4 hrs ago
Legal Advice For Witness Holds Up Penn Hills Murder Trial
The case of a teenager accused of shooting another teen and setting her Penn Hills home on fire, hit a snag Thursday afternoon when a judge determined a witness needed legal advice.
14 hrs ago
East Hills DUI Task Force to Conduct Roving Patrols in Plum, Oakmont
It's Memorial Day weekend, and local police want to keep drunk drivers off the roads.
18 hrs ago
Man Waives Two DUI Hearings in Wilkinsburg Court
Wilkinsburg District Judge Kim Hoots heard the following cases on May 16: Daryl White, 22, of Penn Hills, waived a preliminary on two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.
Wed May 22, 2013
New Pittsburgh Courier Online
Church Circuit 5-22-13
Financial Seminar MAY 25-The Young Women's Initiative of Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District, will host a Financial Seminar at 9:30 a.m. The seminar, which will be facilitated by Rhonda Carson Leach, director of the Urban Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Pittsburgh, will give women the tools needed to ensure a ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Capitol Hill: Suburbanization of Poverty Isolates a Growing Number of Americans
Poverty is no longer a predominantly urban problem - and the suburbs are no longer the refuge of the upper classes .
Penn Hills Drug Suspects Facing Federal Charges
Two of three suspects facing state drug charges in last month's multi-million dollar drug bust in Penn Hills will be tried in federal court, and the case of the third is likely to be tried in federal court as well.
Caulfield Hears DUI, Drug Cases
Forest Hills District Justice Thomas Caulfield heard the following cases on May 15: Michael Mosley, 31, of East Liberty, waived a preliminary hearing on charges of failure to stop at a red light, operating a vehicle without valid inspection, evidence of emission inspection and two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Sunday Reflections: Meet the Rev. Wendy Keys
I'm the Reverend Wendy Keys. My friends call me Wendy. I am the Temporary Supply Pastor at the Swissvale Presbyterian Church.
Fri May 17, 2013
Man Accused of Forging Prescription at Oakmont Pharmacy
A Penn Hills man has been charged with forgery after being accused of trying to get a fake prescription filled at an Oakmont pharmacy.
Wed May 15, 2013
International travel dreams come true for kids via World Affairs Council
The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh will once again be sending a dozen local high-school juniors to as many countries on immersive trips that are "hugely transformative it's an experience that transforms their experience of the world," says Annie M. Prucey, the Council's vice president and director of education programs.
Tue May 14, 2013
Absent-Minded Homeowner's Burglar Alarm Leads Police To Major Drug Bust
Instead, he found a lot of marijuana and what looks like a marijuana distribution network set up in the basement of the home.
Parkway East Barrier Repairs Slated for Tuesday, Wednesday
Work to repair barriers on the Parkway East will occur on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, May 14-15, weather permitting.
Mon May 13, 2013
Embrace Dance Project: Lessons for amputees in the joy of movement
Around noon one day last fall Holly Dayton-Kirby, proprietor of the Pittsburgh Dance Center in Bloomfield, was cleaning the bathrooms in preparation for that evening's classes when a tall silver-haired man wearing khakis and a polo shirt came into the studio.
Thu May 09, 2013
Nowalk Daily Grind to Close
A Plum coffee and pizza shop is closing its doors after three years. The Nowalk Daily Grind on Abers Creek Road along Route 286 no longer will be serving its well-known doughnuts, pizza and coffee.
Wed May 08, 2013
New Mob Movie Shooting In The Fall Has Pittsburgh Ties
"When you choose a project, you are also looking for the uniqueness of what you are going to be in and this had a different twist on a story on how guys interact from different worlds," actor Robert Davi said.
Verona Police Investigate Shooting
The Verona Police Department is investigating a late-night shooting that injured one person a little over a week ago.
Wilkinsburg Man Charged After Police Chase in Plum
A Wilkinsburg man is facing several charges after leading police on a car chase that ended with an accident.
Tue May 07, 2013
PennDOT Crews Work on Shoulder Improvements on Plum Roads
PennDOT crews will be performing maintenance work in the Plum area this week. Work will occur through Friday, May 10.
Fri May 03, 2013
Homicide, Drug Arrests Made in Plum
Several people were arrested at a Havana Drive home in Plum earlier this week following a deadly shooting in Penn Hills.
Thu May 02, 2013
Volunteer Firefighter Fired Over Racist Facebook Comment
A volunteer firefighter with the Penn Hills Volunteer Fire Department has been fired, after he allegedly made a racist comment on Facebook.