Corbett Touts Success of State Transportation Funding Bill
Governor Tom Corbett was in Pittsburgh today to talk about the success of the state transportation funding bill, known as act 89.
Understaffing Plagues County Emergency Call Center
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner says chronic understaffing at the county's emergency call center is resulting in dispatchers pulling 16 hour shifts.
Somerset Man Arrested at Baltimore Airport
A Somerset County man has been arrested at the Baltimore-Washington airport after TSA agents found a loaded gun in his carry-on bag.
IRS Bungles Hunt for Unpaid Taxes
According to a federal report released Monday, the IRS has failed to take all required steps for collecting unpaid taxes from people it can't locate in over half the cases that...
Carnegie Hero Award Announcement
In its third award announcement this year, the Pittsburgh based Carnegie Hero Fund named 21 new recipients of the Carnegie Medal.
PNC Acquires IPO Advisory Firm
PNC has reached an agreement to acquire an IPO advisory firm.
Body Recovered Beneath 7th Street Bridge
A body was discovered floating beneath the Seventh Street Bridge around eight this morning.
ISIS Advancing on Baghdad
ISIS is reportedly closing in on Baghdad. This is the claim being made by the vicar of Iraq's only Anglican Church.
Mortician Accused of Running "House of Horrors" Indicted in Texas
A former funeral home director whose family was to be the subject of a reality show has, instead, been indicted on federal charges of fraudulently applying for food stamps and other...
RAD Increases Budget - $2.5 Million
The Allegheny County Regional Asset District (RAD) has increased its budget by $2.5 million dollars. The money will go towards cultural and recreation programs.
Crafton Home Invasion
Police in Crafton are investigating an overnight home invasion where two people were hurt and taken to a Pittsburgh hospital with minor injuries, no information on how the victims were...
Burglary Ring Nabbed
Four men are in the Allegheny County jail this morning, charged with a string of burglaries in the Pittsburgh area.
An agreement worked out by attorneys from all sides and Common Pleas Judge Lawrence O'Toole will allow a group of non-profits, headed by the Pittsburgh Foundation to purchase the financially troubled August Wilson Center. In the process, the 980 Development Group will not develop a hotel at the site, Dollar Bank will get $7.9 million of money that it is owed, and smaller debtors will not be paid. The August Wilson Center will continue to operate as a center for African American Culture under a Foundation Board.
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