence of his DNA illegally from a cup he threw away.

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TRAFFIC: PennDOT reverses direction of Parkway West closures through Thursday

Several construction projects continue this week, with overnight closures on the Parkway West.

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Outbound Parkway West overnight closures begin tonight

Through Wednesday, outbound closures begin at 9 p.m. from the Fort Pitt Tunnel to I-79 with inbound single-lane traffic in the same area.

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Motorcyclist injured in Aliquippa crash

The incident was reported at 10:36 a.m. on Main Street, authorities said.

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Woman stabbed to death in New Brighton apartment

Police were called to the Mulberry Apartments in New Brighton at 11 p.m. Saturday and found a woman stabbed multiple times.

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Several injured in Beaver County crash

A vehicle drove through a fence along Route 30 about 4 p.m., Beaver County dispatcher reports

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Parkway West reopens after construction finishes for weekend

But there’s more construction coming this week.

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Office complex planned near Pittsburgh International Airport

The plans include office buildings with up to 100,000 square feet each and another office/flex building up to 100,000 square feet in size.

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 The parkway closures have started and will continue through 6 a.m. Monday.

TRAFFIC: Parkway West closures continue this weekend, next week

Everything you need to know to dodge the orange barrels.

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Allegheny County police officer charged with simple assault

The charges were issued by the South Fayette police.

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 Daniel Suppers

McKees Rocks man charged with supplying prescription drugs, marijuana to area drug traffickers

Daniel Suppers, 58, faces charges of possession with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance.

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 Members of the Pine-Richland High School marching band practice at the school Aug. 19.

For Pittsburgh region band members, high school drills translate into life skills

Each August, high schools hold band camp, which, like sports camps, can be a grueling experience that forms strong bonds among students.

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Man found in lake died of natural causes

In Ryoo, a Coraopolis-area pediatrician from Moon, was discovered by rescue divers in the lake Thursday afternoon.

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 MacKenzy Linger looks for her locker at the start of  kindergarten orientation at  Bon Meade Elementary in the Moon School District.

Students in Pittsburgh's west suburbs head back to school

An overview of the coming school year in Pittsburgh western suburbs.

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 "I don’t want to sleep, I just want to keep making these,” Martha Montesano, 93, said.

At 93, Robinson woman crafts 'angel bracelets' for breast cancer patients

Martha Montesano is closing in on the creation of her 1,000th bracelet, a project she began after her daughter was diagnosed with cancer.

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 Joe Chesno

Fundraiser planned for Montour graduate with lymphoma

Joe Chesno was diagnosed in 2013 and the disease recurred this year.

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Chartiers Valley considers withholding payments to charter schools until budget impasse ends

The district also may withhold payments to the state retirement program due to the lack of a state budget.

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Scott says no to Mt. Lebanon deer culling in Twin Hills Park

Officials say Mt. Lebanon cannot cull deer in Twin Hills Park. Even though the municipality owns the park, it is within Scott.

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Moon Area superintendent gets past year’s raise

Residents complained to the school board Monday night when details of a 3 percent raise for Mr. Baker were not available to the public.

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 The closure of the outbound Fort Pitt Tunnel this weekend is part of major traffic restrictions.

Parkway East added to weekend traffic restrictions

Drivers will have to dodge restrictions on several highways and main arteries as construction projects continue.

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West scape: Festivals, fundraisers, religious and social events

Events and other happenings throughout the west communities.

5 days ago


Divers recover body from lake in Moon

Rescue divers recovered a man's body from a lake at the Montour Heights Country Club this afternoon, Moon police said.

5 days ago


 James Porro

Mars man charged with stealing from mother's estate

The Allegheny County DA’s office said 43-year-old James Porro was the executor and one of three heirs to the estate of Kathleen Porro.

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16-year-old girl dies in car crash in Fayette County

She was identified by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office as Kayla Wiltrout, 16, of Connellsville.

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Two people shot in Beaver Falls

One victim was flown to a hospital by helicopter, the dispatcher said. The other was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

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Chartiers Valley Board honors late World War II veteran with diploma

The late Albert Kaupinis of Scott Township, a veteran of World War II, was recognized as a graduate of Chartiers Valley High School.

1 week ago


Parkway West overnight closures planned starting tonight

The closures will take place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. from the Fort Pitt Tunnel to the Interstate 79 interchange.

1 week ago


McKees Rocks man charged in fatal shooting

A McKees Rocks man was charged with homicide Friday after police used his electronic monitoring device to track him to a fatal shooting.

1 week ago


93-year-old woman, son struck in Kennedy hit-and-run; police seek driver ID

Even surveillance cameras and canvassing by officers turned up little information about the driver in the incident at Kenmawr Plaza.

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 A jetliner from US Airways taxis past another near the air traffic control tower at Pittsburgh International Airport in 2004.

US Airways passes over Pittsburgh in final ceremonial flight

The airline’s ceremonial final scheduled flight Oct. 16 will not land in Pittsburgh, the city that gave it its start.

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 Steve Wetzel in 2008, when he coached the baseball team at Freedom High School.

Beaver County charity founder charged with diverting Hero Program funds

The U.S. attorney’s office said Steven Wetzel, executive director of the Hero Program, misspent about $91,000 in grant money and donations.

1 week ago


 Andrew DuDash, assistant director of the field school at Juniata College, points out areas in the soil during an archaeological dig at Fort Ligonier on Aug. 7.

Digging the dirt: College students unearth history at Fort Ligonier

Summer work of students and interns is critical at public and nonprofit historic sites across southwestern Pennsylvania.

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 A display at the front entrance of the Historical Society of Carnegie Museum honors co-founder Marcella McGrogan who died on Aug. 12.

Window display honors co-founder of Historical Society of Carnegie

Marcella McGrogan’s wedding dress and photos are part of a memorial display at the Historical Society of Carnegie’s headquarters.

1 week ago


 Because renovations are underway in the main library, the  Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie is using its basement for normal operations. Here, Chris Decoske of Right Electric installs new wiring.

Library renovations are underway in Carnegie

Temporary inconvenience will lead to a $450,000 transformation at the historic landmark building atop the Beechwood Avenue hill in Carnegie.

1 week ago


Pittsburgh New Works Festival celebrates 25 years of staging new, one-act plays

Pittsburgh New Works Festival begins Sunday at Carnegie Stage, formerly Off the Wall Theater.

1 week ago


Montour volleyball coach retained, despite complaint

A family said coach Kirsten Burkes cut two sisters from the team improperly.

1 week ago


Montour partners with CMU for research center

CMU researchers will work side-by-side with school staff members.

1 week ago


Beaver County man charged with holding knife to woman's throat, threatening to kill her

Police said a Beaver County couple had a violent exchange that lasted about 1½ hours.

1 week ago


Three family members arrested in connection with Rennerdale thefts

A Rennerdale resident tussled with the suspect who, police said, had reached for the handle of the resident’s truck.

1 week ago


 Aaron Skrbin

Resume: A newsmaker you should know / Aaron Skrbin goes from firefighter to South Fayette High School principal

He considered making firefighting his life’s work until a scholarship to Duquesne University with the Tamburitzans sealed his career.

1 week ago


Samantha Bennett: No need to go postal over line jumper

There’s enough belligerence and not enough patience in the world.

1 week ago


West at a glance: Bradley Center fundraising programs

Community events and news taking place throughout the west communities.

1 week ago


Municipal news: Carnegie, Collier

Municipal news from Pittsburgh region’s west communities.

1 week ago


School news: Carlynton, Lincoln Park and Pittsburgh Technical Institute

School news from Pittsburgh region’s west communities.

1 week ago


West scape: Lectures and library events

Events and other happenings throughout the west communities.

1 week ago


Emergency exercise planned today at Pittsburgh International Airport

The Allegheny County Airport Authority said the public may see vehicles and personnel on property and nearby roads from 3:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

1 week ago


New Castle man arrested after high-speed chase in Beaver County

State police said they have arrested a New Castle man after a four-mile, high-speed chase near Beaver Falls led to the discovery of

1 week ago


Bridge repair to restrict traffic on southbound I-79 today

Crews will place barrier along the shoulder, which will be closed from 9 a.m. today until 6 p.m. Friday.

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