Pittsburgh

  • Photo: Amazing X-Ray image of a chain saw blade still embedded in a tree trimmer's neck; the man survived the accident 05-04-2014 10:20 AM

    A tree trimmer is recovering after he was rushed to a Pittsburgh hospital with a chain saw blade embedded in his neck. James Valentine was in a tree in Ross Township on Monday afternoon when he was struck in the neck by the saw.Another worker helped him down, and his...
  • Pennsylvania lawyer puts up online ad starring smiling criminals holding 'Thanks Dan' signs; draws wide criticism 10-03-2014 02:28 PM

    A Pittsburgh lawyer's online ad showing smiling robbers, drug dealers and prostitutes flashing thumbs up and thanking him for getting them off the hook has garnered tens of thousands of views and drawn fire from a local bar association. One fictional criminal pauses while climbing out a window, carrying a...
  • 3 shot near Pittsburgh high school; gunman sought 14-11-2013 09:28 AM

    Pittsburgh: School officials say three students were shot outside a high school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and police are searching for a gunman. Pittsburgh school district spokeswoman Ebony Pugh says the students were shot outside Brashear High School on Wednesday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they'd all taken to...
  • First look into HIV's coating may lead to AIDS cure 31-05-2013 12:49 PM

    Washington: Scientists have for the first time built a detailed molecular model of the complex structure of the inner protein shell of HIV, paving way for potential new treatments for the deadly virus. A team led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine described the 4-million-atom structure...
  • Pittsburgh: Nervous teacher makes bomb threats 12-04-2013 07:30 AM

    Pittsburgh: A University of Pittsburgh grad student, who was nervous about her ability to teach a class, instead made two bomb threats so it would be cancelled, campus police said. Online court records don't list an attorney for Nancy Bruni, 34, of New Kensington, who didn't immediately return a call...
  • Man charged with trying to assassinate Obama 18-11-2011 08:56 AM

    Pittsburgh: A 21-year-old man who called US President Barack Obama the "devil" and "anti-Christ" was charged on Thursday with trying to assassinate the US leader by opening fire on the White House with an assault rifle. Obama and his wife, Michelle, were not in Washington at the time of the...
  • Watch: Woman gives birth to identical triplets 04-10-2009 04:13 PM

    According to the data, one in a million triplets is born identical. ...