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The vibrant city of Pittsburgh is the second largest city in the US commonwealth of Pennsylvnia. The city is still reputed for its steel industry though now the economy mainly consists of technology companies, financial services and healthcare industry.

The steep and settled hills cast an European feel to the city. Three of its main waterways are covered by seven bridges. The presence of many bridges resulted in the city being termed as "The City of Bridges". The beautiful city is also renowned for being hip as well as cultured. The neighborhood houses many architectural gems which exude historic vibe. Museums with fabulous collections, green parks, lively music scenes and the host of clubs and restaurants make the city prolific.

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MH370 out of control before crash, report says

Nov 02, 2016 03:13 AM EDT

Missing plane Malaysia Airlines MH370 was plunging toward the sea with no one in control when it made its last satellite communication, new analysis reveals. A new report released by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau on Wednesday provided...

Woman from Moon Township car crash runs down steep hillside, jumps into Ohio River

Nov 01, 2016 11:31 PM EDT

A 35-year-old Pittsburgh woman led Moon Township police on a wild chase Tuesday afternoon, on foot, down a steep hill, across railroad tracks and then into the Ohio River. 

180 animals, child covered in bird feces found in Brookline home

Nov 01, 2016 11:29 PM EDT

Animal Control and Pittsburgh Public Safety were called to a home in Brookline Tuesday afternoon to remove “a lot of pets.”

Liberty Bridge contractor hit with more than $3 million in penalties

Nov 01, 2016 10:36 PM EDT

The contractor working on the Liberty Bridge project is facing hefty penalties for the more than 3 weeks the bridge was closed after a fire. 

Mike Pence campaigns in Westmoreland County Tuesday

Nov 01, 2016 07:32 PM EDT

With a week to go until Election Day, the Republican vice presidential nominee visited WCCC for a campaign rally on Tuesday.

Expensive cancer treatment pushed by man with diploma mill doctorate

Nov 01, 2016 07:14 PM EDT

Scientists are questioning a cancer treatment whose backers describe it as revolutionary. Action News Investigates dug into the backgrounds of the leaders who are selling the treatment.

Cancer treatment questioned

Nov 01, 2016 07:12 PM EDT

It's been hailed as an effective treatment for cancer, autism and other diseases and one of its leading proponents is a Pittsburgh doctor. But Action News Investigates has learned scientists question whether the treatment does any good at all.

16-year-old 'Bossman' named as third suspect in kidnapping investigation

Nov 01, 2016 06:12 PM EDT

Someone walked into the Zone 6 police station Sunday and reported receiving a ransom call for an 18-year-old male relative, Pittsburgh police said.

Steelers not ruling out Roethlisberger for Ravens

Nov 01, 2016 06:01 PM EDT

Mike Tomlin says he'll see how the quarterback's knee responds in practice before making a decision: "I think all the cards are on the table."

Should Pittsburgh cops have to live in the city? Supreme Court hears residency argument

Nov 01, 2016 05:58 PM EDT

A police union attorney is citing safety and quality education for children as reasons that police officers want to overturn a longstanding requirement that they must live within Pittsburgh city limits.