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3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com
Maybe I'm slow, but I'm not as horrified as the region's two top pols by the prospect of an unnamed hotel developer buying the bankrupt August Wilson Center for African American Culture, retiring its debt and granting the cultural institution all the space it needs to continue its mission -- ill-defined as it may be.
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11 hrs ago | CBS Local
A Pittsburgh woman accused of stealing a dying man's dog and having it put down weeks later was scheduled to be in court Thursday.
16 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The grass is greening, the sun is shining and "The Ultimate Play Day," a free event for children and their families, is sprouting on Schenley Plaza, Oakland, from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
20 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The bridge that carries Bedford Avenue over Interstate 579-Crosstown Boulevard in Downtown Pittsburgh will have lane closures today and Friday for inspection, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced.
It's Thursday evening, Dec. 1, 1955, and Rosa Parks, a seamstress for a Montgomery, Ala., department store, boards a city bus to go home.
County council members heard testimony for and against a proposal to drill for natural gas under a Pittsburgh-area park, with supporters touting the economic benefits and opponents worried about environmental damage.
Speaking in a rousing, pulpit-worthy cadence, state Treasurer Rob McCord reminded an audience at the Hill District's Central Baptist Church that his wife is African-American as he sought to forge a bond with the largely black crowd weeks before they would have a chance to vote in the Democratic primary for governor.
Art All Night , Pittsburgh's annual free art event, pops up in Lawrenceville this weekend for its 17th year.
As the weather gets warmer, we often crave lighter and healthier foods. That is why spring is the perfect time to restart your efforts to get yourself in shape for the summer and eat right.
This past January, Andrew Fisher--a physician living in Friendship--was driving on an icy Turnpike when he found himself part of a 12-car pileup.
When British troops erected the Fort Pitt Block House at the Point in 1764, the building was the military camp's first line of defense.
Investigation >> Lebanon fire crews were dispatched to investigate an odor of gas inside 360 N. Plum St. at 1:26 p.m. Tuesday.
Art students, musicians, and skate-rap kids are packed into the Holy Underground, eating homemade vegan pineapple pizza and guzzling beverages from brown paper bag-covered 40s as they watch an eclectic lineup of acts booked by the Llamadon collective.
Authorities told Channel 11's Gordon Loesch that the First National Bank on Noblestown Road in Oakwood was robbed around 10:45 a.m. The Sultan Bey store on Centre Avenue in Oakland was robbed a short time later, around 11:30 a.m., Allegheny County dispatchers said.
Police say Maceo Fulmore was drunk when his vehicle hit Diesel Club Lounge, other cars, fence, fire hydrant, street signs A 23-year-old man is in the Allegheny County Jail after allegedly causing a path of damage in Pittsburgh's South Side and running over a man's foot.