Former Pa. Rep. Keith Rothfus eyes GOP bid for U.S. Senate

BY: - December 3, 2021

The western Pa. pol told NBC News on Tuesday that he is considering starting a campaign.

Pgh author David Garrow on helping to exonerate two men convicted for killing Malcolm X

BY: - December 2, 2021

'You don't need a Ph.D., you don't need a faculty appointment, you don't need a Pulitzer Prize to do really important, really path-breaking work,' the author said.

Six ways to give back to Pittsburghers in need this holiday season

BY: - November 29, 2021

The holiday season is a time to be charitable, and there are scores of specific ways to donate in Pittsburgh this winter.

Pgh NAACP slams ‘lack of transparency’ in probe of Black man who died in police custody

BY: - November 22, 2021

Jim Rogers died Oct. 14 after being tasered by a police officer. Activists want answers -- and accountability.

What the $1.2T infrastructure bill could mean for Amtrak expansion in Pa.

BY: - November 16, 2021

The Keystone State could see 15 new train round trips under Amtrak’s 2035 Vision Plan.

AlleCo Port Authority to allow e-bikes on Pgh-area transit vehicles with new pilot program

BY: - August 30, 2021

This pilot policy does not apply to the Duquesne Incline, which is run by a private company, not the Port Authority.

Why are some Pittsburgh industries seeing persistent labor shortages?

BY: - August 18, 2021

Economists say Pittsburgh’s demographics are likely playing a part in the lack of workers

Hall of Famer Josh Gibson’s record-breaking home run to be memorialized in Monessen

BY: - July 22, 2021

Negro Leagues star Josh Gibson died before Major League Baseball broke the color barrier. He's finally getting his due from his home state.

Pgh to get e-scooter pilot program thanks to provision included in the state budget

BY: - July 4, 2021

E-scooters are ridden while standing, and typically travel the speed of cyclists. They are different from electric mopeds (like Scoobi) and electric-assist bikes, aka e-bikes.

Two large air pollution sources will soon be offline. Will Allegheny County’s air quality future be as clean as it can be?

BY: - June 25, 2021

Pittsburgh consistently ranks as one of the worst regions for air quality in the U.S., usually matching the smoggy cities of California’s central valley.

Allegheny Co. studying feasibility of multi-use trail along the Turtle Creek Valley

BY: - June 16, 2021

The goal is to connect the Westmoreland Heritage Trail in Trafford to the Great Allegheny Passage, leading to Downtown Pittsburgh and beyond.

Alle. Co. DA Zappala faces calls for resignation from fellow W.Pa Democrats

BY: - June 6, 2021

By Ryan Deto PITTSBURGH — Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala has faced significant fallout for an email he sent in May to his deputy prosecutors forbidding them from offering any plea deals to the clients of a well-known Black lawyer who five days prior criticized Zappala’s office for being “systematically racist.” The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for […]