Officials with a western Pennsylvania nuclear power plant and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission say an “unusual event” report was spawned by a false fire alarm.
A man who helped fly cocaine from California to Pittsburgh will spend 20 years in federal prison in a scheme that unraveled when he lost track of a carry-on bag containing more than 40 pounds of the drug.
Pittsburgh-area disc jockey “Porky” Chedwick, who became a regional institution by promoting black R&B artists in the late 1940s and 1950s, has died. He was 96.
A southwestern Pennsylvania couple goes on trial this week in the beating death of a four-year-old boy 2Â½ years ago.
A federal judge has reversed himself and decided that a Russian-born college student accused of building bombs in his central Pennsylvania apartment will remain jailed until trial.
Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania governor squared off Friday night for their first debate since the release of polls showing Tom Wolf as front-runner.
Investigators in western Pennsylvania say nearly 15 pounds of pure, uncut heroin was seized from the Pennsylvania Turnpike in western Pennsylvania earlier this month.
The Somerset will be placed into service on Saturday during a commissioning ceremony in Philadelphia, where it’s been docked for nearly a week.
The hospital network is working with the Internal Revenue Service and other federal investigators to determine the scope of the scam.
A federal judge in Harrisburg imposed the sentence Wednesday after 53-year-old Christine S. DeJuliis of York County pleaded guilty to mail fraud and tax evasion charges.
A three-alarm fire has leveled an apartment building under construction in eastern Pennsylvania.
A female bald eagle nesting in a Pittsburgh neighborhood has laid a third egg, likely the last of the season.
Defense attorneys say jurors from another county should be brought in to hear the homicide case of a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of having poisoned his neurologist wife.
The potholes are so bad in one western Pennsylvania town that the county transit agency is rerouting buses.
An Erie, Pa. man whose body was found more than a day after he went missing died from exposure.
Former Pittsburgh police chief Nathan Harper has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiring to create an unauthorized slush fund.
The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating allegations that a number of municipal police officers from western Pennsylvania cheated on recent exams.
Two deer found themselves in a sticky situation Monday.
Police in western Pennsylvania are investigating the death of a 12-year-old girl accidentally run over by a sport utility vehicle.
Chevron says crews have capped a southwestern Pennsylvania gas well that exploded and caught fire earlier this month, killing a worker.