Franklin Regional Stabbing Suspect Considering Guilty Plea
A guilty plea could be in the making in the case involving a former Franklin Regional High School student accused of stabbing 20 students and a security guard three years ago.
Westmoreland County Man Accused of Selling Heroin in Maternity Ward
A Westmoreland County man is jailed, facing charges, and barred from contact with his newborn child.
Pennsylvania's Unemployment Rate Inches Down
The state releases its monthly snapshot on Pennsylvania's employment scene.
Pittsburgh Receives Perfect Equality Score For LGBT Issues
A national civil rights organization that monitors the way cities handle lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues releases its latest score card.
Pittsburgh Leaders Confident About Amazon HQ2 Bid
The Pittsburgh bid to host Amazon's proposed second headquarters is submitted with confidence.
Natural Gas Severance Tax Bill Advances in State House
Legislation to impose a natural gas severance tax in Pennsylvania has passed the House Finance Committee and is being forwarded to the full House for additional consideration.
Woman Arrested in Assault on Teacher
A North Side woman has been arrested in connection with an assault on a Pittsburgh King teacher who was asaulted and had a brick thrown at her.
Judge Denies Sandusky Appeal
Former Penn State Assistant Football Coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a bid to convince a jury he is innocent of child sex abuse charges.
Highmark Health Network Plans Hospital Building Spree
Highmark Health Network plans to spend a billion dollars to build 5 new neighborhood hospitals and expand 4 existing facilities in their network.
Pittsburgh's Changing Climate
Government weather data shows Pittsburgh has warmed steadily in the past 50 years. On average, the 2000s were about two degrees hotter than the 1960s.
Pittsburgh Area Sees Little Growth in Jobs and Income
Pittsburgh's seven-county metro area's economy has little to boast about for the period since 2000 in terms of job and income gains.
Beaver County Teen Sentenced to Jail Time in Double Homicide
A former Aliquippa High School football player has been sentenced to 34 to 70 years in prison for a double homicide.
The Supreme Court will hear a dispute between the U.S. and Microsoft on whether the government has the authority to force them to hand over emails and other digital information sought in a drug trafficking criminal probe but stored on a server in Ireland. A federal appeals court ruled the emails were beyond the reach of a domestic search warrant. The case is among several that pits tech. companies' right to protect digital privacy and investigators' need for information to combat crime and terrorism.
Should Gov. Wolf approve the House revenue proposal that borrows $1.5 billion-dollars, expands gambling, and uses fund transfers without raising taxes to balance the budget?