WVU, Va. coal company at odds over research papers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Alpha Natural Resources is seeking thousands of documents related to the research of a former West Virginia University professor who blames mountaintop coal mining for increased health risks. The Virginia-based energy company is arguing before the West Virginia Supreme Court to get access to the research of Michael Hendryx. The Charleston Gazette […]

Westmoreland County recorder of deeds seeking 2nd term

Republican incumbent Recorder of Deeds Frank Schiefer said he’s done enough in his first term to warrant a second four years in office. Schiefer, 34, of Greensburg announced he will seek a second term. The Republican ousted Democratic incumbent Tom Murphy four years ago as part of a GOP power surge that saw the party […]

Route 422 closed after serious accident in Kittanning Township

Route 422 near Graham Road in Kittanning Township has been closed by state police because of an accident involving a coal truck and two other vehicles at about 2:30 p.m. Friday. State police do not know the extent of injuries to people involved in the crash, but a Life Flight helicopter was called to the […]

Ward tops Isner in 5 sets, Britain leads US 2-0 in Davis Cup

Britain’s James Ward celebrates defeating John Isner of the US in the Davis Cup match between Britain and the US at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Friday March 6, 2015. (AP Photo/PA, Jeff Holmes) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE Article source: http://www.wpxi.com/ap/ap/sports/ward-tops-isner-in-5-sets-britain-leads-us-2-0-in-/pCZNY3/

Column: After damning NCAA report, time for Boeheim to go

Here’s some real March Madness. For the better part of a decade, Jim Boeheim oversaw a college basketball program that broke all sorts of rules — from not following its own drug-testing policy to doing whatever it could to maintain the eligibility of academically deficient players — yet the only real price he’s required to […]

NCAA suspends coach Jim Boeheim for Syracuse violations

The NCAA denounced one of the country’s most decorated basketball programs Friday, suspending Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine league games next year and outlining a decade-long series of violations that included improper benefits, academic misconduct and drug-policy failures. The governing body, saying the school lost control of its athletic department, placed Syracuse on probation […]

Did Bachelor 2014’s Cassandra Ferguson Get Married?

The Bachelor is supposed to be all about helping folks find true love, but occasionally, contestants do a bit better finding their soul mates without ABC and Chris Harrison’s help. And since one former Bachelor contestant was spotted in a wedding dress recently, at first glance, it seemed like we had another wedding to look […]

Tami Roman Returns to Basketball Wives — But There’s a Catch!

For those Basketball Wives fans out there who have missed seeing their girl Tami Roman in action, we’ve got excellent news for you: she’s returning to the franchise! That’s right, Tami is making her way back to reality TV, but there’s a twist — the seasoned vet will be making her way to Basketball Wives […]

Pre Game Playlist: Paul Rabil- Pro-Lacrosse Star By Day, DJ By Night

If one looked at professional lacrosse player Paul Rabil, one of the last things that might come to mind would be that he is a part-time disc jockey. It’s true. In fact, Rabil spent a whole year trying to master his new hobby. “Probably about 5-6 years ago, I was at a few shows and […]

Water Main Break Leaves Residents Without Water In Baldwin, Brentwood

BRENTWOOD (KDKA) – Crews were working on a large water main break in Baldwin. The main started leaking Wednesday on Baldwin Street. Around 100 people have been with little or no water since then in both Baldwin and Brentwood. Water tankers have been set up on Deervue Drive and Churchwood Avenue for those affected. According […]