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Cease-fire between Hamas, Israel starts

A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas started Saturday morning as diplomats worked to create a longer truce in the conflict that has killed more than 900 people -- mostly civilians. The cease-fire started at 8 a.m. Saturday (1 a.m...

Published: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:57:16 GMT

Rockies rout Pirates in series opener

Charlie Morton was pitching a good game Friday night at Colorado -- but then it all fell apart for the Bucs in the seventh inning.

Published: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:57:58 GMT

Report blames pilot for Hawaii helicopter crash that killed Pittsburgh newlyweds

The likely cause of a Molokai helicopter crash that killed all five people aboard was the pilot flying too close to the mountains during inclement weather, the NTSB determined in a final report published Friday.

Published: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:47:00 GMT

Steelers: No new contract for Roethlisberger this year

Art Rooney II says the Steelers are putting off a lengthy -- and certainly lucrative -- extension for Ben Roethlisberger so they can focus on improving their roster after missing the playoffs.

Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:54:44 GMT

Penn-Trafford teacher charged with inappropriately texting student

"In our opinion, those text messages were very inappropriate and in fact criminal," the Penn Township police chief says.

Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:54:23 GMT

DA demands Pittsburgh police change photo lineups

The district attorney wants police to change how they show witnesses photo lineups of suspects. Two men who say they were wrongly identified have sued.

Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:54:18 GMT

City Deli serves its last meal in Pittsburgh

City Deli was a staple for years in the Koppers Building downtown, but the husband-and-wife ownership finally decided to close its doors.

Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:54:03 GMT

Councilman's wife arrested, charged with dealing drugs

Police say an informant bought oxycodone from Kelly Mae DeDominicis on multiple occasions.

Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:37:58 GMT

Pilot, 83, in critical condition after plane crash

An experimental plane crashes Friday while trying to land at a small airport, not far from the Grove City Premium Outlets.

Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:32:32 GMT

Man admits shooting roommate, claims self-defense

Les Anderson says his cuts are proof that he was being hit and in fear for his life when he grabbed a gun and fired. State police are investigating the shooting.

Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:17:43 GMT