rss logo Top Pittsburgh Area Local News Stories

Pirates name first-pitch thrower, anthem singer for Wild Card Game

The Pirates have issued reminders about parking, security policies and pregame events for fans attending Wednesday night's playoff game against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park.

Published: Wed, 07 Oct 2015 02:22:47 GMT

Rubio, Bush start to take the gloves off

The budding tension between the two Floridians running for president escalated on Tuesday as Marco Rubio defended his Senate record amid new attacks by Jeb Bush.

Published: Wed, 07 Oct 2015 02:22:20 GMT

Cat found with arrow through neck reunited with owner

A cat is found with an arrow through its neck in Penn Township, Westmoreland County. Police are trying to figure out who shot the animal.

Published: Wed, 07 Oct 2015 02:18:13 GMT

Car goes off 2nd Ave., lands on wall above Mon River

A crash leaves a vehicle at the edge of a hillside, just inches away from tumbling into the water in the Bluff area of Pittsburgh.

Published: Wed, 07 Oct 2015 01:08:35 GMT

'If you have a chance, take advantage:' Steelers turn to rookie kicker Boswell

Change has become so common in Pittsburgh that Chris Boswell's locker (the one Josh Scobee used) didn't have his number taped over it when he finished his first practice with the Steelers.

Published: Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:22:11 GMT

Unknown substance on city roads prompts hazmat response, investigation

The city of Pittsburgh wants help identifying whoever spilled a nearly 2-mile trail of a tar-like liquid on streets in the Perry South neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Published: Tue, 06 Oct 2015 22:14:54 GMT

Dogs attack woman dropping off mail at neighbor's house

A woman dropping off mail at a neighbor's house in Butler County was attacked by that neighbor's dogs Monday afternoon, state police said.

Published: Tue, 06 Oct 2015 22:00:46 GMT

Gov. Tom Wolf orders insurance companies cover the cost of 3D mammograms

An announcement Monday from Pennsylvania's First Lady means insurance companies must cover the complete cost of three-dimensional mammograms.

Published: Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:42:39 GMT

Springdale residents concerned pets are being poisoned

Residents in Springdale have taken to social media to report instances of their pets suddenly becoming sick and, in at least one case, dying after being poisoned.

Published: Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:39:50 GMT

Pittsburghers celebrate return of Buctober with downtown rally for Pirates

Buctober is here, and fans are getting pumped up. A downtown rally featured music, prizes and appearances by the Pirate Parrot, the Bucco Brigade and former players.

Published: Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:34:10 GMT