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SummerSounds June 30 line-up changed; The Commonheart to headline

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:42:48 EST

(image) The Commonheart" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsW23KS73sa13Hbpx86nHs2WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The Greensburg SummerSounds Concert Series on June 30 has been changed from Washington, D.C., band Color Palette to Pittsburgh “rock and soul” band The Commonheart. ...(image)

Thirst quenching wines? Yes, please

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:01 EST

(image) Enjoy thirst quenching vins de soif to beat summer’s heat and humidity." src = "$Js$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsyTnV58gHK77ojpS6G0sj7WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Last week in Chablis, France, the neon green digital sign outside the local pharmacy registered a blistering 39 degrees Celsius—that’s a sweltering 102.2 degrees Fahrenheit. ...(image)

Pack proper fuel for outdoor adventures

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:07 EST

(image) Trail mix bites are an easy, fun way to keep calories on hand for a long day outdoors" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtfhujV93UkUBrBN8BQ60EQWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
When you’re heading out on an adventure, with days planned full of activities, you want food that will nourish and revitalize you. Hiking, climbing, swimming, ...(image)

Big flavors dominate at Nova Cafe

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:09 EST

(image) Nova Cafe owner Christina Koehn, 46, stands with her niece Rachel Blaszkiewicz, 11, behind the counter of the restaurant at 224 Grant Ave. in Millvale." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuqoI7X$CNuZqPxC5Io_B9mWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
It may be a small place, but Nova Cafe offers big flavors with homestyle meals in Millvale. The restaurant, deli and catering business started 21 ...(image)

Classic British farce is a whole lot of fun for St. Vincent Summer Theatre actors

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:02 EST

(image) St. Vincent Summer Theatre is currently in rehearsals for the comedy farce “See How They Run” opening on June 29, directed by Greggory Brandt. The production features(seated) David Cabot as “The Bishop of Lax” and Maria Silverman as “Miss Skillion;” (standing) Elizabeth who plays “Ida,” Dan Krell as “Lance-Corporal Clive Winton,” Daina Michelle Griffith as “Penelope” and Kevin Daniel O’Leary as “Lionel Toop.” " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYshy2MO8LBuPcuxZ$gZa1w2WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A proper British farce should leave audiences reeling from laughter. St. Vincent Summer Theatre doesn’t disappoint with its production of “See How They Run!,” according ...(image)

All these years later, New Kids on the Block still ‘Hangin’ Tough’

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:01 EST

(image) New Kids on the Block from the tour opener in Grand Rapids, Mich." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuVo6xUAT$c9hGgM$qd$6iCWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Whether you loved them or scoffed at them in the ’80s and ’90s, the legendary Boston boy band New Kids on the Block still endures ...(image)

Westmoreland celebrates at Arts & Heritage Festival

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:09 EST

(image) Festival attendees walk along the lower lake at the Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival at Twin Lakes Park near Greensburg on Saturday, July 2, 2016." src = "$LMHn1hx0slIbunn7FKUWc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvdmIGfIeej5BdEFXZR$XBuWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
In 2014, the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival cracked the top 100 on Sunshine Artist magazine’s list of best classic and contemporary craft festivals in ...(image)

1 killed, 1 injured in Slippery Rock crash

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:15:48 EST

One person was killed and another severely injured when their car went off the road and crashed into a tree Tuesday in Slippery Rock. Tanya ...(image)

Trap, fix, release for stray Allegheny Twp. cats

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:21:51 EST

(image) A cat rubs against the cage door while in captivity at the High Meadows Mobile Home Park in Allegheny Township on Tuesday, June 27, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsSXzoOVNvdfdQ2GBg5gSBPWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
An Allegheny Township mobile home park and New Kensington cat clinic think they have the “purrfect” solution to a stray cat problem. High Meadows Mobile ...(image)

Gilpin homeowner stops herbicide use on nearby power line

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:45:53 EST

(image) Robert Mattu points out the area treated by herbicideson powerline rights-of-way near his Gilpin home on Monday, June 26, 2017. The PUC ruled this month that West Penn Power canÕt use herbicides to control vegetation near Mattu's property because of the proximity to drinking water wells." src = "$3qcs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsZufFb71_i0nHYE_q1Llj4WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Robert Mattu was so worried the chemicals West Penn Power uses to control vegetation along a power line right of way across his property could ...(image)

A mysterious Mars-sized planet may be hiding at the edge of our solar system

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 EST

(image) A planet the size of Mars could be messing with the orbits of objects in the Kuiper belt. MUST CREDIT: Heather Roper, LPL." src = "$LicjjmBTM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsVlA0RPBgSw6TcXleUwo2LWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A mysterious celestial body may be lurking in the frozen, far-flung reaches of the solar system, scientists say. This is not the proposed “Planet Nine,” ...(image)

2 fires in Larimer under investigation

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:00:20 EST

Pittsburgh Public Safety officials are investigating two suspicious fires in the Larimer neighborhood just 24 hours apart. A three-alarm fire occurred at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ...(image)

Somerset teen enjoys being ‘pilot for a day’ at 911th Airlift Wing

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:02:25 EST

(image) Samuel Olsavsky,15, from Somerset High School poses with the crew of a C-130 Hercules at The 911th Airlift Wing, on Tuesday June 27, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsKU6aXr8mbTIfmUfnyqPScWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A C-130 Hercules aircraft with “2nd Lt. Samuel Olsavsky” inscribed above the cockpit taxied along the 911th Airlift Wing’s tarmac in Moon with a special, ...(image)

Overdose-related hospital admissions soar as opioid epidemic escalates

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:03:14 EST

(image) An empty heroin stamp bag." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsEHVYKpHGd5LqqA_WY68dQWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A new report on opioid-related hospital visits shows Pennsylvania’s epidemic is only accelerating despite increased focus on doctor prescribing habits and other factors thought to ...(image)

Gov. Wolf signs ‘stolen valor’ bill into law

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:57:56 EST

Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday signed into law state Rep. Rick Saccone’s “stolen valor” bill that criminalizes attempts by anyone to financially benefit from lying ...(image)

EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:12:47 EST

(image) In this Feb. 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign an executive order to Dow Chemical President, Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris, as other business leaders applaud in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtrM$1Jol8rzc8zXmAcPpD2WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency’s push to ban ...(image)

Guido: Softball ace Lisa Hinkleman among Kiski Area hall of fame class

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:48:53 EST

(image) Kiski Area pitcher Lisa Hinkleman will be part of the school's 2017 sports hall of fame induction class. Pictured here is Hinkleman pitching the Cavaliers to a 3-0 victory over Shaler in a May 22, 1995 playoff game." src = "$bb$4lueM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsI9paj$n9dX7u1pdAxS_2vWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Lisa Hinkleman’s athletic career at Kiski Area was filled with accomplishments, such as pitching the Cavaliers to the 1995 WPIAL softball championship game. Now, she ...(image)

Team success highlighted Baldwin track season

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:15:50 EST

It was a exceptional year for the Baldwin track and field program. Baldwin’s boys team advanced to the WPIAL Class AAA finals as a section ...(image)

TJ, Woodland Hills football teams band together for Camp for the Stars

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:09:49 EST

It’s billed annually as the Football Camp for the Stars, and it’s developed into a star-struck event. The Thomas Jefferson and Woodland Hills football programs ...(image)

Registration still open for Brentwood’s Firecracker 5K

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:06:46 EST

The packet pickup schedule is set for the 34th annual Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run. Race packets can be picked up June 30 (10 a.m.-8 p.m.), ...(image)

Clinton campaign chief has closed-door talk with House panel

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:03:51 EST

(image) In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, John Podesta, campaign chairman, announces that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will not be making an appearance at Jacob Javits Center in New York." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtx$u8EL8$4js_d7_3hMjnlWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chairman met Tuesday with a House committee investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. John Podesta spoke with ...(image)

After months of debate, Hempfield leaders OK purchase of 2 fire trucks

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:02 EST

(image) James Coverbale of Fireflow Inc., based in Manahawkin, N.J., tests 80,000 feet of fire hose from Hempfield Township's 12 fire departments in the Z and M Cycle Sales parking lot on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Fireflow services fire companies in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv46c0ImqrM7pwu5opfFai5WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Hempfield is moving ahead with buying two new fire engines, after taking nearly a year to settle on common equipment and specifications. The board of ...(image)

Subsidizing more trains? Taxpayer danger ahead

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:02 EST

(image) Passengers embark on the eastbound Amtrak train in Greensburg earlier this month. The state Senate has commissioned a study to see whether two new daily trains can be added between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, stopping in Greensburg on the way. (Trib photo)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvNWU8xUmh9iq5lhO$qgORcWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Whatever the cost is of yet another study on adding two daily passenger trains between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg to the one that serves Greensburg, taxpayers ...(image)

Latrobe trapper was remarkable outdoorswoman

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:01 EST

(image) " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt1s9y7hTIyQKBCOr1evjDSWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Few people knew their way around the woods like Theresa Siko. She used to take her son, Timothy, and dog, Bella, out to search for ...(image)

Koch leads Yough Legion to convincing District 31 victory

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:03:57 EST

(image) Noah Manns(15) is met at the plate by Scott Houseman (19) after an in-the-park home run against West Hempfield on Tuesday June 27, 2017 at Yough." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYugWxmswbml8A53Ia7FG_BQWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The Yough Legion team needed a strong pitching performance Tuesday night, and Dom Koch delivered. Koch allowed one run on five hits and struck out ...(image)

Panel approves bill privatizing air traffic control

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:52:55 EST

(image) In this March 16, 2017 photo, air traffic controllers work in the tower at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. A House panel on Tuesday weighed legislation that would split off management of the nation's skies from the Federal Aviation Administration and give that responsibility to an independent, nonprofit company." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs4dWmAqgXaJuVLCHrZQkf_WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — A House panel approved legislation Tuesday that would split off management of the nation’s skies from the Federal Aviation Administration and give that ...(image)

US cites preparations for chemical weapons attack in Syria

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:42:49 EST

(image) In this fie picture taken on Tuesday April 4, 2017, Abdul-Hamid Alyousef, 29, holds his twin babies who were killed during a suspected chemical weapons attack, in Khan Sheikhoun in the northern province of Idlib, Syria. The Syrian government on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYszxh71LrjNd1tKJf$Mnuc4WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Tuesday it has detected “active preparations” by Syria for a chemical attack and threatened to retaliate — warning of ...(image)

Pirates’ rally goes to waste in extra-inning loss

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:27:59 EST

(image) The Rays' Steven Souza, Jr. scores past Pirates catcher Chris Stewart during the 10th inning Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at PNC Park." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt3qQqXeBhMQyhmaE_NmSqJWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
To error is human. An error by David Freese helped Felipe Rivero, at last, appear human. Rivero allowed three men to reach via hit or ...(image)

4 Mile Run project to redirect water, prevent erosion resumes

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:10:00 EST

(image) Kolton Mueller, 21, holds logs in place while working with a team from the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, PA Fish and Boat Commission, Loyalhanna Watershed Association, and the Westmoreland Conservation Group, as they work to develop fish habitat along Four Mile Run, near Goldenrod Lane in Ligonier Township, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. By stacking logs in the stream, water is forced into the center channel maintaining steady flow, while being backfilled with stone, and the bank is then graded down to the water to help mediate bank erosion." src = "$MOLfzt5g$CrBQ94M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtufVsgR1WkaH36iJ8lT22MWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Flooding in Ligonier Township on Friday temporarily set back a construction project along Four Mile Run by only one log. Crews returned Tuesday to the ...(image)

Cosby rejects ‘sexual assault tour’ idea floated by reps

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:00:52 EST

(image) In this June 17, 2017 file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby's next legal challenge shifts to California with a hearing scheduled Tuesday, June 27, to set a trial date in a lawsuit accusing him of sexually assaulting a teen at the Playboy Mansion more than 40 years ago." src = "$DSJEVgObZIs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsB90mB_p3brkWtlJTrpVviWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Bill Cosby’s “town hall” tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his ...(image)

Pennsylvania’s Heritage Valley Health System says it’s been hit by cyberattack spreading globally

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:03:56 EST

(image) A computer screen cyberattack warning notice reportedly holding computer files to ransom, as part of a massive international cyberattack, at an office in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday June 27, 2017, A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Image used with permission of the account holder checked and consistent with independent AP reporting. (Oleg Reshetnyak via AP)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsgSEEn4KC_n2m0IiZfIptzWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A widespread cyberattack that disrupted computer systems around the world Tuesday hit one of western Pennsylvania’s health care systems. Heritage Valley Health System, which announced ...(image)

Florida fraternity suspended amid accusations of hazing, sexual misconduct

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:45:54 EST

ORLANDO, Fla. - The University of Central Florida has suspended a fraternity while it investigates accusations that the group hosted a party where a member ...(image)

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:21:49 EST

(image) White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuZj874tJTYtEzb5JxY32dyWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
NEW YORK — For a president seemingly at perpetual war with “fake news,” the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a ...(image)

Tax hike in store for Latrobe school district property owners

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:39:54 EST

Greater Latrobe School Board Tuesday finalized a $55.4 million 2017-18 district budget that will be funded in part by a 1.75-mill real estate tax hike, ...(image)

Transportation wish list includes more buses, new connector

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:00:51 EST

(image) Motorists wait at the traffic lights at the Route 30 intersection of Greengate Center Drive and Greengate Road on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Greensburg." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuF1RtCHaCXpRkmovf8fvApWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
To improve Southwestern Pennsylvania’s competitiveness and quality of life for 2.5 million residents, public transportation must be improved, particularly along busy corridors connecting Pittsburgh with adjacent ...(image)

Kiski Valley Legion team aims for strong finish

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:15:49 EST

(image) Kiski Valley pitcher Jacob Herbst prepares to throw during their game against Latrobe Monday, June 26 at Laube Hall Field in Freeport." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv0Q$JiCJBEYRczhzav1lVLWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The Kiski Valley American Legion baseball team hopes for another successful District 31 playoff run, and it will attempt to build a measure of momentum ...(image)

Pitt 1st-year athletic director Heather Lyke discusses her vision, recent challenges

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:00:50 EST

(image) Pitt Athletic Director Heather Lyke sits down with reports after her first 90 days on the job Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Petersen Events Center." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvEC5VSuO8iX2zNd_gUbc6mWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Previously a major-college athlete and now Pitt’s athletic director, Heather Lyke jogs 5 miles a day. Or, at least, she did before accepting a job ...(image)

Dempsey, Beardsley win Whitehall Mile

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:51 EST

A pair of 10-year-old competitors won the Whitehall Mile (Just for Kids) held recently at Snyder Park. Mack Dempsey took first place in the boys’ ...(image)

Women don’t fit the VA’s ‘motto’

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:10 EST

(image) Air Force Capt. Jennifer Lee, right, kneels as she presents an American flag to Terry Harmon, center seated, daughter of World War II pilot Elaine Danforth Harmon, during services last year at Arlington National Cemetery. It took an act of Congress, but Harmon was finally laid to rest last year at Arlington. (AP Photo)" src = "$gU3lHCekJ0bAAjLVszc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYunZ1T6rtFjFQv$T1EJD44oWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The Department of Veterans Affairs has a woman problem. Need evidence? Look no further than its motto: “To care for him who shall have borne ...(image)

Building better ‘body armor’

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:08 EST

(image) An rocket designed to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missiles is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California last month. The Pentagon says it has shot down a mock warhead over the Pacific in a success for America's missile defense program. (Matt Hartman via AP)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYua0kzxPHSuJ2PwOn3uSUEyWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
In late May, the Missile Defense Agency shot down a mock intercontinental ballistic missile with another missile. It was the equivalent of hitting a bullet ...(image)

Left’s agenda & violence

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:07 EST

There should be no surprise or shock about the shooting of Republicans in Alexandria, Va. The far left in Hollywood, as well as some of ...(image)

Officials trying to bring Aldi grocery store to Sharpsburg

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:06 EST

(image) Aldi has been expanding rapidly in the United States." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsaJedYMLm9xPwbdZiEdVqlWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Efforts to bring a grocery store to Sharpsburg are gaining momentum, with community leaders trying particularly to woo Aldi’s. It was announced last month that ...(image)

Allison Park Church seeks donations for duffel bag event to benefit foster children

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:05 EST

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Volunteers at Allison Park Church in Hampton are accepting donations for a duffel bag stuffing event in July to benefit area foster children. Children entering ...(image)

Free state police no deal for the rest of us

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:05 EST

I realize that self-serving arguments are the backbone of editorial letters, but Wayne Baughman’s case for free police protection takes the cake ( “Reject state ...(image)

Have a blast on the Fourth with these culinary creations

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:05 EST

It’s almost time for the annual light show to commence. While everybody else is serving hot dogs on the Fourth of July, you can class ...(image)

Playing loose with tax facts

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:04 EST

In response to the letter “‘Huge’ is right” from CPA and DePaul University accounting professor David J. Roberts: Let’s talk taxes. I suspect this “CPA” ...(image)

Two Pittsburgh-area state champs preparing for Golden Gloves Nationals Championship

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:03 EST

(image) Jane Quinlan, 25, uses ropes for conditioning as she gets in shape for her upcoming Golden Gloves Nationals Championship fight in July. Quinlan won the 2017 State Championship in her weight class under the guidance and training of Jose Caraballo." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvbnULGfjR20TTqv1Q1YdL9WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Fueled by Golden Gloves State Champions Jane Quinlan, from Shaler, and Colleen Davis, from Millvale, who are gearing up to represent Pennsylvania in the National ...(image)

A Biden retread?

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:00:00 EST

(image) Declaring "it's time for big dreams," former Vice President Joe Biden has launched a new political action committee. (AP Photo)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtc$cVGtvEzTk9fDmw3$LXyWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Having recently launched a political action committee, Joe Biden makes clear he’s not about to ride off into the sunset. If anything, his American Possibilities ...(image)

More data seized from NSA leak suspect in Georgia

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:54:46 EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Authorities have gathered additional classified information in the National Security Agency leak investigation here beyond what the suspect is accused of revealing ...(image)

New Hampshire woman jailed for giving woman in labor heroin

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:35:59 EST

CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire woman who injected heroin and methamphetamines into a friend about to give birth has been sentenced to a year ...(image)

Pro-Trump group pulls Heller ad after backlash

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:28:57 EST

WASHINGTON - A political group aligned with President Donald Trump is pulling its ad targeting a Republican senator for opposing the GOP health care plan, ...(image)

Pitt notebook: AD says no plans for on-campus football stadium

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:30:50 EST

(image) Pitt athletic director Heather Lyke speaks during a news conference Monday, March 20, 2017, at Petersen Events Center." src = "$8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuxUdm8IZX38kK0xA2Xt9M4WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Pitt athletic director Heather Lyke said Tuesday there is usable land on the school’s upper campus to ease “a facility need,” but there are no ...(image)

All Pittsburgh police set to wear cameras by next year

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:36:50 EST

(image) Pittsburgh police Cmdr. Ed Trapp demonstrates how to use a body-worn camera on Tuesday outside a Pittsburgh City Council meeting." src = "$Fqj9d9g1k0Ds$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv8H_cj1CtBMfXYgcsRIGbHWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
By next year, all Pittsburgh police officers should be equipped with and wearing body cameras while on patrol, city officials said Tuesday. Public Safety Director ...(image)

Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuse

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:48:56 EST

(image) In this June 18, 2017, photo, a security guard smokes near a main entrance gate of the Ganzhou Huajian International Shoe City Co.'s factory, which has made shoes for the Ivanka Trump brand, in Ganzhou in southern China's Jiangxi Province. The sign reads "visitors please exit the vehicle and register, people without relevant reasons cannot enter this important factory area."" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtk6zg1jcy1jVc9H8Fdak8zWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
GANZHOU, China — A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory ...(image)

Former Penguin Mark Recchi elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:09:50 EST

(image) Mark Recchi, who played for the Penguins and the Flyers during his NHL career, is behind the bench for Team Pennsylvania, which is composed of eight kids from Pittsburgh and seven from Philadelphia. The team's participating in the Little League World Series of hockey, the Brick Invitational Super Novice Hockey Tournament in Edmonton, Alberta. The team has 9- and 10-year-olds from Pennsylvania." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu2sn_4dG8rDcPv2D_hx9dTWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
When reflecting on the dominance of the Penguins’ Stanley Cup teams of the early 1990s, hockey fans often marvel at the number of Hall of ...(image)

Indiana’s Matt Holuta rallies to win West Penn Amateur

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:42:50 EST

(image) Matt Holuta won the 117th annual West Penn Amateur on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Sunnehanna Country Club." src = "$CdbzoLUzeE8apUM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuoAMfETmJE3lcBpmvD_KWGWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WESTMONT — Matt Holuta’s family has a membership at Sunnehanna Country Club. Familiarity of the golf course, however, had little bearing on his winning the ...(image)

Thomas Jefferson’s Devin Danielson commits to Pitt

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:51:49 EST

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Louisville, Michigan State, UCLA and many others tried to lure Devin Danielson out of state. Ultimately, he wanted to stay home The 6-foot-3, 295-pound senior ...(image)

Penguins’ Derrick Pouliot approaches another crossroads

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:48:50 EST

(image) Penguins defenseman Derrick Pouliot works out during the morning practice before Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Senators Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Canadian Tire Center in Ottawa." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYshCCmDgHV9diUQJusiRC22WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
As Saturday’s opening of the free-agent signing period draws near, it seems clear the Penguins will need to add at least one NHL-caliber defenseman to ...(image)

EU hits Google with $2.7B fine for abusing weaker rivals

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:45:55 EST

(image) The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Brussels. The European Union's competition watchdog has slapped a record $2.72 billion fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service." src = "$iYBSPLf1QmI2OlL7M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuhAp6iKU7fFJe3gmiUlu$IWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
BRUSSELS — European regulators fined Google a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) for abusing its dominance of the online search market in a case ...(image)

Ferguson: Crowd atmosphere can’t be overlooked as key factor at majors

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:45:07 EST

(image) Patrick Reed putts on the 18th green during the final round of the Travelers Championship on June 25, 2017, at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn." src = "$Kni$Rs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsLzmeWcZxdcNdaJJGdG6M2WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A sure sign that the USGA needs to take a closer look at how it sets up the U.S. Open is when it draws comparisons ...(image)

Pennsylvania to set policy limiting release of police video

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:30:49 EST

(image) Gov. Tom Wolf speaks with members of the media during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, May 23, 2017." src = "$epnDoFPBX8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvUk$jEAAwHY9d4ANw1YMBoWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The state is poised to set a policy exempting police audio and video recordings from its public-records law and giving police departments ...(image)

Daniel Sprong, undrafted Zach Aston-Reese headline Penguins prospect camp

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:27:54 EST

(image) Penguins forward Daniel Sprong gets off a backhand shot past the Senators' Marc Methot in the third period Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, at Consol Energy Center." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt_Bs$gk9QKlxU7wCLXHALVWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A pair of goal-scoring wingers, Daniel Sprong and Zach Aston-Reese, will headline the roster as Penguins prospects take the ice at the team’s practice facility ...(image)

Detroit judge halts deportations of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals nationwide

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:18:48 EST

A federal judge has temporarily halted the deportations of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals who advocates say could face death, persecution and torture upon returning ...(image)

Missouri trooper pleads in handcuffed drowning of Iowa man

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:09:52 EST

VERSAILLES, Mo. — A Missouri state trooper accused in the 2014 death of an Iowa man who fell from a patrol boat while handcuffed has ...(image)

Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:51:49 EST

(image) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, the Republican Conference chairman, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., tells reporters he is delaying a vote on the Republican health care bill while GOP leadership works toward getting enough votes, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debating the legislation, two sources said Tuesday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYspXQfmb6UC2GQv06g4PtOvWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month, forced ...(image)

Father of LSU star pitcher revives man with no pulse at CWS

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:00:51 EST

(image) Dr. Jerry Poche' speaks during a media availability in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The father of LSU all-time wins leader Jared Poche' helped revive an elderly man who was slumped on the TD Ameritrade Park concourse with no pulse during Game 1 of the College World Series finals in Omaha." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtpoganTynjEVDW5oef4_ppWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
OMAHA, Neb. — It has been a busy College World Series for Dr. Jerry Poche’, the father of star LSU pitcher Jared Poche’. A family ...(image)

Subway train derails, scaring passengers and injuring dozens

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:54:50 EST

(image) A commuter exits a closed off station after a subway train derailment, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in a power outage as people were evacuated from trains along the subway line. The Fire Department of New York said a handful of people were treated for minor injuries at around 10 a.m. It said there was smoke but no fire. Delays were reported throughout the subway system." src = "$M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsNj99$FInj$ui7tHomEa4UWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
NEW YORK — A subway train derailed Tuesday as it entered a station, tossing people to the floor, forcing hundreds of shaken-up passengers to evacuate ...(image)

Scouting report for Wednesday, June 28: Rays at Pirates

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:36:54 EST

(image) Pirates pitcher Ivan Nova reacts after striking out the Cubs' Jon Jay for the third out during the seventh inning Saturday, June 17, 2017, at PNC Park." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs1ntE9jz94CWzL2PMkmXkCWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Pirates gameday vs. RAYS 7:05 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/ 93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM Probable pitchers Pirates RHP IVAN NOVA (7-5, 3.06) ...(image)

Pennsylvania health system hit by cyberattack

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:30:48 EST

BEAVER, Pa. — A Pennsylvania health system was taking steps late Tuesday to restore its computer network after being caught up in a worldwide cyberattack ...(image)

Hampton man pleads guilty to defrauding investors

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:27:47 EST

A Hampton resident pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to a charge of mail fraud, the U.S. Attorney’s office announced. Cameron Howat, 57, of 4301 ...(image)

Review of spending on Pittsburgh’s Great Race finds no wrongdoing, but key employee out

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:06:51 EST

(image) Runners fill Beechwood Boulevard in Squirrel Hill at the start of The Great Race on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvKrFmeyLgKx$Zu9mdCN0t5WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A key employee is out of Pittsburgh’s parks and recreation department following a review of expenditures from accounts that fund the Richard S. Caliguiri City ...(image)

Economic woes helped New Castle land marijuana operation

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:45:52 EST

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New Castle has struggled for years under its distressed city status. This week, though, the label just might have paid off. The city was selected ...(image)

Monessen man pleads to federal drug, firearm charges

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:39:50 EST

A Monessen man faces at least five years in prison after police found him in possession of more than 160 stamp bags of heroin as ...(image)

3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:27:47 EST

(image) In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer. The three officers, Thomas Gaffney, David March and Joseph Walsh, were each charged Tuesday, June 27, 2017, with conspiracy, official misconduct and obstruction of justice." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs3YDKE$q6DIc$dZAQxcv46WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
CHICAGO — Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer ...(image)

New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:18:46 EST

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PARIS — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Company ...(image)

Derry Area takes home literacy award

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:15:51 EST

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The Derry Area School District won top state honors Tuesday for programs to increase literacy outcomes among children from birth to age 5. Derry was ...(image)

DUI checkpoints planned in Beaver County over Fourth of July weekend

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:21:51 EST

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The Beaver County DUI Task Force will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols in Beaver County over the Fourth of July weekend and through the ...(image)

Lawyer challenges evidence in Hempfield fatal DUI case

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:18:50 EST

(image) Joshua Moser of Irwin heads toward the office of District Judge Mark Mansour on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, for his preliminary hearing on vehicular homicide charges from a May 2013 crash on Route 136 that killed Joshua Jordan of McKeesport." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuA8DOilKL3hYACdryVb1MEWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Ashley Wood’s life changed four years ago when her fiance died in a one-car crash on a country road in Hempfield. Wood said Tuesday she ...(image)

Monroeville police chase goes through Gateway campus

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:09:45 EST

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Monroeville police arrested a man Monday morning near Pitcairn after a vehicle pursuit that led officials through the Gateway High School campus. Police chief Doug ...(image)

Pirates notebook: McCutchen returns to No. 3 in the lineup

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:51:48 EST

(image) Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen connects on a single during the seventh inning against the Rays Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at PNC Park." src = "$JQfzjz1keeStXc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuPwHJQ2JYfQHRsm_pP8iLoWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Andrew McCutchen’s tenure as a bottom-of-the-lineup presence for the Pirates lasted exactly a month. Thirty-one days after he had played his first game out of ...(image)

Movie review: ‘Baby Driver’ is a cool ride

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:00:54 EST

Edgar Wright is a filmmaker whose oeuvre reflects his identity as a true cinephile — he’s foremost a fan. Each of his films is a ...(image)

Pirates activate reliever Antonio Bastardo from DL

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:33:50 EST

(image) Pirates reliever Antonio Bastardo pitches during the eighth inning against the Yankees Saturday, April 22, 2017, at PNC Park." src = "$Y2FBJl0ticRTKKBEA2M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsS$aD0Vse2siN0EJGsZKUWWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The Pirates on Tuesday activated reliever Antonio Bastardo from the disabled list and optioned catcher Jacob Stallings to Triple-A Indianapolis. Bastardo had been on the ...(image)

Judge dismisses fighting charge against Springdale acting police chief

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:30:56 EST

(image) A disorderly conduct charge was dismissed against acting Springdale police Chief Derek Dayoub stemming from a fight at a funeral in February 2017." src = "$M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsCUgrm6aCNA6QR3$WJpOE0WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A district judge on Tuesday dismissed a charge of disorderly conduct against Springdale’s acting police chief stemming from a fight at a funeral home. North ...(image)

Penn State targets fall launch for child abuse prevention center

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:12:50 EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Officials say a research center at Penn State University aiming to prevent child abuse and improve treatment should open in a ...(image)

Driver in Turnpike crash dies

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:45:50 EST

(image) The wreckage of a pickup truck is lifted from an embankment next to the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Plum on Friday, June 23, 2017. The driver was able to free himself from the wreckage." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuhohHpImO0SrWbh3lSg$HtWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
State police said an Ohio man has died from injuries he received when his pickup fell off of a Turnpike bridge in Plum on June ...(image)

Sewickley Area Theatre Company set to dissolve

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:51:49 EST

(image) Sewickley Area Theatre Company Director David Ford, left, directs Jeff Way, left, of Sewickley, Haley Koontz Donohue, of Dormont, and Brian McMahon of Coraopolis during rehearsal for their upcoming play "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" Tuesday, March 24, 2015." src = "$zdLi3iviHmkcUpYc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtlibI7VysKzzWg7WmaJathWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Sewickley Area Theatre Company has taken its final curtain call. In an email Tuesday afternoon to followers, David Ford, president of the Sewickley Area Theatre ...(image)

Images of Greensburg to get museum showcase

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:39:51 EST

(image) "Shots of Greensburg" Photographer: Vinnie Greco" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtg8ddDrk_eIscAYz7OyN6vWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The work of local photographers capturing the narrow alleys of Greensburg and the beautiful skies above them will get the star treatment this fall. The ...(image)

Second opinions on Pa. & pot

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:48:52 EST

(image) Gabriel Perlow, CEO of PurePenn LLC, speaks during a press conference after the approval of PurePenn's Grower-Processor licensees in McKeesport, on Tuesday, June 19, 2017." src = "$QmkyLN8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvTowHaK$J$ASMV27sZUCI9WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
I had a pre-scheduled doctor’s appointment the day after I received several negative emails and web comments about my previous column, “Pennsylvania going to pot?”, ...(image)

Gateway School Board member proposes year limit for usage of frozen foods

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:45:53 EST

(image) Gateway School District (Source:" src = "$V6jKQxELI6JAc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtPRY56T8ryV4Pmwr5onRPbWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A Gateway School Board member is recommending changes for next school year regarding storage practices for frozen meats. Board member Valerie Warning proposed at a ...(image)

U.N. Watch: Haley’s challenge

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:42:54 EST

It’s about time (albeit refreshing) to see a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations directly challenge the continuing farce that is the U.N. Human Rights ...(image)

Wildflowers will sprout as part of Boyce Park project

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:42:53 EST

(image) Caren Glotfelty, executive director of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation, describes the Boyce Meadow plans that will feature a mixture of native grasses and wildflowers on the highest point in the park, Indian Hill. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuCamHZyNiTEOfFKnE986yFWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A hill in Boyce Park known to locals as a steep, long sledding spot is destined for a new and environmentally friendly purpose. An array ...(image)

A tale of two utilities: MAWC lessons for PWSA

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:42:53 EST

(image) Workers from the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority work to repair a 12-inch water main on the 1300 block of Pennsylvania in Manchester. (Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuJ0HGZMo9V8JMJo66V85rJWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Even if the state Senate doesn’t join the House in passing legislation to place the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority under Public Utility Commission oversight, ...(image)

Fundraising underway for injured Leechburg police chief

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:21:55 EST

(image) Bob Kepics, 83, neighbor of Leechburg police Chief Mike Diebold, releases a floating lantern during a candlelight vigil held on Sunday, June 25, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsedTDzGhGRHLEQ5v0pEZbUWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Fundraising efforts are underway to help pay for the medical expenses of Leechburg police Chief Mike Diebold, who lost half an arm in a fireworks ...(image)

Fireworks to be seen from Monroeville Community Park

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:39:48 EST

(image) Fireworks shot off during a practice run in Monroeville, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvb22QO7Ux8aqRUhtAg82VTWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Monroeville’s Fourth of July fireworks celebration will spark a little higher this year — 150 feet higher, to be exact. The community is moving its ...(image)

Brentwood Council OKs digital signs for Route 51

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:33:54 EST

(image) Route 51 at Brownsville Road Tuesday Feb. 23, 2016 in Brentwood." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtT3bVF54z7cqvIz4LOBw_pWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Digital signs can be added to Route 51 in Brentwood, but not on Brownsville Road. Brentwood Council members Monday night voted to allow digital signs ...(image)

With help from CMU, pilot programming course to start this fall at Hampton

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:09:50 EST

(image) Hampton High School" src = "$UzxRHm7yaRfjaX1k7Es8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsA6Jn8u4SEkd4kiywyhjvAWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Hampton High School, with the assistance of Carnegie Mellon University, is developing a new computer course curriculum, including a beginning computer programming class coming this ...(image)

7 Harrison buildings to be tested for asbestos, then razed

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:00:58 EST

Seven dilapidated structures in Harrison will be tested for asbestos in preparation for demolition. The township commissioners awarded a contract to Allegheny Global Environmental Consultants ... [...]

Air-powered wheelchair designed at Pitt lets kids enjoy Texas waterpark

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:30:52 EST

(image) PneuChair was designed by Rory Cooper, director of the Pitt lab, and his team." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvqzRvmxQ56lsj4mD3bZWS7WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
An air-powered wheelchair designed at University of Pittsburgh’s Human Engineering Research Laboratories gave some children a chance to cool off and have some summertime fun ...(image)

Town limits councilman’s broadcast of taps over loudspeaker

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:09:46 EST

GLEN ROCK — A Pennsylvania town councilman who broadcasts taps at his home through loudspeakers every night must limit the activity. The Glen Rock Borough ...(image)