The last link in the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail between Pittsburgh and Cumberland, Md., saw its first full day of use on Friday.
A former Ohio sheriff's deputy who shot his wife three times and then himself in a domestic dispute Sunday night died Thursday.
John Skruck, 57, a Texas strip-club owner, was scheduled for trial in Clarksburg, W.Va., on Tuesday but disappeared.
Gators in Indiana Township and Centannis in Beechview together owe $38,000 in unpaid taxes.
Pennsylvania State Police said they found 255 pounds of pot and about $200,000 in cash.
A June 15 celebration in West Homestead and Downtown Pittsburgh will mark the official completion of the 330-mile trail network.
Even though it has fewer workers than it did several years ago, Allegheny County's employment costs have risen due to higher salaries.
A District of Columbia police officer charged in a drug ring has his hearing waived.
The restaurateur behind Golden Spike, Johnny Garneau's American Style Smorgasbord and The Beanery died Tuesday. He was 90.
U.S. Steel is not saying much about the "hundreds of millions" it is spending on enterprise software.
Former East Washington police chief Donald Abraham Solomon was recorded describing himself that way before he pleaded guilty to extortion.
Jakeb P. Schrecongost and Jessie J. Wood told police that they picked up a hitchhiker who forced them from their vehicle at gunpoint.
The current jackpot is still shy of the $587.5 million record, but the next drawing isn't until Saturday.
When or if a .05 blood alcohol concentration level becomes the new .08 remains to be seen.
Bruce Cockburn and Jake Shimabukuro are among the marquee names on the 2013-2014 calendar, which was announced today.
Sherman W. Friend, 71, also faces a restitution order of $132,445 and a $3,000 fine under the sentence imposed by a federal judge.
The device, which contains sealed sources of radioactive material, fell off a truck belonging to Valley Quarries Inc. in Interstate 81.
Laurence Leamer's account of how the two Pittsburgh lawyers took on former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is climbing up sales charts.
All eastbound traffic will be required to merge into a single lane and exit at Squirrel Hill-Homestead starting at 11 p.m. Friday.
The new units will bring the total number of cameras at the juvenile detention center to 97, county manager William McKain said.
Ryan Miciotto, 20, and Justin Jordan, 21, both of Allison in Redstone Township, were charged with arson and criminal conspiracy.
St. Alexis School waited three days to alert police that a student threatened to shoot himself and 14 classmates May 9.
An amendment to the Card Act of 2009 means stay-at-home spouses and partners who do not work can now qualify for credit cards.
Alex Johnson, who spent a little more than five years at CCAC, is leaving to assume the presidency of Cuyahoga Community College.
The building's ongoing renovation includes a revamped interior and expanded second floor.
John Skruck, 57, who had been living in Clarksburg, W.Va., was scheduled to go to trial Tuesday in federal court.
Crews are looking for a missing nuclear gauge -- containing sealed sources of radioactive material -- that was lost May 3.
Muncie, who played for New Orleans and San Diego from 1976 to 1984, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of heart failure.
Here are the 13 candidates for Allegheny County Common Pleas Court and their county bar association ratings.
Police were called to Keystone Lake for a report of a truck that apparently submerged in the water overnight.
A 20-year-old machine gun squad leader, Raymond Prom, of Reserve Township, received the Medal of Honor after his death in 1969.
Craig Alan Finley of Titusville, was convicted in U.S. District Court in Erie and sentenced just more than a year ago to 50 years in prison.
The low at Pittsburgh International Airport was 31 degrees at 4:55 a.m., National Weather Service meteorologist Lee Hendricks said.
The Penguins' second-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators will open at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday at Consol Energy Center.
Newspaper wins awards in numerous categories, including news coverage, sports, features, entertainment, photography and design.
In the wake of the Hofbrauhaus settlement, how are bars and restaurants in Pennsylvania to decide when someone is visibly intoxicated?
Three missing women in Cleveland were found, but in Pittsburgh, many children remain missing.
Homicide and assault charges were withdrawn Monday against an Indiana County woman whose 13-month-old son drowned in a bathtub.
Traffic will be detoured from the Fort Pitt and Fort Duquesne bridges to Fort Duquesne Boulevard, according to PennDOT.
Thirteen candidates are running for four judgeships on Allegheny County Common Pleas Court.
Shero acquired backup goaltender Tomas Vokoun, defenseman Douglas Murray and forwards Jarome Iginla, Brenden Morrow and Jussi Jokinen.
Clairton, West Elizabeth and Jefferson Hills will see detours at the Route 51 interchange at the Elizabeth Bridge, according to PennDOT.
Gardeners and farmers should cover their tender plants tonight to protect them from frost damage.
A power failure causes HOV lanes to be closed this morning.
The outbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel is closed until Monday morning.
Landscapers suggest putting in potted plants and covering those flowers already in the ground.
One staffer at the Pittsburgh cultural institution founded in the name of the late playwright confirmed that half the staff had been let go.
The board of governors urged Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities schools to allow the matter to be examined by a task force.
The new coaster at Cedar Point gives riders the sensation that they are flying -- and an urge to duck your head.
Thunderstorms, rain and hail are expected throughout the evening and into Saturday.
The Penguins' center and captain is one of three finalists for the NHL's MVP award along with Alex Ovechkin and John Tavares.
With the help of volunteers, Pittsburgh-area students learn to navigate the job interview process.
The Allegheny County Health Department is offering shingles vaccine for free to those age 50 and older who have limited health insurance.
Controller Chelsa Wagner will audit UPMC's mental health arm, re:solve Crisis Network, upon request by district attorney Stephen Zappala.
The commission will make recommendations to reduce violence and improve mental health within eight months, Executive Rich Fitzgerald said.
Police charge that Ariel Castro impregnated one of his captives at least five times and made her miscarry by starving and punching her.
An appeals court overturned the guilty verdict against Jordan Brown, accused of killing his father's pregnant fiancee and her unborn child.
The Penguins' center and captain is one of three finalists for the award for the NHL's most outstanding player as voted by other players.
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.
Two of three women who were held captive for more than a decade went home to their families and passed by crowds of onlookers Wednesday.
The entire Castro family is "stunned and shocked," said Maria Castro-Montes, a 45-year-old hospital administrator.
Proponents say it is an infrastructure bill; opponents claim it is an earmark.
Cardiovascular services at West Penn had been transferred to Allegheny General in late 2010. The new institute will see patients on Monday.
The handling of missing-person cases are being examined; police are conducting an internal review to see if they overlooked anything.
The agency spends half its annual budget on salaries and bonuses, the councilman said.
Residents of neighborhood in Cleveland are shocked by discovery that three women were held captive for several years.
Daniel Gallatin, 68, of Harlansburg, wrecked around 1:30 p.m. today on Route 956 off Route 168 near Volant, Lawrence County.
Councilman Matt Drozd, R-Ross, said he will call on his fellow council members to consider building a new tourist promotion agency.
Neighbors and media overwhelmed the usually quiet Cleveland neighborhood where three missing women were found Monday.
Roger Haynes, 31, was riding north on Freshcorn Road when he approached the intersection with Heights Drive, left the road and hit a tree.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey introduced a bill requiring the VA Health System to report "notifiable" infections to health agencies.
The Pittsburgh Allderdice grad will appear with Chance the Rapper, Vince Staples and The Internet as part of The Space Migration Tour.
Kyle Chase Johnson, a 23-year-old who died running the Pittsburgh half marathon, had a rare congenital defect.
The main entrance to the short-term parking garage at Pittsburgh International Airport has closed as garage rehabilitation continues.
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission is accepting comments about what should be in the region's updated long-range transportation plan.
Louise Pelaia touched many lives as a dance instructor at her own school. She died Friday at age 77.
State police in Indiana County are trying to reconstruct events that led to pickup truck plunging into pond, killing three young men.
Pittsburgh-area air is still unhealthy, even if it's cleaner than it was.
The man used a handwritten note to rob a First National Bank branch in Stoystown this morning.
Flags at the Capitol and in Lawrence County will be lowered until sunset May 8, the day of Officer William J. McCarthy's funeral.
Kevin Murphy, 52, was convicted Friday of killing his mother, sister and aunt at his Westmoreland County auto glass business in 2009.
The 36 Banksville bus was outbound on the ramp from the Parkway West to Banksville Road when it struck or brushed against a barrier.
The former 'N Sync frontman has not performed in Pittsburgh in six years. Ticket details will be announced later.
Traffic will be detoured to an alternate entrance next to the landside building.
He addressed the current gridlock in Washington, urging them to avoid the temptation to retreat into their own lives.
Constables get paid to sit around all day on Election Day, a county council member says.
Authorities believe alcohol was involved in the deaths of three men whose pickup truck went off the road and landed upside down.
James Kirwa of Kenya won the 2013 Pittsburgh Marathon with a time of 2:13:36, and American Mary Akor finished first among female runners.
Traffic restrictions are in place this morning to clear the way for the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon.
Aiden Miller, 6, went missing from outside of his home in Henry Clay Township at about 6:20 p.m. Saturday.
On most days, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral blends into its historic campus surroundings in Oakland, but not during Holy Week.
Understanding what drives someone to suicide is the key to prevention. Some families shattered by the act offer their insights.
The system may follow a different health care model and may bring innovation to the hospital and insurance marketplace.
More than 2,000 participate in first running event of Marathon weekend.
VA will review regional director's award and bonus in wake of Legionnaires' report.
An Allegheny County judge must resentence a man after the state Superior Court criticized the jurist's demeanor.
Paul Breznican Jr., 53, of Apollo pleaded guilty to charges in the theft and sale of police guns and equipment.
Bullets hit a moving vehicle on the Parkway East on the Monroeville side of the Squirrel Hill Tunnels early this morning.
The new app, designed by a Monroeville company, lets the public report suspicious activity.