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Prosecutors say confidential informants are crucial to prosecuting large drug networks, while concerns linger about fairness.
Airlines internationally consult with UPMC’s STAT-MD to treat ill patients during flights or divert the flight for medical emergencies.
The state’s oft-cited shale gas air pollution studies do not include data on some pollutants, according to depositions from DEP employees.
Traffic will be stopped in the southbound lanes intermittently for 10 minutes or less for a two-hour period.
Federal agents in Pittsburgh area turn drug dealers, murderers and liars into informants that build cases, both good and flawed.
“The focus should have been on celebrating our team, coaches and their achievement," the statement reads.
Pittsburgh finished with 10,404 votes to Scranton's 8,748 to win by a margin of 54 percent in the Gawker.com contest.
Affidavits show that confidential informants aided in two of every five federal cases filed in Pittsburgh in recent years.
Department of Justice guidelines set standards for use of confidential informants who are paid, or given leniency, in return for help.
A DEA task force used an Aliquippa informant without doing the recommended federal assessment, leading to Hill District man’s acquittal.
Lisa Pellegrini, lead prosecutor in the Robert Ferrante cyanide poisoning case, was injured in an alleged domestic violence incident Friday.
“I’m not afraid of the disease but the overreaction to it,” said one man flying Saturday night to Africa.
Carlene Muto, UPMC director of infection prevention, said one effort to improve response is an Ebola executive committee to organize care.
The protest came after the sentence given a mother of two adopted Ethiopian children was changed.
Among the 50 attendees were code enforcers, disaster response groups, insurers and therapists who participate in a county task force.
A high rate of home ownership is strong because of employment and educational opportunities, the study found.
The closure will occur near East Liberty Station.
The annual tour runs in Indiana County from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
On social media, on cable television, in political campaigns and at work, discussion is increasingly centered on Ebola.
TrueTime is supposed to let riders know to the minute when a bus will reach a certain stop. A two-day sampling found some flaws.
A federal confidential informant in Washington County broke a corruption case, but also turned gun enthusiasts into convicts.
Ebola patient Amber Vinson may have been experiencing symptoms the day she traveled from Dallas to Cleveland on her way to plan her wedding.
The nurse, Amber Joy Vinson, was visiting family in the Akron area from last Friday to Monday.
Sears has been plagued by falling revenue and chronic losses in recent years.
Amber Vinson, the second health-care worker who treated Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan in Texas, visited Ohio over the weekend.
Amber Joy Vinson had visited relatives, three of whom are Kent State administrators, in the Akron area.
Agents in May arrested about 30 of 44 people they believe were involved in the ring.
The plaintiff, a 72-year-old woman, claims she was wrongfully dismissed by Allegheny County court officials because of her age.
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Many Catholics of varying views on marriage and sexuality were energized by the document’s conciliatory tone and its call for mercy.
UPMC and Allegheny Health Network are training nurses how to follow a strict procedure to avoid infections from the Ebola virus.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit on behalf of a 70-year-old woman.
Uber's attorney said, "it is beyond dispute that ridesharing network services fill significant gaps in the transportation infrastructure in
Kirk Nesset, 57, was arrested earlier this month after an FBI investigation.
Homeless young adults in Allegheny County lack centralized services and transportation, a study has found.
Protesters decry Columbus Day as celebration of oppression. Supporters see holiday as celebration of heritage.
“Interactive panel discussion” at the Sen. John Heinz History Center will bring together experts on shipwrecks.
Seven defendants were originally charged this summer following an investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, FBI and police.
The Mobile Health Clinics Association estimates there are between 1,500 to 2,000 mobile medical vehicles operating nationwide.
Even seniors happy with their health insurance plans should review their options during the upcoming enrollment period.
As a convicted felon, Ralph Samuels, 50, wasn’t allowed to possess a gun.
A look at the events coming up for the week ahead.
Federal, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Allegheny County government offices and courts are closed today for the Columbus Day holiday.
St. Nicholas, with a priest with a background in corporate training and a social media bent, has seen its parish grow larger and younger.
Whether made of steel, wrought iron or concrete, they continue to span rivers and centuries, finding new jobs to earn a living.
There could be no better complement to our ultra-green convention center than to have conventioneers walk or take free T rides from hotels.
No task was too big for Edward Ozimek in his service to students at the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children.
The post threatened a possible shooting at the HUB -- a dining and social center on Penn State's campus -- on Monday at noon.
It has lasted longer than its two predecessors, both named the Point Bridge, and is in the best condition of the Monongahela River bridges.
Its curvilinear form and its 10-foot-tall Gothic finials with spikes make it the reigning queen of Monongahela River bridges.