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Streptococcus bacteria were present, not meningococcus, the type that calls for treatment of anyone who had been in close contact.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Mayor Bill Peduto, state reps and more endorse the front-runner in the Democratic primary.
Vietnamese planes spot two oil slicks close to where a Malaysian jetliner vanished with 239 aboard.
The work will take place on the Fort Pitt Bridge and on the Parkway East.
The State System chancellor said the matter is still under review and may yet yield a systemwide approach.
Agencies are now monitoring their computer networks with unprecedented scrutiny and tracking employee behavior.
Alvin Clemens told the meeting he regrets being part of misinformed decision by trustees to fire famed football coach Joe Paterno.
Malaysia Airline said it has lost contact with a flight that was carrying 227 passengers, including two infants, and 12 crew members.
He is pressing ahead with plans to crush the rebellion against his rule and secure his re-election for another seven-year term.
U.S. firms want any economic sanctions to be imposed by a coalition of nations, not America alone.
The court on Friday handed down the second conviction in its 12-year history, finding Congolese warlord Germain Katanga guilty.
Fox Chapel resident JoEllen Leech wins national literacy volunteer award.
Dogs may look like they know they're guilty of something, but don't believe it.
University of Pennsylvania researchers snipped out a single gene in immune cells to make them partly resistant to infection with HIV.
Study found women are no more likely to have multiple partners after they are provided no-cost access to birth control methods than before.
At 2 a.m. Sunday, daylight saving time will go into effect, but it has opponents who decry the confusion and loss of sleep it causes.
But it's more than the Oval Office that will be dark as Russia's incursion into Ukraine reaches its one-week mark.
Some of the GOP's most prominent conservatives want to emphasize hot-button social issues like abortion and gay marriage in this year's
The World Meeting of Families is expected to draw huge crowds to Philadelphia in 2015.
Penn State President Rodney Erickson tells trustees that average SAT scores of applicants are about 20 points higher, as well.
The world hasn’t banished the risks of the miscommunications, clumsy judgments and botched intelligence that blindsided Europe in 1914.
An interactive look at the crisis in Ukraine with thumbnail biographies of the key players and a timeline on the popular unrest there.
A section of the busway will be closed much of the day for paving, Port Authority announced.
Their machines blast a hot mixture of liquid asphalt and stones into potholes, providing a repair that lasts longer than the cold patching.
The Democratic front-runner in the race for governor is scheduled to be in Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Returning Iraq and Afghanistan soldiers are using the same claims process their great-grandfathers used after World War II.
Corizon Health has improved its management of health services in recent weeks, company officials say.
Oscar Pistorius struggled in vain to help his girlfriend as she lay dead or dying in his home, a neighbor testified at his trial.
Tens of thousands of skeletons may lie in mass graves on the northern edge of Somalia where many want to see justice prevail.
The Republican congressman abruptly ended a hearing over the Internal Revenue Service without allowing Democratic lawmakers to speak.
The New Jersey governor drew a warm reception before a group that did not even invite him last year.
Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a female officer but admitted his guilt on lesser offenses.
Bitcoin uses a public ledger and a network of voluntary computers to validate transactions that are signed with encrypted signatures.
It remains unclear how the friendly-fire incident at an outpost occurred.
District officials now are uncertain whether Walter E. Wilson will fill the job because of recent revelations about his criminal record.
Upbeat Meals on Wheels clients are demonstrating that getting through harsh times is all about the attitude.
He successfully battled multiple sclerosis to live an active life from the time he was 28.
William Gregg Kerr of Saxonburg died Sunday of leukemia. He was 86.
Congress urged to commission study about how the NSA is using information at panel discussion on cybersecurity in Washington.
Former state Sen. Jane Orie can still further appeal her conviction if she chooses.
Gov. Tom Corbett is instead proposing a voluntary pilot program called "Encouraging Employment."
State Sen. Robert Tomlinson says some schools need greater flexibility to serve the higher education marketplace.
The 6-year-old, whose name hasn't been released, lived on Mount Pleasant Road.
With an average wait time of 364 days, Pittsburgh has the eighth-worst processing rate of the 56 VA offices across the country
Paul Kasunich nearly hit a police cruiser Feb. 2 while driving under the influence on Mount Nebo Road on Feb. 2, police said at the time.
At the White House on Thursday, the president says a referendum for Crimea to become part of Russia would violate international law.
A survey of nearly 600 education leaders shows most want a predictable funding formula and most believe state school funding is inadequate.
Roderick L. Harris, who got his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh, is coming here from Sedwick County, Kansas.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said that revenue from slot machines in February totaled $181 million, down more than 7.5 percent.
An army general accused of sexually assaulting a junior officer will admit guilt on lesser charges but will fight the more serious charges.