Republican County Councilman Switches Parties
An incumbent Republican Allegheny County councilman who lost in the primary is changing parties and asking the county GOP chairman to resign.
Pittsburgh NORML Plans Marijuana Prohibition Protest
The Pittsburgh chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws will hold an event this weekend to protest cannabis prohibition at Point State Park.
Governor: Tired of Comments Being Taken Out of Context
Governor Tom Corbett is doing some damage control following new comments that have sent his political opponents into a frenzy.
Peduto Preparing for Independent Mayoral Challenger
Any independent candidate for mayor will have an uphill battle according to City Councilman and Democratic party nominee for mayor Bill Peduto.
Parents File Lawsuit in Zoo Mauling Death of Toddler
The Whitehall parents of the toddler who was mauled to death after he fell into the African painted dog exhibit are suing the Pittsburgh Zoo for damages.
Former Judge Facing Drug Charges
A former Washington County judge is accused of stealing cocaine.
Real Men Love Cats
Animal Friends is hoping to entice men to adopt feline friends with its Real Men Love Cats Priceless Adoption Week.
National Safe Boating Week
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary has launched its National Safe Boating Week Campaign.
New Law Makes Community Health Clinics More Accessible
A new state law will help Pennsylvania expand access to care by investing in community-based health care clinics.
Wander: Pittsburghers Deserve Choice in Mayoral Election
Republican Josh Wander will face Bill Peduto in the race for Pittsburgh mayor in November.
Search Continues for Missing Residents in Oklahoma
Search and recovery efforts continue in the wake of the devastating EF5 tornado that killed 24 people in Oklahoma earlier this week.
American Cancer Society Celebrates Its Centennial
The American Cancer Society is commemorating 100 years since its founding in 1913.
Do you think the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium should be found negligent and forced to pay damages to the family of the toddler who was fatally mauled by African painted dogs after falling into the exhibit last fall? <More Info>
The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is being sued in connection with the two-year-old boy who was mauled to death after he slipped from his mother's grasp and fell into the African painted dog exhibit last fall. The lawsuit claims the zoo knew or should have known how to protect its visitors from the killer dogs and was negligent for failing to have an adequate emergency response plan. The lawsuit seeks monetary damages.
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