Stories tagged: pittsburgh
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
Authorities say two cranes have arrived to remove a city bus partially swallowed when a sinkhole opened during morning rush hour in downtown Pittsburgh.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building, turning it into what they hope will be a “center for …
Sat., March 23, 2019
Shots were fired overnight through the office window of the attorney for a white police officer acquitted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, and several hundred people …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018
John Pogachar doesn’t want a brand name, a hashtag or even a credit. He just wants love – in big, bold white letters on an eye-grabbing red backdrop.
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018
Social-media site Gab.com, which became an internet outcast after one of its racist users was arrested in the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, is back online thanks to the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018
The three congregations attacked at a Pittsburgh synagogue will gather for a joint service Saturday, while a prayer vigil is planned outside their desecrated worship space to mark the time …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
The anti-Semitic truck driver accused of gunning down 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal charges that could put him on death row.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday, four days after 11 people were killed and six wounded in the deadliest attack on …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid homage Tuesday to each of the 11 people slain in the worst instance of anti-Semitic violence in American history. As the …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
Tanner Rosenthal’s 90-year-old grandmother normally leaves early to help set up for weekly Shabbat services at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue. Fortunately, she was running behind Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was released from a hospital and turned over to federal authorities for a court appearance Monday on charges he killed 11 people …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
The suspect in the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue expressed hatred of Jews during the rampage and told officers afterward that Jews were committing genocide and that he wanted …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018
President Donald Trump mourned the dead and forcefully condemned anti-Semitism Saturday after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead. But faced with another national tragedy, he …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018
‘Horrendous anti-Semitic brutality’: Israel decries synagogue massacre, sends official to Pittsburgh
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was “heartbroken and appalled by the murderous attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue” after a gunman killed at least 11 people and injured six …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018
A gunman who’s believed to have spewed anti-Semitic slurs and rhetoric on social media barged into a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday and opened fire, killing 11 people in one of …
Wed., July 25, 2018
Uber has taken the first step toward relaunching its self-driving cars on Pittsburgh-area streets four months after a fatal accident involving one of the cars in Arizona.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute spinoff FacioMetrics has been acquired by Facebook, the university said Wednesday.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
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
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
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
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
Uber is testing a self-driving car on public streets in Pittsburgh.