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Judge denies appeal in cyanide poisoning death case

A judge has rejected a defense appeal to overturn the verdict or grant a new trial to a former western Pennsylvania medical researcher convicted in the cyanide poisoning death of his neurologist wife.

Published: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:11:34 GMT

Three arrested at Bethel Park Walmart

Three men in two separate incidents were arrested Wednesday at the Walmart on Library Road.

Published: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:47 GMT

Grandmother of toddler found alone in cold could get charge dropped

A woman was arrested after her 2-year-old granddaughter was found alone, wandering outside in the cold in Bloomfield.

Published: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:34:31 GMT

Stranger at restaurant leaves gift card for family struggling with cancer

Kelly and Mike Bauman walk into the Penn Hills Eat'n Park expecting to have lunch and go home. Instead, their day is changed by someone they never met before.

Published: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:27:04 GMT

Student accused of secretly recording nude videos in Carnegie Mellon showers

A Carnegie Mellon University student accused of shooting secret videos of people nude in the showers at a campus dorm is facing criminal charges and has been kicked out of school.

Published: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:21:56 GMT

ATF joins McKeesport fire investigation at would-be strip club

Allegheny County's fire marshal expects a lengthy investigation after flames cause the roof to collapse at an old restaurant leased more than a year ago, which was to be turned into the Saints and Sinners club.

Published: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:04:16 GMT

Hospital patients now use fingerprint scanner for check-in, records

Monongahela Valley Hospital has introduced new technology that it says protects against identity theft and allows a speedier check-in process.

Published: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:57:01 GMT

Some charges dropped against teacher who expressed 'deep love' for girl, 11

More than 2,400 text messages were sent between a child and a teacher who expressed a "deep love" for each other and talked at times about the woman adopting the girl and taking her away from home and being "on the run," Pittsburgh police say.

Published: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:51:46 GMT

Hillary Clinton's outside world is moving in

For the last two years, Hillary Clinton has had a small army of energetic supporters -- outside of her official office -- organizing, strategizing and promoting a possible presidential run.

Published: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:43:24 GMT

Teen charged with killing friend, taking selfie with body, heads to trial

The parents of a Jeannette High School student were in court for his hearing Wednesday and said Maxwell Morton never meant to shoot Ryan Mangan.

Published: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:40:34 GMT