Lawsuit accuses grade school teacher of sex assault

LAWSUIT ACCUSES GRADE SCHOOL TEACHER OF SEX ASSAULT

Slow it down

SLOW IT DOWN

City is right to grab reins on tall Oakland building.

 
 
 
East End champion

EAST END CHAMPION

Aggie Brose promoted her community, not herself.

Paul Krugman: Racism comes out of the closet

PAUL KRUGMAN: RACISM COMES OUT OF THE CLOSET

The dog whistle days are apparently over.

 
 
 
Robert J. Samuelson: It's the economy, stupid - again

ROBERT J. SAMUELSON: IT'S THE ECONOMY, STUPID - AGAIN

If the economy remains strong, Trump stands a good chance of winning re-election.

Marc A. Thiessen: Democrats say no one is above the law - except illegal immigrants

MARC A. THIESSEN: DEMOCRATS SAY NO ONE IS ABOVE THE LAW - EXCEPT ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

Since Donald Trump took office, Democrats have become the party of illegal immigration.

 
 
 
New standards aim to improve surgery for the oldest patients

NEW STANDARDS AIM TO IMPROVE SURGERY FOR THE OLDEST PATIENTS

The American College of Surgeons launched a program to encourage hospitals to adopt standards to optimize surgery on patients 75 and...

Bullpen problems persist for Pirates in series-opening loss to Phillies

BULLPEN PROBLEMS PERSIST FOR PIRATES IN SERIES-OPENING LOSS TO PHILLIES

 
 
 
U.S. Steel denies its Mon Valley Works emissions are harmful to public health

U.S. STEEL DENIES ITS MON VALLEY WORKS EMISSIONS ARE HARMFUL TO PUBLIC HEALTH

Steelmaker responds to federal lawsuit alleging public health impacts following a December fire at its Clairton Coke Works

Democratic senators tour immigrant holding facilities

DEMOCRATIC SENATORS TOUR IMMIGRANT HOLDING FACILITIES

 
 
 
Butler County libraries experience ransomware attack

BUTLER COUNTY LIBRARIES EXPERIENCE RANSOMWARE ATTACK

The brand of ransomware used in the attack was the same type used against the Onondaga County, N.Y., library system last week. 

McKees Rocks man who won new rape trial strikes plea deal in separate child sex assault case

MCKEES ROCKS MAN WHO WON NEW RAPE TRIAL STRIKES PLEA DEAL IN SEPARATE CHILD SEX ASSAULT CASE

John Kunco, who's awaiting retrial in a 1990 rape, pleaded guilty to indecent assault of an unconscious person and got five years probation.

 
 
 
Paul Zeise: Steelers need more offensive balance if they want to make playoffs

PAUL ZEISE: STEELERS NEED MORE OFFENSIVE BALANCE IF THEY WANT TO MAKE PLAYOFFS

Fugitive task force apprehends Vanderbilt homicide suspect at Monroeville hotel

FUGITIVE TASK FORCE APPREHENDS VANDERBILT HOMICIDE SUSPECT AT MONROEVILLE HOTEL

Omari Parker Jr., 18, was arrested without incident at a hotel on Monroeville Boulevard and charged with the Sept. 17 death of Tywain...

 
 
 
A firecracker destroys a cat's leg, but not her spirit

A FIRECRACKER DESTROYS A CAT'S LEG, BUT NOT HER SPIRIT

“There wasn't really any paw left. What was still there was barely hanging on by the rubber band. Her bone was exposed, and she was...

Charges dropped against Beaver County woman accused of forcing tween to get birth control implant

CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST BEAVER COUNTY WOMAN ACCUSED OF FORCING TWEEN TO GET BIRTH CONTROL IMPLANT

Valerie Fullum's lawyer says his client is elated over the development but added that the damage to her reputation is “irreparable.”

 
 
 
Pick a pint of Primanti Bros. Pickle Beer. or two others

PICK A PINT OF PRIMANTI BROS. PICKLE BEER. OR TWO OTHERS

East End Brewing brewed and packed this one in green pint cans. Southern Tier's and Great Lakes' pickle beers also return for Picklesburgh.

Port Authority construction will disrupt thousands of bus, light rail commuters for a month

PORT AUTHORITY CONSTRUCTION WILL DISRUPT THOUSANDS OF BUS, LIGHT RAIL COMMUTERS FOR A MONTH

About 10,000 light rail and 5,000 bus riders each day will face delays due to Port Authority work in the Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel.

 
 
 
Tuned In: ‘Good Morning America' visits Pittsburgh

TUNED IN: ‘GOOD MORNING AMERICA' VISITS PITTSBURGH

The ABC morning show will set up on the North Shore for Thursday's broadcast.

Teamsters pension fund cutting benefits 30% to stay solvent

TEAMSTERS PENSION FUND CUTTING BENEFITS 30% TO STAY SOLVENT

U.S. Treasury approves rescue plan

 
 
 



Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

SEATTLE - Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Los... Read more ...

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

The Biden plan released this week is an update of the Affordable Care Act with controversial differences. Among them: a "public option" that covers abortion, and subsidized... Read more ...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

District says that it is trying to collect more than $20,000 Read more ...

Iran claims it seized a British tanker because it collided with an Iranian...

Iran claims it seized a British tanker because it collided with an Iranian fishing boat

Iranian authorities say they seized a British-flagged tanker after it collided with an Iranian fishing boat and then failed to respond to attempts to contact it. "The British... Read more ...

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

HONG KONG - Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong... Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone... Read more ...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

SEATTLE - The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Read more ...

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

The Cardinals topped the Reds 12-11 at Great American Ball Park, despite trailing 7-0 entering the sixth inning. Read more ...