Local Business Speaks Out Against Paid Leave Mandate
In a move applauded by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Pittsburgh City Council voted Monday to require all employers within the city to provide paid sick leave.
Chinese Testing Indictment Plea
A Chinese citizen living in the Pittsburgh area has pleaded guilty to charges she took English language fluency tests used for college entrance purposes for two other Chinese women,...
The Next Step For the City against the ICA
Mayor Bill Peduto says the city of Pittsburgh is expanding its legal action against the state appointed Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority also referred to as the ICA.
More Fights Ahead on Planned Parenthood After Senate Vote
Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the...
Obama talks about new plan for power plants, opponents to go to court over regulations
Opponents are vowing to sue the government, in order to block a new plan aimed at dramatically cutting emissions from U.S. Power Plants.
Death Penalty is a possible option for James Holmes
In delivering Monday's decision to proceed to phase three of the Colorado theater shooting trial, Jurors said that Holmes' lawyers had not presented a strong enough case to eliminate...
NETANYAHU BEING PRESSURED TO ACCEPT IRAN DEAL, BY HIS OWN SIDE
Many Israeli ex-generals and former security chiefs have signed a petition urging Prime Minister Netanyahu to accept the nuclear deal between world powers and Iran, a deal he strongly...
2 Teens Drowned In Lawrence Co. Creek
Two Amish teens drowned Sunday afternoon when they were wading in little Neshannock Creek in Lawrence County and slipped into a sinkhole.
Toddler Drowned In Backyard Swimming Pool
Cannonsburg police say a 2-year-old boy died three days after accidentally falling into his family's backyard swimming pool.
City Council Votes to Require Private Businesses to Provide Paid Sick Leave
In a move applauded by SEIU members attending Monday's meeting in council chambers, Pittsburgh City Council voted to require all employers within the city to provide paid sick leave.
Pittsburgh Doctor Accused of Poaching in Zimbabwe
Another lion killed in Africa by another American doctor. The government of Zimbabwe is accusing Murrysville Oncologist Dr.
Cyclist Injured In East Liberty Hit and Run
A hit and run incident in East Liberty last night seriously injured a bicyclist.
Over the strong objections of various restaurant and small business associations, Pittsburgh city council adopted a requirement that employers with 15 or more workers offer 5 paid sick days. Companies with fewer than 15 employees must offer 3 unpaid sick days after one year. Some warn the city is exceeding its authority and will be sued in court over the mandate.
Should federal and state prisoners have access to Pell Grants to further their education while incarcerated?