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.
Pittsburgh police have begun testing higher-caliber weapons as part of an evaluation of whether officers are properly equipped.
Two of the candidates for mayor clashed over the use of $18 million in tax increment financing to help support the Three PNC Plaza project.
In the wake of the Hofbrauhaus settlement, how are bars and restaurants in Pennsylvania to decide when someone is visibly intoxicated?
An advisory committee is providing input on the district's $2.4 million effort to re-envision its schools.
Dejour Gadsden, 17, of McKeesport, was killed in the shooting at the Bedford Dwellings. A woman was shot and wounded.
Alex McGowan, 25, faces numerous charges in connection with the events that police said unfolded inside his apartment over three days.
Taibu Grant won a new trial earlier this year after the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said his lawyer, Sumner Parker, made mistakes.
Traffic will be detoured from the Fort Pitt and Fort Duquesne bridges to Fort Duquesne Boulevard, according to PennDOT.
The outage was a result of a traffic accident over the weekend.
Can adults playing games lead to neighborhood improvement? Adam Nelson is testing the idea at City of Play.
At Faison, good behavior is taught alongside academics in an effort to change the culture of the school long plagued with problems.
A Walk on a Trail, memorializing the late Steve Faloon, will be held Sunday to benefit the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation.
The renovated building could house the county health department, officials say.
More than 25,000 signed up to participate in the race, which raises money for cancer education and research.
Dajour Gadsden, 17, of McKeesport dies amidst gunfire, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner.
The outbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel is closed until Monday morning.
The Navy during the Civil War looked to Pittsburgh to help provide fleet for use in battle.
A Carnegie Mellon faculty member's movie script about a wedding planner looking for the perfect date was the winner at a competition.
Vendors in Downtown's Market Square will be selling products such as flowers, vegetables, pastries from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Thursday.
As the Race for the Cure turns Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park pink today, drivers should expect road closures and parking restrictions.
The main candidates for the top job are focused on getting their core voters to the polls, while racing to multiple events across the city.
A new Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership report, "State of Downtown Pittsburgh 2013," details a number of encouraging trends.
The festival runs Wednesday through Sunday on the grounds around Carnegie Library in Oakland with interactive and hands-on activities.
The Democratic mayoral primary is shaping up to be a battle based more on candidates' personalities than ideologies.
Carnegie Mellon University investigated after the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh complained about photos taken at a spring carnival event.
Police advise skirting Mount Washington because of road closures from The Emerald of Mount Washington 5K.
AGH sponsors the "Hearts in the Park" walk, a 2-mile North Side course to raise money for research and education about heart disease.
One staffer at the Pittsburgh cultural institution founded in the name of the late playwright confirmed that half the staff had been let go.
A weeklong festival celebrates Cuban culture while examining the government's actions toward citizens of different races.
Mayor Ravenstahl's political action committee was one of the lead contributors to mayoral candidate Jake Wheatley of the Hill District.
Pittsburgh police went to the 4600 block of Carlton Street about 12:15 p.m. after a neighbor reported hearing shots fired.
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl's house was renovated by R & B Contracting, which has done extensive work for the city Department of Public Works.
Ashley N. Harper, 24, tried smuggling drugs into the Allegheny County family court complex, police said.
Flaming Lips, which just opened for the Black Keys at Consol Energy Center, will play July 16 with opening act Spiritualized.
Take a bite out of chocolate history this weekend at the Fort Pitt Museum and enjoy snacks, beverages and -- of course, chocolate.
Jared Weinberg, a D.C. officer since February 2012, was arrested Monday and appeared in federal court here today.
The devices, from the company ShotSpotter, have the ability to detect gunfire, pinpoint its location to within 10 feet and alert police.
Nearly two miles of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail on the North Shore will be off-limits Monday through Friday next week for repairs.
Controller Chelsa Wagner will audit UPMC's mental health arm, re:solve Crisis Network, upon request by district attorney Stephen Zappala.
The 23rd annual program honoring participants from 29 Allegheny County schools will hold its awards ceremony May 25 at the Benedum Center.
The work will occur on I-279 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and continue next Monday through Wednesday, starting in Pittsburgh and moving north.
Sgt. Matthew Gauntner and Sgt. Dominick Sciulli as well as the Mayor Ravenstahl's personal secretary testified before the grand jury.
Construction will cause restrictions starting today and continuing through May 30, PennDOT announced this morning.
"Flags Over Sheraden" will feature 40 large flags flying from poles on Memorial Day along Chartiers Avenue in the Pittsburgh neighborhood.
Sotheby's, which said the buyer is anonymous, had estimated that the Henri Le Sidaner painting would draw $350,000 to $450,000.
Groups in the Hill District are seeking jobs and other benefits in an envisioned arena development.
The doctor who died with cyanide in her body and her husband came to Pittsburgh two years ago from Boston.
Inspection of the 40th Street Bridge will cause right-lane closures in both directions, but not simultaneously, starting today.
CMU continues its review into whether measures will be taken against a student who appeared half-naked in a campus parade.
Closures of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel will occur on four of the next five weekends, according to PennDOT's schedule.
Virginia Cowell worked with preschoolers with emotional and behavioral problems.
Review continues into whether disciplinary measures will be taken against CMU student who dressed as the pope and was naked waist-down.
A.J. Burnett allowed two earned runs on two hits in seven innings and struck out nine but walked four in his third loss of 2013.
Women's groups consider it a landmark move for Pittsburgh to adopt a policy on how police officers respond to domestic violence calls.
Ryan Peterson was driving his south on Saw Mill Run in his grandmother's Subaru Legacy station wagon with a suspended license, police said.