Allegheny County Executive
In addition to the flights coming and going on the runways of Pittsburgh International Airport, Allegheny County is looking at the economic potential of leasing tens of thousands of empty acres for shale gas drilling.
The man who is accused in the shooting death of a local police officer was hospitalized with a serious medical condition this week and that meant his trial had to be delayed.
Police estimated the crowd at the IBEW Union Hall on Pittsburgh’s South Side at 500 Tuesday night as Democrats gathered to celebrate what they hoped were victories in the election.
A sign language interpreter is receiving overnight fame in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. She’s been by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s side throughout the entire storm, keeping the hearing-impaired community informed. And back here in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald used a sign language interpreter for the first time on Monday.
Superstorm Sandy made landfall Monday evening in New Jersey, and as the storm tears across the northeast, Pennsylvania remains under a statewide disaster emergency.
With a slow, steady rainfall throughout the day, City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County officials say they are preparing for whatever the storm might bring our way.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Rich Fitzgerald live at the Spaghetti Breakfast.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says he has an easy and accessible plan to allow every registered voter in the county to obtain voter identification.
Authorities say an Allegheny County police officer has reportedly died from injuries he suffered in an accident early Saturday morning in Westmoreland County.
It is a busy weekend in Pittsburgh, which means increased traffic. Officials are hoping to avoid a repeat of last weekend when trolley riders were stranded or forced to board packed trains.
The judge who ordered the Allegheny County reassessments is expected to decide today if the rollout should be delayed.
Judge R. Stanton Wettick issued a ruling early this afternoon that Allegheny County must use the 2012 property assessment values.
The new year begins a new term of office for Rich Fitzgerald and Corey O’Connor.
The Allegheny County Council passed a 21 percent increase in property taxes. The vote went along party lines, 11-4.
Allegheny County Council Democrats proposed a 1 mill property tax increase Monday, part of an effort to curb the effects of $50 million in service cuts.