County Officials Weighing Disincorporation Proposal To Help Struggling MunicipalitiesOfficials and state representatives joined Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald Thursday morning, to explain a report that would help municipalities struggling financially.
Mayoral Race Wide Open With Ravenstahl Out With Mayor Luke Ravenstahl no longer a candidate, the 2013 mayoral race is wide open.
Onorato Criticized For Move To Private SectorOnce outgoing Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato leaves office, he will move into the private sector to work for Highmark. He’s taking criticism for the move.
Development Coming To Former Braddock Hospital SiteThe site of the former UPMC Braddock Hospital is now empty, but that's changing soon. On the old hospital parking lot, Trek Development will start construction this summer of a flex-office building.
Allegheny County Council Passes Property Tax IncreaseThe Allegheny County Council passed a 21 percent increase in property taxes. The vote went along party lines, 11-4.
Q&A Tuesday: Rich Fitzgerald Supports Tax IncreaseWith a vote scheduled for Tuesday afternoon that will determine the fate of a proposed 1 mill property tax increase, Allegheny County executive-elect Rich Fitzgerald stops by the KDKA studios for Q&A Tuesday with Mike Pintek.
County Property Assessor Suspended Without PayA few weeks back, KDKA Investigator Andy Sheehan told you about county assessor Joan Marie Morgano, who is charged with cashing 25 checks from the treasury of a publicly-funded assessor's organization which she served as president.
Sources: Dan Onorato To Take Job With Highmark County Executive Dan Onorato is moving on. The KDKA Investigators have learned Onorato will be taking a job with Highmark.
Cancellation Of TVs Upsets Inmate AdvocatesResponding to the public outcry, County Executive Dan Onorato stopped the purchase of top of the line Sony Bravia high definition flat screen TVs for the jail, but not everyone is applauding.
County Executive Vows To Take Action After TV Purchase At JailAllegheny County Executive Dan Onorato says he was unaware of the purchase of 40 flat-screen TVs for inmates at the Allegheny County Jail until our story aired Monday night. He vowed to take action.
Onorato Not Giving Up Battle Over ReassessmentsAllegheny County Dan Onorato has just a few months left as county executive and he jokes that he is leaving office just as he started it eight years ago -- fighting against what he calls the unfair reassessment of Allegheny County property owners.
Homeland Security Official Talks About Ground Zero ResponseDan Ibbs ifrom DMORT-WMD which is part of the Homeland Security department that deals with the identifying of the deceased.
Grandson Of Eugene 'Jeep' DePasquale Mulls Run For Auditor GeneralIn an interview with KDKA Political Editor Jon Delano, the 39-year-old Democrat says he's considering a run for State Auditor General next spring.
New Help Available To Stave Off ForeclosureAs the foreclosure rate continues to climb in Pennsylvania, homeowners now have some extra help to stay in their homes via a federally-funded emergency home loan program.
Onorato Urges Gov. Corbett To Veto Washington Co. Moratorium BillGovernor Corbett should veto a bill that gives Washington County, but no other county, a moratorium on property reassessment. That is what Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato said in an interview Friday.