A thunderstorm dropped about ½ inch of rain in about 20 minutes this afternoon bringing and knocking out power for some.
A 63-year-old man died Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle crash on the Wilkinsburg exit of the Parkway East, state police said.
Residents will find out next month whether their property will be taken for the proposed highway from Jefferson Hills to Monroeville.
Police said the hospitalized victim, from Garfield, may have been pursued by multiple assailants.
Police are asking for the public’s help to solve the Union Avenue crime that left a victim in critical condition.
The Allegheny County police Homicide Unit is investigating the East Carter Street shooting.
Ira M. Lubert, 66, will lead the Penn State University board for a year. The school’s trustees voted 34-0 to elect him chairman.
Upgrades that were made to the 24-by-50-foot structure led to an approval process that turned out to be long and frustrating for the owner.
A hotel, fitness center and park-n-ride lot are possibilities for the 135 acres at the former research and development site.
The McKeesport Trail Commission has created a place for bicyclists on the Great Allegheny Passage to stay overnight.
Joshuaa Brubaker says he flew the flag to protest plans to build a Keystone Pipeline through the site of the Wounded Knee confrontation.
A new contract also will residents to dispose of television sets, computer screens and other hazardous household waste.
Jogi Gowda died Wednesday afternoon from injuries sustained during a bicycle accident in Monroeville five days earlier.
The school board approved the proposal in June and now needs permission from Common Pleas Court.
Centre County coroner says the men killed in the June crash at University Park Airport died from thermal injuries.
A Blair County judge ruled the trial won’t occur until next year after attorneys said they needed time to review “voluminous” evidence.
Sixty-six residents — 40 children and 26 adults — were displaced by the blaze in the Hilltop/Parkview Manor complex.
An 8-year-old boy died this morning in an ATV accident on a private track behind his Penn Hills home, police said.
Officials say the fire spread quickly. Fire chief says battling the blaze was hampered by an outdated hydrant system.
Two McKeesport men were injured while riding in a car in a shooting early Saturday.
A curious exhibit of underwear from the 1800s is drawing crowds to the Compass Inn and Museum in Ligonier Township.
The borough has a new logo, which is purple and declares the municipality is “OneGreatBigSmallBoro.”
Until he gets approval for his plans, John Carosella is staging productions by his nonprofit theater company at the Latrobe Arts Center.
The state attorney general’s office said the municipality’s previous ordinance was too restrictive.
The Department of Corrections is looking into the death of 2-year-old yellow Labrador named Totti.
In her resignation letter, Mary Swankler complained about abusive language and the lack of response to a resident’s health concern.
Michelle Mellinger, 49, was sentenced to 11½ to 23 months in prison, a year of house arrest and five years of probation.
Officials say Danielle Meskel, 29, died from blunt force trauma to the neck while swimming at a pool on East Eighth Street.
Patients denied opioids are turning to heroin — and dying from it — but officials maintain that painkiller use must drop.
The scenes of the two deaths are located within a few miles of the other and were reported about 20 minutes apart.
The crash involved at least two vehicles on Route 51 in Westmoreland County.
The break on Monongahela Avenue caused some traffic headaches during the morning commute.
Allegheny County police investigating homicide of Cheyenne Allen, 22, of Wilkinsburg, whose body was found on McMasters Street.
Many of the residents say they have filed complaints with the state attorney general’s office.
The need to know around town.
The vigil, sponsored by Greensburg Ministerium, is set for 6 p.m. Sunday in St. Clair Park, Greensburg.
Priest, volunteers talk about the history, work and food of La Festa Italia of Ascension Church, Jeannette, happening this weekend.
Sale would give city one-time source of money for its depleted pension funds.
Teddy bear collection project started when an S&T employee’s daughter received a stuffed animal to calm her following a car accident.
Limited parking and detours also may inconvenience those attending the city’s 200th birthday celebration parade, live music and fireworks.
Kristal Wilson, 26, provided bank account information to counterfeiters, who used the information to create and cash fraudulent checks.
In last Friday’s nonfatal crash in Bedford County, a Tesla sport utility vehicle rolled after hitting barriers on both sides of the highway.
Andrew Patterson also worked as a church volunteer working with youth.
Christine Ward, who serves in the county’s civil division, will remain on the bench during the pendency of the case.
Brian Gergely, who took his own life Friday, was a longtime advocate for other victims of clergy sexual abuse.
Lamont Powell, 24, had been scheduled for a nonjury trial June 28 on misdemeanor drug charges stemming from a 2014 traffic stop.
Authorities said the shooting took place shortly before 10 p.m. Monday outside in Hawkins Village.
Simple assault charges against a man suspected in the Wilkinsburg slayings were dismissed after the victim did not show up in court.
The number of vehicles involved and extent of injuries is unknown while traffic closed at intersection of Fifth and Hamilton avenues.
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