Pirates manager Clint Hurdle walks off the field at PNC Park.
Heather Hudock, 33, of Washington, Pa., gets a faceful of gluten-free color during the Color Me Rad Pittsburgh 5K Run in August.
Beth Simko's daughter Megan died of a heroin overdose at age 24. The stories and photo are part of our year-end interactive experience by Andrew McGill and Steve Mellon.
Jason and Elizabeth Derkosh, the parents of Maddox Derkosh, the 2-year-old who died after falling into the African painted dog exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo, watch as pallbearers carry their son's casket out of St. Bernard Church in Mt. Lebanon after the boy's funeral.
Andrew McGill and Steve Mellon
The best Post-Gazette photos, stories and video of the year: An interactive experience by Andrew McGill and Steve Mellon.