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Pittsburgh budget avoids tax increase, boosts road paving to decade high

Updated less than a minute ago Pittsburgh's 2018 budget proposal increases general government spending 3 percent, maintains current tax rates and dedicates the most money in more than a decade to fixing streets, bridges and buildings. Mayor Bill Peduto's office on Friday submitted a $555 million

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-09-22 16:15:50

FBI reviewing violent Pittsburgh arrest on Facebook video

The FBI is reviewing a violent arrest recorded by a bystander and posted to Facebook, which has one Pittsburgh officer involved on temporary desk duty. The FBI says Friday it's trying to determine whether a civil rights violation potentially occurred during Tuesday night's arrest of 47-year-old Dani

WTAE.COM - 2017-09-22 18:58:00

[WATCH] Cop on Desk Duty After Violent Arrest of Ravenna Man by Pittsburgh Police Officers

A Ravenna man who traveled with his wife to a Roger Waters concert in Pittsburgh this week ended up pinned to the pavement and beaten by police. The incident occurred after Daniel Adelman, 47, stepped outside the PPG Arena to smoke a cigarette and saw two Pittsburgh police officers - working off dut

FILMINGCOPS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:53:21

Amazon might come to Pittsburgh...Will it bring more jobs for Blacks?

In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photo, the Amazon logo is displayed at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. Amazon announced Thursday, Sept. 7, that it has opened the search for a second headquarters, promising to spend more than $5 billion on the opening. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, F

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 19:01:18

Peduto touts Pittsburgh flexibility in bid for Amazon headquarters

Whether it's Downtown with other businesses nearby or in an area they build up as their own, Pittsburgh's mayor said the city plans on giving Amazon plenty of options in its bid, something he and the county executive believe is unique to Pittsburgh. On Amazon's website, there is no shortage of optio

WPXI - 2017-09-22 20:52:13

Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 Injury Report: Marcus Gilbert And T.J. Watt To Miss Bears Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will once again be without a full complement of players when they take on the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sept. 24. The Steelers announced that starters Marcus Gilbert and T.J. Watt will miss Sunday's game. This is the third consecutive week that the Steelers will be wi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 01:37:00

Katy Perry brings "Witness: The Tour" to Pittsburgh

Katy Perry, the singer-songwriter known for such hits as "I Kissed a Girl" and "California Gurls," brought her "Witness: The Tour" to Pittsburgh last night. Here are City Paper photo intern Jake Mysliwczyk's photo highlights from Perry's show at PPG Paints Arena.

PGHCITYPAPER.COM - 2017-09-23 21:01:56

Waynesburg U. grad's pop art takes hold in Pittsburgh

Dave O'Brien started painting a year-and-a-half ago, making Christmas presents for his family. "They were surprised I could actually paint," he said. Now, the Waynesburg University graduate and Bethel Park native is getting paid for his painting projects all over Pittsburgh, and soon will start

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-23 00:51:09

Show us the best thing about Fall in Pittsburgh

Updated: 6:54 PM EDT Sep 22, 2017 What do you love about fall? Pumpkins? Foliage? Pumpkin Spice everything? September 22 marks the first day of fall and you'll begin to see all those things everywhere. Share photos and videos as you enjoy some of your favorite fall things on u local. Click here to

WTAE.COM - 2017-09-22 22:54:00

Pittsburgh's Action Weather forecast: Warm first weekend of fall

Those clouds will move out as we head into the afternoon. With that clearing in the afternoon, temperatures will rise and stay very summer-like through next week. High pressure will be in place through the middle of next week. Today: AM clouds, mostly sunny. High 86. Tonight: Mostly clear...patchy f

WTAE.COM - 2017-09-22 16:48:00

Judge Mathis' Daughter Ties The Knot In Lavish Malibu Wedding

Just as it seems that practically everyone in Hollywood is breaking up or dealing with cheating scandals, there are still some who are showing how important commitment is by getting married. The daughter of popular TV personality Judge Mathis recently tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in Malibu and

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 16:27:14

This Steelers Defense ...PLAYS NO GAMES

Steelers 'D' put on a dominating performance in the Sept. 17 home-opener against the Vikings, but don't sleep on the fiesty Chicago Bears this Sunday at Soldier Field The Minnesota Vikings sailed into Heinz Field and got their wish. They were methodically manhandled by the Steelers by the score of 2

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 16:00:48

Ayesha Curry newest CoverGirl ambassador

CoverGirl is on a roll these days, as the cosmetics giant has announced two major celebrity ambassadors in less than a week. First, the lovely Issa Rae was named the latest CoverGirl ambassador and now Ayesha Curry has also been added to rep the beauty brand. Source: Joe Scarnici / Getty Celebrity c

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 17:43:48

Equifax data breach leaves at least 143 million consumers at risk

CFPB rule allowing consumers to seek class action suits for corporate wrongdoing in jeopardy By (Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) Record-breaking, back-to-back hurricanes in Houston and Florida brought unprecedented winds and rains affecting millions of Americans. Yet another

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 17:19:16

'The Scottsboro Boys,' a must-see piece of cruel dej vu

When you enter Rauh Auditorium at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, please leave Uncle Tom in the lobby. He isn't ready for what you're about to experience. The last time CMU faculty member and director Tome Cousin got his hands on history, he reconstructed "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and Tom became "woke." First,

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 16:39:45

Prosecutors say Texas lawmaker spent $51K on online psychic

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas lawmaker spent more than $51,000 on an online psychic, appeared for work at the Capitol apparently impaired by medication and hid a cellphone from investigators, prosecutors said in a court filing this week. Rep. Dawnna Dukes is due to face misdemeanor corruption charges

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 18:26:56

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Extremely Racist Black ESPN Reporter Says ALL White Pe

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 18:00:14

Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

NEW YORK (AP) _ In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influence over a huge part of the retailing world. The toy chain, hobbled by $5 billion in debt and more intense competition,

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 16:58:35

Black Civil Rights Leaders Call On Congress To Pass DREAM Act

Black Civil Rights leaders on Wednesday called on Congress to pass the DREAM Act without amendment, saying that Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will be a "grave injustice" that will adversely affect more than 8,000 Tennesseans. RELATED: Scores Of Africans A

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 16:42:57

'Narcos' is back, and it's an instant hit

Just when you thought the story ended with the death of Colombian drug Lord Pablo Escobar, Netflix's "Narcos" is back for Season 3 with a totally different storyline. Still in the cocaine-infested country of Colombia, but the focus has shifted to the Cali drug cartel. In the third season's 10 episod

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 16:38:43