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"We gather here in sorrow, disbelief and anger," the Rev. Thomas M. Muldowney told those inside the filled-to-capacity church.
A train was having mechanical issues at the Gateway Center subway station and in Washington County by a jack-knifed tractor trailer on I-79.
Two people were reported to have been trapped, dispatchers said. Police said at least one person was transported by medical helicopter.
The new settlements total $132,500 and end lawsuits filed by five corrections officers or supervisors.
The state Education Department will conduct a public review of the standards as requested by Gov. Tom Corbett.
The Allegheny County Health Department has been notified and is trying to get more information, county spokeswoman Amie Downs said.
Dickson, Shaffer and Fairless elementaries would close, along with the district administrative building on Greensburg Pike.
U.S. Steel Corp. to pay $300,000 penalty for exceeding emissions limit at new coke battery.
Kevin Quigley, also a Pittsburgh Democratic ward chairman, had charges dismissed when his girlfriend wouldn’t pursue charges.
Pittsburgh Parking Authority says drivers using the pay stations that replaced parking meters two years ago leads to less tickets issued.
A proposal would provide give representation to students, faculty and the alumni association but also keep the nine alumni board members.
The department says Auditor Eugene Depasquale is “succumbing to political tactics.”
Sto-Rox School District wants Commonwealth Court to block the school because it would take so many students it could kill the district.
The $64,657 worth of donations ranged from paper to microscopes.
The $8 million project to add center turning lanes to a 1.5-mile section of the highway in Jeannette and Hempfield began in 2012.
Several opinion polls indicate a razor-thin victory for opponents of separation. But nobody dares predict the result of today’s vote.
Plus: Stricken runner was rescued by CPR and other speedy aid, help received at local casino impressed a non-Pittsburgher.
The House votes, 273-156, to authorize President Obama’s plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels in fight against the Islamic State.
American way of dying is broken, too costly, and not necessarily what patients want, national expert panel finds.
Teachers use the application with kindergartners as a digitized version of a behavior chart and allows parents to monitor kids’ behavior.
The official grand opening of the Twin Rivers Primary and Intermediate School celebrated the facility’s assets, environment responsibility.
Justice Department wants Congress’ help to improve prospects for successful criminal prosecutions of Wall Street executives.
Syria’s anti-Assad rebels are being targeted by a fresh wave of attacks and assassinations by the Syrian regime.
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday
The State Department says it has reformed its protection strategies for high-risk diplomatic posts in the wake of the attacks in Benghazi.
There is no national consensus on how to handle the highly polarizing and controversial practice of surrogacy.
In the past two months, more than 1,300 Gazans are believed to have gone to Egypt.
Mt. Lebanon High School’s festival of bands will take place this weekend, coordinated by nearly 100 volunteers and featuring nine bands.
Few expect there will be a meeting between President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Americans have slipped illegally into poor, deeply suspicious, fervently anti-American North Korea.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is teaming with Boeing and Lockheed Martin in a bid to develop a U.S. alternative to Russian-made rocket engines.
The theme for this year’s program is “Peace by Piece,” signifying that each individual is responsible for peaceful decision-making.
Plus: Anti-aging competition; Bill would end ATF; Structures threatened; Ebola recovery expected.
Plus: Arrest spooks billionaires; Afghan journalist killed; Chinese leader in India; Nigerian terrorists strike; Nurse contracts Ebola
Some area school districts decided not to open, including Pocono Mountain district, where alleged shooter Eric M. Frein was once a student.
The traffic restrictions are scheduled to last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from today though Sept. 26.
Health officials say 12 states, including Pennsylvania, now have respiratory illnesses caused by enterovirus 68, an uncommon virus.
Former state Sen. Jane Orie wanted the state Supreme Court to review her conviction on forgery, theft of services and other charges.
Non-profit school says it is changing its name to better reflect its impact on workforce development.
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner said she has not received a complete inventory of county-owned and leased cars, as requested.
Crews will replace the crossing at Potomac Avenue.
The district would not specify why it was terminating its contract with Andrea Williams, who has been on full-time leave since March 28.
Advocates have long pushed for the switch to the Department of Human Services.
The state Department of Education moves to block the release of emails of former Education Secretary Ron Tomalis.
The reviews come after two human rights groups found substantial cancer rates at SCI Fayette, built next to a fly ash dump.
The meeting detailed the latest chapter in the clash between Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority and the city over a new payroll system.
Richard Welsh left the seminary to spend a lifetime helping the blind and vision-impaired, becoming a nationally recognized leader.
President Barack Obama is sending 3,000 U.S. military as emergency aid in West Africa’s fight against burgeoning Ebola outbreak.
Joint Chiefs chairman leaves door open if a U.S.-led coalition with “no U.S. boots on the ground” proves insufficient to defeat ISIS.
Six-point-three million children died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday.