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.
A suit filed by the parents of Maddox Derkosh, who fell into an African dogs exhibit, says other zoos have better safeguards in place.
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.
The bill means that when the police bureau alters policy, the Citizen Police Review Board can offer input.
The switch preserves her ability to challenge Bill Peduto and Josh Wander in the election for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl's successor.
Voices for Christ feels the beat from within, as the five man group works to put the Bible to music.
The authority is turning to a Washington consultant to improve its management.
Pittsburgh's population grows a tad according to 2012 estimates, while some northern and western suburbs see an influx of residents.
There is still a chance that an independent candidate could emerge and secure enough signatures to add their name to the general election.
The family of Marcus White Jr., the 1-year-old boy who was shot along with his two aunts, ask those with information to come forward.
City Councilman Bill Peduto said his approach to the office will differ from Mayor Luke Ravenstahl in nearly every area of governance.
Jack Wagner is undecided on whether to make another run, but says he plans to stay involved with Pittsburgh and the region.
Councilman Bill Peduto said he plans to conduct national searches for department heads, including for the bureau of police.
The shooting Tuesday off the 2300 block of East Hills Drive in the Second East Hills housing complex also left two women injured.
CEO Robert Hanson blamed the results on a "tough macro-environment as well as cooler weather" that slowed demand for seasonal styles.
As many as three gunmen got out of a car and fired into a picnic around 7:30 p.m. at the Second East Hills housing complex.
A Democratic incumbent won his party's nomination for Allegheny County Council, while Republican voters chose new faces in other races.
Bill Ward, a Corbett appointee, leads the Republican field, and deputy DA Mark Tranquilli heads the Democratic ticket.
The three former Pittsburgh city schools teachers captured both the Democratic and Republican nominations.
On Pittsburgh City Council, three incumbents hold onto their positions while a newcomer fills a seat vacated by Councilman Bill Peduto.
City councilman Bill Peduto defeated Jack Wagner in the mayoral primary to become the odds-on favorite to succeed rival Luke Ravenstahl.
Bill Peduto received a raucous ovation from a crowd of hundreds at Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers headquarters on the South Side.
Summerset at Frick Park is seeking a TIF to divert $24 million in property taxes from the neighborhood to improve infrastructure.
Bill Peduto is on the threshold of capturing the office he's sought in three campaigns.
The all-electronic format taxes technology, and growth in donations may limit matching funds for nonprofit organizations that benefit.
Michael Lyons, 22, was detained by U.S. Marshals task force officers around 4:30 p.m. in a residence on Susquehanna Street in Homewood South
A jitney driver from Lincoln-Lemington told police the rape allegations against him were not true.
The closures will begin at 10 p.m. and conclude by 5 a.m. Wednesday.
DeVonne Brown and Jerron Thomas, both 20, have been charged with robbery, conspiracy and tampering with evidence.
Primary Day is finally here, and our interactive map of Pittsburgh has the latest on who leads the race for mayor in each ward.
Pittsburgh Public Schools is accepting applications for open enrollment in select grades at 11 district schools.
The Menri Trizin, head of the Bon religion, will be in Pittsburgh Saturday to teach at a fundraiser for a community of nuns in India.
Production of the DreamWorks' time-travel thriller "Glimmer," starring Jeremy Allen White, has been postponed.
The sandwich-and-soup restaurant will open in the former McDonald's site at Wood Street and Forbes Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.
A check of drivers on the South Side marked the kickoff of another round of the "click it or ticket" campaign to push seat belt use.
A 23-year-old Carnegie man was charged today with raping a woman and then threatening her via text message.
The art of storytelling will be on show in Squirrel Hill as neighborhood native Alan Irvine shares a few stories.
The restriction begins tonight from Western Avenue in Aspinwall to the Route 28 Blawnox interchange in O'Hara.
Deft has 140 employees split between Irvine, Calif., and Alliance, Ohio. makes specialty coatings for aerospace and industrial applications.
The Post-Gazette photo staff tells the story, via pictures, of the race to be Pittsburgh's next mayor.
The blaze was reported about 6:10 a.m. in the 300 block of Arabella Street and was under control by 6:42 a.m.
Continuing inspection of the bridge may cause lane closures and traffic shifts from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays through June 14.
The city will get mapping overhaul from international firm, with a special new app for October's Step Trek event.
John Spavelko worked as a machinery repairman for most of his career, but his real passion was playing the accordion.
Four-day conference explores Fred Rogers' lessons for therapists, pastors, teachers, parents
Sarah Campbell, 91, was recognized Sunday for outstanding contributions to her church and Homewood neighborhood.
The Greater Pittsburgh Motorcycle Safety Council held a safety awareness event Sunday outside of PNC Park.
Several people safely escaped tonight from the roof of a home that caught fire in Perry South.
A crash early this morning on Route 28 near the 40th Street Bridge in Pittsburgh left a Sewickley man dead.
Paul McKrell, a member of Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl's inner circle, is interviewing for a job in Ireland.
With primary day fast approaching, the candidates for mayor are hitting the ground running, hoping to secure much-sought-after votes.
The Black Male Leadership Development Institute graduated 52 teens, who learned about leadership, character and college preparation.
The Pittsburgh mayoral race attracted a shifting cast of characters, including longtime politicians and a political neophyte.
The restrictions will occur as needed until 3 p.m. today on the Veterans Bridge to allow crews to make routine bridge inspections.
The film showing how nuns responded to the Hurricane Katrina disaster won a national broadcasting award.
Dorothy, a 14-year-old peregrine falcon, has nested on a 40th-floor ledge of the Cathedral of Learning in Oakland since 2002.
A little known and rarely enforced city law requires that 1 percent of public construction projects be set aside for public art.
One office that has been integral to the federal investigation into the bureau is being reshuffled and changes to another may be on the way.
Cathy Greisinger died in 2003. A decade later, her family remembers her each year by stocking the pond at Homewood Cemetery with goldfish.
Pittsburgh police officer Corey Harcha says he wouldn't consider himself a hero after rescue in Hampton.
Pittsburgh's Public Works Department plans to spend about $10 million in 2013 on paving about 40 miles' worth of streets.
Raymond Zareck of Oakland received 15 years, eight months in prison from a federal judge for being a felon in possession of a shotgun.
From backup dancers, concert lighting to her own original music, the North Allegheny High School grad promises an exciting and lively show.
A federal judge issued an interim order compelling PPG to make the payments and contribute stock in the asbestos-related case.
Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss told the FOP president the office will move from the police bureau's North Side headquarters.
Pittsburgh police received a call at 4:25 a.m. that a man was shot in the 100 block of Zara Street.
An advocate for death row inmates says Americans are turning against the death penalty.
Hundreds of Pittsburgh Public Schools items are up for bid.
Millcraft Investments and McKnight Realty Partners will instead concentrate on constructing a 450-space parking garage and retail space.
The 100th anniversary of the Kaufmann's clock proves that memories can be made under a machine that measures minutes.
The addition of an assistant district attorney to the investigation suggests investigators are examining records and documents.
With less than a week to go before the primary, the two leading candidates for mayor step up the charges against each other.
The plan for a new trail will incorporate both bicycle trails and roads with specially designated lanes.
The shooting happened around 5 p.m. on the 1400 block of Evandale Road, an emergency dispatch supervisor said.
The Allderdice High School graduate will be holding a Q&A session on his latest book, "Bunker Hill," at the Carnegie Lecture Hall.
Bruce Cockburn and Jake Shimabukuro are among the marquee names on the 2013-2014 calendar, which was announced today.
All eastbound traffic will be required to merge into a single lane and exit at Squirrel Hill-Homestead starting at 11 p.m. Friday.
Expanded police patrols in the South Side entertainment district will not begin this weekend because the program isn't ready, police say.
Pittsburgh Brashear High School students celebrated their college and career plans.
Officials defended a process that led to an award of a $1.55 million park improvement to a contractor with ties to Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.
A traffic pattern change has turned Route 28 into a corridor of misery for morning commuters.
Rivers Casino is fined for violations including mailing promotional material to people who asked to be barred from gambling facilities.
The building's ongoing renovation includes a revamped interior and expanded second floor.
Pittsburgh police arrested an Allentown man Wednesday on charges he stole his 8-year-old neighbor's cat.
A 15-year-old carrying a stolen handgun stashed it when police say he thought they weren't looking.
Joanna Doven would not comment on whether the federal probe of the city Police Bureau and related matters was a factor in the move.
Investigators say Annie E. Dishac of Aliquippa used the credit card of her employer to make nearly $80,000 in personal purchases.
A Zelienople woman filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, alleging gender bias leading to a failure to hire.
Jack Wagner joined his chief opponent, city Councilman Bill Peduto in heading into the home stretch of the mayor's race on a positive note.
The lawyers for a Texas lawyer and former Carnegie Mellon University trustee suspected of laundering drug money are seeking a trial delay.
A Beaver County man filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Pittsburgh and others, saying he was beaten at a South Side bar in May 2012.
Janet Thompson, whose tenure included serving as principal of Schaeffer, Regent Square and Clayton elementary schools, died at age 74.
Charles Porter Jr. was responding to a story the P-G reported Friday about work done by Allstate Development on the mayor's Fineview home.
The bill standardizes how police should interact with domestic violence victims.
A Donora man will be sentenced on fraud and drug charges in August. He was found not guilty of charges related to prostitution.
Giuseppe "Joe" Aiello, who created award-winning pies with fresh toppings and ingredients, died at age 71.
A Pittsburgh city councilman proposed a tax relief program for homeowners bitten by assessment jumps.
The Penguins' second-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators will open at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday at Consol Energy Center.