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Ancestry.com helps mom of dead baby find a man posing at him

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the mother of a baby who died in Texas in 1972 discovered that a Pennsylvania man had assumed the child's identity by looking on Ancestry.com. ...

Cops: Driver who killed 3 in chase traveling at least 82 mph

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man must stand trial on third-degree murder and other charges after leading police on a Thanksgiving Day chase that ended when he collided with a car that burst into flames, killin...

Woman accused of bilking seniors in Jamaican lottery scam

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman has been charged with being a money mule who sent $295,000 to Jamaican conspirators after bilking senior citizens in several states in a lottery scam. ...

Attorneys argue over soda tax before Commonwealth Court

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An attorney for consumers, restaurants and beverage industry groups asked Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court to strike down Philadelphia's 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverage...

Judge who stole cocaine from evidence challenges disbarment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former judge convicted of stealing cocaine from evidence in the county drug court he founded has asked the state's Supreme Court to consider allowing his law license to remain susp...

Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announces 20 medal winners

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Massachusetts man who died saving a waitress from being stabbed by a mentally ill man and a 12-year-old Pennsylvania boy who died trying to save his father from a house fire are am...

Cashier admits stealing $13M at Pittsburgh monuments firm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former cashier at a Pittsburgh monuments and engraving firm has acknowledged stealing nearly $13 million over 16 years. Under a plea agreement Wednesday, 56-yea...

Judge to issue verdict on mom in boys' bathtub drownings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge is scheduled to issue his verdict in the trial of a mentally ill Pennsylvania woman charged with drowning her two youngest sons in their bathtub. Allegheny ...

Ex-New York Jet Darrelle Revis faces Pittsburgh court date

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has a court date in Pittsburgh on Wednesday on charges alleging he was in a fight with two men in Pittsburgh last month. ...

Prosecutor: Mom accused of drowning 2 tried to kill before

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A prosecutor says a Pennsylvania woman accused of drowning her two young sons in a bathtub had tried to kill the boys before. An Allegheny County prosecutor made th...

Feds, bishop announce reform plan to address child sex abuse

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese accused of a decadeslong cover-up of child sex abuse by clergy has reached an agreement with federal prosecutors on reforms to prevent future abuse and to pr...

Defense firm: Former owners, exec to blame for Humvee fraud

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania defense contractor says two brothers who formerly owned the company, and their former chief financial officer, are to blame for an alleged $6 million scheme to overcha...

5 charged in scheme to overcharge US for Humvee parts

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two brothers who own a military-supply business, a civilian Army employee and two others have been charged with a $6 million scheme to overcharge the Defense Department for Humvee wi...

APNewsBreak: College Board to boost SAT security globally

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years. ...

Steelers' Joey Porter to plead guilty to fracas citations

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter plans to plead guilty to a disorderly conduct citation stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month. ...