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An early childhood education program, supported by the PNC Foundation, engages kids to build vocabulary.
Preliminary indications are that the death is not suspicious, and an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death is scheduled.
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.
On Saturday afternoon, the man who would be king of Yugoslavia was sitting in a Shadyside living room talking about telemedicine.
Pittsburgh churches ranging from cathedrals to start-ups have had to make lemonade of the lemons handed to them on the first Sunday of May.
To keep an eye on political discourse, the Center for American Women and Politics has launched the Presidential Gender Watch 2016 project.
Music lovers in Pittsburgh had opportunities to hear both Van Cliburn and Pablo Casals performed here during the same week 50 years ago.
The stabbing occurred around 11 a.m. on the 900 block of Illinois Avenue.
The playground next to the Warrington Recreation Center was damaged by fire on Saturday.
Witnesses said neighbors helped rescue a man from the burning structure.
Slippery Rock party reportedly resulted in unruly behavior.
An emergency dispatcher supervisor confirmed that the blaze at Nu-Metrics Inc. was reported shortly after 9 a.m.
Elise N. Krugh, 18, of Greensburg, was flown by medical helicopter from the scene of the early morning crash in Hempfield.
Derrick Owens, 30, of Pittsburgh was shot at about 9 p.m. as he was standing on the sidewalk in the 1300 block of Columbus Avenue.
Justin Ballard, 26, of McKees Rocks, survived the 11:28 a.m. shooting but later died at Allegheny General Hospital.
In Pittsburgh, a population of native Nepalis and those who have ties to the county shared a feeling of despair Saturday.
A two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Penn Hills this afternoon sent one person to a hospital in critical condition.
The shooting was reported just before 11:30 a.m. in Third Street Park near Progress and Amelia streets, officials said.
Aaron James Koring, 19, of Greensburg was killed in a single-vehicle crash this morning after he left the road and struck a house.
The state attorney general plans to file a motion Monday to enforce the consent decree between UPMC and Highmark
A road reconstruction project, which has drawn significant backlash from residents, will remove 33 shade trees along Centennial Avenue.
Lawyer Guy Amantangelo pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy and another count of possession of a gun by a drug user.
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.
United Methodists, led by Bishop Thomas Bickerton of Western Pennsylvania, continue to raise millions to combat malaria worldwide.
Residents with incomes of more than $100,000 would bear nearly two-thirds of the increased tax burden, according to the report.
The fire that resulted in $250,000 in damages set back more than three years of renovations at the home on Devonshire.
Contrary to Pittsburgh belief, a hillside with painted rocks is not a rock garden. Come and see what a real rock garden is at annual show.
A complaint details a hodgepodge of fraud schemes that prosecutors said Sigismond Segbefia carried out by posing as other people.
A man shot to death in Pittsburgh’s Manchester neighborhood has been identified as Derrick Owens, 30.
Community leaders address plans to improve security in Monroeville following shootings at Monroeville Mall.
The advocacy group is raising awareness about sex assaults as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Through May 7, four of the world’s best will play 80,000 total hands against the CMU-designed opponent, Claudico.
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.
Charges of homicide, robbery, conspiracy and carrying a firearm without a license were bound over against Michael St. Clair, 24.
New South Side Marina’s boater building floats into place.
The new bridge will be wider, longer and taller than the current one.
Chaz White, 19, is accused of killing Isaiah Coleman, 19, also of Wilmerding.
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.
U.S. District Judge David Cercone set sentencing for Guy Amatangelo for Sept. 9.
The work will detour the P1 East Busway-All Stops and the P3 East Busway-Oakland.
The road is closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Police said bus driver Timothie Newton noticed problems with the bus, pulled onto the shoulder and saw smoke coming from the rear.
The grant also aims to help the township’s industrial parks attract and retain businesses and investments in the community.
Police discovered the remains of about 15 to 20 dogs between Route 51 and the Ohio River on Monday morning.