To applause from Penn State University’s board of trustees, Dr. Eric Barron, accompanied by his wife Molly, was unanimously elected Penn State’s 18th president.
The President of the Meadows Racetrack and Casino died Friday.
Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.
In his only television interview since the season ended, Steelers President Art Rooney II talked about missing the playoffs for the second year in a row and many of the issues that contributed their second straight 8-8 record.
“It was emotional,” Pittsburgh’s mayor-elect Bill Peduto told KDKA political editor Jon Delano on Monday afternoon.
Nelson Mandela made one visit to Pittsburgh back in 1991. But one local man has a very special connection to Mandela.
President Barack Obama says a nuclear deal with Iran is an “important first step” toward addressing the world’s concerns over the Islamic republic’s disputed nuclear program.
An aide to former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she was approached by a firm helping Penn State look for a new president but she was not interested, a newspaper reported Friday.
Penn State’s Board of Trustees says several tentative settlements have been made with men who claim they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Hold on to your seats: White House Down could be the action event of the summer.
What initially started as a trailer in the Passavant Hospital parking lot in the North Hills is now home to 5,600 students each semester.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out over his handling of the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a survey released Sunday.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Vicente Fox, former President of Mexico, about Mexican-US relations, immigration, drug trafficking, and his coming visit to Pittsburgh.
The Obama administration says automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week would mean less money for Pennsylvania’s schools, military, environmental protection, and drug treatment.
Here’s a round up of some of Tuesday’s top news stories from the KDKA Afternoon News.