Financially strapped state universities are asked about their assets

The 14 State System universities hold hundreds of millions in unrestricted net assets but most are earmarked.

Columbus day closings

Post offices will be closed, with no pickup or delivery of regular mail. Banks will be closed. State liquor stores will be open.

 The CSX Corp. train that derailed and ignited in February spilled thousands of gallons of oil into the Kanawha River in Mount Carbon, W.Va.

Inspectors missed defect that caused fiery oil train derailment in W.Va.

The Federal Railroad Administration today announced the results of its investigation into the Feb. 16 derailment in Mount Carbon.

Former Fayette County police officer pleads guilty to depriving man of civil rights

Norman Howard, 42, a former Redstone Township officer, admitted that he punched a man in the face and then lied to cover it up.


Court to decide defense request for secret DNA computer source code

Defense attorneys for a man charged with two killings want the computer code of a DNA-identifying program.

Units near Garden Theater get approval

The redevelopment of Federal-North -- more than 20 years in the making -- has been stagnant on that corner in the past year.



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    Ohio voters support use of medical marijuana

    A proposed constitutional amendment would legalize marijuana for recreational and medical purposes.

    TRAFFIC: Route 51 restrictions planned this weekend

    Also the Parkway West will close between the Fort Pitt Bridge, including the Fort Pitt Tunnel, and I-79 from 9 tonight to 8 a.m. Saturday.