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Witnesses, some more than a mile away, reported hearing what sounded like an explosion before the buildings collapsed.
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will audit the way the state Department of Health oversees research grants.
The tunnel was closed for a time around 10 a.m. and again around 10:15 as the control signals went red.
Dottie Sandusky said Wednesday on NBC's "Today" show that she would have heard abuse had it occurred in their house.
The incident around 9 a.m. blocked the busway near the Roslyn Street station in Swissvale, causing detours and delays.
University officials have said that a single-sex college is no longer a viable model given financial and enrollment concerns.
Rep. Tim Murphy currently has no opposition in bid to retain 18th District congressional seat.
The California senator said the agency was undermining her intelligence committee's investigation of a controversial interrogation program.
The proposal that would refinance some of the state's unfunded pension liability will be unveiled today in Harrisburg.
Plus: N. Korea evades sanctions; factory inspections; ancient masks on display; Pistorius trial continues
Plus: Calif. coastline protected; Clinton, Keystone XL; mayors want rail safety; cat that trapped owners
The search for the missing Boeing 777 refocused on the Strait of Malacca off the Malaysian west coast.
The European Union contends that such American-made products are shadows of the original European varieties.
Their attorneys claim self-incrimination over emails sought in traffic-jam scandal.
The Swede was conducting an on-the-street interview in a Kabul neighborhood populated by Western nongovernmental organizations.
The Pennsylvania senators explained how they propose to allow high-performing universities to leave the State System of Higher Education.
She doesn't know where antique brooch came from, but it sure feels worth holding onto.
Findlay will hold a public hearing for more discussion on the energy company’s plans to drill near Pittsburgh International Airport.
The universities saw double-digit jumps in their respective rankings on the highly visible annual list of law schools.
The VA knew early on that employee errors led to a Legionnaires' outbreak.
After eating bread with poppy seeds, Rachael Devore tested positive for opiates and claims the hospital invaded her privacy
According to emergency dispatchers, the single-seat Avid Bandit crashed at the end of runway about 2:10 p.m.
The popular Pittsburgh attraction that drew a million visitors to Point State Park last fall will help open the Chrysler Museum of Art.
Point Park University estimated 1,800 employees were affected by a missing portion of a shipment, which included personal information.
William "Wild Bill" Guarnere was a south Philadelphia native who lived there until he died Saturday at the age of 90.
Stephanie Ross of Pittsburgh was found unresponsive Monday by housemates at the Phi Mu sorority house.
Anthony Kofalt, 39, faces a preliminary hearing Wednesday on retail theft and other charges in Venango County Central Court.
The restriction will be in place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Inspections may also restrict traffic on ramps to Bigelow Boulevard.
Plus: Jordanian judge killed; Threat against elections; Pope to visit South Korea; Tokyo radiation improves,
Russia and its sympathizers on Monday seized control of more Ukrainian military bases and facilities in Crimea.
The Olympian was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend.
Two men boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports.
At Crimea base, Ukraine troops who fought in Iraq now face Russian 'brothers.'
Peter Lanza said in an interview in The New Yorker that he wished his second-born son "had never been born."
Plus: Holder sees heroin crisis; Colo.: $2M in toke taxes; new marathon security; Smithsonian picks leader.
The bill would scrap the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defense" to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.
Mr. Flood died of the rare disease amyloidosis after a long retirement that he filled with charitable work.
State House Republicans are trying to remove exceptions for parties to labor disputes from the state prohibitions on harassment.
Pennsylvania officials say they can't count on the federal government for enough transportation funding.
Use of the light rail system increased by 7.5 percent last year, the second-greatest increase among cities of comparable size.
Craft-O-Tron: What used to be a cigarette machine has risen from the ashes to become a sales outlet for local crafters.
The new law appears to be achieving its top goal of reducing the number of Americans who lack health insurance.
A federal court ruling lets a "super PAC" focused on state legislative races begin operating in Pennsylvania.
A Chatham spokesman said the university will not allow outsiders including the media inside tonight's forum.
The bridge carrying Butler Road over the Allegheny River in Kittanning will be closed to eastbound traffic starting Thursday, PennDOT said.
Health-related events on the calendar for the coming week.
Part of a road in South Park will be closed for a month for repair work, the Allegheny County Public Works Department announced.
The Monongahela Incline will be closed from approximately 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today for track inspection, Port Authority announced.
Linda Siminerio and the University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute are ready to go national with their diabetes education programs.
As medical evidence piles up against it, strict bed rest is becoming a thing of the past.