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Governor declares state of emergency in Baltimore

Chaos and violence erupted on the streets of Baltimore late Monday as protesters clashed with police, several of whom were injured.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:28:07 GMT

Plum students protest, ACLU stands down after district responds

Some students protested outside Plum High School on Monday in response to what they say is a violation of their right to free speech while police continue to investigate allegations of sexual relationships involving teachers and students.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:06:43 GMT

School scandals driven by technology that parents never grew up with

Parents have been warned after four local teachers were charged since February with having inappropriate relationships with their students.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:05:01 GMT

Volunteer fire departments not always volunteer

In the past 30 years, the number of volunteer firefighters in Pennsylvania has dropped from 300,000 to about 50,000. Some departments are responding by trying to be more like their paid counterparts.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:10:46 GMT

Woman gives birth outside Wendy's in Squirrel Hill

"She didn't even know she was pregnant," says the manager of a Pittsburgh restaurant whose parking lot a baby was born Monday morning.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:06:23 GMT

Drug overdose antidote available to anyone in Westmoreland County

Lifesaving overdose antidotes are now available to any adult at two pharmacies in Westmoreland County. Naloxone, the generic version of Narcan, can essentially reverse an overdose after a person OD's on opioids, like heroin, methadone or most painkillers.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:43:48 GMT

Man rescued from trench on Carson Street

A technical rescue was launched Monday evening to free a man from a trench in an area of West Carson Street that is under construction in Pittsburgh.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:27:47 GMT

Arbitration sought to settle UPMC-Highmark squabbles

Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania attorney general want the courts to force UPMC and Highmark into arbitration to settle lingering disputes between the two rivals.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:45:04 GMT

I-376 Parkway West overnight closures continue this week

PennDOT is announcing overnight closures and single-lane restrictions on Interstate 376 in Scott Township and Rosslyn Farms, Carnegie and Green Tree boroughs will occur Monday-Thursday nights, April 27-30 weather permitting.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:36:59 GMT

Rare baseball card of legendary Pirates shortstop Honus Wagner sells for $1.32 million

A baseball card of legendary Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Honus Wagner from 1909 to 1911 has been sold for the winning amount of $1.32 million in online bidding.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:31:41 GMT