• By Post Gazette   -   May 28, 2018

    INVESTIGATORS TIE A RUSSIAN GRU OFFICER TO THE 2014 DOWNING OF MH17 IN UKRAINE

    WASHINGTON - A mysterious man wanted in connection with the deadly downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 appears...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 28, 2018

    CREWS RESCUE PEOPLE AND BUILDINGS COLLAPSE AS TORRENTIAL FLOODS HIT OUTSIDE BALTIMORE

    Crews were engaged in multiple water rescues and buildings collapsed in historic Ellicott City on Sunday evening as flood waters raged...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 28, 2018

    LINE BREAK DISRUPTS WATER FOR LIBERTY, LINCOLN, AND GLASSPORT

    Liberty, Lincoln, and Glassport boroughs were facing low to no water pressure after a water main burst Sunday afternoon, according...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    PWSA TO OFFER WATER FILTERS FOR HOMES WITH HIGH LEAD TEST RESULTS

    Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority customers who find elevated lead in their tap water will be eligible soon for a free extra: a...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    BULLPEN BLOWS LEAD AS PIRATES LOSE SERIES TO CARDINALS

    In his first three starts of the season, Jameson Taillon looked like the Pirates' staff ace. In his next seven starts, the results...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    PITTSBURGH-AREA VETS GREETED BY WARMTH, HANDSHAKES AT D.C. MEMORIALS

    WASHINGTON - The handshakes came across the generations and through tears that had been welling up since World War II.

    World
  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    SELECT CITY STREETS BECOME PLAYGROUNDS DURING OPENSTREETSPGH

    Tens of thousands of people congregated in the city Sunday for a recreational festival that connected participants to Pittsburgh's...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    BROKEN WATER MAIN SEND WATER CASCADING DOWN BEECHVIEW STREET, FILLS MAN'S BASEMENT

    A water main ruptured about 8:00 a.m. Sunday in Beechview, sending water cascading down a steep roadway and filling at least one house...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    HOW OFTEN WILL AUSTIN MEADOWS PLAY? 'SEVEN OUT OF 10 DAYS'

    Clint Hurdle won't call it an outfield rotation, and he doesn't refer to it as a platoon. Instead, he says the Pirates have a “plan”...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    MARINE CORPS VETERANS FINISH MEMORIAL DAY 100 RUN ON THE NORTH SHORE

    Thirty-seven runners ended the Memorial Day 100 Run at the World War II Memorial on the North Shore on Sunday morning. Most were United...

    World, Running
  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    BUDGET BATTLE BREWS AS TRUMP THREATENS ANOTHER SHUTDOWN

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide...

    Donald Trump, Congress
  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    BRIAN O'NEILL: PVT. JOHN NAUJOKITIS OF HOMESTEAD, WHO GAVE HIS ALL IN WWI

    A five-by-eight inch telegram bearing this date arrived at the Naujokitis home at East Third Avenue in Homestead 100 years ago:

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    BACKCHANNEL WITH 'DRACULA' HELPED FREE UTAH MAN IN VENEZUELA

    WASHINGTON - A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed “Dracula”...

    Travel, Republicans
  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    'IT GAVE ME A LITTLE SPARK' - CIRCLES SHARPSBURG HELPS A MAN GET HIS FEET ON THE GROUND

    Months after burying his mother in 2014, Brian Markunas was free of caretaking, but it had been his life, his 24/7 job for 3½ years...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    AMONG THE MANY VETERANS GRAVES, THESE MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS' STORIES ARE NOT FORGOTTEN

    His monument at Allegheny Cemetery says he fought in some of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War including Antietam in 1862, with...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    PENNSYLVANIA GOP SENATE CANDIDATE LOU BARLETTA NEW TARGET OF CONSERVATIVE GROUP

    WASHINGTON - In an unusual political twist, a major conservative group is taking aim at U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, the Pennsylvania Republican...

    Republicans, U.S.
  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    THE NEXT PAGE: THE SQUIRREL HILL POETRY WORKSHOP, 40 YEARS OF VERSE AND VERVE

    The Squirrel Hill Poetry Workshop will celebrate its 40th birthday on June 6, and you're invited. Festivities will take place from...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    PITTSBURGH CAPA, WOODLAND HILLS WIN BIG AT 2018 GENE KELLY AWARDS

    Nasir Butler of Pittsburgh CAPA and Johanna Loughran of Oakland Catholic High School are headed to New York City after winning the...

  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    SCHOOLS GO INCREASINGLY DIGITAL, BUT THERE'S STILL A NEED FOR PAPER

    School districts often boast about their latest digital initiatives. Sleek devices and flashy technology in classrooms abound, depending...

    Technology
  • By Post Gazette   -   May 27, 2018

    HAVING GROWN CLOSE OVER THE YEARS, DOWNTOWN YMCA'S 5 A.M. CROWD IS SAD TO SEE THEIR WORKOUT SPOT CLOSE

    When Robert Peoples got assigned the early morning housekeeping shift at the Downtown branch of the YMCA in January 2013, he was a...