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Franklin Regional suspect Alex Hribal temporarily leaving detention center today

The suspect in a mass stabbing at Franklin Regional High School is temporarily being allowed to leave the Westmoreland County Juvenile Detention Center on Wednesday.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:29:09 GMT

Fire destroys family-owned meat processing plant

A meat processing business that had recently been purchased by a young couple was gutted by fire early Wednesday morning.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:22:27 GMT

Threats prompt evacuations at Pittsburgh schools

For the second day in a row, threats are prompting precautions to be taken at three Pittsburgh Public Schools that share a campus in Brookline.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:14:51 GMT

ISIS video is counterpoint to Obama speech

The production is slick. The imagery: ominous. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is out with a new video from its Al Hayat Media Center.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:29:57 GMT

Pennsylvania Turnpike to Close Sept. 21 between Butler Valley and Allegheny Valley Exits

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) alerts motorists that the Turnpike (I-76) will be closed in both directions between the Butler Valley Interchange (Exit #39) and Allegheny Valley Interchange (Exit #48) starting at 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 20 until 5 a.m., Sept. 21.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:10:20 GMT

Priest on leave as feds probe Pennsylvania church

A parish priest has been placed on leave after federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials searched the rectory of a central Pennsylvania church and a private residence where he's listed as having a phone number.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:41:10 GMT

Feds: Pittsburgh-area man selling heroin supplies

Thirty-three-year-old Mayank Mishra, of Glenshaw, is due in court Wednesday on charges including criminal contempt of court and selling drug paraphernalia.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:38:52 GMT

31st Street Bridge Ramp Closures

PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight closures on the ramp from the 31st Street Bridge to northbound Route 28 in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Friday and Saturday night, Sept. 19-20 weather permitting.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:36:08 GMT

Birmingham Bridge Public Meetings September 17 in Oakland

PennDOT District 11, SAI Consulting Engineers and the Joseph B. Fay Company are hosting two public meetings to provide information on the Birmingham Bridge preservation project on Wednesday, Sept. 17.    

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:33:35 GMT

Heinz to start food production in Pittsburgh again

Heinz will resume food production in Pittsburgh for the first time since 2002, when the ketchup giant sold its production plant to Del Monte Foods.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:03:27 GMT