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Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

A Rust Belt Boom Town Powers Down

Randy Fox | Posted 03.02.2013 | Travel
Randy Fox

The ensuing years have not been kind to the former manufacturing hotbed. Seeing it now, it's hard to imagine the bright future that, once upon a time, seemed to await this growing municipality.

Trial Set For Armored Car Guard Who Allegedly Killed Partner And Ran Off With $2 Million

AP | Posted 07.20.2012 | Crime

PITTSBURGH -- An armored car guard charged with killing his partner and fleeing with more than $2 million will stand trial early next year in western ...

2 People Killed In Shooting At Psychiatric Clinic

AP | KEVIN BEGOS and JOE MANDAK | Posted 05.08.2012 | Crime

PITTSBURGH — A man armed with two semiautomatic handguns entered the lobby of a psychiatric clinic at the University of Pittsburgh on Thursday a...

Armored Car Guard Murders Partner And Steals $2 Million: DA

AP | By JOE MANDAK | Posted 03.02.2012 | Crime

PITTSBURGH -- An armored car guard shot his partner to death, left the body in the back of the truck and vanished with more than $2 million in cash, a...

Robert Keller Crashes Car At DMV After Completing Driver's Test

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Robert Keller, 34, was so close of passing his driver's test when he made the ultimate error. Keller plowed through the Department of Motor Vehicle...

Third Grader Heroin Possession Prompts Investigation Near Pittsburgh

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WILKINSBURG, Pa. — Police say a third-grader in Pennsylvania handed out more than 60 small bags of heroin to his classmates before his teacher d...

Ashley Todd, McCain Volunteer Who Faked Attack in Pa., Gets Probation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PITTSBURGH — A former John McCain campaign volunteer who falsely claimed she was attacked in Pittsburgh because she had the candidate's bumper s...

Pittsburgh Samaritan Does Five Good Deeds For Chicago Strangers Found On Craigslist

Windy Citizen | Gabrielle Tompkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the eve of April Fools' Day, a 29-year-old Pittsburgh man posted an ad on Craigslist Chicago offering "help with something this weekend" to any Chi...

Insurrectionism Goes "Mainstream"

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Far from protecting liberty, insurrectionism deprives American citizens of their freedom.

Gun "Nuts"

Bruce Tenenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Tenenbaum

Gun ownership by itself doesn't make someone nuts. It just seems that lots of people who are nuts like guns a little bit too much.

Have We Reached the Tipping Point on Guns?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

How many shootings do there have to be in the news before we wonder about the wisdom of allowing just about anyone to get a gun in America? Our gun culture is completely out of control.

Pittsburgh Suddenly On Cutting Edge Of Green Buildings

nytimes.com | CHRISTINE H. O’TOOLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Though the southwestern Pennsylvania metropolitan area is only the 22nd largest in the United States in terms of population, the city employed energy-...