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'Skin-and-bones' dog found in garbage can

"It's hard to say you've ever seen anything much skinnier," a humane officer in Westmoreland County says about a dog found in the trash.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:55:01 GMT

Death penalty sought for trooper ambush suspect

A survivalist accused of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper is found in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a long manhunt that rattled the nerves of area residents.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:48:22 GMT

Nation torn on returning Ebola workers

Nurse Kaci Hickox says it's her right to roam outside her home, but leaders in Maine warn she could be a threat to public welfare.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:23:05 GMT

Pens Dethrone Kings

Pittsburgh went 2 for 6 with the man advantage, including two first-period goals that put the Kings on their heels.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:04:51 GMT

Woman found slain in home next to baby

Neighbors say the mother and her child moved in months ago and were rarely seen. State police have asked the Pittsburgh homicide squad for assistance.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:31:35 GMT

5 Cal U. football players charged in 'violent incident'

"Our hearts and our prayers go out to the victim, his family and his friends. All else pales in comparison," says a statement from the school.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:25:28 GMT

Town official: Halloween back on as manhunt ends

The end of a search for suspected police killer Eric Frein means local children will celebrate Halloween with traditional trick-or-treating after all.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:55:36 GMT

Trooper has more surgery after being hit by SUV

A state trooper was hit by a car Wednesday night in East Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, police said.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:23:19 GMT

Polamalu's Polynesian Luau

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is known for a frenetic, give-it-all style of play. His wife, Theodora, points out that much of how he plays can be traced back to his Samoan heritage.

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:50:55 GMT

Anti-violence activists charged in vicious attack

Two "Stop the Violence" organizers allegedly beat a colleague so severely that he was left unconscious in critical condition at a Pittsburgh hospital.

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:55:27 GMT