Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon, is planning to run for Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican, sources say.
"Unprotected" by Billy Porter; Abrams Press (288 pages, $28) ——— The Billy Porter you see today on big and small screens exemplifies the power of what can be accomplished by being unabashedly yourself. That wasn't always easy for him, though. Before he became a Tony, Grammy and Emmy-winning actor — not to mention a movie star and fledgling director — he was just a kid from Pittsburgh coming to ...
A man charged with raping a woman on a train outside of Philadelphia harassed, groped and assaulted her while people held up their phones, police said.
A woman was raped by a stranger on a Philadelphia area train in the presence of other riders who a police official said "should have done something."
"Polo Cowboy" by G. Neri; Candlewick Press (288 pages, $17.99) ——— If your kids, or you, loved the hit Netflix movie "Concrete Cowboy," the man who wrote the story has a sequel for you. Author Greg Neri’s latest book for middle-grade readers, "Polo Cowboy," continues the adventures of young Cole into unlikely territory. "Concrete Cowboy" was based on Neri’s 2011 novel "Ghetto Cowboy," which ...
The four-state strike has lasted nearly a week so far.
Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor was arrested Wednesday morning in Pennsylvania on a simple assault charge after a woman told police he hit her, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune.
MIAMI — When South Florida writer Brad Meltzer learned that a Pennsylvania school board had banned his books “I am Rosa Parks” and “I am Martin Luther King, Jr.,” he knew he couldn’t ignore it. “If you’re taking the lessons of Rosa Parks, you have to fight back,” said the creator of the Ordinary People Change the World series, which profiles historic figures including Abraham Lincoln, Frida ...
Her new book, "The Beatryce Prophecy," sprang from a rediscovered draft that she had abandoned after the death of her beloved mother. MINNEAPOLIS — In August 2018, Kate DiCamillo was in the office of her Minneapolis home, sorting through a decade's worth of old papers and manuscripts, when she happened upon a stunning discovery — the first 40 pages of a long-abandoned, long-forgotten novel. ...
A couple in Pennsylvania is facing extensive repairs after just twelve days into home ownership, Tropical Rainstorm Ida filled their home with water nearly to the second floor.
Weatherbury Farm is one of few farms in the U.S. that grows and mills exclusively its own grain — including oats — on the same property.
Equally old-fashioned and trendy, oats are a grain everyone can agree on. Visit an oat farm in Pennsylvania and learn about the time-honored breakfast staple.
Meyer’s acclaimed first novel takes readers into the contemporary heartland of America, in an economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town. The story follows the irritable chief of police Del Harris as he’s forced into a sticky situation when his girlfriend’s son is accused of murder. Showtime is adapting the book into a drama series starring Jeff Daniels, Maura Tierney and Alex Neustaedter.
Vice President Kamala Harris visited Pittsburgh Monday tout the administrations boost to the Child Tax Credit.
Road traffic bottomed out 15 months ago as a result of stay-at-home orders at the start of the pandemic.
A woman says her dog died at a PetSmart in Pittsburgh while having its nails trimmed. Four ex-employees are facing felony charges of animal cruelty.
The federal Department of Homeland Security has extended the deadline for using the specially encrypted Real ID card to enter most federal buildings and to pass through airport security to May 2023.
Police on Wednesday converged on a convenience store in eastern Pennsylvania following what state police called a "serious police incident" th…