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  1. Charges dropped against man in Pittsburgh bar guard slayingRead the original story

    3 min ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Prosecutors in western Pennsylvania have dropped charges against a suspect in the shooting death of a security guard at a Pittsburgh bar. The Allegheny County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday it had probable cause to charge 28-year-old Kevin Ford but that it wouldn't be able to meet its burden of proof.


  2. Urban redevelopment summit to spotlight PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... Ohio rivers; the Oakland/a Uptown EcoInnovation District, a project of government and the Port Authority of Allegheny County to develop portions of Forbes and Fifth avenues between Downtown and the university center of Oakland; and Envision ...


  3. Century Club: Former store owner, Sol Ruben, is an expert at business of livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... was a member of the Downtown Businessmen's Association, the advisory board of Port Authority Transit of Allegheny County and the Downtown Lion's Club. For 25 years, he was active in the Pittsburgh Hearing and Speech Center, serving on the board of ...


  4. Photos: Bizwomen's Mentoring Monday in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    ... mentor Ruth Byrd-Smith, director of the minority, women and disadvantage business enterprise department for Allegheny County.


  5. Charges withdrawn against 2nd suspect in fatal Homewood bar shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WPXI

    The Allegheny County District Attorney's Office withdrew charges Tuesday against a second man accused in the shooting death of a Homewood security guard, according to Channel 11's news partners at TribLIVE . Pittsburgh police had charged Kevin L. Ford, 28, with homicide, conspiracy, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment in the death of Deion Nesbitt, 24, at the Rendezvous Phase III bar in Homewood on Feb. 16. Mike Manko, a spokesman for the district attorney's office, told TribLIVE that although probable cause initially existed for police to file the charges against Ford, "a further review of the case indicates that we would not be able to sustain our burden of proof."


  6. Fitch Rates RBC Municipal Products, LLC Trust, Series E-53Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... Outlook) securing the Trust Receipts deposited in the trust and the rating that Fitch has assigned to the Allegheny County Hospital Development Authority University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Revenue Bonds, Subseries 2007-B2 (rated 'AA-', Negative ...


  7. Fitzgerald adds women, minorities to county government review commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    a a a Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has made his selections for the special board that will study the framework of county government over the next year. Unlike his counterparts on County Council, whoa a in a narrow votea last week a a ...


  8. Experts: Extremely Cold Weather Likely Contributed To Demise Of Pittsburgh's Bald Eagle EggsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... of a bird, weather, and catastrophic events such as predation or nest destruction. In the case of these two Allegheny County nests, we are led to assume that one of the most obvious factors, severe weather, may be a cause. The last week of February ...


  9. Pa. teacher turns in colleague over alleged relationship with student and is hailed for itRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... the whiff of sexual impropriety involving teachers and students. The case comes from Plum High School in Allegheny County, where art teacher Dennis Swogger is credited with doing the right thing in turning in his teaching colleague over an alleged ...


  10. Road restrictions in place starting today and popping up through the...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Almanac

    PennDOT crews will be do paving, drilling and research work on various roads in Allegheny County March 31-April 2, weather permitting. Intermittent, short-term lane restrictions will occur in each direction as needed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. according to the following schedule.


  11. Region's jobless rate level in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... the region continued to be Butler County (4.4 percent) while Fayette County had the highest (6.9 percent). Allegheny County's jobless rate was 5 percent. The Greene County labor market area's unemployment rate rose slightly to 5 percent from 4.7 ...


  12. State Grants Extension To Add 'Green' Solutions To Sewer WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... (KDKA/AP) - State environmental officials have granted a request to give the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County more time to include more "green" solutions to the region's sewer system problems. The antiquated sewers overflow during heavy rains ...


  13. People on the move: The Legal ProfessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... degree at Duquesne University. Jessica L. Crown of Goehring, Rutter & Boehm was appointed secretary of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation. She represents clients in all areas of traditional Family Law, as well as the methods of Collaborative Law. ...


  14. Beware the amendment on Pennsylvania charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... each year in property taxes because of tax exemptions to a few large nonprofits in just 10 counties. In Allegheny County, we forgo more than $600 million each year from the likes of UPMC and Highmark. Our largest employer, UPMC, not only pays many ...


  15. Additional Info...Read the original story

    Monday | City of Mt. Lebanon

    The Municipality of Mt. Lebanon, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is accepting proposals for a one-time contract to perform certain professional services work for the Municipality involving development of a strategic plan for our Central Business District hereafter referred to as Uptown.


  16. Police: Former South Strabane man treated for frostbite after fleeing traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | O-R Online

    ... taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh for treatment of frostbite. In addition to being wanted on an Allegheny County probation warrant, he is also on state parole in connection with a 2008 home invasion in Washington. Temperatures early ...


  17. Guns confiscated during traffic stop on Parkway; Several chargedRead the original story

    Monday | WPXI

    The Allegheny County Sheriff's Office says several men are facing charges after a traffic stop Monday morning on Interstate 376. According to investigators, Sherriff's Deputy Sean Green was driving westbound on I-376 near the Swissvale exit when he encountered a speeding vehicle.


  18. DEP extends sewer work deadline for Allegheny County cities, townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    The state Department of Environmental Protection is giving Pittsburgh and other municipalities served by the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority an extra 18 months to make required improvements to their sewer systems.


  19. Guns found inside speeding car on Parkway EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Guns were found inside a car that was moving at an estimated 85 mph with a 15-year-old female passenger Monday on Interstate 376, the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office said. A sheriff's deputy was headed inbound near the Swissvale exit when he saw the speeding vehicle and pulled it over just before the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, Chief Deputy Sheriff Kevin Kraus said.


  20. DEP gives Alcosan customer municipalities more time to deal with sewage overflowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority's customer municipalities and the city of Pittsburgh have been granted more time to incorporate either "green infrastructure" or flow-reduction strategies into plans to fix the region's overflowing sewer systems. More than half of Alcosan's 83 customer municipalities sent letters to the state Department of Environmental Protection over the last few months requesting the 18-month extension of a 2003 consent order that expires today.