The outing marked the eighth time the Pirates have won in the past 10 games.
Cassidy Bowers, 17, was kidnapped by Stephen Campion Jr., who allegedly took her after assaulting a third party.
Truck collision sends van into Butler County bakery
Police said they believe the victim had been robbed before the shooting.
Giant Eagle in Greenfield back open after small fire
The Pirates' loss to the Milwaukee Brewers Friday night ended their four-game winning streak.
A Robinson man who has run an accounting firm was charged for filing false income tax returns, and making false statements to government.
The Larwill notebook acquisition is the sole artifact of the Pittsburgh Academy, the precursor to the University of Pittsburgh.
Richard "Biff" Baer, Pine's first police chief, has died.
Bill Peduto, the Democratic nominee for mayor, hopes the Ravenstahl administration will work with him in his transition into the office.
Many municipalities and neighborhoods are planning Memorial Day weekend activities in the Pittsburgh area.
A total of 68 citizens were naturalized Friday at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum in Pittsburgh.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is investigating the death of a mature bald eagle that was found May 5 in Clay, Butler County.
Opponents of Buncher's redevelopment of the historic produce terminal decry company's efforts to move ahead with demolition.
Jim Smith and a friend will retrace the 19-day trek Pittsburgh native Peter Guibert made to mark the battle's 50th anniversary in 1913.
Declining ridership and rising costs may sink the last cable-driven ferry in Pennsylvania.
Bike courier and his tabby draw plenty of attention riding around Philadelphia together.
A teenage Penn Hills boy told investigators that a gun accidentally went off, killing a 17-year-old girl.
The state Department of Corrections may eliminate more than 180 mental health jobs in state prisons by outsourcing work to private firms.
Allegheny County Councilman Matt Drozd will quit the Republican Party and run an independent write-in campaign to keep his North Hills seat.
Attacks disrupt the prison, which houses more than 2,300 inmates.
The 26-year-old man was shot on Sixth Street and taken to UPMC Presbyterian hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:13 p.m.
Heidi L. Schnupp, told police she swiped thousands of dollars from the group, including money that was to be donated to charities.
District officials will vote on a replacement for acting superintendent Archie Perrin Jr.
Karl Lukitsch and Autobahn will be putting the oomph into the oom-pah music at the North Side venue.
The Route 28 end of the bridge will remain closed as construction of a new interchange continues.
Police and EMS responded to the 4200 block of Gladstone Street about 10:45 p.m. for a report of a man with a gunshot wound to the head.
The European Union and Russian officials still need to review the H.J. Heinz Co. acquisition for antitrust issues.
Wayne R. Lieberman, 61, was indicted and arrested Wednesday in U.S. District Court. He also faces theft charges filed last year.
The temporary protection from abuse order Lisa Barnett sought against her husband Davaun Barnett Sr., 41, was dismissed at a May 15 hearing.
The National Weather Service warns that that sensitive or unprotected plants could be damaged or killed by the cold.
A soft opening is planned for the third week of September, with a grand opening the first week of October.
The clothing retailer will shop of the offer from Apax, one of its investors, for 40 days. The deal's termination fee is about $10 million.
An Eastern Pennsylvania woman who fatally stabbed her fiance on their wedding day was convicted of first-degree murder on Thursday.
Character actress played supportive wife to William Shatner's husband on classic episode of scary air flight.
The school board voted to OK a plan that would include the teacher layoffs and cut programs to fill a $1.48 million budget gap.
Pittsburgh police have issued no citations for violation of a new law requiring motorists to give bicycles a four-foot buffer when passing.
A Greensburg man who was charged in March with stealing mail can avoid prosecution, according to a motion filed Thursday.
Representatives of the corporate community in Pittsburgh are committed to sharing successful practices for improving diversity.
It can be tough to compete with a superstar like Lemieux when delivering a baby.
A combative Barbara Brenner pilloried the medical establishment, industrial polluters and even other cancer research advocates.
It is becoming clearer how much it could cost Pennsylvanians if UPMC and Highmark really do end up parting ways. And it looks expensive.
Leo Russell, who built up his family's paving business and recorded decades of service to his church, died at age 94.
Pennsylvania's newest casino is expected to open in a little more than a month.
The Three Rivers Arts Festival, the reopening of the fountain at Point State Park, a jazz festival and trail dedication are highlights.
Vernon McGarity braved enemy gunfire to rescue wounded solddiers and destroy German weapons in Battle of the Bulge.
A suit filed by the parents of Maddox Derkosh, who fell into an African dogs exhibit, says other zoos have better safeguards in place.
Investigators found baking soda in evidence bags that had contained cocaine in the chambers of former Judge Paul Pozonsky.
Andrew McCutchen drove in two runs and scored another Thursday at PNC Park to move to a 29-18 record this season.
The EPA settlements with Fluid Recovery Services LLC include $83,000 in fines and $30 million in plant improvements at three facilities.
Pittsburgh City Council passes a bill giving a civilian board the chance to give input on pending changes to police policy.
Montour school directors voted 9-0 tonight to approve a $59.2 million budget for the 2013-14 school year.
The board also approved the hiring of Wesley Kuchta, 28, of Harmar to become the McCandless career center's new principal.
Matthew Smith arrived at Perma-Cast, a mold castings company in Export, and told his fellow employees to leave the building, police said.
Those signing contracts include wide receiver Markus Wheaton, cornerback Terry Hawthorne and wide receiver Justin Brown.
The white truck hit a Port Authority bus and drove off from the intersection of Boulevard of the Allies and Commonwealth Place, police said.
Family-friendly events and the reopening of the fountain at Point State Park are set for "a very exciting two weeks" starting June 7.
No tattoos are required to check out the musicians on the South Side venue, featuring Andrew Winter & the Reckless Dodgers.
Although there are no longer majorettes or color guard, the band's 65 members, who range in age from 16 to 93 and average age 56, play on.
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David Kipp sued Arii L. Metz claiming the officer beat him in 2010. Mr. Metz has pleaded guilty to depriving Mr. Kipp of his civil rights.
Elizabeth and Jason Derkosh, whose son, Maddox, was killed in an African painted dogs exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo, released the statement.
Trial on the Homewood man's allegations had been slated for July 8, about one year after the start of the first trial.
Charles W. Wolfertz III succeeds Michael J. Hayes, who last week was named senior vice president and group head of Hearst Television.
The board plans to vote on the final budget at its June 25 meeting.
The switch preserves her ability to challenge Bill Peduto and Josh Wander in the election for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl's successor.
Wide receiver Markus Wheaton and cornerback Terry Hawthorne agreed to four-year deals.
An Allegheny County dispatch supervisor said crews were dispatched to 518 Franklin Street around 9:53 a.m.
Francis Mario Tinsley, 36, was charged with being a felon in possession of firearms and is scheduled to plead guilty May 31.
Mike Sears defused explosives by hand and covered a soldier in the middle of an enemy grenade launch.
Chatham University administrators celebrated the transformation of an old dairy barn on its Eden Hall campus into a cafe and library.
The Simpson Voting House is the oldest polling place in Westmoreland County.
Numerous local veterans dedicate their time by volunteering for honor guard duty to their comrades who have died.
The new bike path will provide recreation, profits for local business.
Landau Building Co., led by a fifth generation of the Landau family, has been recognized for renovation of a Robert Morris University hall.
A group of mostly volunteers spent more than four years restoring the century-old Aeolian residence organ in the Allegheny County park.
A fifth-grade class has discovered that reading and imagination are as good as a time machine when it comes to bringing history to life.
Senior citizens sported long dresses and suits for the prom Friday that took place at Presbyterian SeniorCare Washington.
Steve Stache, an operating room nurse at Monongahela Valley Hospital, was so moved by a medical mission, he's going again.
The Las Vegas investment firm will try to beam new life into West Mifflin's ailing shooping location.
Jill Jayne has so much enthusiasm, it's difficult not to get excited along with her.
The small numbers of voters who went to the polls on Tuesday made their voices heard in several North communities and school districts.
Superintendent Raymond Gualtieri presented the board with a report, "Advancing NASD Forward," which establishes certain priorities.
Board members defeated a proposed $134.6 million plan that raised taxes.
Organizers hopes to raise $100,000 at the annual event, this year themed "Roaring '20s," for Aspinwall Riverfront Park.
Some students who worked on the musical "Grease" had so much fun that they want to do another musical.
The administration's recommendation to close the school is a "weight hanging over meetings," the board president said.
The group isn't only fun and games with metal detectors -- it has helped law enforcement agencies find weapons and more.
After years of struggle with revenue and blight, downtown Butler's future is brightening.
School directors have approved the purchase of 200 Apple TVs, 16 MacBook Pros and 330 iPads.
Veterans will be honored during Memorial Day weekend observances in the North suburban area.
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The turnout was low for Tuesday's election, but voters made their voices heard with several upsets among school board and municipal races.
Teachers work hard to motivate children to read, and they get a big assist when young readers get to take to a stage.
Because she served as principal of Holy Child Catholic School for 30 years, not much gets past Sister Barbara Anne Quinn. Except this.
I live in the Moon Area School District. Recently it was proposed by the school board that the kids need a practice field for sports.