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Police: Buffalo Wild Wings robber says mom has cancer

A 19-year-old man is arrested after allegedly robbing the sports bar and restaurant on Business Route 22 in Wilkins Township.

Published: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:05:30 GMT

Wolf says deal on higher taxes needed to avoid steep spending cuts in Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf is warning of steep cuts on education spending and higher borrowing costs if he can't get lawmakers to support higher taxes to pay for bad budgeting practices he inherited.

Published: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:03:06 GMT

Amtrak passenger train derails; four injured

An Amtrak passenger train has derailed in Northfield, Vermont, and emergency personnel are responding, the company said on its Twitter account.

Published: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:02:17 GMT

Hulton Bridge shuts down for two weeks

The bridge over the Allegheny River has closed while crews work to realign roads to the new span that's being built to replace it.

Published: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:43:53 GMT

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to offer liquor lottery

The LCB will offer a lottery to let Pennsylvanians have a fairer shot at buying pricey, limited-quantity liquors. Customers can register online.

Published: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:33:10 GMT

Many new restaurants are open in Allegheny County

Looking for a different place to try? Here is the Health Department's monthly list of new restaurants that are open for business.

Published: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:26:04 GMT

Bomb threats shut down GetGo gas stations

Police in Pittsburgh and two western suburbs are investigating bomb threats that forced gas stations to evacuate and briefly close Monday.

Published: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:12:04 GMT

Part of roof collapses during Unity Township fire

Part of a roof collapsed during a house fire in Unity Township, Westmoreland County on Monday morning.

Published: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:44:03 GMT

Parkway West weekend work ends; nightly closures continue this week

PennDOT is announcing inbound (eastbound) overnight closures on I-376 (Parkway West) every night from Monday-Thursday, Oct. 5-8. Here's the detour route.

Published: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 04:06:49 GMT

Nightly closures of outbound Fort Pitt Tunnel scheduled this week

PennDOT says construction work will shut down the outbound tunnel every night from Monday through Thursday (Oct. 5-8). Here's the posted detour route.

Published: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 04:01:55 GMT