Flailing away with two kitchen knives, a 16-year-old boy with a “blank expression” stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him.
John Pinette, the chubby stand-up comedian who portrayed a hapless carjacking victim in the final episode of “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 50.
A teenager has published a study suggesting the federal government could save millions of dollars a year in printing costs by switching to a thinner typeface that uses less ink.
State police have cited eight teenage boys for harassment for allegedly sending sexually explicit cellphone pictures of themselves to eight girls at a central Pennsylvania high school, in hopes the girls would reciprocate with nude pictures of themselves.
The bishop and priests of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh were marking the beginning of Lent with “ashes to go,” in hopes of reaching people who cannot, or would not feel comfortable, attending an Ash Wednesday service at church.
A woman charged with selling heroin hidden in Happy Meals when she worked for a Pittsburgh McDonalds is “emotionally crushed” by the charges.
Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?
Spokesman Carl DeFebo confirmed Wednesday that Ray Morrow, the former chief of the Pittsburgh FBI office, will scrutinize alleged theft, fraud and waste within the agency.
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One man staying at the Omni William Penn downtown had to trade his presidential suite for a jail cell Tuesday night.
Republican Party officials say Gov. Tom Corbett will be formally announcing his re-election campaign next week with a multi-city tour of the state.
The Department of Defense said Friday that the remains of three Pennsylvania airmen missing from the Vietnam War and World War II have been identified and returned to their families for burial.
Pa. Police Officer Facing Possible Disciplinary Action For Photo Involving Unicorn Mask And Porn Star
An unidentified police officer is facing possible discipline for having his picture taken — while wearing a unicorn mask next to a porn star who had just been thrown out of a Pittsburgh Pirates game for dancing in the aisle.
They’re trying to keep a stiff upper lip in Missouri, but the ruggedly handsome truth is that the American Mustache Institute is relocating from St. Louis to Pittsburgh.
Doctors at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital say they don’t keep official records of the largest baby ever birthed at the facility, but say this infant is the largest they can recall.