Bronze Plaque Honoring Fallen Soldiers Unveiled At City-County BuildingThe City-County Building now has a bronze plaque honoring soldiers from Allegheny County who were killed in action during the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and the Middle East. The plaque was unveiled at a ceremony Saturday morning.
Lawmakers Hope To Make Assisted Suicide Legal In Pa. Those who have experienced the painful deaths of loved ones understand why Brittany Maynard wants to end her life on her own terms in Oregon, as she recounts in her own video about the pills that will take her young life before the brain cancer does.
Allegheny County Senator: 'I'm Gay, Get Over It'A Pennsylvania state lawmaker made it public that he's gay while at a news conference with other Democrats to urge passage of legislation that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the state's hate crime law.
Hundreds Rally Against UPMC, Call For ChangeSeveral local politicians were joined by hundreds of demonstrators Saturday to Rally against healthcare provider UPMC.
Cyber Indictment Refuels Funding DebateThe indictment of former PA Cyber CEO Nick Trombetta on charges of fraud and theft of more than $8 million dollars in tax money re-fuels an old debate.
New Garden In Larimer Aims To Help Contain Storm WaterThe ribbon cutting opened a garden that will do much more than beautify the corner Larimer Avenue and East Liberty Boulevard.
Sheetz’s "Free My Beer" Website Effort To Get Right To Sell Beer It's the newest Sheetz to open in this region -- in Bethel Park -- and like most Sheetz stores, it offers gasoline, meals to order, lots of snack foods and plenty of drinks.
Sen. Ferlo Drops Out Of Mayoral RaceCiting the need to finish out his four-year Senate term, Pennsylvania State Sen. Jim Ferlo on Friday announced he was dropping out of the race for Pittsburgh mayor.
7 Democrats File To Run For Mayor Of PittsburghTuesday marks the deadline for candidates to file their petitions to run for mayor of the city of Pittsburgh.
Jack Wagner Running For MayorIt’s official, there will be another candidate for Pittsburgh Mayor in the Democratic primary.
State Sen. Jim Ferlo’s Statement On WPAHS-Highmark BreakdownState Sen. Jim Ferlo's full statement on the West Penn Allegheny Health System-Highmark situation.
State Sen. Ferlo Supports Kennywood's Revised Alcohol PlanState Sen. Jim Ferlo is backing off his criticism of Kennywood's plan to sell beer.
State Sen. Criticizes Company Targeting Elderly, Disabled Because George Weimer is disabled, he qualifies for a rent rebate and the staff at State Senator Jim Ferlo's office is happy to help him fill out the forms. But in the past few weeks about 400,000 elderly and disabled Pennsylvanians have gotten a solicitation in the mail offering to get them that rebate for a $39 fee.
Debate Over State Liquor Store Privatization Heating UpThe debate is heating up over whether or not to privatize Pennsylvania’s state liquor store system. The lawmaker who is the latest to put a proposal on the table, and another lawmaker who is absolutely opposed, squared off during Friday’s taping of the KD-PG Sunday Edition.
Pennsylvania Lawmaker Wants To Tax Plastic Bags