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Security lapses lead to shakeup at top of Secret Service

Julia Pierson, the first female director of the Secret Service, resigned Wednesday in the aftermath of a fence-jumper gaining access to the White House on September 19 and a subsequent congressional inquiry uncovering other security lapses.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:12:33 GMT

Legos all grown up: Local man rebuilds Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning in miniature

Josh Hall was reintroduced to his childhood toy as an adult. His Cathedral of Learning won a contest, and he needs your support for Lego to mass-produce a kit.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:01:10 GMT

Hunting banned, tourism down in manhunt zone

After finding bombs in the woods, police have a message for Eric Frein: "You are clearly stressed. You are making significant mistakes."

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:06:42 GMT

Former medical worker charged with forging Oxy prescriptions

A former doctor's office employee is facing charges she forged more than 100 prescriptions for $240,000 worth of oxycodone pills.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:03:57 GMT

Theft charges against Pittsburgh homicide detective dismissed

Detective Michael Reddy had been accused of taking an envelope full of cash from a 7-Eleven store. His lawyer says the detective planned to turn it in at police headquarters.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:41:27 GMT

Judge believes teen killer changed, reduces his sentence

"I am nothing like the monster I was:" A Pittsburgh man who could cook crack and load a gun by age 10 gets his life sentence reduced by a judge who believes he has changed his ways.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:22:38 GMT

Pirates announce tonight's starting lineup

Here is the starting lineup and the 25-man roster for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL Wild Card Game against the San Francisco Giants.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:58:24 GMT

Safety concerns prompt Parkway West closures

A rash of crashes and one worker being hit in a work zone have prompted PennDOT to plan full closures of inbound and outbound lanes of Interstate 376 near Carnegie for construction work.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:32:00 GMT

Sparks fly at 2nd Corbett, Wolf campaign debate

A lively debate between Gov. Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf became tense Wednesday as Wolf sought to assign blame for budget deficits and struggling schools while Corbett tried to frame Wolf as the candidate who will favor unions over taxpayers.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:09:44 GMT

Baby hit by hunter's bullet will survive, but be blind

Stefanie Iverson says her son Shayne was 6 days old when a gunshot came through their window, hit the infant in the head and exited through the eye socket, missing his brain.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:55:27 GMT