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3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A first-time mother who says she failed a drug test while in labor because she ate poppy seeds has sued a Pittsburgh hospital , saying officials defamed her and violated her doctor-patient confidentiality by sharing the results with a child welfare agency.
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3 hrs ago | ABC News
A first-time mother who says she failed a drug test while in labor because she ate poppy seeds has sued a Pittsburgh hospital, saying officials defamed her and violated her doctor-patient confidentiality by sharing the results with a child welfare agency.
3 hrs ago | CBS Local
One group is working with the schools in Allegheny County to help make sure no one slips through the cracks.
7 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
UPMC isn't commenting on the lawsuit filed Tuesday by Rachael Devore, an Allegheny County woman who gave birth at Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC on June 24. The lawsuit contends the hospital staff took Devore's urine for drug testing while she was in labor, then turned over the "positive" drug test to county caseworkers who eventually inspected ... (more)
11 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
A judge has set a $750,000 cash bond for a Pittsburgh man awaiting a new trial on charges he set a fire that killed three Pittsburgh firefighters more than 15 years ago.
12 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
An autopsy was set on the body of a volunteer who collapsed and fell from some scaffolding while helping to stage a rehearsal for a high school musical near Pittsburgh.
Text messages help identify a suspect in the theft of $30,000 from three Primanti's in Allegheny County, authorities say.
YES, ONCE, HACKED THEM TWICE, THIRD TIME WILL BE THE CHARM. THE POTHOLE BLITZ ROUND THREE.
Text messages helped a detective identify a Primanti Brothers operations manager as a suspect in the theft of $30,000 from three local restaurants, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office.
Tire tracks, car parts, glass and debris covered the grass in front of a building on North Second Street, and bricks fell as they crumbled from the impact of a car driven by 41-year-old Parrish Parker.
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Over the years, as Pittsburgh's urban landscape has expanded, roads, buildings and parking lots have taken over natural, rain-absorbing green spaces, creating streambeds of concrete and asphalt that channel stormwater and debris into our overburdened sewer systems.
Bald eagles are majestic, beautiful animals, and the adventures of a nesting pair within Pittsburgh city limits are testament to a new environmental self-awareness.
More than 200 people gathered for a 20-year-old man who they say was the victim of alleged police brutality during a traffic stop in 2012.
More than two dozen Allegheny County elected officials and Democratic Party leaders endorsed Tom Wolf for governor on Saturday afternoon.
Mayor Bill Peduto, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle and Allegheny County Democratic Committee Chairwoman Nancy Mills are among dozens of elected and party officials from the region who pledged their support on Saturday.