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2 hrs ago | WPXI
One person was killed in a Pleasant Hills apartment fire on Wednesday night. The fire started on the third floor of the Neopolitan Suites, according to Chief Alvin Henderson of Allegheny County Emergency Services.
9 hrs ago | WPXI
Whether it's a community pool or one at a hotel, how do you know the water is safe and clean? "I'll check and see if it's clean-looking," said Linda Jones of Haymaker, who brought her three grandchildren to the Bel-Aire Pool in Monroeville.
18 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
A woman was being treated for burns on 25 percent of her body after propane tanks exploded at her mobile home overnight in Harrison Township, Allegheny County.
A NAKED woman, who stabbed three females when she jumped into a fight in the middle of a street and then fled, is being sought by police.
Ride-sharing company Uber has begun hiring drivers in the Harrisburg area, putting the San Francisco-based company on the home turf of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, which has battled Uber and its rival Lyft since the companies moved into Pennsylvania earlier this year.
Allegheny County's 45 independent libraries face the dual challenge of increased demand for their services, as well as increased competition for funding.
People waiting for buses in Robinson Township have something new to greet them: a "super stop" designed to be more commuter friendly.
Led by Governor Corbett, public officials cut the ribbon on what they call a super stop with a new bus shelter and other amenities to accommodate thousands of commuters who use Robinson Town Center as a base to shuttle in and out of town to jobs in this growing region of Allegheny County.
Moody and Associates, Inc. hired Jay Winter as a senior geologist. Mr. Winter is a licensed professional geologist in Pennsylvania and brings more than 25 years of experience in both the environmental regulatory and consulting fields.
A thaw in the city's relations with its biggest employer occurred with the dropping of dueling lawsuits, setting the stage for what Mayor Bill Peduto said Tuesday was an opportunity for collaboration to replace courtroom theatrics.
A county grand jury report says workers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's psychiatric clinic have failed to cooperate with police when notified of patient-on-patient assaults, but stopped short of making criminal allegations.
The suspect is described as a naked woman. She is accused of stabbing and slashing three other woman engaged in a brawl in the middle of a McKees Rocks street on Monday afternoon, and then she took off.
Joseph M. Abrams Jr., 38, no fixed address, faces 40 felony and misdemeanor sex-related charges stemming from the alleged abuse of the girl, abuse police said occurred in the city, South Fork in Cambria County, and Moon Township in Allegheny County, where Abrams was stationed in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.
So it's been difficult to gauge the health impacts of shale development from a few scattered studies, says Bernard Goldstein, a public health expert who once led the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health and remains an active voice in the fracking health debate.
For more information, call 724-258-2229, ext. 9. a- Self Help Group Network, a service PA 2-1-1 Southwest, provides a database of support groups.
Former Penn State quarterback and curet ABC/ESPN analyst Todd Blackledge talks with head coach James Franklin during the first day at the Big Ten media days held at the Hilton Chicago on July 28, 2014.
Jack White is back home for a pair of sold out shows in Detroit this week, and both should have plenty of artistic flair.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 08:51 pm
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