The statistic is shocking: drug overdoses kill more people in Westmoreland County than any other manner of death, besides natural causes.
Several agencies are investigating after an inmate was found dead in his prison cell in Waynesburg.
The mother of a toddler who drowned in a bathtub nearly a year ago, pleaded guilty to two charges Thursday.
Pittsburgh hospital officials say an older woman with an underlying medical condition has died and eight others have been so seriously sickened by the H1N1 flu strain that they require machine assistance.
Authorities say a Penn State University student died when he jumped from a parking garage in downtown State College.
City homicide detectives are looking into a death at UPMC Shadyside Hospital Monday night.
Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world’s most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
State police were searching for a man after a western Pennsylvania woman was shot at her home, while four children were also present.
An elderly woman who was injured when thieves stole her purse in Fayette County has died.
A suburban Pittsburgh girl, whose parents sued Target after a wicker storage trunk lid fell on her neck and left her disabled, has died.
A Bucks County resident is the state’s first person to die from West Nile virus this year, according to state officials.
The parents of a Slippery Rock University basketball player who died after an intense practice are suing the school and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, because their son wasn’t screened for the sickle cell trait that contributed to his death and because school officials allegedly didn’t do enough to help him after he collapsed.
Two women were arrested in connection with the shooting death of a party bus rider in March.
The family of a mental health patient at UPMC McKeesport who killed herself is speaking out.
Police say a man was found shot and killed by his son in Uniontown early Thursday morning.