News Obituaries

 Anna Mae Gorman Lindberg
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Anna Mae Gorman Lindberg

Obituary: Anna Mae Gorman Lindberg / Made ’32 Olympics swim team as teen from Homestead

The former Olympic swimmer earned her college degree from the University of Pittsburgh at the age of 60,

Obituary: Robert Charles Todd Jr. / Retired banker was devoted to family, church, community

Top banking executive who always kept family dinner a priority

Obituary: Richard Leo Welsh / A “giant” in the field of vision services

Richard Welsh left the seminary to spend a lifetime helping the blind and vision-impaired, becoming a nationally recognized leader.



Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter

Convicted felon shoots, kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter, himself in small Florida town

White House, military divided on use of troops against Islamic State

Discord is mounting between President Barack Obama and military leaders over a blanket presidential prohibition on ground combat.



Pittsburgh-area Scots have mixed emotions about vote

For many Pittsburgh-area Scots, pride, history were involved in decision.

New Islamic State video features British hostage as group spokesman

New Islamic State video depicts captive British journalist John Cantlie warning against the folly of the coming war effort.



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Pennsylvania State Police ask travelers to avoid manhunt area in trooper killing

Trooper Connie Devens said residents in Price and Barrett in Monroe County should stay inside.

Ex-chief investment officer cleared

The former chief investment officer of the State Employees’ Retirement System can “move on” now that a probe into his tenure is over.


Early Returns

City-County Building exhibit celebrates immigrants

Luis Clemente speaks in front of a photo of his father, Roberto Clemente. By Robert Zullo Luis Clemente remembers the baseball

Education funding, lies and video tape

We're not sure whether there's enough time for the campaign of Gov. Tom Corbett to take control of the discussion of education

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