A view of the 2014 Pittsburgh Marathon participants.

How churches cope with the Pittsburgh Marathon

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.

about 8 hours ago

Eyewitness 1965: Cliburn, Casals credited with fine week for culture

Music lovers in Pittsburgh had opportunities to hear both Van Cliburn and Pablo Casals performed here during the same week 50 years ago.

about 8 hours ago

 Crown Prince Alexander II and Princess Katherine, of Serbia, visited Pittsburgh at the home of Dr. Robert and Eugenia Friedlander of Shadyside.

Crown prince of Serbia seeks Pittsburgh medical expertise for his homeland

On Saturday afternoon, the man who would be king of Yugoslavia was sitting in a Shadyside living room talking about telemedicine.

about 8 hours ago

 Michael Kobold, of Kobold Watch Company, climbing through the ice fall from Base Camp to Camp 1. Mr. Kobold, along with a group of diplomats from the U.S. and Nepal, was working on the Kathmandu Firetruck Expedition, bringing more fire engines and emergency vehicles to the valley after the earthquake.

Nepalis in Pittsburgh feel the earthquake's shock

In Pittsburgh, a population of native Nepalis and those who have ties to the county shared a feeling of despair Saturday.

about 8 hours ago

 The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Homewood branch hosted the first Buzzword Pittsburgh event on Saturday.

Buzzword Pittsburgh gets the word out in Homewood

An early childhood education program, supported by PNC Foundation, engages kids to build vocabulary

about 8 hours ago

 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton at a campaign stop in Iowa earlier this month.

How will a woman running for president in 2016 be portrayed?

Using terms like “pushy” and “shrill” are pretty blatant examples of casting female candidates in an unflattering light.

about 8 hours ago

 Latasha and Charlie Batch,  Best of the Batch volunteers and 2014 Jefferson Award winners.

Previewing the 2015 Jefferson Award finalists

Seven Pittsburghers are among 48 Jefferson Award winners who will be recognized as super volunteers at a ceremony on May 4.

about 8 hours ago

'Several' injured, one critically, in Penn Hills apartment fire

A two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Penn Hills this afternoon sent one person to a hospital in critical condition.

about 15 hours ago

Man killed in McKees Rocks shooting

The shooting was reported just before 11:30 a.m. in Third Street Park near Progress and Amelia streets, officials said.

about 19 hours ago

Man killed after crashing into Hempfield home

Aaron James Koring, 19, of Greensburg was killed in a single-vehicle crash this morning after he left the road and struck a house.

about 20 hours ago

Kane taking UPMC-Highmark consent decree dispute to court

The state attorney general plans to file a motion Monday to enforce the consent decree between UPMC and Highmark

1 day ago

 A sign urges that the century-old shade trees along Centennial Avenue in Sewickley be preserved as the removal of the trees occurs In the background.

Residents of Sewickley street protest loss of old trees for repaving

A road reconstruction project, which has drawn significant backlash from residents, will remove 33 shade trees along Centennial Avenue.

1 day ago

Upper St. Clair Lawyer pleads guilty to drug conspiracy charges

Lawyer Guy Amantangelo pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy and another count of possession of a gun by a drug user.

1 day ago

 Paul Mason is treated for an infection in his leg in March at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass. Mr. Mason, once known as the world’s fattest man, has since lost two-thirds of his body weight, but he has struggled with the burden of almost 100 pounds of excess skin, and hopes for surgery soon.

Docs with Pittsburgh ties prepare for high-profile surgery

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.

1 day ago

World Malaria Day

United Methodists, led by Bishop Thomas Bickerton of Western Pennsylvania, continue to raise millions to combat malaria worldwide.

1 day ago

Report says higher incomes will feel more of Wolf tax plan

Residents with incomes of more than $100,000 would bear nearly two-thirds of the increased tax burden, according to the report.

1 day ago

Owner of Shayside home damaged in fire cites renovation

The fire that resulted in $250,000 in damages set back more than three years of renovations at the home on Devonshire.

1 day ago

 A gold variety of sedum planted with red Sempervivum.

Allegheny Chapter of Rock Garden Society hosts 47th annual show

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.

1 day ago

Accused con man to be sent to Pittsburgh for trial

A complaint details a hodgepodge of fraud schemes that prosecutors said Sigismond Segbefia carried out by posing as other people.

1 day ago

Medical examiner identifies victim in fatal Manchester shooting

A man shot to death in Pittsburgh’s Manchester neighborhood has been identified as Derrick Owens, 30.

about 23 hours ago

 Monroeville Mall, which has experienced several acts of violence recently.

Monroeville's problems extend beyond boundaries of mall, DA says

Community leaders address plans to improve security in Monroeville following shootings at Monroeville Mall.

2 days ago

 Caitlin Walk, right, staff of Center for Victims, gives a ribbon pin to William Wingfield of Peters Friday in Market Square, Downtown.

In Market Square, Center for Victims urges awareness of sex assaults

The advocacy group is raising awareness about sex assaults as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

1 day ago

 Doug Polk of Las Vegas takes part in the "Brains vs. Artificial Intelligence" event at the Rivers Casino on the North Shore.

Humans take early edge in man vs. machine poker showdown at Rivers Casino

Through May 7, four of the world’s best will play 80,000 total hands against the CMU-designed opponent, Claudico.

1 day ago

 The Very Rev. Edward Malesic addresses the media at a news conference in Greensburg this morning. He will become bishop of the Greensburg Diocese.

Harrisburg pastor named bishop of Greensburg

The Very Rev. Edward C. Malesic is a priest working in York Haven, Pa., in the Diocese of Harrisburg.

1 day ago

 A Mylan-Teva combination is expected to raise antitrust issues, as is a Mylan-Perrigo combination.

Mylan increases its offer in merger tug of war

Mylan is the target of an unsolicited bid from Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical, which offered to acquire Mylan for $82 per share.

1 day ago

 Heavy drinking and binge drinking by women is up dramatically in many parts of the country, and some counties in the Pittsburgh area.

Rise in heavy drinking by women emerges as public health threat

National study shows higher rates of heavy drinking among women in Pittsburgh and around the country.

2 days ago

Beaver Falls man to stand trial in 2 Sheraden slayings

Charges of homicide, robbery, conspiracy and carrying a firearm without a license were bound over against Michael St. Clair, 24.

1 day ago

 Max Construction moved a new subdivision style “boater building” 11.5 river miles from the Fox Chapel Marina on the Allegheny River, around Pittsburgh’s Point and up the Monongahela River where it will anchor a new South Side Marina.

House floating on Allegheny, Monongahela rivers draws attention

New South Side Marina’s boater building floats into place.

2 days ago

 Grass and weeds grow over the rusted beams supporting the old closed sidewalk of the Kenmawr Bridge.

Plans unveiled for new Kenmawr Bridge

The new bridge will be wider, longer and taller than the current one.

2 days ago

Wilmerding man headed to trial for March killing

Chaz White, 19, is accused of killing Isaiah Coleman, 19, also of Wilmerding.

1 day ago

Hearing postponed for suspect in missing man's killing

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.

1 day ago

 The interior of the Hawker 400.

OneJet launches new services from Pittsburgh International

Service to Indianapolis International Airport will start May 11 and service to Milwaukee May 4, with a daily flight four times a week.

1 day ago

African charged with swindling Pittsburgh-area women, Korean steel firm

Sigismond Segbefia, 28, a Ghana native who lives in Silver Spring, was arrested earlier this week in New York.

1 day ago

Lawyer pleads guilty in New York-to-Pittsburgh drug ring case

U.S. District Judge David Cercone set sentencing for Guy Amatangelo for Sept. 9.

1 day ago

Part of East Busway out of service this weekend

The work will detour the P1 East Busway-All Stops and the P3 East Busway-Oakland.

1 day ago

McArdle Roadway closed this morning

The road is closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

1 day ago

 A tour bus that was carrying Kentucky middle school students erupts in flames on Interstate 70 Thursday morning. No one was injured and the students were evacuated.

Cause of I-70 tour bus fire in Washington County still unknown

Police said bus driver Timothie Newton noticed problems with the bus, pulled onto the shoulder and saw smoke coming from the rear.

1 day ago

Findlay gets federal waste water grant for upgrades

The grant also aims to help the township’s industrial parks attract and retain businesses and investments in the community.

1 day ago

Reward for information about dead dogs in Beaver County reaches nearly $5,000

Police discovered the remains of about 15 to 20 dogs between Route 51 and the Ohio River on Monday morning.

1 day ago

Washington County man charged in road rage incident on I-79

Brian Gust, of Nottingham, was charged in the road rage incident Wednesday on Interstate 79.

1 day ago

Coraopolis bank robber sentenced to six years in prison

Prosecutors said he robbed the First National Bank in Coraopolis July 7 and robbed a Citizens Bank on the South Side July 13.

1 day ago

 Kevin Sousa talks in February about the greenhouse in Superior Motors, a new restaurant scheduled to open in Braddock.

Pittsburgh restaurateur Kevin Sousa facing more legal troubles

The owners of the property where Kevin Sousa operated Station Street Hot Dogs have sued the chef and his wife for a total of $60,425.98.

1 day ago

Nonprofit offers classes, clinics for community advocates

The Community Technical Assistance Center plans classes at the Pittsburgh Public Market and clinics in City Council Chambers.

2 days ago

 Marissa Miller, the daughter of the owners of My Sissy's Closet in Greensburg, checks a prom dress in the shop April 20. This is a Sherri Hill two-piece pink print. All of the dresses sold in the shop are new. The store does not do consignment.

Teens in eastern suburbs say 'yes' to cropped-top prom dresses

Girls choosing bright colors, glittery styles.

2 days ago

 Third grade teacher Colleen Koch talks with Domenic Catandro about his paper. Students at St. Sebastian School are writing cards and letters to World War II veterans who will be honored with flights to Washington next month.

St. Sebastian students make sure every 'Honor Flight' veteran will get letters

Students at the Ross school are writing hundreds of letters that will go to veterans during mail call on the flights.

2 days ago

 Bill Edgar, interim president at Geneva College

Geneva College names interim president

William Edgar will take the place of departing president Ken Smith, who will become a business dean at a Texas college.

2 days ago

 Celeste Montani, owner of Jezebels in Galleria Mall in Mt. Lebanon, is surrounded by prom gowns in her shop.

Students in south suburbs say 'yes' to the (prom) dress

Teens are favoring crop-top dresses in bright colors with bling.

2 days ago

 Students walk through a bright, blue entryway that's part of Mt. Lebanon High School's $110 million renovation.

Mt. Lebanon school design lets students take advantage of more academics, activities

All parts of the building now are either renovated or new construction.

2 days ago

 Westmoreland County Judicial Candidate Tom Anderson

Nine on ballot for three judge seats in Westmoreland County

All of the candidates are lawyers and all have cross-filed for both party nominations in the May 19 primary.

2 days ago

Extracurricular activities slowly returning in Sto-Rox

District receiving Title I funding to improve student achievement.

2 days ago


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