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Crude oil rides Pa. rails: Should you be worried?
More trains carrying crude oil to East Coast refineries mean a greater risk of accidents.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Fighting For American Jobs
With the U.S. steel market being flooded with imports of pipe from South Korea and other nations, state-side manufacturers are being forced to idle or shutdown factories, putting at risk nearly 600,000 American jobs related to the industry.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Steel pipe imports hurt Pa. businesses
Jason Norris oversees fields of steel pipe destined to carry natural gas from Marcellus and Utica shale wells to processing plants, distribution systems and eventually homes and businesses.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Tribune-Review owner and philanthropist Richard Mellon Scaife, whose vision and funding reinvigorated conservative politics in America, died Friday, July 4 in his home.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
The transition: UPMC and Highmark make promises for the future
Any praise and self-congratulation on the two consent decrees announced Friday in Harrisburg between UPMC and Highmark should be put on hold until the accord gets a reality check, say, a year or so from now.
Senate panel provides blight options
County officials could tap two new special fees to pay for demolition of blighted buildings under legislation approved Friday by a Senate panel.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
UPMC: Doubling up administrative roles routine
Four hospital administrators have left UPMC in recently months to be replaced by people who are already leading hospitals, giving them two jobs.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Pa. rail-line safety legislation still in Senate limbo
As the final days of the Congressional session wind down, a bill that would fund improvements to rail infrastructure remains in limbo in the Senate.
Woman jailed for up to five years for abducting a newborn
Model's husband kills himself at shooting range just weeks after she was pictured getting cozy with Leonardo DiCaprio AND Adrian Grenier at Cannes 'Hope Solo is going psychotic, she's f***ing beating people up!' U.S. soccer star's family plead for police to come in newly-released 911 call 'My babies, my babies!' Mother's agony as two of her ... (more)
Munhall Boy Found Safe After Going Missing
Munhall Police Chief Pat Campbell said one of his officers saw the boy walking in ankle-deep water in a creek about a half-mile from his home.
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Woman gets prison in newborn's hospital abduction
A woman who dressed as a nurse and abducted a 3-day-old boy from a Pittsburgh hospital in a handbag has been sentenced to 2A1 2 to 5 years in prison followed by 10 years' probation.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Health happenings: June 24, 2014
The event at the UPMC East Conference Center, ground level, 2775 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville, is free, as is parking and light refreshments.
Roeback out as president of UPMC Northwest
Roeback will be replaced by David Gibbons , who will also continue in his capacity as vice president and COO UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Neighbors Worried After 2 Shootings In 2 Days At New Castle Apartments
Neighbors say the latest victim was shot and killed around 7:30 p.m. Friday in the hallway of a building on Pin Oak Drive in the Crestview Gardens apartments in New Castle.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
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Allegheny County man arrested after delivering 10 bricks of heroin
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of an upper-level heroin dealer in Allegheny County, which resulted in the seizure of 10 bricks of heroin that contained the stamp "Play Dead."
Wed Jun 18, 2014
The Miami Herald
Pittsburgh's Bouchette wins service award
Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has won the Dick McCann Award for his contributions to coverage of pro football.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Erie Times News
Bank hostage convict jailed again after argument
A western Pennsylvania man already on probation for holding several people hostage with a fake bomb inside a bank in 2008 has now been accused of arguing with a neighbor and barricading himself in an apartment, which brought a SWAT team to the scene.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Casey Urges Congress to Improve Safety of Crude Oil Shipments
Washington, DC- After recent train derailment accidents in Philadelphia, Vandergrift and McKeesport, U.S. Senator Bob Casey called on Congress to pass legislation that would bolster the safety of crude oil shipments.