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The new Pittsburgh program mixes athletic training with academic rigor to give inner-city students a gateway to graduation.
Strict rules on spending grant money limit its use. “I think the money enabled us to try some different things,” said the union leader.
Picture this scrolling hundreds of feet above the iconic confluence of Pittsburgh’s three rivers: “Chipped ham, $1.39 a pound.”
Mary King, an English as second language teacher at Pittsburgh Colfax K-8, drew attention when she refused to give the PSSA tests.
Parades, services and other commemorations mark the long holiday weekend.
Hubert Wingate III, 30, of Homewood, is on an “emotional roller coaster,” his attorney said.
The U.S. Senate passed the name change Thursday after the state’s senators worked together on a bill.
Agents and police swept through the city's southern neighborhoods Thursday and rounded up the defendants.
Thirty-seven people on Friday completed a three-week training program brought to the police bureau by Chief Cameron McLay.
The shooting happened at 10 p.m. in the 500 block of Roberts Street.
Two pit bulls, a terrier mix, and a rottweiler were dead; an emaciated pit bull was still alive.
On Thursday, Timothy Leininger, 27, was pronounced dead at UPMC Mercy, and Monty Crawford, 23, died at the jail.
Hubert Wingate, 30, faces charges of homicide, arson and other crimes in the death of Andre Gray, 34.
Chief Cameron McLay has said he wants every Pittsburgh officer to eventually go through the program.
A 54-count indictment names 38 people, each charged with heroin distribution, weapons possession by convicted felons and money laundering.
Pittsburgh is among six cities that are part of a three-year federal program.
Police said they found a woman on Maytide Street slumped over the wheel of a running vehicle in drive with her foot on the brake.
Michael Tremontin, 39, of Butler, was arrested and held in the Allegheny County Jail.
The National Weather Service forecast calls for a possibility of frost on Friday night and Saturday morning.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto failed to pull their preferred candidates to victory Tuesday.
Pittsburgh lost 1,314 people in 2014 from the year before, a downturn after three straight years of small increases since the 2010 count.
One Port authority bus struck the rear of another about 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Penn and Negley avenues.
Faros Properties will renovate the 1.2-million-square-foot mall into a technology incubator, with plans for eateries and a fitness center.
SWAT officers were seen on Kathleen Street on Mount Washington and at Boggston and Warrington avenues in Beltzhoover.
Police said a 65-year-old man was walking in East Allegheny May 14 when three people "jumped him from behind, kicked and punched him.“
The city says an agreement with Point Breeze North Development Corp. prevents it from renting Westinghouse Park to Pittsburgh Black Pride.
The mayor and other officials were at hand to celebrate the development in the once crime-ridden area.
Incumbent Michael Lamb fends off city Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak for likely what will be a third term.
The Australian rapper has proven to be a controversial, divisive choice of a headliner for this year’s Pride in the Street.
Researchers are in Pittsburgh through a federal pilot program run by the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice.
The BodyWorks program is targeted at upper-level elementary and middle school students.
Despite prosecutions and jail terms, the biker gangs still maintain a presence in this region and occasionally make very public appearances.
Darlene Harris, Corey O’Connor, Deborah Gross, and the Rev. Ricky Burgess cruised to easy victories in Tuesday’s Democratic primary.
Polls are open until 8 p.m. and heading the ballot are wide-open contests for three nominations for the state Supreme Court.
A handful of administrators, including superintendent Linda Lane, gave presentations at the panel in Carrick.
The DA's office charged Vonda Brown with theft earlier this month, saying that she continued to receive her son's Social Security checks.
The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office said Derek Sharpe, 33, was arrested in East Deer late Monday on two warrants.
Pittsburgh-based American Eagle will have stores in 28 countries with the new agreements.
In a complaint filed today in U.S. District Court, the ex-waitress says the chain violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.
With more than 99 percent of the vote counted, the only potential contested race appears to be in District 8.
The event showcased decorated displays to promote neighborliness and support charities.
Mayor Bill Peduto referred to the Skinny Building at Forbes and Wood as "our own unique quirky little building."
The former M.A.S.H. star spoke to students — including his grandson, Scott — Sunday at the school’s 118th commencement ceremony.
Pittsburgh Councilman Corey O’Connor says he hasn’t approved any literature with an endorsement despite a postcard from Mr. Murray.
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation’s free, self-guided tours of the Jail Museum; Frick Art& Historical Center tours; and more.
The company is leasing the space at 100 32nd St. in the Strip District.
Police said people inside of a black sport utility vehicle and a silver vehicle exchanged gunfire on a ramp to Ohio River Boulevard.
The work will occur from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. No inbound restrictions were planned.
Desmone Architects will brief Pittsburgh planning officials this week on a $40 million project to put 311 apartments on the upper floors.
Officials say Kelvin Lovelace, 14, of Wilkinsburg was among a group standing on Wilner Drive when a vehicle pulled up and opened fire.