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Groups, businesses in Allegheny County call for police accountability in shooting of Antwon Rose II

Signing the letter: Black Political Empowerment Project, Casa San Jose, Young Democrats of Allegheny County, Women and Girls Foundation. ...


As March Madness arrives, so does hint of more sports betting addiction

Legalization of sports wagering creates more opportunities for gambling entertainment, but also gambling problems. ...


Naming rights deal at Science Center keeps Fab Lab maker space growing

Carnegie Science Center lost Chevrons support of its Fab Lab, so BNY Mellon stepped in for a program that teaches ...


Man pleads no contest to causing fatal OD in first such case charged by Pittsburgh police

Darnell Stephens will be sentenced April 26 in connection with the March 22, 2017 overdose death of a Lackawanna County ...


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Does Your Mother Still Do Your Laundry

They swoop. They hover. They intrude. They won't or can't let go. And helicopter parents may be setting up their ...

Judge OKs sale of vacant Bristol Township schools - Bucks County Courier Times - Levittown, PA

Judge OKs sale of vacant Bristol Township schools Bucks County Courier Times Bucks County Judge Jeffrey Finley recently issued orders ...

Authorities Identify Pregnant Woman Found Dead In Allentown Canal

Kiara Senick's body was found in the water of the canal, shortly before 2 p.m. ...

Grant Hill: Making A Final Four Run Is About Limiting Distractions

Former Duke star and current CBS college basketball analyst Grant Hill knows a thing or two about making a deep ...

Water Back On For Dozens Of Residents Following Crescentville Water Main Break

Officials say an 8-inch water main ruptured near the 300 block of East Godfrey Avenue, around 3 a.m. Monday. ...

Creator Of Jelly Belly Launches CBD-Infused Jelly Beans

Cannabis confections are all the rage now that CBD oil is increasing in popularity. ...

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Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Trust in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...


Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...


Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...


Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...


Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...


Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...