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Bags of dead cats found in house as rescue efforts continue

Dozens of living cats have been removed from a Pittsburgh home after neighbors reported a terrible odor to police.

Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 19:06:36 GMT

Fired employee kills 1 in Texas

A former employee opened fire Wednesday at a transportation center in Texas, killing one person before turning the gun on himself, the sheriff said.

Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 18:23:10 GMT

Pittsburgh firm aims to preserve century-old business legacy

Jim Wholey may be called president of the family business that's been selling fish and other fresh food for more than a century, but he finds such corporate titles "irrelevant."

Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 17:45:52 GMT

1 bicyclist in critical condition, 2nd hit by SUV on Penn Avenue

An accident investigation team is looking into an overnight incident where two bicyclists were apparently struck by a vehicle.

Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 17:32:40 GMT

Crash sends car airborne, killing high school students

A car hits two embankments and a telephone pole, going airborne and rolling over along the way, before crashing into a stone wall along Route 119 in Georges Township, Fayette County.

Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 16:39:30 GMT

Teen convicted in shooting near Brashear High School gets long prison sentence

None of the victims actually saw Anjohnito Willet, and one person who originally said he did see the teen fire shots contradicted that statement on the witness stand.

Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 16:34:39 GMT

Facebook friend steals elderly woman's $78,000 life savings

State police are trying to track down a Washington County woman's Facebook friend who stole her money in a scam that lasted several months.

Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 15:34:17 GMT

Aeropostale files for bankruptcy, will close 113 stores

The clock has run out on a longtime fixture in Western Pennsylvania malls. Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale filed for bankruptcy Wednesday after losing money for 13 consecutive quarters.

Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 15:01:44 GMT

Skull found in state forest in Western PA is human

The skull was found in a wooded area of Forbes State Forest. A Mercyhurst forensics team will try to learn more about the person's age and gender, and if there was any trauma.

Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 12:08:49 GMT

Sheetz holding open interviews for 400+ jobs in Pittsburgh area today

Sheetz is looking to fill over 400 Pittsburgh area positions in May, according to the gas and convenience chain's website.

Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 12:00:24 GMT