Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 7:31 pm
When Gov. Wolf visits Holocaust memorials in Lithuania and Poland, he will carry the mezuzah from Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue.
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Johnny Lopez
August 19, 2019 - 11:35 am
A candy shop has put customers’ sweet tooth in a real pickle. Christopher Beers is the owner of Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop, a small bakery chain in Ohio and Pennsylvania, who took it upon himself to transform beloved Oreos cookies into a briny treat by slapping a pickle betwixt the classic snack’s...
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President Donald Trump
Keith Srakocic/AP
August 13, 2019 - 7:05 pm
MONACA, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for a major manufacturing complex in western Pennsylvania in his latest effort to reinvigorate the Rust Belt support that sent him to the White House. He was cheered on by fluorescent-vest-clad workers who were paid to attend...
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In this Aug. 9, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump is showcasing the growing effort to capitalize on western Pennsylvania’s natural gas deposits by turning gas into plastics.
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August 13, 2019 - 6:59 am
By Jill Colvin and Josh Boak, Associated Press BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Trying to hold support in the manufacturing towns that helped him win the White House in 2016, President Donald Trump is showcasing growing efforts to capitalize on western Pennsylvania's natural gas deposits by turning...
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This Dec. 2, 2018, file photo shows a memorial outside the Tree of Life Synagogue, where Robert Bowers killed worshippers in an Oct. 27 shooting in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File
August 12, 2019 - 10:47 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers for the man charged with killing 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue last year have agreed to a 120-day extension in the case. The sides met briefly in federal court in Pittsburgh on Monday to review the status of Robert Bowers' prosecution. The...
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Christian Bey
Christian Snyder/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP
July 23, 2019 - 11:13 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty Pittsburgh police officer more than a week ago has been charged with criminal homicide, police announced Monday. The indictment against Christian Bey, 30, in the death of Officer Calvin Hall, 35, is sealed, so further details will...
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Harry White, of Orillia, Canada, performs in Pogopalooza, The World Championships of Pogo in Wilkinsburg, Pa., Saturday, July 20, 2019.
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July 22, 2019 - 11:28 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pogopalooza, known as the World Championships of Pogo, is bouncing into Pittsburgh this weekend. Extreme pogo stick athletes from around the world are coming to town to show off their huge tricks and flips to compete for world titles in such categories as High Jump and Best Trick...
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In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 file photo, Sikh worshipers gather for a candlelight vigil after prayer services at the Sikh Religious Society of Wisconsin in Brookfield, Wis.
AP Photo/M. Spencer Green
June 03, 2019 - 8:13 am
By Sharon Cohen and Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Pardeep Singh Kaleka has surveyed the landscape of an America scarred by mass shootings. Seven years ago, a white supremacist invaded a Sikh temple in Wisconsin and killed six worshippers — among them Kaleka's father, who died...
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April 30, 2019 - 1:02 pm
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a western Pennsylvania man flushed his grandparents' ashes down a toilet after his mother kicked him out of her home. The Tribune-Review reports that Thomas Wells was arraigned Monday on two counts of abuse of a corpse and a criminal mischief charge...
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Poway, California synagogue shooting
Denis Poroy/AP
April 29, 2019 - 12:41 pm
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — Eight-year-old Noya Dahan had finished praying and gone to play with other children at her Southern California synagogue when gunshots rang out. Her uncle grabbed her and the other children, leading them outside to safety as her leg bled from a shrapnel wound. "I was scared,...
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