The Route 28 end of the bridge will remain closed as construction of a new interchange continues.
Attacks disrupt the prison, which houses more than 2,300 inmates.
Allegheny County Councilman Matt Drozd will quit the Republican Party and run an independent write-in campaign to keep his North Hills seat.
The state Department of Corrections may eliminate more than 180 mental health jobs in state prisons by outsourcing work to private firms.
The National Weather Service warns that that sensitive or unprotected plants could be damaged or killed by the cold.
Plant operators have been struggling to find enough workers, a trend that many expect to worsen and hamper progress in decommissioning it.
Giant Eagle and newcomers like Kmart are rolling out gas price promotions in anticipation of Memorial Day weekend.
The rules require labels on steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered.
The bill would allow students to dodge an increase in interest rates, but fees could rise in coming years.
About 200 Vietnam-era POWs, reunited for a three-day celebration at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum.
The school board voted to OK a plan that would include the teacher layoffs and cut programs to fill a $1.48 million budget gap.
Pittsburgh police have issued no citations for violation of a new law requiring motorists to give bicycles a four-foot buffer when passing.
With a 3-1 series lead, the Penguins have the opportunity to finish a playoff series at home for the first time since 2008.
The head of the World Health Organization said attempts to combat a new pneumonia-like virus are being slowed by competition for the potent
The violence added urgency to U.S.-Russian efforts to bring both sides of the Syrian conflict to a peace conference in Geneva.
Representatives of the corporate community in Pittsburgh are committed to sharing successful practices for improving diversity.
But Israeli and Palestinian officials privately say chances of success remain low, and Kerry's effort has yielded no results so far.
The panel failed to reach a decision on a death sentence or life in prison for Jodi Arias' murder conviction.
More than 30 million people will be on the road for the holiday weekend, the unofficial start of summer.
Mourners attend funeral for a girl who was among seven schoolchildren killed.
A combative Barbara Brenner pilloried the medical establishment, industrial polluters and even other cancer research advocates.
British authorities also began combing through their intelligence files to determine whether the killing could have been prevented.
It is becoming clearer how much it could cost Pennsylvanians if UPMC and Highmark really do end up parting ways. And it looks expensive.
Legislation in Congress requires Veterans Administration medical centers to report infectious disease outbreaks to health officials.
The president also announced the creation of a new Pentagon position to spearhead transfers of inmates from prison in Cuba.
She is the second official of the tax agency to be disciplined over the scrutiny of conservative-leaning groups seeking tax-exempt status.
Columnist Tony Norman writes that Bill Peduto's primary victory pushes Pittsburgh to the verge of still-greater national status.
The president delivers a major policy address on terror-related issues, seeking to redefine the threat.
The organization voted Thursday to end a ban on including openly gay youth within its ranks, though gay leaders are still not welcomed.
Tours of the historic blast furnace in Rankin will begin Saturday, giving a firsthand look at the region's one-time industrial might.
A suit filed by the parents of Maddox Derkosh, who fell into an African dogs exhibit, says other zoos have better safeguards in place.
Investigators found baking soda in evidence bags that had contained cocaine in the chambers of former Judge Paul Pozonsky.
Andrew McCutchen drove in two runs and scored another Thursday at PNC Park to move to a 29-18 record this season.
The EPA settlements with Fluid Recovery Services LLC include $83,000 in fines and $30 million in plant improvements at three facilities.
Montour school directors voted 9-0 tonight to approve a $59.2 million budget for the 2013-14 school year.
The board also approved the hiring of Wesley Kuchta, 28, of Harmar to become the McCandless career center's new principal.
Matthew Smith arrived at Perma-Cast, a mold castings company in Export, and told his fellow employees to leave the building, police said.
BEIJING -- Name a target anywhere in China, an official at a state-owned company boasted recently, and his crack staff will break into that
DUBAI -- Before graduating in June from Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, a school in Dubai that is in academic association with t
LUXEMBOURG -- It was a blunt and unsettling message for a country whose opaque banks have sucked in hundreds of billions of euros from abroa
BANGKOK -- The Malaysian government began a crackdown on political opponents on Thursday, arresting three government critics, including a pr
CAIRO -- President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday announced the release of seven Egyptian security officers who had been kidnapped nearly a week
JERUSALEM -- As he embarked on another round of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on Thursday in an effort to revitalize the pea
BEIJING -- A North Korean envoy, Marshal Choe Ryong-hae, said the North would "accept the proposal" by China to "open up dialogue," the Chin
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- At least 13 police officers were killed on Thursday morning when a powerful remote-controlled bomb ripped through a p
JERUSALEM -- For more than two years, Israeli leaders have insisted they had no intention of intervening in the civil war raging in neighbor
LONDON -- One day after a fatal and gruesome attack on an off-duty soldier by two knife-wielding assailants, Prime Minister David Cameron on
HERMEL, Lebanon -- On the outskirts of this northern Lebanese town near the Syrian border, a short, rugged dirt track leads downhill to a tu
LONDON -- First, a prominent Tory called the party's rank and file "swivel-eyed loons." Then the populist politician Nigel Farage called Pri
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Three days after one of the most destructive tornadoes to strike Oklahoma in decades, people here filed into a mortuary cha
WASHINGTON -- The House on Thursday passed legislation to head off a doubling of student loan interest rates on July 1, instead tying rates
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Thursday announced new restraints on targeted killings and narrowed the scope of the long struggle with ter
With the unofficial start of summer on Monday, many people will get up close and personal with the element that carries 17 protons.
Everyone knows that cockroaches are the ultimate survivors, with enough evolutionary tricks up their carapaces to have thrived for 350 milli
The white truck hit a Port Authority bus and drove off from the intersection of Boulevard of the Allies and Commonwealth Place, police said.
Family-friendly events and the reopening of the fountain at Point State Park are set for "a very exciting two weeks" starting June 7.
David Kipp sued Arii L. Metz claiming the officer beat him in 2010. Mr. Metz has pleaded guilty to depriving Mr. Kipp of his civil rights.
Members of the The Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable, the companies worked with others, community groups and Rich Fitzgerald.
Charles W. Wolfertz III succeeds Michael J. Hayes, who last week was named senior vice president and group head of Hearst Television.
The board plans to vote on the final budget at its June 25 meeting.
The switch preserves her ability to challenge Bill Peduto and Josh Wander in the election for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl's successor.
A fifth-grade class has discovered that reading and imagination are as good as a time machine when it comes to bringing history to life.
Board members defeated a proposed $134.6 million plan that raised taxes.
The administration's recommendation to close the school is a "weight hanging over meetings," the board president said.
School directors have approved the purchase of 200 Apple TVs, 16 MacBook Pros and 330 iPads.
Did you know George Washington took his oath of office in 1789 on Wall Street in New York City? These middle school students know.
No tax increase is set for next school year, but the district plans to borrow about $27 million through a bond issue for renovations.
The state Department of Transportation has announced plans for $45 million worth of road improvement projects for the county this summer.
Cecil District Judge Valarie Costanzo and assistant district attorney Mike Lucas secure nominations from both parties for empty judge seats.
The board passed a preliminary budget of $53.3 million, including a technology budget of $1.1 million.
The school board on Monday adopted the district's final 2013-14 budget, but three board members voted against the $83 million spending plan.
Voters selected a Meagan Bilik DeFazio as the Republican and Democratic nominee for Common Pleas judge in the primary.
The school board gave the district approval to proceed with renovations at the Woodland Hills Academy, the former Turtle Creek High School.
The unofficial results of Tuesday's primary election balloting in Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh.
A University of Pittsburgh professor designed the clinical trials to test dupilumab's effect.
Two days after the tornado barreled through Moore, Okla., authorities reopened the worst-hit neighborhoods for the first time.
The two attackers allegedly slashed their victim to death with knives or machete-like weapons, before being shot and wounded by police.
The allegations come amid growing outrage in the federal government over reports of sexual harassment and assault in the armed forces.
Unofficial results from Tuesday's primary balloting across Washington County.
Unofficial results from Tuesday's primary balloting across Beaver County.
Gardeners are filling their beds with perennials, which bloom year after year, and annuals, which need to be planted each year.
The move singled out schools that district officials said were half empty after years of population loss.
Police say J. Jason Elash drove through a wooden fence and into a building in a January 2012 car crash.
Leader Kim Jong Un sent his first special envoy to China, amid signs that his government was trying to mend strained ties with Beijing.
Tsarnaev acquaintance was being questioned in connection with a triple slaying in Massachusetts.
The repressed president vows to challenge the ruling by election overseers to block his protege from the June 14 ballot.
Pittsburgh's population grows a tad according to 2012 estimates, while some northern and western suburbs see an influx of residents.
With a final permit in hand, the project will begin five years of construction this summer.
Lois Lerner tells lawmakers she did nothing wrong but refuses to answer questions about her unit's mistreatment of groups.
On Monday, Highmark neurosurgeon Michael Horowitz treated an intracranial aneurysm -- in Butler, instead of Pittsburgh.
After a video clip of an interview surfaces on the Internet, the governor's office issued a lengthy news release defending his comments.
A trio of new air quality laws will tighten restrictions on printing plants, industrial solvents and wood-burning boilers.
Most automobiles their journey by ship to a new world of unpaved roads, kidnappers and Islamist militants after being auctioned to middlemen
They include Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical Muslim cleric who was killed in a drone strike in September 2011 in Yemen.
Over four decades, Bernard Waber tracked the life of a crocodile named Lyle who was adopted by a Manhattan family.
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai said Wednesday that there was "no circumstance that will allow me to stay as president."
The descendant of three Southern soldiers in a famous Civil War photo will speak at a news conference for the Gettysburg stamp's unveiling.
The unofficial results of Tuesday's primary election balloting in Westmoreland County.
There is still a chance that an independent candidate could emerge and secure enough signatures to add their name to the general election.