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Poll: Trump, Carson hold onto top 2 spots

Donald Trump and Ben Carson are settling into their respective first- and second-place spots at the top of the GOP field of presidential candidates while Hillary Clinton continues to nearly double her closest rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Published: Sat, 10 Oct 2015 04:46:14 GMT

Ethics inquiry into Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice's emails cites new revelations

The agency that prosecutes allegations of judicial misconduct in Pennsylvania says it's opened another investigation into the role of Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin in the exchange of explicit or otherwise inappropriate emails.

Published: Sat, 10 Oct 2015 00:59:58 GMT

High school coach under fire for dog fighting allegations

Because of dog fighting allegations against him under investigation by state police, Aliquippa School District boys high school basketball coach Nick Lackovich has been suspended without pay from his job as a Beaver County probation officer.

Published: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:51:20 GMT

High school football adding 2 classes; some WPIAL rivalries will be lost

Football and other sports in Pennsylvania will look a lot different when schools move into new classifications. Some championship games won't be played at Heinz Field.

Published: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:47:01 GMT

Five arrested in prostitution stings at expensive downtown hotel

Police say a woman who met with a detective at the Westin Convention Center was getting calls to her cellphone during her arrest, with the caller ID displaying the name "Daddy Loyal."

Published: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:36:17 GMT

Murrysville police searching for crooks who smash car windows, steal purses at parks

PNC Bank surveillance video captured images of a woman who police want to question as they continue to search for thieves who are smashing windows of vehicles at soccer fields or parks and stealing valuables.

Published: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:36:01 GMT

'I brought shame upon the ministry:' Big drug bust made in Wilkinsburg

Police converge on a home Friday, leading to a SWAT situation and the seizure of over 1 kilo of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, money and guns, authorities say.

Published: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:34:02 GMT

Cop accused of hitting man takes deal for lesser charge

A former police officer in Fayette County agrees to never again work as a cop in return for his guilty plea to a reduced charge that he violated the civil rights of a man he threw to the ground and hit.

Published: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:28:30 GMT

CDC looking at different sources for fungal infections in UPMC transplant patients

The mold investigation at UPMC is shifting to Atlanta, where CDC investigators will finalize their report on the infections linked to the deaths of three transplant patients.

Published: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:48:20 GMT