Prison artists add works to Braddock Carnegie’s art-lending library

A program at Braddock Carnegie Library showcases the creativity of artists whose work would otherwise go unseen. The library’s Art Lending Program has hit the one-year mark and expanded their inventory, in addition to forming a partnership with inmates at SCI Fayette, who display their work at the library. The Prism Project, initiated by State […]

Goodell defends league, dodges difficult questions

PHOENIX — Football’s popularity is “extraordinary,â€� and the NFL has an “enormous responsibility to lead by example.â€� Roger Goodell offered those thoughts Friday before generally dancing around tougher topics at his annual State of the NFL news conference. Goodell, nearing the end of his ninth season as commissioner, cited “a tough year for me personally,â€� […]

Ambridge fire brought quickly under control

Firefighters battled a fire at an Ambridge church Saturday, emergency dispatchers said. The fire, first reported around noon at the United Presbyterian Church at Ninth Street and Maplewood Avenue, was reported under control within 20 minutes, according to dispatchers. No injuries were reported. Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers. Article source:

AP source: Ricky Rubio to return Monday against Dallas

FILE – In this Dec. 27, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio sits on the bench during the fourth quarter of his team’s NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif. Rubio has been cleared to play on Monday against the Dallas Mavericks, a person with knowledge of the situation […]

2015 Mizzou Football Recruiting: TE Josh Moore is a Tiger

Moore has had an interesting recruitment. He committed to Ohio State over the summer, but it appears that Moore and the Buckeyes agreed to part ways in October. (He has been considered a qualification risk, and there’s a chance that Ohio State preferred to go with someone they knew would qualify instead.) He quickly committed […]

Robinson hits late runner, Pitt tops No. 8 Notre Dame 76-72

Pittsburgh guard James Robinson hit a runner with 12 seconds remaining to give the Panthers the lead for good in a 76-72 upset of No. 8 Notre Dame on Saturday. Robinson finished with 14 points and 10 assists for his first career double-double, including a twisting basket in traffic after Notre Dame’s Jerian Grant gave […]

British actress Geraldine McEwan dies at age 82

FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003 file photo, British actress Geraldine McEwan is seen in London. The family of longtime actress Geraldine McEwan says she has died following treatment for a stroke. She was 82. McEwan was known for many roles including playing the famous Agatha Christie detective Miss Marple in 12 TV […]

Whitney Houston’s daughter found unresponsive in tub

The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said. Bobbi Kristina Brown was found by her husband, Nick Gordon, and a friend and given CPR, said Officer Lisa Holland, a spokeswoman for the Roswell Police Department. […]

Multi-Vehicle Crash Leaves 4 Injured In Mt. Lebanon

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police are investigating a crash that left four people injured in Mt. Lebanon. It happened around 8 a.m. near the intersection of Route 19 and Mt. Lebanon Boulevard. Police say four vehicles collided. Four people were also injured in the accident – one of whom is in critical condition. Police are still […]

Coroner: Researcher’s Cyanide Death Was Suicide

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – A coroner has concluded that the death of a western Pennsylvania medical researcher found to have cyanide in her body last fall was a suicide. Authorities in Allegheny said co-workers found 35-year-old Nicole Kotchey of Ross Township on the floor of her office at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Magee-Womens Hospital […]