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Man pleads to lesser charge for fondling woman during flight

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area man has pleaded guilty to a lesser federal assault charge for fondling a sleeping woman during a flight from Las Vegas. Fifty-nine-year-old Wei-Mi...

Man who stabbed fellow students considers pleading guilty

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man charged with stabbing 20 fellow students and a security guard at his suburban Pittsburgh high school three years ago will spend the weekend considering whether to plead guilty,...

Ex-Pennsylvania firm's CFO gets probation in Humvee fraud

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man who helped a defense contractor in a $6 million scheme to overcharge the Department of Defense for Humvee window kits has been sentenced to three years' probation. ...

Ex-cashier hopes judge OKs 7½ years in prison on $13M theft

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman convicted of stealing nearly $13 million from a Pittsburgh monuments and engraving firm is hoping a federal judge will approve a plea deal that calls for her to serve 7½ year...

Lawyers: Trial into police shooting one of 'perspective'

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The trial of a white Pittsburgh police officer accused of violating the civil rights of a black man who was left paralyzed after being shot as he sped away from a traffic stop is one...

Veteran who fought library attacker among 18 Carnegie Heroes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Army veteran who fended off a mentally ill man who tried to attack a chess class the veteran was teaching at an Illinois public library is among 18 people being honored with Carne...

Heinz Awards: Doc in Flint, Michigan, water crisis, 4 others

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A pediatrician who helped call attention to childhood health risks from exposure to lead in Flint, Michigan's water supply is one of five people being honored with $250,000 prizes fr...

Mom to face sentencing for sons' bathtub drownings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who drowned her two youngest sons in their bathtub because she felt that would enable her to be a better mother to their older brother faces sentencing on Wednes...

Pence: Flight 93 passengers might have save his life on 9/11

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence told the family and friends of the victims of United Flight 93 attending the 16th anniversary ceremony in Pennsylvania that the passengers might well ...

Fugitive guilty of nearly $10M in bogus travel purchases

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man who escaped to Mexico to avoid sentencing in a 1996 credit card case in New York has pleaded guilty before a federal judge in Pittsburgh of making nearly $10 million in fraudul...

Bruno Mars meets source of nickname: Bruno Sammartino

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bruno Mars has met the man he's nicknamed after: former pro wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino. The two met Tuesday night when the pop singing sensation's 24K Magi...

Ex-Scout leader gets 7-plus years in prison for child porn

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Boy Scout leader from western Pennsylvania has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. Forty-one-year-o...

Pennsylvania district settles transgender bathroom lawsuit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district will allow students to use restrooms corresponding to their "consistently and uniformly asserted gender identity" in settling a federal lawsuit brought...

2 Penn State ex-officials begin jail terms in Sandusky case

Two former high-ranking Penn State administrators have reported to a county jail to serve sentences for how they responded to a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy. ...

Man's appeal in wife's cyanide poisoning: Case lacks proof

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A new filing spells out reasons a former University of Pittsburgh medical researcher wants a new trial in the cyanide poisoning of his wife. The Superior Court appe...