Pittsburgh

Zoo: Wild dogs killed boy, 2, who fell in exhibit

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The head of the Pittsburgh Zoo says a medical examiner has concluded that a toddler who fell into an African painted dog exhibit was killed by the animals, not by the fall. […]

11/05/2012

Wild dogs kill 2-year-old at zoo (video)

A mother’s attempt to give her two-year-old son a better view of wild African dogs turned into a tragedy at the Pittsburgh Zoo after the boy fell into the exhibit and was killed by a […]

11/05/2012

Costumed girl mistaken for skunk, shot

  FREEDOM, Pa. (AP) — Police say a costumed 9-year-old girl was accidentally shot outside a western Pennsylvania home during a Halloween party by a relative who thought she was a skunk. New Sewickley Township […]

10/21/2012

Pittsburgh negotiators new to Facebook wrinkle

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh police negotiators say they had never dealt with a hostage taker who communicated publicly on Facebook before they convinced a man to surrender after he did just that last week. And […]

09/25/2012

Steelers defense ragged in loss to Oakland

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Steelers will have plenty of time to think about Sunday’s stunning collapse against the Oakland Raiders. Pittsburgh heads into its bye week smarting over a 34-31 defeat in which it […]

09/24/2012

Man holds hostage in Pittsburgh high-rise; posts on Facebook

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh’s police chief says authorities are negotiating with an armed man who has taken a hostage in a downtown office building. Police say the man entered the high-rise sometime after 8 a.m. […]

09/21/2012

Weekend events scheduled at Flight 93 Memorial

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Flight 93 National Memorial in southwestern Pennsylvania is holding four days of special programs leading up to the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. On Saturday at 1 p.m., a […]

09/06/2012

'Flashdance' to dance on Broadway next summer

NEW YORK (AP) – Dig out those leg warmers and headbands – “Flashdance” is coming to Broadway. Producers said Tuesday that the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit movie about a working-class Pittsburgh girl with […]

09/04/2012

Sheen doubles donations to Reds fund

(AP) – Actor Charlie Sheen, a lifelong Cincinnati Reds fan, has pledged to donate $50,000 to the team’s Community Fund, matching the amount broadcaster Marty Brennaman raised for charity in return for having his head […]

08/06/2012

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