Joe King

Musicians + Sports: How The Fray (Barely) Survived Super Bowl XLVIIIThis year's Super Bowl was a particularly bitter pill for Broncos fans to swallow. Denver band The Fray was no exception.
Gov. Corbett Keeps Pittsburgh Under Act 47, Angers City UnionsGov. Tom Corbett went to Mayor Bill Peduto's office on Thursday to deliver news that Peduto wanted to hear -- the state will not yet remove the city from its Act 47 distressed status.
New Recruits Could Help With Runaway Overtime At Pittsburgh Fire BureauAt the Pittsburgh Fire Academy, 28 recruits -- training to become firefighters -- are drilled in all aspects of fire suppression.
Pittsburgh Fire Bureau Overtime To Hit All-Time RecordThe job can be dangerous and difficult for sure, but you might be surprised to find out that of the city's top 100 paid employees last year, more than half were firefighters, each making more than $115,000.
City Shelling Out Over $1 Million A Month In Firefighter OvertimeThey're the city's top earners - police officers, paramedics and firefighters - and by working long hours of overtime, they're making more than the mayor and any chief or department head.
Pittsburgh Firefighters File Lawsuit Against CityFirefighters have filed a collective lawsuit against the City of Pittsburgh. Lawyers said some are working 90-hour weeks and are not being paid appropriately.
Increased Parking Rates Not Helping City's Pension FundIf you park in the city, you know that the rates have gone up as city parking taxes have gone to bail out its grossly underfunded pensions. But even that added burden turns out not to be enough to set the pensions right.
City Council Votes Down Mayor's Parking Plan