Pennsylvania News from The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Energy companies still plan to shift away from coal
Michael Walton and Dillon Carr
The Bruce Mansfield Plant, in Shippingport, Beaver County, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, is FirstEnergy's largest coal-fired power plant." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=lm2IbRYZU7crtvbT15TUaM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuFxsQwZtTuS9c0eqmt1lfxWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Pennsylvania’s coal industry praised the first step by President Donald Trump toward killing the Obama administration’s signature anti-global warming regulation, even as energy companies said ...
Teen shot to death in parking lot at Linton Middle School in Penn Hills
Samson X Horne
Officers stand by at the scene of a deadly shooting at Linton Middle School in Penn Hills on Tuesday, March 28, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=QX_06$vv6kzk093vNaETqs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvMoOS3i0dcMw$XS81GTeN1WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">A 16-year-old Penn Hills High School student was found shot to death Tuesday afternoon in a parking lot outside of Linton Middle School in Penn ...
Tesla touts varied products, small-team approach to Carnegie Mellon students
Aaron Aupperlee
Andy Stevenson, of Tesla’s special projects division, speaks at Carnegie Mellon University during one of its Energy Week presentations. Tuesday, March 28, 2017. " src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=rKJm01GWSxpFzqjo$LxmIM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsKrQQRz1X07l_GqR8W81_8WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Tesla is going to roll out its Model 3 electric car this year, but it’s not the only thing on the minds of the company’s ...
Pittsburgh fire officials stress training in light of injuries in Wilkinsburg blaze
Bob Bauder
Pittsburgh Fire Chief Darryl Jones speaks during a press conference at the Fire Training Academy on Tuesday, March 26, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=ZdynRteDpJsCM9yLvaYSeM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvPiNMKMGaDAtequSp6zkKMWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Pittsburgh firefighter Frank Trabucco doesn’t know whether a lowering device would have saved him from a severe back injury when he was forced to bail ...
Allegheny County DA Zappala backs bid for return of mandatory minimum sentences
Chris Togneri
Allegheny County District Attorney Steven Zappala on Tuesday announced his support for House Bill 741, which would reintroduce mandatory minimum sentences for certain drug offenses and certain violent crimes. Also supporting the bill, and standing behind Zappala, were: Shaler Police Chief Bryan Kelly, state Rep. Dom Costa, Butler County District Attorney Richard Goldinger, Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone, and Baldwin Police Chief Michael Scott." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=jNprn3PZ24KcedFM3dzoU8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtt_ak3c1_XYAXVRsQK3syTWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Western Pennsylvania law enforcement officials on Tuesday joined colleagues from across the state to urge legislators to reintroduce mandatory minimum sentences for certain drug offenses ...
Wagner and Peduto clash over lead water line replacement
Theresa Clift
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner holds a news conference Tuesday morning to urge Mayor Bill Peduto to require PWSA to replace all lead lines." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=mTpt26V9FXX87MObImVOR8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvapFhCnLPW0Djrf_2mynUJWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">An Allegheny County elected official’s proposal to replace privately owned lead water lines in Pittsburgh met swift resistance Tuesday from Mayor Bill Peduto’s office, which ...
Penn Hills board member explains why sheriff’s deputies escorted him from school
Natasha Lindstrom and Mike Divittorio
School board member Donald Kuhn (second from left) reads a prepared statement about the warrant that was issued for his arrest when he missed a court date in which he was subpoenaed to testify." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=SSegMMZy17HvJKqyuzKyU8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtntcwjLq3anKMoBfSqZSvvWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Penn Hills School District board member Donald Kuhn Jr. said a judge has “lifted the contempt charge” filed against him last week for failing to ...
2 armed men invade Sheraden home
Natasha Lindstrom
" src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=xTAZ7ejnjmocHusWNniTys$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt7meZ5mw8V1qyxFrC6IDeHWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Two masked men armed with handguns broke into a Sheraden home early Tuesday, Pittsburgh police said. Investigators determined that two men forced their way into ...
Carnegie Robotics, Swift Navigation partner on precision GPS system
Aaron Aupperlee
Fergus Noble, left, CTO of Swift Navigation, and Chris Osterwood, CTO of Carnegie Robotics, pose for photos this week in San Francisco ahead of the announcement of a partnership between the two companies to create accurate, low-cost GPS systems for outdoor robotics for us in driving, farming, mining and other applications." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=MwDJc_ZJ6gVMdNnXm91emM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv1NmWIhX02XbqnbUc9g8cqWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">A Pittsburgh-San Francisco partnership could have a dramatic effect on the future of robotics designed to work outdoors. Carnegie Robotics and Swift Navigation, a GPS ...
On eve of national championship, chess grandmaster from Squirrel Hill ponders next move
Karen Price
Chess Grandmaster Alexander Shabalov speaks during an interview inside of his home in Squirrel Hill on Tuesday, March 21, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=dWI$ksfM20wsGWZVLf2KpM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvo5frAMvj2q43v5gHwPIRXWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Alex Shabalov is 49, which doesn’t seem too old to play chess. Yet as he has spent the past seven months preparing for the U.S. ...
Cannonballs discovered at construction site in Lawrenceville
Megan Guza
The scene of discovered cannonballs inside of a construction site in Lawrenceville on Monday, March 27, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=yDWJTOhuUFFwrMke7uIUFc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtUc$26uyyR9FokiSZXcVBeWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">At least 20 cannonballs must be removed from a construction site where workers unearthed them Monday in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood. Crews working construction on apartments ...
Keystone Oaks, teachers negotiating to avert Thursday strike
Tribune-Review
The Keystone Oaks Education Association is threatening to strike if a contract agreement is not reached by early Thursday. The union has been negotiating since ...
Pittsburgh’s financial overseer still wrapped up in record-keeping probe
Bob Bauder
Former Pittsburgh Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (ICA) executive director Henry Sciortino of West Chester." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=rcevxmPZ2ZNGW4RMPqSbI8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvolkYJmqnvwGy50q0FgidOWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">An investigation into the activities of Henry Sciortino, former head of the Pittsburgh Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, is delaying an audit of the agency’s books, an ...
‘Dance Moms’ star Abby Lee Miller quits show
Ben Schmitt
Abby Lee Miller enters the federal courthouse Monday June 27, 2016, Downtown to plead guilty to federal bankruptcy fraud and international money transaction charges." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=_Vl0tHXSK1DFk1Fs9lQSOs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuqW$mBv9a3Ar3FWKFqMDVJWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">If her Instagram account is reality, it’s curtains for “Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller. Miller, 50, took to social media Sunday night to announce ...
Uber self-driving fleet to return to Pittsburgh streets Monday
Aaron Aupperlee
A self-driven Volvo SUV owned and operated by Uber Technologies Inc. is flipped on its side after a collision in Tempe, Arizona, U.S. on March 24, 2017. Courtesy FRESCO NEWS/Mark Beach/Handout via REUTERS" src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=18bPQcMiGR5FBbWpjW7Jvc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYurpuIdVDAMpXNxGqlGOqX9WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Uber’s fleet of self-driving cars were scheduled to be back on Pittsburgh’s streets by the end of the day Monday, an Uber spokesman told the ...
Peduto proposes spending $700K to secure summer jobs for youths
Bob Bauder
Pittsburgh is taking steps to fund its summer youth employment program in case the Community Development Block Grant that has supported the program is eliminated ...





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