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Nearly 300 missing after S. Korean ferry sinks

Rescue boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to find almost 300 passengers, including scores of high school students, missing after a ferry sank off the southwest coast of South Korea.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:30:30 GMT

Death of ex-energy lab director ruled suicide

The death of a former National Energy Technology Laboratory director who had been indicted by a grand jury has been ruled a suicide.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:55:38 GMT

Franklin Regional students go back to class today

Students plan to gather in prayer and in support of one another on the football field at the Murrysville high school where classes are resuming Wednesday, one week after a mass stabbing.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:48:41 GMT

Obama, Biden headed to Western Pa. to announce money for job grants

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will visit a CCAC facility to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs that could help people land well-paying jobs.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:41:42 GMT

Wrestling event at California University will salute U.S. troops

Salute to the Troops will include a full U.S. military guard, a public oath ceremony for new and re-enlisting members of the armed forces, and six wrestling matches.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:08:28 GMT

Franklin Regional parents run to raise money for stabbing victims

Three parents from the Franklin Regional School District are using the Boston Marathon to raise money for victims of a mass stabbing at the school.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:45:40 GMT

Franklin Regional High School open to families, students

Franklin Regional High School held an open house of sorts on Tuesday, allowing students and parents a chance to visit before classes resume on Wednesday for the first time since a mass stabbing.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:44:22 GMT

South Fayette student to fight wiretapping charge for recording bullying

An attorney for an alleged bullying victim, who is charged with wiretapping because he taped the bullies, is fighting back on behalf of the family.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:39:30 GMT

Reds stop Cole's win streak, beat Bucs

Reds hurler Mike Leake doubled and scored in the third. He hit his third career homer in the sixth off Cole, who had won his last six starts.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:40:48 GMT

New Heinz owners offer buyouts to all Pittsburgh workers

"If they're just offering it to Pittsburgh, it sounds like something other than a corporate culture change," says a business professor who predicts the region will lose jobs.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:37:11 GMT