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The metro area ranks last among the 25 largest U.S. cities, the Census Bureau reports.
Earl Hill tells County Council he is in the process of making changes to the county’s juvenile detention center.
Non-profit school says it is changing its name to better reflect its impact on workforce development.
Alex Hribal, 16, will remain in the physical custody of the Westmoreland County sheriff’s office at all times.
More than 150 VFW members took part Tuesday in a wreath-laying at Pitt to mark the 100th birthday of the veterans’ group.
The reviews come after two human rights groups found substantial cancer rates at SCI Fayette, built next to a fly ash dump.
Retirement brings all kinds of fulfilling options, once you’re tired of watching TV.
Officials say the policy is meant to improve employees’ health rather than exact punishment.
Tekulve fell ill with heart failure from blocked coronary arteries on Christmas Eve, and had the transplant surgery on Sept. 5.
The university will leave another 14 vacant positions unfilled.
As part of the deal, UPMC will invest $70 million to develop services at Jameson’s 25 facilities.
Eleven jurors begin their 21st hour of deliberations this morning in the case of a black Millvale man whom police shot and paralyzed.
Leon Ford was also charged with reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and escape, but the jury was deadlocked on those charges.
Workers will install water and sewer lines along Hulton Road on the Oakmont side of the Allegheny River.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has expanded from two to three stakes (regional groupings) in the Pittsburgh area.
Metaphysical pursuits brought Ruth Lorena Krauss here 10 years ago.
A look at the events coming up for the week ahead.
Many were forced to flee their country because of persecution, war, or violence. Most likely, they can’t return home or are afraid to do so.
Elsewhere in the U.K., citizens are looking on with envy as Scots immerse themselves in unprecedented levels of debate.
About 83,000 soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen remain missing overall, about 73,000 of them from World War II alone.
The goal of the 20-hour vigil was “to give people the idea that people worship differently, and it’s OK to have something different.”
But other transplant centers are at odds over suggested changes in liver distribution aimed at getting more organs to the sickest patients.
Once the radio home of standards and gentle hosts, WJAS has been turned into syndicated conservative talk, leaving loyal listeners livid.
Small classical music group face tough financial challenges and may lack the deep-pocketed donors and brand names of the bigger groups.
At a preserved, 100-year-old, one-room schoolhouse in Clearfield County, alumni will gather to recall their days as students there.
Papers are being delivered and deliveries will continue.
Officials at minimum-medium security prison had been warned by unionized correctional officers that an escape had been planned day before.
Authorities say convicted shooter T.J. Lane and two other prisoners scrambled over a fence hours earlier at a state prison in Lima.
Florida-based Sun Air will be starting flights between the Findlay airport and Jamestown, New York, and Altoona in mid October.
Provost Patricia Beeson conveyed her decision in a letter being distributed today to members of the Faculty Assembly.
#Why I Stayed hashtag on Twitter attracts more than 100,000 tweets in wake of the running back’s indefinite suspension by the NFL.
Northwood Realty Services cited inaccurate and outdated information used to calculate home values in Western Pennsylvania.
The newspaper filed a Right-to-Know request asking for emails of the acting Department of Education secretary, Carolyn Dumaresq.
Police say a gun was found in a parking lot.
Nineteen-year-old T.J. Lane escaped along with two other inmates and one of the inmates was captured, Lima police Sgt. Andy Green said.
Dwight K. Shaner, is accused of dismissing a DUI complaint against the nephew of Linda Cordaro, a judge in Fayette County.
At a Capitol news conference Wednesday, state Rep. Seth Grove, R-York, said the existing program is burdensome for school districts.
A proposal to eliminate the county Real Estate Department was voted out of committee Wednesday and will be considered by the full council.
Plus: Stranger’s detective work got credit cards to owner; stricken mother aided; dog bites another, human help is appreciated.
In a decision that was released Thursday afternoon, the judge sided with the plaintiffs in seven of the 10 objections filed by the NCAA.
Riders can closely monitor the arrival time for buses using the real-time system.
Alexandra Zottola adopted Lola, a black lab/pit bull mix, in 2006, the summer she turned 14.
Secretary Anthony Foxx addressed the Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center this morning.
Local leaders wanted $21 million for connector work, but only $1.5 million was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The study randomly surveyed 492 people in 180 households with private water well supplies in Washington County.
Health officials recommend the flu vaccine for people ages six months and older. The vaccine costs $25.
Zachary Proper was sentenced to 35 to 80 years in prison for shooting his grandparents, George and Dorothy Fross, in October 2012.
A bid to display the words in the County Courthouse failed with a 6-8 vote. Some members argued church and state should remain separate.
The plan, which creates the largest tax diversion district in the city’s history, includes affordable housing, office space and retail.
County Council is expected to vote tonight on a proposal by Councilwoman Sue Means to post the motto in a room of the courthouse.