http://www.post-gazette.com Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:01:45 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 State Superior Court: Lawsuit against engineering firm in Washington Boulevard flooding can move forward By Paula Reed Ward / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/12/09/Pennsylvania-Superior-Court-rules-lawsuit-against-engineering-firm-in-Washington-Boulevard-flooding-can-move-forward/stories/201612090223 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:54:22 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/12/09/Pennsylvania-Superior-Court-rules-lawsuit-against-engineering-firm-in-Washington-Boulevard-flooding-can-move-forward/stories/201612090223 The Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled today that the families of four people killed in Washington Boulevard flooding in 2011 can refile their complaint against the Moon engineering firm that contracted with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority as their consulting engineer and construction manager. The Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled today that the families of four people killed in Washington Boulevard flooding in 2011 can refile their complaint against the Moon engineering firm that contracted with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority as their consulting engineer and construction manager.

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Philly judge: Decision coming Monday on Stein's request for statewide recount By Jeremy Roebuck / Philadelphia Inquirer http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erstate/2016/12/09/Philadelphia-judge-Decision-coming-Monday-on-Jill-Stein-s-request-for-statewide-recount/stories/201612090220 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:48:17 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erstate/2016/12/09/Philadelphia-judge-Decision-coming-Monday-on-Jill-Stein-s-request-for-statewide-recount/stories/201612090220 A federal judge in Philadelphia will rule Monday on the Green Party-backed petition for a Pennsylvania recount, leaving just one day before the state needs to certify its presidential vote total for the electoral college. A federal judge in Philadelphia will rule Monday on the Green Party-backed petition for a Pennsylvania recount, leaving just one day before the state needs to certify its presidential vote total for the electoral college.

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Clairton shut out by Bishop Guilfoyle, 17-0, in PIAA Class 1A championship By Brian Batko / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/high-school-football/2016/12/09/Clairton-shut-out-by-Bishop-Guilfoyle-17-0-in-PIAA-Class-1A-championship/stories/201612090214 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:48:25 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/high-school-football/2016/12/09/Clairton-shut-out-by-Bishop-Guilfoyle-17-0-in-PIAA-Class-1A-championship/stories/201612090214 As Evan Chadbourn scampered into the corner of the end zone from 20 yards out, the outstretched bodies of Clairton players who dove to make a play lay strewn across the turf at Hersheypark Stadium. As Evan Chadbourn scampered into the corner of the end zone from 20 yards out, the outstretched bodies of Clairton players who dove to make a play lay strewn across the turf at Hersheypark Stadium.

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Town hall to address equitable casting in Pittsburgh theater By Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2016/12/09/Equitable-casting-sought-in-Pittsburgh-area-plays/stories/201612090212 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:31:57 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2016/12/09/Equitable-casting-sought-in-Pittsburgh-area-plays/stories/201612090212 A wide-ranging group of theater artists will hold a town hall Monday night to address authors’ rights and equitable casting in stage productions. The gathering “is a call-to-action and a response to recent events nationally and locally,” the event announcement said. A wide-ranging group of theater artists will hold a town hall Monday night to address authors’ rights and equitable casting in stage productions. The gathering “is a call-to-action and a response to recent events nationally and locally,” the event announcement said.

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Plum High School students sent home for wearing Confederate clothes By Elizabeth Behrman / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2016/12/09/Plum-High-School-students-sent-home-for-wearing-Confederate-clothes/stories/201612090210 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:40:10 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2016/12/09/Plum-High-School-students-sent-home-for-wearing-Confederate-clothes/stories/201612090210 Two Plum High School students were asked to leave class today after they refused to remove clothing bearing the Confederate flag in school. Two Plum High School students were asked to leave class today after they refused to remove clothing bearing the Confederate flag in school.

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A Life on the Hill: In a greasy Hill District restaurant, artistic history is born Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/12/09/A-Life-on-the-Hill-In-a-greasy-Hill-District-restaurant-artistic-history-is-born/stories/201612090046 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:29:51 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/12/09/A-Life-on-the-Hill-In-a-greasy-Hill-District-restaurant-artistic-history-is-born/stories/201612090046 To read more about "A Life on the Hill: The journey of Sala Udin mirrors the experience of many African-American Pittsburghers," please visit http://newsinteractive.post-gazette.com/life-on-the-hill/#chapterTen To read more about "A Life on the Hill: The journey of Sala Udin mirrors the experience of many African-American Pittsburghers," please visit http://newsinteractive.post-gazette.com/life-on-the-hill/#chapterTen

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Injury report: Foster, Boswell and Williams questionable for Bills game By Ray Fittipaldo/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2016/12/09/Injury-report-fantasy-football-Ramon-Foster-Chris-Boswell-DeAngelo-Williams-javon-hargrave-questionable-doubtful-for-Buffalo-Bills-game/stories/201612090207 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:16:31 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2016/12/09/Injury-report-fantasy-football-Ramon-Foster-Chris-Boswell-DeAngelo-Williams-javon-hargrave-questionable-doubtful-for-Buffalo-Bills-game/stories/201612090207 Steelers guard Ramon Foster did not practice Friday for a third consecutive day due a chest injury and is listed as questionable for the game Sunday at Buffalo. Steelers guard Ramon Foster did not practice Friday for a third consecutive day due a chest injury and is listed as questionable for the game Sunday at Buffalo.

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Appellate court says Mt. Lebanon deer cull participants can remain private By Paula Reed Ward / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/south/2016/12/09/Appellate-court-says-Mt-Lebanon-deer-cull-participants-can-remain-private-pennsylvania/stories/201612090202 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:14:43 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/south/2016/12/09/Appellate-court-says-Mt-Lebanon-deer-cull-participants-can-remain-private-pennsylvania/stories/201612090202 The state Commonwealth Court ruled today that the names of those people who participated in a deer cull in Mt. Lebanon — either by bow hunting or by providing their property to hunters — can stay protected. The state Commonwealth Court ruled today that the names of those people who participated in a deer cull in Mt. Lebanon — either by bow hunting or by providing their property to hunters — can stay protected.

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Stretch of I-90 reopens 24 hours after 17-car pileup Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2016/12/09/Stretch-of-I-90-reopens-24-hours-after-17-car-pileup-erie-pennsylvania/stories/201612090200 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:39:11 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2016/12/09/Stretch-of-I-90-reopens-24-hours-after-17-car-pileup-erie-pennsylvania/stories/201612090200 A seven-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in Erie County has reopened 24 hours after a 17-car pileup caused by a heavy, lake-effect snowfall shutdown that section of the highway Thursday, PennDOT said. A seven-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in Erie County has reopened 24 hours after a 17-car pileup caused by a heavy, lake-effect snowfall shutdown that section of the highway Thursday, PennDOT said.

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Buying Here: Interior designer Gil Walsh's Ligonier home fit for empty nesters or a family By Patricia Sheridan / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2016/12/09/Buying-Here-Interior-designer-Gil-Walsh-s-Ligonier-home-a-feathered-nest/stories/201612100001 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:02:09 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2016/12/09/Buying-Here-Interior-designer-Gil-Walsh-s-Ligonier-home-a-feathered-nest/stories/201612100001 If village life is what you crave, then Ligonier is the place to look. For more than a century, this charming New England-style hamlet an hour from Downtown has been a sanctuary for Pittsburgh’s captains of industry. If village life is what you crave, then Ligonier is the place to look. For more than a century, this charming New England-style hamlet an hour from Downtown has been a sanctuary for Pittsburgh’s captains of industry.

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Consumer alert posted at Sichuan Gourmet in Oakland By Patricia Sabatini / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2016/12/09/Consumer-alert-posted-at-Sichuan-Gourmet-in-Oakland/stories/201612100017 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:21:51 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2016/12/09/Consumer-alert-posted-at-Sichuan-Gourmet-in-Oakland/stories/201612100017 Sichuan Gourmet in Oakland with hit with a consumer alert by the Allegheny County Health Department for more than a dozen serious health code violations. Sichuan Gourmet in Oakland with hit with a consumer alert by the Allegheny County Health Department for more than a dozen serious health code violations.

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Tom Petty, Joe Walsh coming to PPG Paints Arena in June By Scott Mervis / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/12/09/Tom-Petty-Joe-Walsh-coming-to-PPG-Paints-Arena-in-June-pittsburgh/stories/201612090191 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:06:22 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/12/09/Tom-Petty-Joe-Walsh-coming-to-PPG-Paints-Arena-in-June-pittsburgh/stories/201612090191 Here’s a big one for classic rock fans: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will bring their 40th Anniversary Tour to the PPG Paints Arena on June 9 with Joe Walsh. Here’s a big one for classic rock fans: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will bring their 40th Anniversary Tour to the PPG Paints Arena on June 9 with Joe Walsh.

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Adviser: Obama orders review of cyber attacks on 2016 election Reuters http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/2016/12/09/Adviser-Obama-orders-review-of-cyber-attacks-on-2016-election-campaign-trump-clinton/stories/201612090190 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:54:06 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/2016/12/09/Adviser-Obama-orders-review-of-cyber-attacks-on-2016-election-campaign-trump-clinton/stories/201612090190 President Barack Obama ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and to deliver a report before he leaves office on Jan. 20, homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco said today. President Barack Obama ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and to deliver a report before he leaves office on Jan. 20, homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco said today.

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Clairton High School on brief lockdown after report of shooting Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/south/2016/12/09/Clairton-School-District-on-brief-lockdown-for-report-of-shooting-pittsburgh/stories/201612090189 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:41:12 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/south/2016/12/09/Clairton-School-District-on-brief-lockdown-for-report-of-shooting-pittsburgh/stories/201612090189 Clairton High School was put on a 20-minute lockdown this morning as local police investigated a shooting. Clairton High School was put on a 20-minute lockdown this morning as local police investigated a shooting.

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Penguins coach Mike Sullivan is 'in the mix' for Team USA if NHL goes to the Olympics By Jason Mackey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2016/12/09/Penguins-coach-Mike-Sullivan-in-mix-for-Team-USA-hockey-if-NHL-goes-to-2018-Olympics-pyeongchang-south-korea/stories/201612090187 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:58:55 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2016/12/09/Penguins-coach-Mike-Sullivan-in-mix-for-Team-USA-hockey-if-NHL-goes-to-2018-Olympics-pyeongchang-south-korea/stories/201612090187 As the issue of whether the NHL will participate in the 2018 Olympics remains unresolved, this much we do know: Penguins coach Mike Sullivan has the attention of USA Hockey. As the issue of whether the NHL will participate in the 2018 Olympics remains unresolved, this much we do know: Penguins coach Mike Sullivan has the attention of USA Hockey.

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Weekend forecast calls for brisk weather, but no major snowfall Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2016/12/09/Weekend-forecast-calls-for-brisk-weather-but-no-major-snowfall/stories/201612090185 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:44:19 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2016/12/09/Weekend-forecast-calls-for-brisk-weather-but-no-major-snowfall/stories/201612090185 The Pittsburgh region today is being hit with its chillest temperatures since last winter, a brisk start to the wintry season that won’t ease up this weekend. The Pittsburgh region today is being hit with its chillest temperatures since last winter, a brisk start to the wintry season that won’t ease up this weekend.

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Carnegie man killed in hit-and-run in Pleasant Hills Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/south/2016/12/09/Police-investigating-fatal-pedestrian-hit-and-run-in-Pleasant-Hills-pittsburgh/stories/201612090186 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:09:59 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/south/2016/12/09/Police-investigating-fatal-pedestrian-hit-and-run-in-Pleasant-Hills-pittsburgh/stories/201612090186 Allegheny County Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run incident in Pleasant Hills that occurred Thursday night. Allegheny County Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run incident in Pleasant Hills that occurred Thursday night.

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TRAFFIC: Parkway East to close this weekend for Greenfield Bridge work Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2016/12/09/Pittsburgh-TRAFFIC-Delayed-opening-of-HOV-lanes-this-morning/stories/201612090181 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:05:59 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2016/12/09/Pittsburgh-TRAFFIC-Delayed-opening-of-HOV-lanes-this-morning/stories/201612090181 This weekend the Parkway East will close in both directions for construction of the new Greenfield Bridge above the highway. This weekend the Parkway East will close in both directions for construction of the new Greenfield Bridge above the highway.

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Police may add substation in Downtown Pittsburgh By Adam Smeltz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/12/09/Police-may-add-substation-in-Downtown-Pittsburgh/stories/201612090115 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:16:05 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/12/09/Police-may-add-substation-in-Downtown-Pittsburgh/stories/201612090115 Hoping to make people feel safer in Downtown, Pittsburgh city leaders are trying to place a police substation in the Golden Triangle. Hoping to make people feel safer in Downtown, Pittsburgh city leaders are trying to place a police substation in the Golden Triangle.

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How Keith Butler's 'seven shots' helps Steelers' red-zone defense stand tall By Ray Fittipaldo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2016/12/09/Steelers-notebook-Red-zone-defense-has-been-pointing-the-way-in-three-game-win-streak/stories/201612090099 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:03:29 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2016/12/09/Steelers-notebook-Red-zone-defense-has-been-pointing-the-way-in-three-game-win-streak/stories/201612090099 The Steelers are not a dominant defense by any stretch of the imagination. Keith Butler’s unit won’t remind anyone of the 2008 defense that led the NFL in total defense and scoring defense when it allowed 237 yards and 13.9 points per game. This defense is giving up 111 more yards and almost six more points per game than that famed unit. The Steelers are not a dominant defense by any stretch of the imagination. Keith Butler’s unit won’t remind anyone of the 2008 defense that led the NFL in total defense and scoring defense when it allowed 237 yards and 13.9 points per game. This defense is giving up 111 more yards and almost six more points per game than that famed unit.

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