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Level of travel expected to be highest since ’05 for Memorial Day

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:01 EST

(image) Aaron Milliken, a mechanic at Lug Nutz Tire and Auto Service, works on a timing belt replacement job. The Hempfield Township shop generally sees an uptick in business as the summer driving season approaches, and this year is no different. " src = "$zwstHwfyqKHOc_yjP3ec$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtQgPV36RsfcnKmyCpBWFfrWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Experts expect more than 39 million Americans to flood the nation’s highways during Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial kickoff to road trip season. Mike Kyper, ...(image)

Pittsburgh region’s population decline continues, Census shows

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:36:52 EST

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Only a few municipalities, mostly along the Allegheny-Butler County line, are growing amid the Pittsburgh region’s overall population decline. But officials and experts cautioned against ...(image)

Playmate tastes shame, ordered to clean up urban grit

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:48:51 EST

(image) Model and Playboy bunny Dani Mathers appears Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Los Angeles County Superior Court to answer charges related to her taking a photo of a naked, 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posting it on social media with insults about the woman's body. " src = "$mLks$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsglXbisZUiMlB9w83e1ssYWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
LOS ANGELES — Dani Mathers earned fame posing as a nude model. She gained notoriety on the other side of the camera when she snapped ...(image)

2 injured in Carrick shooting

Thu, 25 May 2017 05:27:49 EST

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An overnight shooting in Pittsburgh’s Carrick neighborhood sent two people to the hospital. Police responded about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to Brownsville Road near Birmingham Avenue ...(image)

Alle-Kiski Valley swimming pools ready for summer with new features, fixtures

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:00:47 EST

(image) Bob Crain, 63, of Natrona Heights, Harrison, mows the grass around the Sylvan Park Pool in Harrison as it is being filled in the background on Saturday, May 20, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtihh2aDqkSg2NiyfnxRjfwWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Those looking to cool off in the Alle-Kiski Valley this summer will have plenty of new things to do and see at the Valley’s pools ...(image)

Sessions failed to disclose meetings with foreign dignitaries, Justice Department confirms

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:33:57 EST

(image) FILE - This April 18, 2017 file photo shows Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs3G4noEhlz6ik8vR5$nEF_WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as ...(image)

GOP health plan would leave 23 million more uninsured, CBO says

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:54:50 EST

(image) Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price questioned an anaysis by the Congressional Budget Office, released Wednesday, May 24, 2017, saying that the American Health Care Act would cause 23 million Americans to lose their health insurance. “The CBO was wrong when they analyzed Obamacare’s effect on cost and coverage, and they are wrong again,” Price said." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuRNH7zsA3obhIKfRZ6K72QWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical ...(image)

Cullen among Penguins focused on Stanley Cup, not upcoming contract talks

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:27:51 EST

(image) Penguins center Matt Cullen (7) celebrates a shut out by Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) after game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL Playoffs on Monday May 15, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv_LGKx8Yx6nz44Mg4HstVXWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Maybe Matt Cullen still harkens back to childhood whimsy when he addresses the power of Game 7s in the Stanley Cup playoffs because he sees ...(image)

Mumford & Sons rocked out in Burgettstown

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:39:49 EST

Mumford & Sons played the KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown Wednesday night. Here are the best scenes tweeted from the show. ...(image)

A dubious Russian document influenced the FBI’s handling of the Clinton probe

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:33:49 EST

(image) Then FBI Director James Comey swears in prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtzSjBmDGDffLccIZqMROrjWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A secret document that officials say played a key role in then-FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation has long been ...(image)

Former Trump campaign chairman submits Russia-related documents

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:24:49 EST

(image) Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. " src = "$j8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsnmfXb0KnxZlqp7MlK$UhlWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, turned over 305 pages of documents related to the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election to ...(image)

Pa. set to repeal law blocking ID compliance, ease passport burden

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:24:53 EST

(image) A Drivers License Center located in Davis Center in Greensburg on Nov. 2, 2015." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuj8uXO_w936uBUE_0fk$b3WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Pennsylvania is set to repeal a law that has prohibited the commonwealth from participating in a federal anti-terrorism program that set higher standards for identification ...(image)

Game 7 scenarios nothing new for Penguins

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:27:51 EST

(image) Penguins goaltender Matt Murray stops a shot by the Senators' Jean-Gabriel Pageau on a power play during the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final Friday, May 19, 2017, at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuhzXXu0_tXpUau1665GayVWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
It’s probably impossible for a Game 7 to feel run of the mill. The lights are too bright. The stakes are too high. Every mistake ...(image)

State of opioid epidemic discussed at New Kensington summit

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:06:52 EST

(image) Jason Snyder, special assistant to the state Human Services secretary, discussed opiod addiction to a filled room at the New Kensington Quality Inn on Wednesday, May 24, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu55irC3Rm8E96GIciRcfqeWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Drug or alcohol addiction doesn’t impact addicts alone. While Narcotics Anonymous helps addicts and other groups like Nar-Anon help an addict’s family, Alle-Kiski Valley people ...(image)

Trump praises ‘great job’ in Philippine drug fight

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:06:51 EST

(image) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte walks past honour guards as he arrives at Manila international airport in Manila on May 24, 2017, after returning from a visit to Russia. Duterte threatened on May 24 to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism, after Islamist militants beheaded a policeman and took Catholic hostages while rampaging through a southern city. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELISNOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs1lsME3p5oPtHRzk0lPDKOWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — President Trump praised the Philippines’ president for an “unbelievable job” in a fight against illegal drugs that has left thousands dead and drawn ...(image)

Springdale police department now has ‘clean slate’

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:06:51 EST

Springdale’s police department is free of lawsuits after council on Wednesday approved settlements in two cases, according to the borough’s solicitor. Council unanimously accepted settlements ...(image)

Parks Township nuclear waste cleanup could last until 2031

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:06:51 EST

Be prepared for a long ride as the Army Corps of Engineers cleanup of the nuclear waste dump in Parks Township could last into 2031. ...(image)

A-K Valley athletes of the week: Kiski Area’s Nick Gabrielli and Burrell’s Kaylen Sharrow

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:01:00 EST

(image) Kiski Area's Nick Gabrielli" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYurTTD2nOyviUeY4giedPW8WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Kaylen Sharrow School: Burrell Class: Sophomore Sport: Track and field Report card: Sharrow set a personal record of 48.24 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles at ...(image)

Pirates hit back-to-back-to-back HRs in 10th, rally for win

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:48:51 EST

(image) The Pirates' Jose Osuna celebrates with manager Clint Hurdle after hitting a solo home run in the 10th inning against the Braves on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Atlanta. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu4mLeY$_UZjnv8ZgsNAo8YWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
ATLANTA — Down two runs in the ninth, the Pirates had runners on first and second when Josh Harrison mashed a fly ball to the ...(image)

Pine-Richland beats Mt. Lebanon to secure WPIAL finals berth

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:18:52 EST

While No. 1 seeds were having all sorts of problems around the WPIAL this week, Pine-Richland has made it to the first Class 6A baseball ...(image)

High school scores, schedules for May 24, 2017

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:09:58 EST

High schools Baseball WPIAL playoffs Class 6A Semifinals Wednesday’s results North Allegheny 5, Canon-McMillan 3 Pine-Richland 6, Mt. Lebanon 1 Championship May 30 or 31 ...(image)

Pittsburgh high school roundup: North Allegheny rallies past Canon-McMillan in semifinals

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:09:59 EST

Luke Trueman’s RBI single in the top of the seventh inning helped North Allegheny advance to the WPIAL Class 6A baseball championship with a 5-3 ...(image)

Beaver County Christian shuts out Deer Lakes to defend WPIAL Class AA volleyball title

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:39:53 EST

The Deer Lakes boys volleyball program returned to the WPIAL Class AA championship for the first time since capturing the WPIAL title in 2011. Coach ...(image)

Blackhawk rallies from behind, denies Deer Lakes baseball trip to title game

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:48:57 EST

(image) Deer Lakes' Connor Chirdon makes a running catch on a ball hit by Blackhawk's Jared Woodward in the first inning during 4A boys WPIAL baseball semifinal Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at North Allegheny High School." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt7hIgimZFT7dC_g71OfRtZWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Deer Lakes used a multifaceted game reliant on pitching, defense and timely hitting to reach the WPIAL semifinals for the first time since 2014. The ...(image)

WPIAL board to interview Aliquippa’s McBride over recruiting allegations

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:12:47 EST

The WPIAL board will hear June 6 from Aliquippa assistant football coach Sherman McBride as it looks into possible recruiting allegations. McBride will have his ...(image)

Derry’s McDonald to throw at West Point

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:21:54 EST

(image) Derry's Kara McDonald is one of the WPIAL's top javelin throwers." src = "$E8uuJupe9iIhrM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvdluyVVtFhIe_0THLLXEE4WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Derry senior Kara McDonald will step right in on the Army West Point women’s track team. McDonald recently committed to the Black Knights for the ...(image)

Top-seeded North Allegheny dethrones Penn-Trafford in WPIAL final

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:27:51 EST

After a two-year hiatus, the North Allegheny boys volleyball team again rose to the top of WPIAL Class AAA after a 3-0 victory over Penn-Trafford ...(image)

Jeannette advances to 1st WPIAL final after topping Union

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:33:49 EST

(image) Jeannette's Michael Pompei reacts after scoring against Union in a WPIAL Class A semifinal playoff game May 24, 2017, at Seneca Valley." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs_zQk14G6IHw_Laiw7HacfWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
It took Jeannette extra innings to win its first two WPIAL Class A playoff games, but in their semifinal game at Seneca Valley on Wednesday, ...(image)

GCC avenges losses to Jefferson-Morgan, advances to WPIAL title game

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:18:52 EST

In order to reach its third straight WPIAL title game, Greensburg Central Catholic needed to avoid its third loss of the season against Jefferson-Morgan. The ...(image)

McCormick deals 2-hitter as Mt. Pleasant reaches 1st title game since 1989

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:03:54 EST

(image) Mt. Pleasant's Brandon McCormick (14) and Brady Duricko (24) celebrate after winning the WPIAL Class 3A semifinal against Ellwood City Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Fox Chapel." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtbklL$KLGgCUiclXN1pl2WWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Mt. Pleasant coach Chris Firmstone was 10 years old the last time the Vikings played in a WPIAL baseball championship game in 1989. That 28-year ...(image)

WPIAL softball playoff capsule: Leechburg vs. Carmichaels

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:53 EST

Thursday’s game Class A Consolation game No. 4 Leechburg (14-3) vs. No. 2 Carmichaels (16-6) 2 p.m. , Cal (Pa.)’s Lilley Field Extra bases: The winner ...(image)

Hempfield returns to WPIAL championship after taking down North Allegheny

Tue, 23 May 2017 21:39:56 EST

(image) Hempfield's Ali Belgiovane (1) attempts to dodge a tag from North Allegheny's Rachel Martindale (14) in a WPIAL playoff game Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Peterswood Park." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYss$HQRnQhWIi1i39_ZXxNsWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Hempfield pitcher Morgan Ryan said she and her teammates aren’t worried about their winning streak, which stretched to 36 consecutive Tuesday after a 4-1 semifinal-round ...(image)

Quick start leads West Greene past Leechburg, back to WPIAL final

Tue, 23 May 2017 21:15:51 EST

(image) Leechburg's Brooke Blumer tags West Greene's Marissa Rode in a WPIAL Class A semifinal Tuesday, May 23, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsavuDq9k9gFDG795QhOYfwWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Until last year, West Greene had only won one overall WPIAL title since opening its doors in 1954. But the Pioneers now have a shot ...(image)

Latrobe batters No. 2 Baldwin to reach WPIAL softball final

Tue, 23 May 2017 21:48:54 EST

(image) Latrobe's Kiley Myers (31) celebrates a strikeout against Baldwin in a WPIAL playoff semifinal on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at Lilley Field at Cal U." src = "$GGt$aYtZNxH8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtKslfFJK_IYu03Ux2PcgYkWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
With an array of hits and the prospect of playing its county rivals for the championship motivating its players, sixth-seeded Latrobe softball revved up the ...(image)

More late-inning heroics lead Latrobe baseball into WPIAL title game

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:51:50 EST

(image) Latrobe's Ryan Shawley pumps his fist after striking out a Chartiers Valley batter in the final inning of the WPIAL class 4A baseball semifinals Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at West Mifflin." src = "$YD1ds$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvxIGOFQ$mAVP03OhVx8ZKSWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Ryan Shawley high-stepped off the pitcher’s mound, tossed his glove and ran into a waiting throng of Latrobe teammates, who mobbed him in celebration. Class ...(image)

Minimum-wage hypocrisy

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:02 EST

(image) Delegates hoist signs as former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta speaks during the third evening session last July of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. (AFP/Getty Images)" src = "$M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsh1CC$lHDz1ibwSIb0h8B4WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Workers suing DNC: Minimum-wage hypocrisy ...(image)

Former Youngwood fire chief was ‘man of character’

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:01 EST

(image) Michael A. Pacelli of Youngwood." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvNtd81_wfDTrAVERqjiTK0WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Michael Pacelli Jr. stood up his future wife for much of their first date. Luckily, he had a good excuse: he had to take a ...(image)

Westmoreland athletes of the week: Penn-Trafford’s Nick Wagner, GCC’s Moira O’Shea

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:01 EST

(image) Penn-Trafford's Nick Wagner" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsbqUXM3eAQbx79oAz92HmhWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Nick Wagner School: Penn-Trafford Sport: Track and field Class: Senior Claim to fame: Wagner, a Penn State recruit, finished in 1 minute, 53.69 seconds to ...(image)

GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:45:50 EST

(image) Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte speaks to supporters during a campaign meet and greet at Lambros Real Estate on May 24, 2017, in Missoula, Mont. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtNgz_sCc44RiQq362SZOX1WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Republican candidate for Montana’s sole congressional seat was charged with misdemeanor assault Wednesday night after witnesses told police Greg Gianforte grabbed ...(image)

Penn Hills hires its 1st female athletic director

Mon, 22 May 2017 23:27:46 EST

(image) Penn Hills athletic director Stephanie Strauss" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsLpZeqhVx9nkO8jngIltKVWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A new era has officially begun as the Penn Hills School Board voted unanimously May 22 to hire the district’s first female athletic director, Stephanie ...(image)

Vermont governor vetoes bill  to legalize pot, seeks changes

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:36:55 EST

(image) Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announces Wednesday in Montpelier, Vt., that he is vetoing legislation that would have made Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Scott said he was sending the bill back the legislature with suggestions for changes. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)" src = "$9HkcljW0YRPe8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs$Tx_qgepF1oJJqjyVwY04WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Republican Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have made Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana but ...(image)

Mulvaney grilled over Trump’s budget proposal

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:36:55 EST

(image) Budget Director Mick Mulvaney testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, before the House Budget Committee hearing on President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 federal budget. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtxbw1xqWJDeNsFgRElD785WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, who until months ago was embraced by conservatives for his relentless budget-slashing advocacy, returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday ...(image)

Workers start dismantling jail tent complex in Phoenix

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:24:53 EST

(image) Maricopa County Sheriff personnel break down a tent in the Tent City Jail, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Phoenix. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvKzBHkEa0sF6l7YXTPrf0FWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
PHOENIX — Crews have started to dismantle some of the tents in a controversial outdoor jail complex in Phoenix that helped make former Sheriff Joe ...(image)

Trump hotels won’t ask if stays paid with foreign government money

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:30:50 EST

(image) The Trump International Hotel in downtown Washington, pictured in December. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsYK425sUPj18sOkgGctxI9WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
NEW YORK — The Trump Organization will not ask guests at its hotels and resorts if they are using money from foreign governments to pay ...(image)

Tattooed ‘Joker’ accused of pointing gun at traffic

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:21:51 EST

(image) Lawrence Sullivan was arrested in Miami-Dade County, Fla., on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, and charged with carrying a concealed firearm. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYusiR1NBtBktSxUgBGD5jnqWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
MIAMI — Police in Florida have managed to arrest the Joker without Batman’s help following reports of a green-haired man with tattoos on his face ...(image)

Pirates notebook: Slumping McCutchen doesn’t start vs. Braves

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:03:52 EST

(image) Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen walks back to the dugout after striking out in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves on May 22, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYukWqplvv6kVkPmTs8jaD3$WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
ATLANTA — As he searches for ways to reverse a deepening slump, Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen was benched for Wednesday’s game against the Atlanta Braves. ...(image)

Sullivan: Crosby handled Game 6 abuse well

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:33:49 EST

(image) The Senators' Marc Methot and Bobby Ryan rough up Penguins captain Sidney Crosby during the third period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa." src = "$OxsVDs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvWSYUAM$Qgqet9ZLi7LKbsWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
OTTAWA – On the very first shift of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Tuesday night, Sidney Crosby took an elbow to the chin ...(image)

Gorman: Time for Penguins to repeat a message

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:51:50 EST

(image) Penguins coach Mike Sullivan watches Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinal Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Verizon Center in Washington." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtiQzvp3$z43ZnldT2nz8cOWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A constant message from Mike Sullivan to the Penguins is to reset the mindset, a reminder from the coach to his players to focus not ...(image)

Riverhounds play Harrisburg City to scoreless draw

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:09:53 EST

It wasn’t pretty, but it was a point on the road. The Riverhounds spent long stretches on their heels, but the defense stood strong for ...(image)

DeVos sidesteps voucher question

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:09:52 EST

(image) Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testifies during a hearing before the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee May 24, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvXL6j2bfCV5iKjF4e$4VNZWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos refused to say Wednesday whether she would block private schools that discriminate against LGBT students from receiving federal dollars, ...(image)

Westmoreland softball playoff preview capsules for Thursday’s games

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:03:48 EST

(image) Mt. Pleasant starting pitcher Carolyn Alincic (13) throws against Belle Vernon on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Cal (Pa.)'s Lilley Field." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs4vakPthUA4xyAMMQOVz87WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Class 4A Mt. Pleasant (12-3) vs. Ambridge (12-4) 2 p.m. Thursday at Fox Chapel Extra bases: The winner earns a berth into the PIAA playoffs, ...(image)

Park bench preserves memory of Norwin High teacher

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:11 EST

(image) (Left) Roseanne Novotnak, executive director of the Norwin Chamber of Commerce, takes a break with her mother, Marian Barry.on the newly dedicated Warren Gardner Memorial Bench at Braddock's Trail Park in North Huntingdon. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuqDBwpJ4P28eCi6uy1PjmEWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The memory of a Norwin High School biology and ecology teacher and renowned nature enthusiast will live on with a bench dedicated in his name ...(image)

Fox Chapel grad Pantelas hitting all the right notes

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:10 EST

(image) Aris Paul Pantelas, a Fox Chapel Area graduate, is gaining momentum in the music scene as he prepares to release an album." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsS19ylGAdX1zoTty9I_9trWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Forget the southern twang, Indiana Township native Aris Paul Pantelas has a little Pittsburghese in his country-style music. The 25-year-old started writing music as a ...(image)

Some tasty ideas for that summertime season

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:09 EST

Summertime will arrive soon and it will be time to make the troops a cool, refreshing beverage without spending a fortune. Here’s a quick and ...(image)

Answering the age-old question — ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love?’

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:09 EST

(image) St. Vincent Summer Theatre opens its 49th season of professional theater with "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtfDY2IKGsqEnJk6d1NXumTWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
St. Vincent Summer Theatre is billing its upcoming season as “A Summer of Fun, Farcical and Fabulous Moments” — which basically summarizes the three shows ...(image)

Old Crow Medicine Show pays homage to the great Bob Dylan

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:08 EST

(image) Ketch Secor, front man of Old Crow Medicine Show, performs "Alabama High Test" during a 2015 show at Stage AE in Pittsburgh." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt3b_UASLAfKL3_8SmlWqtJWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Old Crow Medicine Show is coming to Stage AE on May 30, but might not be performing the numbers you expect. The Nashville outfit will ...(image)

Appoint, don’t elect

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:08 EST

Having worked in the political arena, I find it absurd that voters are asked to vote for county row offices — clerk of courts, treasurer ...(image)

Time to build

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:07 EST

Building out and modernizing our region’s and the nation’s infrastructure is a critical goal that’s broadly supported by voters across the political spectrum. Regionally, infrastructure ...(image)

Pick your poison at new at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History exhibit

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:06 EST

(image) Visitors to “The Power of Poison” — a traveling exhibit created by the American Museum of Natural History in New York City— will learn myths and facts about poison, and can check out life-sized dioramas depicting scenes from the Snow White story and other tales." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt_G_cu269xa7bRNpRxjfijWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Arsenic. Poisonous dart frogs. Poison ivy. Snow White’s evil apple. In a new exhibit opening May 27 at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in ...(image)

‘Just Imagine’ is a walk down memory lane for playwright Josette Kurey

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:05 EST

(image) D Palyo (from left), Elisa Kostelnik, Sadie Primack and Kate Malley rehearse a scene for The Theatre Factory's production of "Just Imagine."" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvnwBilKjYU1tYPHHQDwRfRWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Josette Kurey didn’t have to look far for inspiration for her first children’s play, “Just Imagine,” which makes its stage debut on May 27 at ...(image)

The Thursday wrap

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:04 EST

Two very different college commencements unfolded last weekend, both featuring the same speaker. Dozens of Notre Dame students walked out on Vice President Mike Pence’s ...(image)

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran in Perrysville celebrating 150th anniversary

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:04 EST

(image) St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Perrysville is celebrating its 150th anniversary on June 4 with a special celebration." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvEIQmGuD1hnIs2eshjwySHWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
In 1867, 15 German families gathered at one another’s North Hills homes every Sunday for worship. Together, they eventually established St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church ...(image)

Shaler North Hills Library’s summer program encourages readers to ‘Build a Better World’

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:03 EST

Shaler North Hills Library staff wants to inspire patrons to improve their own lives and those of others with its summer programming. The “Build a ...(image)

Impeachment? Slow down

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:03 EST

(image) House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Henry Hyde, R-Ill., presides over the committee's impeachment hearing for President Bill Clinton on Nov. 19, 1998. (AP Photo)" src = "$GmtGYLLWI1Q8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuhnICIrI9U8MFu3C$t$SXXWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
President Donald Trump’s promise to shake things up in Washington has brought us back to unpleasantly familiar territory: talk of impeachment and obstruction of justice, ...(image)

Mix fun with history at Fort Ligonier

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:02 EST

(image) Re-enactors of the 60th Royal American Regiment fire their weapons at French forces during a battle re-enactment at Fort Ligonier during Military History Weekend on Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Ligonier." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsOLVQJ2Dg_wVHMo_dg4eQ7WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Fort Ligonier is kicking off Memorial Day and the summer season with a three-day weekend of events at its 200 S. Market St. site, beginning ...(image)

Entertainment planner: May 25-June 7

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:02 EST

(image) The Crystal Blue Band" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsCeCMCXET84sN2oCrKywTdWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
MAY 25 “Abbey: In the Red,” by Staycee Pearl dance project, May 25-27, August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh. 412-456-6666 or St. Vincent Summer Theatre’s “Why ...(image)

Special vote in Georgia portentous

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:01 EST

(image) Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old Democrat running for Congress in Georgia's traditionally conservative 6th Congressional District, holds pamphlets as he campaigns in Sandy Springs, Ga., earlier this month. (AP Photo/David Goldman)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv0ZLejv25FZalMJq1pS4RYWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
ATLANTA By the time Georgia’s 6th District votes in the June 20 special congressional election, $40 million — perhaps more than $130 per ballot — ...(image)

Pittsburgh athletes of the week: Mt. Lebanon’s Mark Linkowski, Baldwin’s Samantha Wampler

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:54:52 EST

(image) Mt. Lebanon's Mark Linkowski" src = "$1Vi3wVu10OqtU5s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsLg3H5E4M2h3prsG7QUKatWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Mark Linkowski School: Mt. Lebanon Class: Junior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Linkowski threw a no-hitter in a WPIAL Class 6A first-round playoff win over ...(image)

Carson calls poverty ‘a state of mind’ during interview

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:18:52 EST

(image) United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson appears on SiriusXM's Town Hall hosted by Armstrong Williams at SiriusXM." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvNHKBJb_T7ZPoZLYntOsCWWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — Housing Secretary Ben Carson says poverty is a “state of mind.” In a radio interview Wednesday, the former neurosurgeon said parents need to ...(image)

GOP health plan would leave 23 million more uninsured, CBO says

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:12:02 EST

(image) Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price questioned an anaysis by the Congressional Budget Office, released Wednesday, May 24, 2017, saying that the American Health Care Act would cause 23 million Americans to lose their health insurance. “The CBO was wrong when they analyzed Obamacare’s effect on cost and coverage, and they are wrong again,” Price said." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuRNH7zsA3obhIKfRZ6K72QWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical ...(image)

After wife’s suicide, McCandless dad champions center to treat depression in new moms at West Penn Hospital

Tue, 23 May 2017 18:06:52 EST

(image) Steven D'Achille, 34, and his daughter, Adriana, 3, stop for pink macaroons in Wexford before attending a daddy-daughter dance last week. D'Achille's foundation, the Alexis Joy D'Achille Foundation, is partnering with Allegheny Health Network to open a new behavioral health center for pregnant women and new mothers at West Penn Hospital this fall. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt1t9B2ZzA_uHZp3z80wT7_WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Steven D’Achille hopes that a treatment center for pregnant women and new mothers scheduled to open this fall in Pittsburgh will prevent deaths such as ...(image)

Four rules Penguins should follow if they want to close out Senators in Game 6

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:42:50 EST

(image) Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) deflects a shot on goal against the Senators in the first period of game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL Playoffs on Sunday May 21, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYserZGRj8q23dCQkbzpekokWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
During their long playoff runs over the last two springs, the Penguins have gone 6-4 when they have an opportunity to end an opponent’s season. ...(image)

Scouting report for Thursday, May 25: Pirates at Braves

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:36:56 EST

Pirates gameday at Braves 12:10 p.m. SunTrust Park, Atlanta TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates RHP Ivan Nova(4-3, 2.63) ...(image)

Now healthy, Golson hopes to make dent in Steelers’ crowded secondary

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:36:56 EST

Senquez Golson laughs when asked if he considers himself a rookie or a three-year veteran. Through what has been a rough first 25 months as ...(image)

Three Periods: A look at Penguins vs. Senators Game 7

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:33:50 EST

(image) Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan watches from the bench during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Senators Friday, May 19, 2017, at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs3hOkrZgNwlju1UjwTn3cBWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
FIRST trust the process Penguins coach Mike Sullivan likely knew his remarks after Tuesday’s 2-1 loss in Game 6 sounded similar to what Washington coach ...(image)

Whales are the largest animals on Earth; now we know why they got so big

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:27:50 EST

(image) A blue whale, the largest creature to ever roam Earth, surfaces on the Pacific Ocean in Long Beach, Calif. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYufm3X6xu8Jmqwb$U4kKgE0WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
You have the privilege of sharing the planet with the largest animal that ever lived on Earth. The great blue whale, which can be found ...(image)

Microsoft Surface gets battery boost, better viewing angles

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:09:52 EST

(image) Microsoft's new Surface Pro laptop-tablet hybrid's stylus will now mimic pencil shading when tilted, much like the Apple Pencil for iPad Pro tablets. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuXnS21eQYUpCWa2ywl4PnFWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
NEW YORK — Microsoft is refreshing its Surface Pro tablet with longer battery life and faster processors. The new, fifth-generation device — simply called Surface ...(image)

Drugmaker paying $33M over recalled nonprescription meds

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:00:54 EST

(image) Tylenol Extra Strength is shown in a medicine cabinet at a home in Palo Alto, Calif." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYut2vFZXLhIQOTwaFItad6CWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
TRENTON, N.J. — Johnson & Johnson has reached a $33 million settlement with 42 states, resolving allegations the health care giant sold nonprescription medicines that ...(image)

TSA tests screening larger electronic devices separately

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:48:53 EST

Travelers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined ...(image)

Moody’s cuts China credit rating over rising debt

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:48:53 EST

(image) Chinese women past by a poster with the word "The New Normal" at a art district in Beijing. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvJ1jAwaUoXPVNRZi4dkTtEWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
BEIJING — The Moody’s ratings agency Wednesday cut China’s credit rating because of surging debt, prompting a protest by Beijing and highlighting challenges faced by ...(image)

2 addiction counselors at halfway house die of drug overdose

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:42:51 EST

WEST CHESTER — Two addiction counselors at a suburban Philadelphia halfway house died of opioid overdoses inside the facility on the same day, authorities said ...(image)

Home sales fell in April amid supply squeeze

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:33:48 EST

(image) A "For Sale" sign is posted in front of a home in Charlotte, N.C. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYscNT0vzpS4dNu_AD_oL_HnWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — Americans pulled back their pace of home-buying in April, as the shrinking number of houses for sale and rising prices are putting them ...(image)

Steelers’ Williams ‘humbled’ by chance to replace Timmons

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:00:57 EST

(image) The Steelers' Vince Williams practices during organized team activities Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at UPMC Rooney Sports Complex." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv0lPNG1bF9s6D4qTSeSSSNWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
For someone provided a clear path to a starting inside linebacker job with the Steelers this offseason, Vince Williams had an odd way Wednesday of ...(image)

Stocks extend gains to a 5th day as tech companies rise

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:00:57 EST

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NEW YORK — Stocks rose for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as investors went on a late buying spree. The gains came after news that ...(image)

2 family members to start Flight 93 memorial speaker series

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:54:55 EST

Not military in any traditional sense, the passengers and crew of United Flight 93 nonetheless will be honored Memorial Day weekend as Americans pause to ...(image)

Democrats Pellegrino, Benjamin win N.Y. legislative seats

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:51:51 EST

NEW YORK — A Democratic candidate for New York’s state Assembly dispatched her Republican opponent Tuesday night in a Long Island district that supported Republican ...(image)

Car going down Harrison hill ends up in ditch, teen hurt

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:30:49 EST

(image) First responders work to remove an 18-year-old man from a car that crashed off of Mile Lock Lane in Harrison on Wednesday afternoon. The man was the passenger in a car police said was traveling too fast down the hill, causing the driver, also 18, to lose control. May 24, 2017" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuIVUWW5s38WdIdaj6RCcDZWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
An 18-year-old man was taken by ambulance to UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh on Wednesday afternoon after the car in which he was riding went ...(image)

Pittsburgh police officers moved out of the city years before court ruling

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:12:48 EST

(image) Pittsburgh Chief of Police, Scott Schubert takes the oath of office at the City-County Building, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtUPTdKXFdGPmWNhZYWN6ICWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Several Pittsburgh police officers have filed paperwork to change their addresses to residences outside city limits following Monday’s Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling that lifted the ...(image)

OPEC likely to extend production cuts into next year

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:54:50 EST

(image) Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia, leaves the building of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYskdUbQq$_fo9wL5n3Y_XYLWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
VIENNA — OPEC countries and other producers including oil giant Russia are backing prolonging last year’s production cut to shore up crude prices, strongly indicating ...(image)

Youth differentiates Westmoreland band Safety Last

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:39:50 EST

(image) Thomas McLaughlin on guitar during a rehearsal for Safety Last rehearsing at their practice space in Irwin, Pa. on Tuesday May 09, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtR9Ep8D2yIlGkiLVU4F7ZdWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Classic rock cover bands are a staple at bars and clubs throughout the Pittsburgh area, so a cover band with some unique features has a ...(image)

Grieving peer support groups set for fall at Hampton schools

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:36:48 EST

School-based peer support groups and specialized counseling will be offered this fall for Hampton School District students grieving the death of a loved one. The ...(image)

Grab some popcorn, a blanket and settle in for free movies under the stars

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:36:48 EST

There are plenty of places to take a blanket or some beach chairs, sit out under the stars to see a free movie this summer. ...(image)

Get pumped for annual Pittsburgh Fitness Expo

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:36:47 EST

(image) 18th annual Pittsburgh Fitness Expo is May 26-27 at the Monroeville Convention Center. It showcases the latest fitness products, exercise equipment, sports gear, clothing, nutritional supplements, health foods and leading cosmetic advancements." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsTOCM48c3dyJRupLZHvA2cWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The 18th annual Pittsburgh Fitness Expo is May 26-27 at the Monroeville Convention Center, 209 Mall Blvd., Monroeville. The event began in 1999 by Bill ...(image)

Ice hockey officiating camp in Harmar teaches refs to make the right call

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:36:51 EST

(image) A camp participant is pushed up against the glass during a training session during the Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camp held at Alpha Ice Complex in Harmar on May 19, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvTZuD0smWp5wafkU82e4HaWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
When the Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camp began in 2012, there were 12 participants. Five years later, the camp designed to train students to be ice ...(image)

Attorneys finalize 12-person jury for sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:42:49 EST

(image) Bill Cosby and his attorney leave Allegheny County Courthouse after the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault trial on Wednesday, May 24, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsglReHYsdXKc9NWITYHYlnWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Attorneys on Wednesday settled on a jury of seven men and five women from Allegheny County to hear the sexual assault trial of comedian and ...(image)

Wecht to move autopsy practice to Westmoreland County

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:15:53 EST

(image) Dr. Cyril Wecht is planning to move his private autopsy practice to Westmoreland County's forensic center in Hempfield." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs$JNNfeevhLDeKldL49_rEWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Renowned pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht will move his private autopsy practice to Westmoreland County’s forensic center in Hempfield next month under a plan the commissioners ...(image)

Mom accused of raping foster child surrenders for arraignment

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:03:52 EST

A Greensburg woman who city police allege raped a foster child “hundreds” of times during the five years he lived with her told a district ... [...]

Graco recalls car seats; webbing may not hold child in crash

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:27:48 EST

DETROIT — Graco Children’s Products is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep ...(image)

Greensburg homeless shelter resident accused of selling drugs

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:57:52 EST

Greensburg Police arrested a resident of the city’s Safe Harbor homeless shelter Tuesday for allegedly selling drugs. John E. Pezze, 55, is charged with the ... [...]

Sharpsburg Library to host ‘Full STEAM Ahead’ program

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:27:53 EST

Children who visit the Sharpsburg Community Library this summer will have access to design challenges, film making and nature walks thanks to a grant from ... [...]