Jury Commissioners Barred From Jury Selections Process
A Butler County judge has barred his county's two lame duck Jury Commissioners from the jury selections process, citing an unspecified Attorney General's investigation.
Winter Weather Advisory
Temperatures have been dropping this morning and there's winter weather advisory is in effect for the entire Pittsburgh region. That advisory is in effect now until midnight tonight.
Natural History Museum in the Red
Officials at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh say the museum of natural history is in the red, losing $1 million to $2 million a year.
Auditor General Watching For Red Flags in New Transportation Plan
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene Depasquale said if the state's 2 billion dollar transportation plan doesn't direct spending to neglected bridges and critical infrastructure needs,...
Nelson Mandela Dies at 95
Freedom fighter and South African President Nelson Mandela has died at 95.
Hill District Redevelopment Hits Snag
The ongoing dispute between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Hill District residents over affordable housing is forcing the team to delay submitting its redevelopment plans.
Remembering Nelson Mandela
South African President Nelson Mandela has died.
Boehner Optimistic About Budget Agreement
House Speaker John Boehner is hopeful that a budget agreement can be reached before Congress goes home next week.
Fast Food Workers Stage Walkout
Fast food workers hold protests on the North Side and Market Square demanding higher wages.
Police Video Cameras Proposal Faces Opposition
Police in Pennsylvania may soon be allowed to wear video cameras, but the state American Civil Liberties Union has some issues with the matter. Radio PA's B.J.
Pittsburgh Based Chester Engineers Launching a New Business
The one hundred year old firm of Chester Engineers designs water and wastewater plants and systems but it's now entering into a new venture.
Affordable Care Act Enrollment Increasing
Healthcare.gov has now enrolled more people in three days than in all of the first month it was online.
Do you think the 39-year prison sentence for David Kwiatkowski, a traveling medical technician convicted of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C, is too lenient, too harsh, or appropriate? <More Info>
A traveling medical technician was sentenced this week to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes. Prosecutors had pushed for a 40-year sentence, saying 34-year-old David Kwiatkowski created a "national public health crisis." Defense lawyers argued that a 30-year sentence would better balance the seriousness of the crime against his mental and emotional problems and his addiction to drugs and alcohol, which clouded his judgment.
Do you support raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10?