Port Authority standing pat on routes

Upcoming Port Authority service revisions will not include new routes, officials said Friday.

Planned changes to law stir worry

Updates to the state’s Right to Know law could be in the works in Harrisburg when legislators return in the fall.

Con artist files 'suit' for Bernie Madoff

Con man may have conned court for another con man.

 Mike Harris, left, and Alden Galvin, employees of PwC Pittsburgh, jumped into the Allegheny River on Friday to raise money for Against Malaria Foundation. This is the seventh year the company took part in the event. It raised about $8,000 this year.

Accountants take plunge to raise funds for the Against Malaria Foundation

PwC Pittsburgh has participated in the event, called “Swim for Malaria,” for seven years now, and raised roughly $8,000 for the foundation.


Obama presses Honduran, Guatemalan and Honduran leaders to stem migrant tide

He urged the three presidents to persuade citizens not to undertake the perilous journey to the United States.

House vote would expand child tax credit to more middle-income families

Democrats and White House contend that bill’s provisions would provide aid higher-income families at the expense of the poorest ones.



Israel agrees to 12-hour 'pause' but reject's U.S. truce terms

Palestinian protests spread across West Bank, while U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry fails to win lasting halt to Gaza fighting.

Russia increases cross-border intervention, Ukraine and U.S. say

Moscow’s intent appears to be to reverse gains by Kiev’s forces in rebel-held territory.


Transparency in government

The Pittsburgh City-County Building on Grant Street.
Many public officials have pledged to make information about their administrations readily available to the public.

How are city, county and state governments doing on those commitments? This page helps track the answer.


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Scranton police seek man in rape of girl, 14

Scranton detectives seek a man who traveled to Scranton from Tennessee to have sex with a 14-year-old girl he met on Facebook.

Police: Carjacked vehicle hits Philadelphia crowd, killing 2 children, critically injuring 3

Homicide Capt. James Clark said “something obviously went horribly wrong” and the vehicle went out of control and struck a group of people.


Early Returns

Education cuts? It depends

So, did Governor Corbett cut state spending on education? Or did he increase it? Well, it depends. Education is the most

A rival for Clinton?


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