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Blatter says he will take responsibility

FIFA's newly re-elected chief, Sepp Blatter, has wasted no time in pointing the finger at the United States and Europe over the corruption allegations that overshadowed the soccer body's annual congress and threatened to derail his presidential bid. I...

Published: Sat, 30 May 2015 12:07:53 GMT

Woman dies, kids flown to hospital after school van crash

A woman dies at the scene of a collision that injured three children and an adult passenger in the school van she was driving Friday in Indiana County.

Published: Sat, 30 May 2015 05:44:41 GMT

Autopsy results released in death of missing Dormont man

A body found near train tracks above the Station Square area is that of Ronald Yancoskie, who was last seen in downtown Pittsburgh after a Pirates game, police say.

Published: Sat, 30 May 2015 05:13:05 GMT

Strong storm hits quickly, causes damage

A severe thunderstorm blew through the Pittsburgh region early Friday evening, packing enough strength to cause heavy damage in some areas.

Published: Sat, 30 May 2015 05:10:05 GMT

Kenny Chesney concert guide: Everything you need to know

Parking lots will open later than usual, in hopes of cutting down on trash and rowdy behavior. Here is the city of Pittsburgh's official list of guidelines and restrictions for Kenny Chesney's The Big Revival Tour at Heinz Field on Saturday.

Published: Sat, 30 May 2015 04:31:33 GMT

ISIS fighter was trained by State Department

An ISIS fighter who calls for jihad in a new online video was trained in counterterrorism tactics on American soil, in a program run by the United States, officials tell CNN.

Published: Sat, 30 May 2015 01:14:27 GMT

State wins court order in UPMC-Highmark fight over Medicare

Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane are hailing a court decision that they sought to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two Pittsburgh health care giants.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 22:56:41 GMT

Foster child, 4, recovering after miracle liver donation

The foster child known only as Jamie is recovering at Children's Hospital days after a stranger donates part of his liver for transplant.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 22:52:18 GMT

New kind of stink bug seen in Pennsylvania

Inspectors have found a new pest -- the rice stalk stink bug -- in a shipment of pineapples at a Philadelphia port.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 22:38:52 GMT

At least 11 cats removed from filthy Brookline home

Humane officers wore hazmat suits and carried nets as they rounded up cats living in a Pittsburgh woman's house with urine and feces throughout the building.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 22:25:41 GMT