Stories tagged: pittsburgh
Sat., March 23, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
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, 8:30 a.m.
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, 3:17 p.m.
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, 8 a.m.
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, 11:45 a.m.
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, 7:22 p.m.
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, 11:45 a.m.
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, 12:41 p.m.
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, 2:49 p.m.
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, 5:04 p.m.
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, 4:54 p.m.
‘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, 8:11 p.m.
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, 12:21 p.m.
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, 10:47 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute spinoff FacioMetrics has been acquired by Facebook, the university said Wednesday.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 11:24 a.m.
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, 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.
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.
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 is testing a self-driving car on public streets in Pittsburgh.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
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 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 …