Stories tagged: Pittsburgh
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
Pittsburgh zoo euthanizes baby elephant with feeding issues
A Pittsburgh zoo says a baby elephant that had a feeding tube inserted to help it gain weight has been euthanized.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Groomsman jailed in sexual assault of 15-year-old bridesmaid
A 29-year-old groomsman has been jailed for sexually assaulting the 15-year-old bridesmaid he escorted at a Pennsylvania wedding.
Sun., June 11, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
Cities need state help to meet Paris climate goal
Despite Trump’s decision to withdraw, U.S. cities could achieve about 36 percent of the total greenhouse gas emissions reductions required to meet America’s share of the goal international leaders set …
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
4 ordered to trial in beating death of Somali cab driver
Four men have been ordered to stand trial in Pennsylvania in the death of a Somali immigrant cab driver in Pittsburgh.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
110 pounds of African drug khat seized at Pittsburgh airport
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have seized 110 pounds of an African drug being shipped through Pittsburgh International Airport.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:53 a.m.
Man who stole $1.4M to pay online romance scam faces prison
A man federal prosecutors say was victimized in an overseas, online romance scam faces sentencing for stealing more than $1.4 million from two Pittsburgh-area companies whose funds he controlled.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
PPG planning 1,700 global job cuts
PPG on Friday said it plans a broad cost-cutting program throughout its global operations that will generate annual savings of between $120 million and $130 million.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ends 24-year print edition run
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review newspaper printed its last edition and has laid off 106 workers as it transitions into an online-only publication.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Facebook buys Pittsburgh-based facial analysis software firm
Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute spinoff FacioMetrics has been acquired by Facebook, the university said Wednesday.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 11:24 a.m.
Pittsburgh’s Tribune-Review to become online-only newspaper
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review newspaper plans to stop its print edition Nov. 30 and offer an online-only publication in a reorganization that will also require 106 layoffs, its publisher announced Wednesday.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Kennametal to slash 1,000 jobs
Kennametal, a Pittsburgh-based industrial tool maker that Monday reported a loss for the second consecutive year, is cutting 1,000 jobs, or about 8 percent of its global workforce as part …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
Dump truck smashes through Pittsburgh FBI gate, but no terror suspected
A dump truck driver from Ohio purposely crashed his vehicle through the security gate of the FBI’s offices in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, injuring himself but no one else, an agency …
Sun., June 12, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins beat San Jose Sharks 3-1 for 4th Stanley Cup title
SAN JOSE, Calif. – A turnaround season for the Pittsburgh Penguins ended with Sidney Crosby once again holding the Stanley Cup. Crosby set up Kris Letang’s go-ahead goal midway through …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
Uber testing self-driving car in Pittsburgh
Uber is testing a self-driving car on public streets in Pittsburgh.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Detective names suspect in cookout ambush that killed 6
A Pittsburgh man arrested a third time on drug and weapons charges stemming from a police search three years ago is a suspect in a cookout ambush last month that …
Tue., March 22, 2016, 6:54 p.m.
Jamie Dixon introduced at TCU
Jamie Dixon is back at TCU, and the Horned Frogs are hoping their former player can provide a lot more winning moments for the program that has struggled in the …
Mon., Dec. 28, 2015, 6:32 p.m.
Keenan Reynolds leads Navy over Pitt 44-28 in Military Bowl
Keenan Reynolds wrapped up his record-setting college career at Navy in spectacular fashion, running for three touchdowns and throwing for another Monday to lead the Midshipmen past Pittsburgh 44-28 in …
Fri., Dec. 11, 2015, 6:07 p.m.
Michael Young leads Pittsburgh to easy win over EWU men
Michael Young scored 21 points and Pittsburgh shot 50 percent from the field in a wire-to-wire 84-51 victory against Eastern Washington on Friday.
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 7:33 p.m.
Gonzaga-Pitt game called at halftime due to unsafe court conditions
The Gonzaga-Pittsburgh season-opening basketball game Friday lasted one half before officials called it off due to unsafe court conditions.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 3:09 p.m.
For traveling Zags, it’s time to play basketball
When opening the college basketball season nearly 6,000 miles from home at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Butler in Okinawa, Japan, Xs and Os share time with the bigger picture.
Tue., Nov. 10, 2015, 4:47 p.m.
Trip of a lifetime for Gonzaga basketball team
Gonzaga will open the college basketball season with the longest and most unique road trip in program history.
Sat., Jan. 3, 2015
Houston scores 29 fourth-quarter points to stun Pitt
FORT WORTH, Texas – Houston quarterback Greg Ward had just thrown his third touchdown in a flurried comeback that included two recovered onside kicks in a row to get the …
Sat., Nov. 15, 2014
GU looks forward to game next season in Japan
Gonzaga will open the 2015-16 college basketball season with a road game like no other in program history. The Bulldogs will face Pittsburgh on Nov. 13 in the Armed Forces …
Mon., Nov. 10, 2014
Gonzaga basketball team to play in Armed Forces Classic in Okinawa
Gonzaga will face Pittsburgh in the Armed Forces Classic next November at a U.S. Marine Corps base in Okinawa, Japan, The Spokesman-Review has learned. The game will likely be the …
Sun., Nov. 9, 2014, 12:09 p.m.
Gonzaga basketball team to play in 2015 Armed Forces Classic in Okinawa
Gonzaga will face Pittsburgh in the Armed Forces Classic next November at a U.S. Marine Corps base in Okinawa, Japan, The Spokesman-Review has learned.
Fri., Dec. 27, 2013
Freshmen lead Pittsburgh to bowl victory
DETROIT – The way James Conner and Tyler Boyd played in their first postseason game, it’s no wonder Pittsburgh coach Paul Chryst is excited about next season. With a pair …
Sat., July 27, 2013
Shock question tiebreaker formula
The National Conference playoff picture, thought to be settled last week, has been called into question. If Arizona wins on the road against Iowa tonight, the Rattlers are undisputed West …
Sat., July 27, 2013
Strong second half propels Shock over Power
The wake-up call took 30 minutes to reach the Spokane Shock. Spokane overcame one of its worst halves of the season by dominating Pittsburgh in the second half en route …
Fri., July 26, 2013
Shock want to enter playoffs on high note
Head coach Andy Olson believes Spokane is playing its best football of the Arena Football League season. That takes some doing, considering the Shock had just two turnovers – both …
Wed., July 24, 2013
With playoff spot set, goal is to continue momentum
The rust versus rest debate isn’t as applicable to the Arena Football League as some other sports. Teams don’t have much depth to begin with and can only suit 20 …