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Authorities investigate car-jacking at Pittsburgh International Airport
Authorities are investigating a reported car-jacking at the Pittsburgh International Airport early this morning.
7 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh International Airport US Airways Downtown Pittsburgh Port Authority of Allegheny County Allegheny River
Emergency water main repairs close SB Becks Run Road in Carrick area
Emergency repairs to a water main in Carrick will shut down alternating lanes of Becks Run Road through Saturday morning.
9 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Traffic Road Infrastructure Civil engineering Allegheny County Pennsylvania Street Lane Pittsburgh metropolitan area
Program offers those with disabilities an education through college
For Mary Jane Conroy and Maria Rajakovich, being included has meant everything. 
1610 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Education Pittsburgh Special education High school College Higher education Resource room
Brother of wrestler Kurt Angle sentenced to prison for killing wife
A Dormont man was sentenced today to 2 ½ to 10 years in prison for killing his wife last year.
29 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Mt. Lebanon Pennsylvania Allegheny County Pennsylvania Plea Pleas Professional wrestling Pittsburgh Kurt Angle Ric Flair
CCAC exploring ways to serve displaced ITT students
Students displaced by Tuesday’s abrupt closure of ITT Technical Institute, including its Pittsburgh area campuses, are being invited to explore the feasibility of finishing their education at Community College of Allegheny County.
20 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania University Electronics Armstrong County Pennsylvania Information technology Pittsburgh metropolitan area Pittsburgh Allegheny River
Judge acquits man in fatal shooting of dead girlfriend's mother
A federal convict who was on trial for killing his dead girlfriend’s mother in her West Mifflin home was acquitted today on homicide, conspiracy and burglary charges.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania English-language films Crime Pittsburgh metropolitan area Burglary American films Criminal law Monongahela River
Four suspects in custody after shooting; Perry Traditional Academy on lockdown
Pittsburgh Perry High School was placed on lockdown this morning after a student was seriously wounded in a nearby shooting.
131 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Education Pittsburgh High school Allegheny Pennsylvania Allegheny County Pennsylvania
TRAFFIC: Several detours available for Liberty Bridge closure
The Liberty Bridge is scheduled to reopen on Monday, but until then commuters have had to find detours to get around the span. The bridge is closed this week due to fire damage to a 30-foot-long steel beam that’s critical to the bridge’s stability.
12 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Interstate 376 Road Fort Pitt Tunnel Downtown Pittsburgh Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Freeway U.S. Route 19 Truck
TRAFFIC: Portion of Second Ave., Downtown closed due to water main break
A water main break has closed a section of Second Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh Friday.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Road Downtown Pittsburgh Freeway Motorway Bridges over the Monongahela River Fort Pitt Tunnel Allegheny County Pennsylvania
Obituary: Walter C. Walendziewicz / Spanish teacher at West Mifflin High School for 34 years
To generations of students who passed through the halls of West Mifflin Area High School, the Spanish teacher with the distinctive mustache and seemingly unpronounceable Polish last name — Walendziewicz — was known simply as “Señor Wal.”
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Teacher Education Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pleasant Hills Pennsylvania Pittsburgh metropolitan area School Doo-wop
Pa. Turnpike Commission halts work on Mon-Fayette Expressway project
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has halted work on a 14-mile extension of the Mon-Fayette Expressway into Allegheny County after a planning agency tabled the project due to concerns over whether the highway best meets Pittsburgh’s transportation needs.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pennsylvania Turnpike Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Monroeville Pennsylvania Interstate 476 Interstate 76 Beaver County Pennsylvania
TRAFFIC: I-376 lane closures continue weekdays, overnights
Traffic restrictions:
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Freeway Motorway Allegheny County Pennsylvania Traffic
Mother accused of overdosing two sons denied bond
An East McKeesport woman accused of overdosing her two sons was denied bail Thursday.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh metropolitan area Assault Braddock Hills Pennsylvania Common law Crimes Aggravation Boroughs in Pennsylvania
County: None hurt in Moon house explosion
No one was injured Thursday in a house explosion in Moon, officials said.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Injury Natural gas Injuries Physical trauma Olfaction Odor Allegheny County Pennsylvania
Board hires consultant to strategize for airport
With thousands of acres of land at its disposal, Pittsburgh International Airport wants to be ready should Ford, Uber or any number of spinoffs from the Shell cracker plant in Beaver County come calling.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pittsburgh International Airport US Airways Pennsylvania Southwest Airlines Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Airport JetBlue Airways
Bike lanes planned for Fort Pitt Blvd. may take new route
Bike lanes may not run down Fort Pitt Boulevard, after all.
5 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania Monongahela River Allegheny River Point State Park Pennsylvania Street Downtown Pittsburgh
Hearing postponed for suspended GOP county leader
A preliminary hearing for the executive director of the Allegheny County Republican Committee was postponed because his girlfriend, whom he is accused of assaulting, did not appear in court today.
1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Assault Crime Allegheny County Pennsylvania Allegheny River
Hays bald eagles likely building a new nest
The bald eagles of Hays, whose nest was destroyed when its tree collapsed in a windstorm Sunday night, appear to be rebuilding in a nearby sycamore tree. Eagle watchers on the nearby Great Allegheny Passage bike trail have seen the birds carrying sticks to the steep hillside overlooking the Monongahela River.
490 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Eagle Bird Monongahela River Pittsburgh Bald Eagle Allegheny River Allegheny County Pennsylvania Youghiogheny River
Lockdown at Allegheny County Jail ends after nearly a week
A lockdown of nearly a week's duration ended at the Allegheny County Jail this morning.
12 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Allegheny River Pittsburgh Ohio River Harrison Township Allegheny County Pennsylvania Point State Park Pennsylvania Armstrong County Pennsylvania
Top Allegheny County GOP staffer arrested in domestic violence case
The executive director of the Allegheny County Republican Committee was charged this past weekend with assaulting his girlfriend.
217 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Crime Assault Preliminary hearing Legal terms Allegheny County Pennsylvania Arraignment Allegheny River Battery
Unusual team brings super-fast internet to North Side's Nova Place
The former Allegheny Center Mall is now a launchpad on to one of the fastest public internet connections in the country, and is preparing to send new businesses skyward, officials announced today.
111 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny River Allegheny County Pennsylvania Internet Public–private partnership Pittsburgh Public-private partnerships Ohio River Pennsylvania
Lead hazard and soil testing resources
• Next week in Homewood, the Community Empowerment Association will hold a town hall educational forum on lead poisoning in water, paint and soil. Elected officials have been invited, along with representatives of public health, housing, environmental and legal agencies. The event starts at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at 7120 Kelly St. Details: 412-371-3689, ext. 44.
8 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Gardening Pennsylvania Allegheny County Pennsylvania Allegheny River Pittsburgh Winter Master Gardener Programs Garden
Obituary: Robert Mousseau / Teacher whose dedication kept him in the classroom for decades
At one point early in his career as a high school math and science teacher, Robert “Bob” Mousseau left to become a quality control engineer for a local steel company.
5 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | High school Pittsburgh metropolitan area Allegheny County Pennsylvania Family Education Graduation College School
TRAFFIC: Route 65 reopens after six-car crash shuts down road during rush hour
A six-vehicle crash closed Ohio River Boulevard/Route 65 in both directions for more than hour during rush hour this morning.
6 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Traffic Freeway Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Lane Motorway Pedestrian crossing Allegheny County Pennsylvania
Dozens of Pittsburgh-area school districts announce 2-hour delays
Dozens of schools in the Pittsburgh area have announced two-hour delays for the start of school today due to the overnight snow that blanketed the region.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pittsburgh metropolitan area Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Greensburg Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Penguins Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Pirates Allegheny River
6-year-old celebrates finishing chemo with adorable dance
A 6-year-old boy who has been fighting an inoperable brain tumor since infancy donned a Superman T-shirt to his ceremonial ringing of the chemotherapy bell at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on Thursday. Jimmy Spagnolo, who finished a year-long round of chemotherapy, busted out in a victory dance for...
77 points by New York Post | Brain tumor Emotion Cancer Oncology University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pennsylvania Allegheny County Pennsylvania The Bell
Man acquitted in 2013 double homicide near Pittsburgh area
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A western Pennsylvania man has been acquitted in a 2013 double homicide in suburban Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2kQdRv0 ) reports that 30-year-old Michael Robinson sobbed at the defense table as the Allegheny County jury returned its verdict late Tuesday afternoon. Jurors deliberated for less than two ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania Broadsheet Allegheny River Not proven Greensburg Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Jury
Two dead in White Oak apartment fire
Two people have died in an apartment fire in White Oak, authorities said today.
295 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Allegheny River Monongahela River Pittsburgh Ohio River
Jury to get Duquesne double homicide case
A jury this afternoon will begin deliberating the fate of a Duquesne man accused of gunning down two other men on a spring evening nearly four years ago.
61 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Prosecutor Allegheny County Pennsylvania Lawyer English-language films Danny Glover Jury Judge DNA
Investigators cannot determine cause of fire that killed Ohio Township teen
One month after a fire claimed the life of a 15-year-old girl, Allegheny County officials have concluded that the cause of the blaze in Ohio Township will be listed as "undetermined."
1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Laundry Clothes dryer Federal Emergency Management Agency Fire United States Sport utility vehicle Million
Alcosan to provide $9M in matching grants for 32 municipal sewage projects
Alcosan has approved the distribution of $9 million in matching grants for 32 municipal projects that the agency says will “significantly reduce” sewage overflows in the system.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Sanitary sewer Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Allegheny River Ohio River Pennsylvania Monongahela River Point State Park
TRAFFIC: At least one injured when vehicle goes over hillside in Beechview
At least one person was injured this morning when a vehicle went over a hillside near Brashear High School in Beechview.
4 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Traffic Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Allegheny County Pennsylvania Freeway Lane Motorway Transportation in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Obituary: Jerome J. Jones / Firefighter whose life changed after Bricelyn Street fire
A single tragedy could have defined the life of retired Pittsburgh firefighter Jerome Jones, had he let it.
1357 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Family Firefighter Smoke Pittsburgh metropolitan area Allegheny County Pennsylvania Smoke inhalation Son Fire
Opinion of council committee divided on proposed 'vaping' ban
Allegheny County Council members heard from eight experts and nearly two dozen residents during a public hearing Monday on a bill that would ban the use of electronic vapor devices in public places.
15 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Nicotine Tobacco Smoking Cigarette Tobacco smoking Electronic cigarette Allegheny County Pennsylvania Allegheny River
Ex-CMU student gets federal probation for making malware
Morgan Culbertson, a bright, young computer programmer who designed malware to allow users to control other people's Android phones, received probation today instead of prison for his crime.
13 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Andrew Carnegie Carnegie Institute of Technology Leave of absence Allegheny County Pennsylvania Leave Computer
Kenney selects new state lobbyists
After a six-month hiatus of not having a lobbyist representing the city in Harrisburg, Mayor Kenney selected Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney to do the job. The contract, which became effective Wednesday and goes through June 30, is worth $41,667. Buchanan and its subcontractor, Commonwealth Strategies, gets three one-year renewal options.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Pennsylvania Advocacy Lobbying Philadelphia Advocacy group Allegheny County Pennsylvania Donation Proposal of marriage
County committee will hear arguments for and against e-cigs, vaporizers
Allegheny County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee will hold a public hearing tonight as it works to clear the air about a potential e-cigarette ban.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Tobacco Nicotine Smoking Allegheny County Pennsylvania Electronic cigarette Cigarette Allegheny River Want
Obituary: Thomas Dana Cramer / Steel executive assisted those restarting careers
Thomas Dana Cramer’s legacy isn’t limited to the work he did. It extends also to the work he was able to help others do.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pennsylvania Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh metropolitan area Lawrence William Cramer The Work
Harris seeking Democratic endorsement over incumbent Mayor Peduto
Though she hasn’t formally launched a campaign, Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Darlene Harris has sent the strongest signal yet that she plans to challenge Mayor Bill Peduto’s re-election this spring.
136 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania City council Mayor Race Municipality The Rev Chief of staff
Obituary: Joan S. Ketterer / Expert on Hallmark ornaments
Joan S. Ketterer of Ross was a freelance writer of articles, short stories and something else that decades ago helped her husband pay for seminary school — text for Hallmark greeting cards.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | High school Allegheny County Pennsylvania United States Air Force United States Department of Defense Family The Pentagon Christmas ornament Twitter
11 Plum residents petition court to appoint school director
Eleven Plum residents, including the borough’s tax collector, have filed a petition in court asking a judge to appoint a school director to fill the seat vacated by Michelle Stepnick.
28 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania The Residents High school Borough Management Corporate governance Board of directors Voting
Proposed charter school sale causes controversy in East Allegheny School District
A proposal to sell the former Westinghouse Elementary School in Wilmerding to a charter school is creating some controversy in the East Allegheny School District.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Teacher School Proposal Education Charter school Allegheny County Pennsylvania High school Craig T. Nelson
Woman convicted in medical fraud, patient death charged anew
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A woman who spent more than seven years in prison for a $7 million insurance fraud and the unrelated death of a patient at her now-defunct Pennsylvania nursing home is in trouble with the law again.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Pleading Medicare Ronald Reagan Medicare and Medicaid Medicaid Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Pooper scooper owner set to plead in fake federal badge case
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Pennsylvania man whose company scoops up pet poop is scheduled to plead guilty to charges he flashed a fake Secret Service identification card and badge when he was pulled over by a police officer, and to get the "government rate" for a hotel room. Fifty-three-year-old Christopher ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh metropolitan area English-language films Prosecution Prosecutor Jury Lawyer President of the United States
TRAFFIC: School bus carrying North Allegheny students veers off road in Marshall
Authorities are responding to the scene of a school bus accident in Marshall this morning.
1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Allegheny County Pennsylvania Traffic Downtown Pittsburgh Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Lane Pedestrian crossing Street
Mom accused of texting video of lifeless son waives hearing
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman will stand trial on charges she killed her toddler son and sent a video of the boy's lifeless body to his father during a jealous, vengeful argument over more than two hours of text messages.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Text messaging Crimes Murder Police Assault Crime SMS Allegheny County Pennsylvania
Report: Too many being sent to Allegheny County Jail
Law enforcement and courts in Allegheny County are putting too many people in jail, at great cost to taxpayers and families, according to a report released today by the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics.
3761 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Crime Criminal law Police Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania Allegheny River Criminology Prison
Man convicted of killing state trooper in 2005 seeks new trial
A man found guilty of killing Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Joseph R. Pokorny in 2005 was in court this afternoon to appeal his conviction.
3 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Court Law Trial United States Judge Monroeville Pennsylvania Allegheny County Pennsylvania Legal terms
Obituary: Anna Warhola / One of Pittsburgh’s first woman trolley operators
Anna Warhola was a hard-working and generous woman, and there was nothing she couldn’t learn or wouldn’t try, her children said.
1330 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Andy Warhol Family Great Depression Allegheny County Pennsylvania James Warhola Warhola family Pop art Apple
Report finds Allegheny County is jailing too many people
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A new report commissioned by officials in Allegheny County found that the county is incarcerating too many people at its jail at great cost to local taxpayers. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2fZq0JY ) that University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics researchers discovered that the Allegheny County Jail's ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Greensburg Pennsylvania Hugh Henry Brackenridge Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pennsylvania Allegheny County Pennsylvania Allegheny River Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Tribune-Review