PA House Republicans to launch investigation of Wolf handling of COVID-19 case at nursing homes

PA HOUSE REPUBLICANS TO LAUNCH INVESTIGATION OF WOLF HANDLING OF COVID-19 CASE AT NURSING HOMES

"Pennsylvanians and their families are left only with some excuses and or deflections from the administration who has been anything...

Vaccine supplies continue to be limited in Westmoreland County

VACCINE SUPPLIES CONTINUE TO BE LIMITED IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY

Doses distributed to Westmoreland County lag behind similar counties

 
 
 
States easing pandemic restrictions despite warnings from experts

STATES EASING PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS DESPITE WARNINGS FROM EXPERTS

States eager to reopen for business are easing coronavirus restrictions despite warnings from health experts that the outbreak is far...

People who are frustrated with pandemic could find hope with third vaccine

PEOPLE WHO ARE FRUSTRATED WITH PANDEMIC COULD FIND HOPE WITH THIRD VACCINE

"I'm very hopeful for Pennsylvania and the population in general because it's a one dose. It will be easy to obtain and vaccinated...

 
 
 
Pro teams allowing fans as Pennsylvania eases restrictions

PRO TEAMS ALLOWING FANS AS PENNSYLVANIA EASES RESTRICTIONS

Outdoor venues are now allowed to host events up to 20% of their maximum capacity, while indoor occupancy will be 15% of maximum capacity,...

WHO: 'Premature,' 'unrealistic' COVID-19 will end soon

WHO: 'PREMATURE,' 'UNREALISTIC' COVID-19 WILL END SOON

The World Health Organization's emergencies chief says it's “premature” and “unrealistic” to think that the pandemic might be stopped...

 
 
 
Acting US attorney for Western Pennsylvania named

ACTING US ATTORNEY FOR WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA NAMED

Stephen Kaufman will lead the U.S. Attorney's Office in Pittsburgh. He was first assistant to Scott Brady, who recently resigned.

PITTSBURGH WEATHER: More sun in the forecast as March arrives

PITTSBURGH WEATHER: MORE SUN IN THE FORECAST AS MARCH ARRIVES

After a snow-filled February, the first week of March arrives with several days of sunshine in the forecast.

 
 
 
COVID-19 transmission levels in Pa.: Most of western Pennsylvania now 'moderate,' down from 'substantial'

COVID-19 TRANSMISSION LEVELS IN PA.: MOST OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA NOW 'MODERATE,' DOWN FROM 'SUBSTANTIAL'

Every week, the Pennsylvania Department of Health provides an analysis showing the seven-day rate of transmission for COVID-19 in each...

Cardinals agree to terms with JJ Watt

CARDINALS AGREE TO TERMS WITH JJ WATT

J.J. Watt has agreed to a contract with the Arizona Cardinals. The team announced the deal on Monday.

 
 
 
Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show postponed until October

PITTSBURGH HOME & GARDEN SHOW POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER

The annual Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show is being postponed, and will be held in fall instead of spring for the first time.

More sun in the forecast

MORE SUN IN THE FORECAST

Decreasing clouds this afternoon. Chilly start to Tuesday, then more seasonable temps and sunshine in the afternoon. High pressure...

 
 
 
Penguins will have fans at games again, starting Tuesday night against Philadelphia Flyers

PENGUINS WILL HAVE FANS AT GAMES AGAIN, STARTING TUESDAY NIGHT AGAINST PHILADELPHIA FLYERS

The Pittsburgh Penguins said they are bringing fans back to PPG Paints Arena, after Gov. Tom Wolf announced new occupancy limits for...

Wolf announces revised restrictions on indoor and outdoor gatherings in Pennsylvania

WOLF ANNOUNCES REVISED RESTRICTIONS ON INDOOR AND OUTDOOR GATHERINGS IN PENNSYLVANIA

Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday revised the restrictions on indoor and outdoor gatherings in Pennsylvania, citing a decrease in new cases of...

 
 
 
Teachers expected to move into Phase 1A of COVID-19 vaccine plan, Pa. task force member says

TEACHERS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO PHASE 1A OF COVID-19 VACCINE PLAN, PA. TASK FORCE MEMBER SAYS

The governor is expected to move teachers into Phase 1A of Pennsylvania's COVID-19 vaccine plan this week, according to an email obtained...

Coyote hunts in Pennsylvania debated

COYOTE HUNTS IN PENNSYLVANIA DEBATED

There could be as many as 100,000 coyotes in Pennsylvania, officials say, roaming mostly unseen through every county.

 
 
 
Rain Showers Clearing and Windy Today

RAIN SHOWERS CLEARING AND WINDY TODAY

Windy Today With Gusts up to 35 mph

A mother leads the social media charge to register bone marrow donors and help her son beat cancer

A MOTHER LEADS THE SOCIAL MEDIA CHARGE TO REGISTER BONE MARROW DONORS AND HELP HER SON BEAT CANCER

Jehvan Crompton's story has inspired more than 11,000 registrants to join the bone marrow registry.

 
 
 
'Brave and selfless': Good Samaritans rescue dog from frozen pond

'BRAVE AND SELFLESS': GOOD SAMARITANS RESCUE DOG FROM FROZEN POND

Good Samaritans jumped into action to save a dog from a frozen pond. The rescue was caught on camera.

Temperatures dropping: Pittsburgh to fall into the teens tonight

TEMPERATURES DROPPING: PITTSBURGH TO FALL INTO THE TEENS TONIGHT

Temperature drop follows spring-like weather in recent days

 
 
 



Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary

Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary

The Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona to lead the Education Department on Monday, adding to President Joe Biden's Cabinet a key official who will help lead the administration's... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson's newly-approved Covid vaccine met with pushback as...

Johnson & Johnson's newly-approved Covid vaccine met with pushback as Catholic diocese condemns it for ‘ties to abortion cells'

As Johnson & Johnson rolls out its freshly approved Covid-19 vaccine in the US, it faces a religious controversy as the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans has labeled it... Read more ...

Hawks fire Lloyd Pierce; will Nate McMillan replace him as head coach?

Hawks fire Lloyd Pierce; will Nate McMillan replace him as head coach?

Atlanta announced Monday night that it has fired Pierce amid a rough stretch in which the team lost 12 of its last 17 games. Read more ...

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison

A serial killer dubbed the “I-5 Strangler” was reportedly slain at the California state prison where he was serving multiple life sentences. A corrections officer at Mule Creek... Read more ...

Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

ALBANY, N.Y. - One of the former aides to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo who has accused him of sexual harassment is encouraging others to come forward if they've had similar... Read more ...

Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

The Republican bill would enact more restrictions for absentee voting and cut back on weekend early voting hours favored by larger counties, among other changes. (Image credit... Read more ...

Minneapolis scraps plan to hire influencers to spin George Floyd murder trial

Minneapolis scraps plan to hire influencers to spin George Floyd murder trial

Minneapolis city officials said Monday they've ditched plans to hire social media influencers to spin news from the upcoming murder trial of ex-cop Derek Chauvin in George... Read more ...

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

The San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year. Read more ...

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will arrive in Mass. next week

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will arrive in Mass. next week

Gov. Charlie Baker says the initial supply will be limited, but will go directly to pharmacies and other vaccination sites. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson official on vaccine distribution

Johnson & Johnson official on vaccine distribution

Johnson & Johnson has started shipping out nearly 4 million doses of its newly authorized, one-shot COVID-19 vaccine. Read more ...