The 2010 explosion at the West Virginia’s Upper Big Branch mine killed 29 men.
Shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to Woodland and California avenues for reports of shots fired.
City police said that at about 3:50 a.m., officers were sent to the 2900 block of Spring Street.
Vernessa Hines and supporters want charges filed against Kevin Murray. She also demanded wiretapping charges against her son be dropped.
Private contributions reached $1.5 million for Pittsburgh’s bicentennial celebrations last year. The city is poised to kick in $250,000.
As Donald Trump is sworn in at noon Friday, an activist group will hold a “People’s Inauguration” at Freedom Corner in the Hill District.
It’s the first time that temperatures have blown past the previous record three years in a row. Pittsburgh saw its second-warmest year.
The communities that sent Donald Trump to the White House are struggling, and they will be watching his administration closely.
Moira Kaleida, the sponsor of the designation, acknowledges the measure would be largely symbolic.
Police say the pair are suspected of supplying up to 35,00 doses of heroin in the Washington County area in less than a year.
The move is a formality because the man convicted of killing three Pittsburgh police officers still has several levels of appeals remaining.
Oxford Development Company scraps plans for iconic skyscraper in sale of Downtown property.
Port Authority is hearing more concerns about riders always entering the front door than it is about the new fare policy that began Jan. 1.
Murrysville council instructed the administration to prepare revisions to the draft ordinance regulating unconventional gas and oil
Essentially, the bank bought the mall from itself so it could then either rehabilitate or sell the property on its own terms.
After more than a month of meetings and vocal opposition from residents and environmental groups, the supervisors gave their approval.
Rachel Lynn Howze, 30, pleaded guilty in August to obstructing an investigation.
Spencer Foust, 25, was driving on Oneida Valley Road in Concord when his car veered off the roadway and stuck a tree and utility pole.
Cambria County authorities want the driver prosecuted, but the ACLU says — right or wrong — the message is legal.
A part-time Whitaker police officer sued the district attorney’s office and one of its detectives, claiming they violated his rights.
The office said Hannah Milbert died as a result of burns and inhalation injuries.
The numbers drawn Tuesday night — 03-04-12-15-39 — mean each ticket-holder wins $666,667, less applicable tax.
The chase started at 1:30 a.m. in Cecil and ended when the SUV crashed in Collier.
A grand jury said Dwight Allen, 55, was on board a flight from Pittsburgh when he assaulted and intimidated a flight attendant.
The Rev. John Welch, a Homewood resident and dean of students at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, will announce his candidacy Saturday.
Representatives from the Catholic, Islamic and Jewish communities endorsed six bills before Pittsburgh City Council.
The building will be anchored by an established barber and tenants will provide free services to underserved residents of the neighborhood.
One person was shot during a home invasion Tuesday night in Baldwin Borough, officials said.
In an appeal filed Tuesday, Pennley Park South Inc. described the Jan. 10 planning commission decision as “unabashedly political.”
Adriene Williams, 27, was convicted in August of third-degree murder, sparing her life in prison.
Commonwealth Court directed West Mifflin to go to the state Department of Education to challenge tuition reimbursements from Duquesne.
University officials plan new initiative aimed at studying issues surrounding gun violence.
Emergency responders were called around 7:40 p.m. to the scene near the intersection of Freeport Road and Western Avenue.
Although the flu season is just starting, the number of Allegheny County confirmed cases is 1,505; this time last year there were 54 cases.
Combined gross revenue from table games and slot machines hit $3.21 billion last year — the most ever — the Gaming Control Board announced.
Robert Rydze said that his brother, former Steelers doctor Richard Rydze, asked him to lie about receiving thousands of Vicodin pills.
Authorities say the deaths, which occurred in Beaver Falls and New Brighton, are the first in Pennsylvania to be linked to carfentanil.
Dan Gilman is introducing legislation that would let the Steel City take an official stand on inclusiveness.
The troubles at the mall along Route 28 in Frazer echo those of other shopping centers and retailers nationwide as purchasing habits change.
Pastors of mixed flocks are striving to balance appeals to unity with uncompromising calls for justice.
The Post-Gazette identifies 25 Trump Transition Team members with ties to the Scaife Foundation and the groups it funds.
Police are still searching for Byron Edward Williams, 27, who investigators believe to be armed and dangerous.
Pittsburgh police Monday charged Michael Ginyard Jr., 30, with attempted homicide, aggravated assault and other charges.
Multiple police agencies responded to the 100 block of St. Joseph Street shortly before 5 p.m. after a report of an armed robbery.
Ahmad Foreman, 18, was shot in the head, body and extremities shortly after 10 p.m. near the intersection of Fannel and Cornwall streets.
Global oil prices are cooling off as investors wait and see how an international deal to cut production plays out.
The man was struck by the train Sunday night near Amity Street and E. Fifth Avenue.
Robert Rubinstein is likely to lead the agency, which has come under criticism for waiting nearly five years to make a permanent choice.
That’s the conclusion of a 104-page assessment of the freight industry released last month by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission.
State grant and earmarked funds could allow the URA to improve street lights, sidewalks, crosswalks and bus shelters.