News


West Jefferson Hills removes D'Alessandro as board's first vice president

Board President Anthony Angotti said Shauna D'Alessandro shared a report from a private session and didn’t share information from a meeting.


Inbound Liberty Tunnel to be closed overnight

The closure will start at 8 p.m. and end by 6 a.m. Thursday, PennDOT said.



 Palestinians gather in the streets of Gaza City on Tuesday to celebrate the long-term truce agreed between Israel and the Palestinians.

Israel and Hamas agree to a cease-fire

The deal brokered by Egypt put both sides back where they were at the end of fighting in 2012.



Pittsburgh ranks among worst for frequency of crashes

An Allstate insurance report shows Pittsburgh was 187th among the 200 largest U.S. cities for safe driving.


World


10 Russian paratroopers captured in Ukraine

It made for an awkward summit Tuesday evening between the presidents of the two big nations.



1,400 children sexually exploited in northern English city

It was a damning account of “collective failures” by Rother­ham authorities to prevent victims as young as 11 from being beaten and raped.


 
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State


Ex-FBI director Louis Freeh injured in Vermont car crash

In 2011, Penn State hired Mr. Freeh to examine the handling of child sex abuse complaints involving football coach Jerry Sandusky.



Environmentalists raise concerns about gas line under French Creek

The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has proposed a 3.1-mile, 30-inch pipe to carry natural gas under the creek near the New York border.


 

Portfolio


Raves: Grushecky’s music can offer inspiration not to ever give up

Joe Gru­shecky’s voice is, and al­ways has been, a voice to be reck­oned with!



Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Pittsburgh couple's route to dream lifestyle is global house-sitting

Some people have dream jobs, some have dream vacations. You would be lucky to have both, but dreams are all about interpretation.


 

Early Returns


Biden heads to Pittsburgh

Vice President Joe Biden will be in Pittsburgh Thursday for a private fund-raising event. An official of the Democratic National


Corbett, Wolf campaign in Pittsburgh

After the groundbreaking ceremony for Consol Energy's new Marcellus shale extraction site at Pittsburgh International Airport,



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