#15MinutesOfFame: Andy Warhol was made for social media

Before there even was a popular definition of social media, Andy Warhol was the human embodiment of it
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'Extreme pogo' exhibition demonstrates how sport has changed

Like so many of the several hundred people who crammed to the Allegheny River front Saturday to see a pogo stick exhibition, Chris Uhren and Meghan Bray thought they were coming to see some local pogo enthusiasts
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'Mountain Dew' robber sentenced to 10 years for heists

A man who used Mountain Dew sodas as props when he robbed several convenience stores in Pennsylvania has been sentenced to 10 years in prison
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'Sad day' for workers as Creighton glass plant closes

After 135 years, production at the country's oldest, financially successful plate glass manufacturing site, the Pittsburgh Glass Works Creighton plant, in East Deer, ceased Friday
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'Shame on you': Man interrupts Washington archbishop at Mass

A man yelled "shame on you" at Cardinal Donald Wuerl after the embattled archbishop of Washington asked parishioners to show loyalty amid the Catholic Church's latest child sex abuse scandal
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'Teen Mom 2' cast member pleads guilty to running meth lab

A man who once appeared in the MTV reality show "Teen Mom 2" has pleaded guilty to running a meth lab in Pennsylvania
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1 dead, at least 4 injured in shooting at judge's office

A 911 supervisor says one person is dead and at least four are injured in a shooting outside of a judge's office in Pennsylvania
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2 bystanders shot after being caught in gun battle crossfire

Authorities in western Pennsylvania say two bystanders were injured by gunshots when they were caught in the crossfire of a Pittsburgh gun battle
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2 California colleges to close due to declining enrollment

Officials say two private colleges in the San Francisco Bay area will close because of declining enrollment
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2 charged in alleged attack on truck driver amid protest

Two men have been charged in connection with a reported attack on a truck driver during a Pittsburgh protest over the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer
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2 counties declare disaster after Pennsylvania flooding

Gov. Tom Wolf says state emergency officials are working with local authorities to help them recover from flash floods that prompted water rescues and evacuations and prompted two counties to issue disaster declarations
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2 western Pennsylvania raccoons test positive for rabies

Health officials are warning western Pennsylvania residents that two raccoons brought to a facility earlier this week have tested positive for rabies
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2nd rabid raccoon found in same Pittsburgh neighborhood

Health officials are warning western Pennsylvania residents that a second raccoon found in the same Pittsburgh neighborhood has tested positive for rabies
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3 hurt in court shooting leave hospital; gunman identified

Three civilians wounded when a gunman opened fire outside a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom are now out of the hospital
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3 killed in house fire in West Virginia

Authorities say three people have died in a house fire in West Virginia
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3 men face over 1K counts each of sexually abusing animals

Three men face more than 1,400 counts each of sexually abusing at a Pennsylvania farm
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3 men jump from Pittsburgh bridge, 1 dies from injuries

Three men jumped off a truss bridge spanning a river in Pittsburgh over the weekend, killing one
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4 new doctors launch careers in Mississippi city

After completing their residencies, four doctors with ties to Meridian have taken positions at local hospitals and will pursue their careers in East Mississippi
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7 injured when startled camel bucks at Pittsburgh circus

Seven people, most of them children, were injured when a startled camel started bucking during a Pittsburgh circus
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7-year-old drowns while trespassers use neighbor's pool

Authorities say a 7-year-old girl drowned after a group of people used a neighbor's pool while the neighbor was out of town
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9 casinos apply for online gambling licenses in Pennsylvania

Nine casino owners in Pennsylvania are seeking licenses to operate casino-style gambling online
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A look at the handling of Pennsylvania clergy abuse claims

A closer look at the mishandling of Pennsylvania clergy abuse claims
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Accuser asks court to release Pennsylvania dioceses report

A man who has accused a since-defrocked priest of molesting him as a 13-year-old is asking Pennsylvania's highest court to allow the release of a grand jury report into allegations of child sexual abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses
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ACLU seeks info on inmate health as guards have fallen ill

The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania wants the state prison system to reinstate mail and visits that have been suspended because about 50 guards and other employees have fallen sick in recent weeks
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Activists: black man's fatal stabbing may be a hate crime

Activists say the stabbing of a 24-year-old black man outside a popular Pittsburgh bar should be investigated as a hate crime after video emerged of the white suspect using a racial epithet
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Age-old small town challenge: How to get people to stop

Last September Stephany Oliver opened the only coffee shop in Evans City, and most mornings Coffee Brake is buzzing with residents and the who's-who of town
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Airline to offer direct flights from Ohio airport to Seattle

Alaska Airlines will offer daily nonstop flights between Columbus and Seattle in March when airline joins major Columbus airport
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Airman who inspired "Good Morning, Vietnam" film has died

The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died
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Airman who inspired 'Good Morning, Vietnam' film has died

The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump says US Steel opening mills. Not so.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims US Steel is opening plants that the company actually hasn't announced
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Archbishop defends himself ahead of child sex abuse report

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, is defending himself ahead of a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses that he says will be critical of his actions as Pittsburgh's bishop
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As bishop looked on, abusive 'Father Ned' got new assignment

A case in Pennsylvania illustrates that some of today's Roman Catholic diocese leaders either carried out policies that shielded abusive priests from prosecution or had knowledge of the cover-up
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As bishop looks on, abusive Father Ned gets a new assignment

A Roman Catholic bishop who apologized to his flock last month for the "misguided and inappropriate decisions of church leaders" is reckoning with his own role in the system that protected pedophile priests
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Atlanta leaders seek more details on Amazon-sized project

As Amazon.com prepares to select its site for a second headquarters, Atlanta leaders want to know more about plans for a colossal development project downtown
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Attorneys for family criticize affidavit in Dallas shooting

Attorneys for the family of a black man who was shot and killed last week by a white Dallas police officer who says she mistook his apartment for hers are criticizing an affidavit that gives a narrative of what happened
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Attorneys question officer's account of neighbor's shooting

Attorneys question Dallas police officer's account of neighbor's shooting
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Authorities: Empty gas tank foils would-be pharmacy robber

Authorities say a man's bid to rob a Pittsburgh pharmacy was foiled because his getaway car had no gas
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Ballistic vests part of the uniform for more firefighters

Houston officials will spend up to $1.4 million to purchase ballistic vests for firefighters as they join a growing number of cities buying the vests to better protect firefighters who are more often encountering active-shooter or other deadly situations
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Belgian artist brings intricate paper fashion to Oklahoma

Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave brings her intricate paper recreations of more than 500 years of fashion history to the Oklahoma City Museum of Art
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Bishop holds day of prayer and penance amid abuse scandal

Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop says he held a day of prayer and penance to ask God's forgiveness for the sins of sexual abuse committed against children worldwide
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Bishop holds day of prayer and penance due to abuse scandal

Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop is holding a day of prayer and penance because of the clerical sex abuse scandal
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Bishop plans day of prayer and penance due to abuse scandal

Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop has planned a day of prayer and penance because of the clerical sex abuse scandal
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Bishop: Church today 'not the church' of grand jury report

The bishop of Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic diocese is pushing back against a call for his resignation and says the diocese has "followed every single step" needed for responsible action after allegations of child sexual abuse
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Bishop: Some priests named in report remain in ministry

The bishop of Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic diocese says a few priests named in a soon-to-be-released grand jury report are still in ministry because the diocese determined allegations against them to be unsubstantiated
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Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints

A grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children _ and possibly many more _ since the 1940s
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Boys face charges after preteen driver crashes stolen SUV

A crash involving a stolen SUV driven by a 12-year-old boy in Pittsburgh has led to numerous charges against him and another child
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Bullock outlines jobs initiative for governors association

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is set to be sworn in as chairman of the National Governors Association this weekend in New Mexico
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Campaigns crank up to press lawmakers on abuse lawsuits bill

Pennsylvania's attorney general and several lawmakers are trying to apply public pressure ahead of a debate in the Legislature over giving victims of decades-old child sexual abuse another chance to file civil lawsuits
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Car fire in bank drive-thru spreads to bank building

Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a car fire in a bank drive-thru near Pittsburgh spread to the bank building, destroying both the vehicle and the structure
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Case against officer who killed neighbor to go to grand jury

Case against Dallas officer who shot and killed neighbor will go to grand jury
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