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A view of Cornerstone Court in Peters Township, where one family is seeking permission to keep chickens in the backyard.
An arrest warrant has been issued for one of Allegheny County's "most wanted" in a robbery at a First Niagara Bank in Coraopolis.
Defense attorneys for a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of killing his neurologist wife with cyanide are challenging search warrants and subpoenas prosecutors used to gather computer evidence in the case.
James Tulenko, 74, of Irwin, was swept away last week while wading at the Fox Chapel Yacht Club, a spokesman for the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said.
Governor Corbett's decision to trim legislative funding from the new state budget is shining a light on the rift between the Republican governor and the legislative leaders of his own party who control the House and Senate.
Police knew he was 5-years-old, had autism and recently developed a liking to tucking himself away in dark spaces.
Tyra Perkins' relief dissolved into panic when she learned that Swissvale police arrested and then freed the man accused of dislocating her shoulder during an assault because police weren't willing to take him to jail.
In 1987, there were 136 ambulance services in Allegheny County. Today, there are 45, said Tim Butler, deputy administrator for the McCandless-Franklin Park Ambulance Authority.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto , Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Sen. Wayne Fontana, D-Allegheny, held a news conference Thursday to call for changes to state rules impacting ride-share companies.
If you have not purchased a gift yet, we have two red-wine recommendations from Beringer: One is reasonably priced, while the other is a little more costly - but Dad is worth it.
A.M. Rodriguez Associates Inc. broke ground Thursday on a $14.7 million redevelopment plan in the heart of Homestead expected to eventually bring 51 rental apartments and townhouses in six buildings along Amity Street and 8th Avenue.
By definition, transparency can't be seen, thus it's not easy to track. Politicians love to promise it nonetheless.
Shouts of "shame, shame, shame" followed Allegheny County Council's approval in May of shale gas drilling below its 1,200-acre Deer Lakes Park.
A suspect from the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office's top 20 most wanted fugitives list was arrested Wednesday in New Kensington.
Jennifer Richards, 31, was charged on Tuesday for allegedly misappropriating $30,657.70 in borough funds while she was secretary, according to police.
In mid-May, Emily Adair of Ingram learned to trust in the old angler's adage - to get the fish to bite say, "OK, last cast."
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 03:24 am
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