Penn National Applies For First Pa. Sports Betting LicensePenn National Gaming is the first casino operator in Pennsylvania to apply for a license to offer sports betting in the state, now that regulators cleared it to begin.
Security Guards Enter Wage Negotiation Talks As Possible Strike LoomsDozens of security guards rallied in Downtown Pittsburgh Thursday as they fight for better salaries and a new union contract.
Ground Broken On New Wexford Hospital, One Focus To Be On Women's HealthA groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday for a new hospital that will bring a wide range of services to the North Hills.
Tribune Media Calls Off $3.9B Buyout By SinclairTribune is withdrawing from its $3.9 billion buyout by Sinclair and it's filing a lawsuit against it, citing breach of contract.
Brookstone Files For Bankruptcy Protection, To Close All Mall StoresBrookstone filed for bankruptcy and will close its remaining 101 mall stores.
Yelp To Include Health Grades In Restaurant Scoring ProgramOpinions are mixed as Yelp is set to soon start adding a health score to its online restaurant reviews.
City Council Approves UPMC's Request For Vision, Rehab Hospital UptownIn the end, the vote to allow UPMC to build a vision and rehabilitation hospital adjacent to Mercy Hospital in Uptown was anti-climactic.
British Airways Announces New Pittsburgh-London Non-Stop FlightOfficials have announced a new non-stop international destination from Pittsburgh International Airport.
Independent St. Clair Hospital To Add $142M Expansion Project To Its CampusConstruction is already underway in the Mt. Lebanon-Scott Township area for a $142-million expansion of St. Clair Hospital that serves tens of thousands of people in the South Hills and beyond.
Mayor Unveils New Youth Summer Job Program By Working At McDonald's Drive-ThruMayor Bill Peduto worked at a local McDonald's drive-thru today to promote a new program that aims to help young people find summer jobs.
Mayor Peduto Supports Secrecy, Defends Latest Court Appeal To Keep Amazon HQ2 Bid SealedThe refusal of officials to make public their special incentives for Amazon to locate its second headquarters in Pittsburgh has prompted repeated protests.
Rivers Casino, 8 Others Apply For Online Gambling LicenseJust under the wire, the Rivers Casino ponied up $10 million for an online casino gaming license, a new way to play the slots, table games, and poker without going to a casino.