- In disarray in December, resilient Pittsburgh in Cup Final Updated: May-27-16 2:20 am
PITTSBURGH - During his first day on the job in mid-December, Mike Sullivan looked around the Pittsburgh Penguins' dressing room and saw a couple of MVPs, a handful of All-Stars and millionaires in abundance.
- Penguins top Lightning 2-1 to advance to Stanley Cup Final Updated: May-27-16 12:31 am
PITTSBURGH - The hours before the biggest game of Bryan Rust's life were restless. The nap he tried to sneak in never materialized. The Pittsburgh Penguins forward's mind was simply too busy.
- Steelers moving forward without suspended WR Martavis Bryant Updated: May-26-16 7:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - When Darrius Heyward-Bey heard about Martavis Bryant's one-year suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the elder statesmen among the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers sent his talented but erratic teammate a note.
- Stamkos returns for Lightning in Game 7 against Penguins Updated: May-26-16 7:51 pm
PITTSBURGH - Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos picked an interesting time to make his 2016 playoff debut.
- Diamondbacks squander chances in 8-3 loss to Pirates Updated: May-26-16 6:13 pm
PITTSBURGH - Facing Pirates ace Gerrit Cole, the Arizona Diamondbacks gave themselves plenty of chances to break the game open and grab a win.
- Harrison's 2-run double helps Pirates top Diamondbacks 8-3 Updated: May-26-16 5:43 pm
PITTSBURGH - Josh Harrison let an illness hold him out of the starting lineup, but didn't let it stop him from being a big part of a Pirates win.
- Hospital, family agree to $1.35M settlement in mold death Updated: May-26-16 4:52 pm
PITTSBURGH - The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has agreed to pay $1.35 million in a settlement to the family of a woman who died during a mold outbreak at the hospital, according to court records.
- Man convicted of killing lawmaker's 2 sisters gets life term Updated: May-26-16 4:30 pm
PITTSBURGH - A man convicted of killing two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole after a jury deadlocked on whether he should get the death penalty.
- 1 pleads, 1 balks to Pennsylvania heroin overdose deaths Updated: May-26-16 3:51 pm
PITTSBURGH - One Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to supplying fentanyl-laced heroin that resulted in at least two overdose deaths, but his co-defendant balked at a scheduled plea and opted to stand trial instead.
- Target announces settlements amid civil trial over stabbing Updated: May-26-16 1:14 pm
PITTSBURGH - The retailer Target announced Thursday amid a civil trial that it has settled several lawsuits stemming from the stabbing of a 16-year-old girl inside one of its stores.
- The Latest: Target settles lawsuits tied to girl's stabbing Updated: May-26-16 1:04 pm
PITTSBURGH - The Latest on lawsuits linked to a girl's stabbing in a Pittsburgh Target store (all times local):
- Arrest in shooting that killed 1, wounded 1 near Pittsburgh Updated: May-26-16 12:06 pm
BRENTWOOD, Pennsylvania - Allegheny County police have arrested a man they say killed one man and wounded another while both were in a car in the Pittsburgh suburbs.
- Ex=Pennsylvania prep star Herb Pope facing bank robbery case Updated: May-26-16 7:53 am
PITTSBURGH - A former western Pennsylvania high school basketball star whose legal troubles likely kept him from the NBA will appear before a federal judge in Pittsburgh today on charges he robbed two banks earlier this year.
- Plate umpire Guccione leaves Diamondbacks-Pirates game Updated: May-25-16 7:47 pm
PITTSBURGH - Home plate umpire Chris Guccione left after the first inning of Wednesday night's game between Arizona and Pittsburgh after taking a foul tip to the mask.
- What a circus: Clowns beg lawmakers not to ban animal shows Updated: May-25-16 4:31 pm
PITTSBURGH - A public hearing on a proposed wild-animal entertainment ban that would keep circuses and similar shows out of the city ended up being a circus of sorts, complete with clowns who begged the City Council not to enact the measure.
- School head gets 2 days to mull leave in teacher-sex scandal Updated: May-25-16 2:57 pm
PLUM, Pennsylvania - A district superintendent in suburban Pittsburgh has two days to consider taking paid leave while the school board investigates how he handled reports of inappropriate sexual relationships between teachers and students.
- Judge: US man charged in Uganda counterfeit plot could flee Updated: May-25-16 1:26 pm
PITTSBURGH - An American deported from Uganda and charged in a massive counterfeiting scheme is a major flight risk and will remain jailed until he stands trial, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled.
- The Latest: Bail denied for man charged in counterfeiting Updated: May-25-16 1:18 pm
PITTSBURGH - The Latest on bail being denied for a man deported from Uganda and charged in counterfeiting scheme in that nation (all times local):
- Pirates' Vogelsong dealing with multiple facial fractures Updated: May-24-16 10:06 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong remained hospitalized with swelling and multiple facial fractures on Tuesday, a day after the veteran took a 92 mph fastball to the head from Colorado pitcher Jordan Lyles.
- Steelers RB Bell believes Bengals targeted him Updated: May-24-16 7:07 pm
PITTSBURGH - Le'Veon Bell considers the first injury of his NFL career - a sprained foot in a preseason game three years ago - a freak accident.
- Pitt RB James Conner grateful as cancer goes into remission Updated: May-24-16 6:00 pm
PITTSBURGH - James Conner's spring - much like that of former Pittsburgh teammate Tyler Boyd- included a phone call that changed his life.
- Cops: Pennsylvania girl, 15, gone after playing horseshoes Updated: May-24-16 1:14 pm
PARKER, Pennsylvania - State police say they're searching for a 15-year-old Pennsylvania girl reportedly last seen after she went into come woods to retrieve a horseshoe she tossed there during a game.
- Company: Highway damaged by pipeline blast to reopen Friday Updated: May-24-16 12:36 pm
GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania - The company that owns an underground natural gas pipeline that exploded into a massive fireball last month says a western Pennsylvania highway damaged in the blast should reopen by Friday.
- 19th century murder scandal subject of new exhibit, book Updated: May-24-16 12:20 pm
UNIONTOWN, Pennsylvania - Nicholas Dukes was a Uniontown attorney, newly elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, when he wrote a letter in December 1882, insulting the virtue of his fiance, Lizzie Nutt, to her father as he broke off their engagement.
- Man takes proposed $125k deal in police beating, lawyer says Updated: May-24-16 3:27 am
PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh man's lawyer says his client has accepted a $125,000 settlement more than six years after the man - who is black - says three white police officers wrongfully arrested him and then beat him.