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Port Authority of Allegheny County is nixing a plan to make its light-rail system “cashless,” and with it, a controversial plan to use officers for fare enforcement. Only about 2 to 3 percent of T riders are not paying to ride the T, Port Authority staff found during the last few months, Port Authority CEO Katharine ...
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. -- A man sought by Allegheny County authorities in connection with a fatal crash last May was arrested Friday at a home in Johnstown. Authorities said Taylor Jefferson, 25, was taken into custody by U.S marshals at a home in the 1000 block of Sunday Street. The marshals said they were looking for a ...

Restaurant Row: Allegheny County Licenses 11 New Eateries. Did a new place open in your neighborhood? ... PITTSBURGH, PA - If you're looking for a new place to eat out, the Allegheny County Health department issued licenses to 11 new food establishments in March. Licensed were nine restaurants, ...
Allegheny County Police will withdraw some of the charges against two men whose dog attacked one of Pittsburgh's new police horses last week. According to a news release and a criminal complaint, mounted police officers from Allegheny County and Pittsburgh's new unit were participating in a ...
Rabies is transmitted by animal bites and scratches and is often fatal when left untreated, the health department said. The raccoon is the second rabid animal reported in Allegheny County in 2018, officials said. The other rabid animal was also a raccoon. In May, dog wardens in Allegheny County will being ...
The Allegheny County Health Department licensed 11 new eateries last month, including nine restaurants, a distillery, and a cheese shop. The eateries are: • Burn by Rocky Patel , 346 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh's North Side neighborhood: Cigar bar. • Stout , 690 Chauvet Drive, North Fayette: Gastropub ...

A new lawsuit over the Essure permanent birth control device has been filed in Allegheny County, adding dozens of plaintiffs to the thousands across the country who have already sued Bayer, claiming fraud and negligence in the marketing and monitoring of the product. The lawsuits allege that Essure is ...
KENNEDY TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Police in one Allegheny County community have issued a warning after a bobcat was spotted. Kennedy Township police issued a warning on their Facebook page about a bobcat seen in the woods by Windriver Drive.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald wants to raise nearly $114.5 million through issuing bonds to pay for the county's capital budget. The money will help fund two years of the capital budget. Fitzgerald will present the bond proposal to county council members at their meeting Tuesday.
Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker said Thursday that officials are doing more to hold air polluters accountable than ever before, and she pledged to do more. The statement was in response to the latest State of the Air report released Wednesday by the American Lung ...
Reis Run Road (Route 4022) between Rochester Road in Ross Township and Arndt Road in Franklin Park Borough. The roadway will close to traffic from approximately 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 to allow crews to continue slide clean-up work. Motorists can utilize Lowries Run Road to Mount ...
Two Allegheny County men damaged railroad signals and equipment during two days in November, according to a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday. William Curry Brown, 24, of Elizabeth and Brandon Edward Peck, 24, of Glassport are charged under a federal law dealing with“terrorist attacks and ...
The administration of Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald has submitted an ordinance to County Council to authorize a county-owned property at ... Allegheny County had previously sold former health department property on nearby Forbes where the Skyvue project and a new hotel are now.
Port Authority of Allegheny County has received a $3.6 million federal grant for new buses. The grant will pay for about seven 40-foot buses, said Port Authority spokesman Adam Brandolph. The money is from the Federal Transit Administration, the agency that typically provides funding for the authority's ...
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir tweeted out an aerial video of the portion of Route 30 in East Pittsburgh that dropped 40 feet down a hill early Saturday, April 7, 2018, as the result of a retaining wall collapse and landslide.
Allegheny County Election Board members reviewing provisional ballots cast in Tuesday's special congressional election were outnumbered Friday by 10 observers for the race's campaigns, the Republican and Democratic parties and the U.S. House of Representatives. “It's not unusual to see one or two ...
An Allegheny County councilman wants to get rid of a rule that requires council members to resign if they want to run for another public office. Bob Macey, D-West Mifflin, plans to introduce legislation Tuesday that would place a referendum on the Nov. 6 ballot to let voters decide whether the council's Home ...

The election review process for the closely watched 18th Congressional District race began Friday in Allegheny County. The Return Board started to examine the county's results from Tuesday's election, which appears to have been won by Democrat Conor Lamb by several hundred votes. "This is a ...
The Allegheny County Parks Department is seeking lifeguards for the upcoming pool season. Lifeguards must be at least 16, and must pass an aquatics test and background check, a county news release said.The pool season will run from June 2 through Sept. 3. The lifeguards are needed for the county ...
The Allegheny County Health Department issued licenses to 13 new eateries last month, including 10 restaurants, a bakery, a juice bar and a tea house, according to a news release. The new eateries are: • Poulet Bleu , 3519 Butler St., Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood: French restaurant from ...
Allegheny County elections officials refuted reports Wednesday of alleged irregularities in the 18th Congressional District special election held the day before — including the claim that voting machines at several polling places had technical glitches that supposedly switched some voters' choices in favor of ...
1812 Route 30, Janoski Family L.P. to Jeremy and Rachael Seibel, $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $37,312). 4 Trotter Lane, Michael Bohley to Irewole and Yetunde Olukoya, $395,000. 1248 US Route 30, Estate of Dallas Bush to Raceway Center Property LLC, $40,000. Moon Twp.
Flu-related complications claimed the lives of four more Allegheny County residents, the county Health Department said Tuesday. So far this flu season, 25 Allegheny County residents died of flu-complications, the health department said. This is more than triple the eight deaths from flu complications at this ...
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner is pushing for changes to county ethics rules in light of statewide reforms Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday at the Allegheny County Courthouse, and at least one county councilwoman is supporting the effort. The changes Wagner is suggesting include:.
Three Allegheny County men remained in custody Monday after their weekend arrests following a monthlong drug investigation by Mt. Pleasant Borough police. John Anthony Saban Jr., 25, of Garfield; Devon Joseph Mitchell, 22, of Turtle Creek; and James William Clarke, 25, of East Hills are accused of ...
Authorities say inmates at the Allegheny County Jail started a small fire Wednesday that injured two corrections officers, who were taken to a hospital to be treated for symptoms of smoke inhalation. In a news release, county officials said the fire broke out about 3:20 p.m. in a cell in Pod 6D. It was “believed ...
Allegheny County has hired a South Carolina law firm to explore whether the county should file a lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturers, distributors and prescribers to recoup public money spent as a result of the opioid crisis. The city of Pittsburgh also plans to hire the firm for the same purpose, ...
Two additional Allegheny County residents died of flu-related complications within the last month — bringing the total this season up to 21 — the county Health Department said Monday. Both decedents were men in their mid-60s. Health department officials were unsure whether the residents had ...
Brackenridge officials are applying for a $20,000 Allegheny County emergency grant to tear down a Ninth Avenue apartment house with a foundation that has collapsed twice. Gaping holes — large enough for someone to crawl into the basement — were visible last week on either side of the house at 948 ...
Parkway North lane closures to start Monday in Allegheny County. Tribune-Review | Thursday, March 8, 2018, 11:51 a.m.. Cars file into and out of the city on the Parkway North 279 on Monday,. Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review. Cars file into and out of the city on the Parkway North 279 on Monday, March 20, 2017.
“More than 10 feet of snow and nearly four inches of rain have fallen since the courses closed for annual maintenance on March 19,” a county news release said. The rain and snowfall have hampered maintenance of the North Park and South Park golf courses, the release said. Under these conditions ...
Several North Hills police departments, working under the team known as DANET, expect to arrest street and mid-level drug dealers accused of selling heroin, cocaine, prescription pills, methamphetamine and marijuana throughout the county, Springdale Township police Chief Mike Naviglia said.
Allegheny County has paid a $40,000 settlement to a former captain at the Allegheny County Jail who says he was fired for using the Family Medical Leave Act, according to a county document. In 2013, Daniel Troiano suffered a heart attack while working at the jail and was approved to take intermittent ...
PITTSBURGH, PA - Allegheny County homeowners pay higher real estate taxes than the national average, a new study has determined. Tax statistics curator ATTOM Data Solution's 2017 property tax analysis shows that nationally, homeowners paid average property taxes of $3,399 per home - an effective ...
8 Penn Center Blvd., PCW Lender Assoc. 8 L.P. to PCW8 Holdings LLC, $10 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $3,990,000). 6 Penn Center West Blvd., PCW Lender Assoc. L.P. to PCW6 Holdings LLC, $10 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $4,294,152). 8 Petrie Road, Estate of ...
Pittsburgh and Allegheny County officials are expected to announce Friday whether they will make public the bid they submitted to persuade Amazon to build its second headquarters here. Both Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald have signaled in recent days that ...
Pittsburgh and Allegheny County have appealed an order from Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records to make public the bid it submitted to Amazon for its second headquarters. The move will keep the bid and any related emails secret as the matter moves to Allegheny County Court. The city and county ...
Middlebrooks was arrested Thursday night and taken to the Allegheny County Jail. Pittsburgh's Action News 4 reporter spoke with the Mena's mother, who said she feels that in some sense "justice has been served." She also said that her son lived a hard life "that he didn't have to." It is not clear what led to ...
Most smelly airborne chemicals have no regulatory concentration limit, but in Allegheny County, there is a limit for hydrogen sulfide. The H2S standard is monitored by the Allegheny County Health Department and has been violated on average more than 50 times a year, over the past six years, at the ...
The brother of a Brighton Heights woman charged with killing their mother filed a lawsuit against Allegheny County and employees of the Pittsburgh-based Human Services Administration Organization. The lawsuit, filed Friday in federal court, alleges in February 2016 that Sommer Bernard, 39, of Brighton ...
12 new eateries are opening in Allegheny County. Theresa Clift | Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, 11:31 a.m.. Freshii is opening a store in the Union Trust Building at 501 Grant St.,. Freshii. Freshii is opening a store in the Union Trust Building at 501 Grant St., downtown Pittsburgh. The chain restaurant is known for affordable ...
Three more Allegheny County residents died of flu complications, health officials said Monday, bringing the total number of deaths to 14 this season. A male resident in his mid-90s died within the past two weeks and two female residents, one in her early 90s and one in her early 40s, died within the past ...
The Community Arts Center of Cambria County is continuing its efforts to celebrate the talents and accomplishments of the region. The fourth Craft Business Thursday @ Creator Square session will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Goldhaber-Fend Fine Arts Center, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department says someone in the county has been diagnosed with measles and may have exposed others. The person may have potentially exposed others to the measles after riding a Port Authority bus between Oakland and Squirrel Hill and visiting ...
U.S. Marshals are searching for an Allegheny County man who failed to report to federal prison to begin serving a sentence for his role in a child sex trafficking ring. Daniel Teed, 56, of Marshall, was sentenced in October to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of children. Authorities ...
PennDOT on Thursday morning lifted speed limit restrictions that had been in place on several major highways in Allegheny County because of winter weather conditions. The speed limit had been reduced to 45 mph on Interstates 79, 279, 376 and 579, as well Routes 22, 30 and 28. All speed limits were ...
Allegheny County's STD-HIV/AIDS Clinic will be closed until Wednesday while it moves operations to a new location in the Hill District. The current facility, located in Oakland, will close on Thursday. The county said services — including phone — will be unavailable until Wednesday, when the new location ...
Pittsburgh police have charged an Allegheny County Orphan's Court employee with witness intimidation and conspiracy for allegedly plotting with her jailed boyfriend to conceal money and pressure his wife to drop charges against him. Jennifer Busia, 41, of Collier faces four counts of felony witness ...
A faulty Workers' Compensation Appeal Board ruling cost Allegheny County taxpayers $14,750 and they can't get it back, the state Supreme Court ruled last week. The ruling comes in a section of the law designed to keep employers from filing frivolous appeals of an employee's benefit claim. In this case ...
An Amazon employee and her dog walk into a building at the company's Seattle headquarters. Local officials wanted to keep secret their proposal to attract the online retailer. Elaine Thompson / AP. Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records ordered the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County on Wednesday ...


 

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