News Obituaries

Obituary: Francis Wymard / Developer, traveler and humanitarian

A successful real estate developer from Squirrel Hill, Francis Wymard devoted his time and talents to missions in Haiti and Bolivia.

Obituary: Concepcion Aguilar / Her recipes traveled well from Mexico to Pittsburgh

The Strip District taco stand owner owes his success, and recipes, to his Mexican mother, who died last week at 86.

Obituary: J. Roland E. Ramirez / Philosophy professor at Duquesne University

J. Roland E. Ramirez, a world-traveler and professor of philosophy at Duquesne University for 50 years, died last week.

Obituary: Richard M. Cosentino / Former director of city water, sewer authority

The former water department director was "fascinated" by the city's system.


Top court rejects award for Pa. child porn victim

In a 5-4 decision, the court remands the case and instructs the lower court to come up with an amount that more closely reflects

FBI said to gather data with hackers' assistance

An informant working for the FBI coordinated a 2012 campaign of hundreds of cyberattacks on foreign websites.



Obama begins Asia tour with a message to China

The president said that the uninhabited islands are administered by Japan and fall within scope of the U.S.-Japan security treaty.

North Korea sends condolences as mourning begins for ferry victims

South Korean high school students, relatives and other mourners laid long-stemmed white chrysanthemums before an altar in a gymnasium.



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Delivery man shot by cops may have feared robbery

The 20-year-old victim was in critical condition with gunshot wounds to the head, neck and leg.

Two gubernatorial candidates woo black voters

The two other Democratic contenders, Tom Wolf and Allyson Schwartz, skipped the forum.


Early Returns

Schwartz presses rivals on ACA

Rep. Allyson Schwartz convened a conference call Wednesday, amplifying the message of a new commercial that touts her role in the

Wolf stumps in Bloomfield

York County businessman Tom Wolf wandered from store to shop to church to store in Bloomfield Tuesday, campaigning for the

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