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Bobcat machine operator rescued after falling over hill in North Huntingdon

It took responders almost half an hour to extract him from the heavy machinery.

8 minutes ago

At least 1 injured in motorcycle accident in North Sewickley

Emergency supervisors were unsure if other vehicles were involved in the incident and could not provide the extent of the victim's injuries.

40 minutes ago

 Pirates starting pitcher Vance Worley led the way in today's game against the Brewers.

Pirates end Brewers series with win, 1-0

The Pirates extended their lead over the Brewers to 4 1/2 games in the wild-card race with seven games remaining.

about 1 hour ago

Manhunt continues for suspect in Pa. state police shooting

Police continue to urge residents to remain vigilant as the search for Eric Frein continues in the Pocono Mountains.

about 2 hours ago

1 dead after domestic disturbance in Edgeworth

A domestic disturbance Saturday afternoon in Edgeworth ended with a man’s death, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

about 3 hours ago

Five killed in northeastern Pennsylvania crash

The crash happened Saturday on Route 115 in Effort, in Monroe County, about 35 miles north of Allentown

about 7 hours ago

 Sooners running back Samaje Perine  runs the ball during the fourth quarter against the Mountaineers at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Sooner freshman’s 4 scores spoil WVU’s payback bid

Samaje Perine stunted a shootout Saturday night by gashing and gouging the West Virginia defense for 242 yards and four touchdowns.

about 16 hours ago

 Edinson Volquez pitched seven shutout innings Saturday night at PNC Park.

Brewers slip past Pirates, 1-0

Only a few inches separated the ball from the top of Gaby Sanchez’ glove. Probably three or four, six at most. That was enough.

about 17 hours ago

WTAE, KDKA lead local stations at Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards ceremony

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia led the way with 11 awards, followed by Harrisburg ABC affiliate WHTM-TV (9) at the Mid-Atlantic Emmy

about 18 hours ago

 Penn State Nittany Lions running back Zach Zwinak reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second quarter against the Massachusetts Minutemen at Beaver Stadium.

Penn State runs over Massachusetts, 48-7

Massachusetts was scheduled as a breather and Penn State is getting its relaxation.

about 20 hours ago

 Leah McCormick, 19, a sophomore at Pitt from Toledo, Ohio, hangs her head as Pitt loses to Iowa Saturday at Heinz Field.

Pitt suffers first loss of the season, 24-20, to Iowa

The Panthers squandered some of the momentum they had appeared to build during the first three weeks of the season.

about 20 hours ago

 A video display at a convenience store shows a wanted poster of Eric Frein, a 31-year-old from Canadensis, Pa., on Friday in Philadelphia.

Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

Authorities are taking extreme precaution as they continue the search for the suspect in the fatal state police barracks ambush.

about 20 hours ago

W. Pa. owner of tax collection business charged

Tax collector charged with stealing more than $65,000 from the Somerset area school district.

1 day ago

 A video display at a convenience store shows a wanted poster of Eric Frein, a 31-year-old from Canadensis, Pa., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Philadelphia. Frein is charged with killing Pa. State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson and wounding Trooper Alex Douglass in a late-night ambush Sept. 12 outside the Blooming Grove state police barracks. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Pennsylvania armed officers comb ambush suspect's woods

Armed officers scatter into wooded neighborhood of suspect in deadly ambush on state troopers.

1 day ago

Politicos eye broader effect of anti-Corbett vote

Voters against Gov. Tom Corbett could impact other GOP races.

1 day ago

One-car accident in Liberty Tunnels snarls traffic in the tunnels and on Route 51

Two people suffered minor injuries in a one-car accident in the Liberty Tunnels that backed up traffic earlier today.

1 day ago

Penn State trustees defer Sandusky report debate

The Penn State Board of Trustees is postponing debate on the Freeh Report until later this fall.

1 day ago

Highland Park apartments damaged in fire

A fire damaged a Highland Park apartment Friday night.

1 day ago

 Russell Martin scores after putting the Pirates ahead with a three-run shot against the Brewers at PNC Park.

Russell Martin bombs Brewers, Pirates win on 8th inning homer, 4-2

Catcher Russell Martin spoiled a dominating start by the Brewers’ Yovani Gallardo, homering off former teammate Jonathan Broxton.

1 day ago

 The company 980 Liberty Partners has offered $9.5 million for the August Wilson Center property in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Bank urges judge not to delay sale of August Wilson Center

Dollar Bank holds a $7.9 million mortgage on the building and wants to recoup the entire amount.

1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police ask travelers to avoid manhunt area in trooper killing

Trooper Connie Devens said residents in Price and Barrett in Monroe County should stay inside.

1 day ago

Pennsylvania unemployment rises in August for second consecutive month

Unemployment would have been higher, but 28,000 people gave up looking for work during the month and this were not counted.

1 day ago

 Firefighters try to extinguish the blaze Friday at St. Paul Baptist Church in Oakmont.

Fire destroys historic Oakmont church

The oldest church in Oakmont, St. Paul has since 1924 been the home of the borough's oldest African-American Baptist congregation.

1 day ago

Judge approves payment after botched federal raid in Bellevue

The money is part of a proposed $100,000 settlement the government agreed to pay to settle a suit brought in June 2011 by Gary Adams.

1 day ago

 Leon Ford pumps his fist in celebration at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Monday.

Judge refuses to lift gag order in Leon Ford case

A jury found Leon Ford, 21, not guilty of two counts of aggravated assault on Monday.

2 days ago

Man found with multiple gunshot wounds in Spring Garden, Pittsburgh police say

The man was found laying on the sidewalk near the intersection of Vinial Street and Salter Way.

2 days ago

NFL Commissioner Goodell apologizes, pledges changes to domestic violence policy

Roger Goodell said “I got it wrong” and outlined initiatives to improve the NFL’s handling of domestic violence and sexual assault cases.

2 days ago

Man held for court in July 4 shooting death

Zachary Threats, 36, is accused of killing 30-year-old Kaamil Arnold, who was grilling at a home in the 7700 block of Tioga Street.

2 days ago

Man dead in North Union house fire

State police said Randy Shipley, 60, was found dead inside 105 Crums Lane once firefighters contained the blaze.

2 days ago

Firefighter injured battling Wilkinsburg house fire

The fire was reported shortly before 1 p.m. in the 1600 block of Maplewood Avenue.

2 days ago

 Pittsburgh firefighters battle a three-alarm fire at two houses in South Oakland early this morning.

Three-alarm fire in Oakland destroys two houses

Four men and three women, some University of Pittsburgh students, were displaced after an early morning fire destroyed two houses.

2 days ago

 NFL commissioner Roger Goodell

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss domestic violence issues today

Goodell is holding a 3 p.m. news conference in New York on the league’s personal conduct policy and domestic violence issues.

2 days ago

Monroeville man killed in Derry crash

Frederick G. Drummond, 61, was driving south on Route 981 when he collided with a truck about a mile south of Route 22 around 5:15 a.m.

2 days ago

Bethel Park settles suit with police officer for $25,000

The lawsuit claims that the officer faced repeated discipline after raising officer safety issues, according to an agreement released today.

2 days ago

 The state police fire marshal and New Kensington police are investigating the cause of a fire in the 400 block of 10th Street in New Kensington. Several fire companies responded to the blaze in two buildings that originally began late Thursday night and rekindled about 5 this morning.

New Kensington fire being investigated as suspicious

Several New Kensington fire companies responded to the blaze in two buildings that originally began last night and rekindled about 5 a.m.

2 days ago

 Allegheny County and Munhall police stand outside an apartment in March 2013 where police said Anthony Scholl Sr. shot his mother, Bernadette.

Munhall man accused of killing mother held for court

Allegheny County police said Anthony Scholl Sr. killed Bernadette Scholl, 74, then barricaded himself inside the apartment they shared.

2 days ago

 The Penguins' Sidney Crosby participates in training camp drills today at CONSOL Energy Center.

Crosby makes surprise appearance at Penguins training camp

Team officials had said Thursday that Sidney Crosby, along with Evgeni Malkin, would miss the early part of camp because of injuries.

2 days ago

Merger discussions advance with Cornell and Moon school districts

Exploration of a possible merger between school districts Cornell and Moon Area will continue as long as both sides show interest.

2 days ago

Part of Pennsylvania Turnpike to close early Sunday morning

The Pennsylvania Turnpike between Butler Valley and Allegheny Valley exits will be closed in both directions for five hours.

2 days ago

HOV lanes opened to relieve congestion from Parkway North crash

State police said one person was taken to Allegheny General Hospital after the four-vehicle crash, which occurred at 7:45 a.m.

2 days ago

 Rodney Howard Jr.

Fugitive arrested in Larimer shooting in January

Pittsburgh police said Hosea Davis, 37, was shot at least 10 times the afternoon of Jan. 20 and took Rodney Howard Jr. into custody.

2 days ago

Production issues cause delays of Post-Gazette

Due to production delays, some Pittsburgh Post-Gazette customers did not receive a paper this morning.

2 days ago

Driver killed in Butler crash

A Chicora man was killed in a three-vehicle crash Thursday in Butler County, state police said.

2 days ago

 Tiffany Dickson embraces her 7-year-old son Bryon, in front of the casket of her husband, Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson, Thursday at Dunmore Cemetery in Dunmore in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Hunt for suspect in Pennsylvania trooper's death continues

"We gather here in sorrow, disbelief and anger," the Rev. Thomas M. Muldowney told those inside the filled-to-capacity church.

2 days ago

Allegheny County health officials: Bethel Park schools too quick to release alert on virus

The county Health Department director said the CDC has no confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 in the region.

2 days ago

 Opponents of Scotland's independence from the United Kingdom celebrate referendum results at a hotel in Glasgow, Scotland, early this morning.

Pro-union camp achieves victory in Scotland

Scotland has opted against breaking up the United Kingdom to become an independent nation. The margin was 55 percent to 45 percent.

2 days ago

 Starter Gerrit Cole delivers against the Red Sox Thursday night  at PNC Park.

Cole, Marte shine to clinch another Pirates winning season

Thursday’s game was tighter than the previous two iterations, but the outcome was the same.

2 days ago

Attempted homicide charges lodged against Monroeville man in chase

Police had issued an alert that a man possibly armed with several guns had left Monroeville and may be headed to Westmoreland County.

2 days ago

 As of mid-August, the Pittsburgh Parking Authority had issued nearly 25,000 fewer tickets than over the first eight months of 2013.

Pittsburgh parking tickets down, revenue up as drivers use pay stations

Pittsburgh Parking Authority says drivers using the pay stations that replaced parking meters two years ago leads to less tickets issued.

2 days ago

Health Dept.: District too quick with alert

It shows itself with symptoms of fever of more than 101 degrees, runny nose, coughing, sneezing and sometimes rash.

2 days ago


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