Heinz Announces 600 Layoffs In US and Canada

American food company and condiment titan the H.J. Heinz Co. announced that they will be laying off 600 workers across the United States and Canada. The layoffs will include 350 workers at the company’s home base in Pittsburgh, PA. Heinz…

Scientist Charged in Wife’s Cyanide Death

ABC News reports that a neuroscientist from the University of Pittsburgh has been charged with homicide following the death of his wife from cyanide poisoning. Dr. Robert Ferrante, 64, allegedly killed his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein, 41, by lacing her…

Stabbings at Target Injure Three, Including a 16-Year-Old Girl

A trip to a local Target turned into a nightmare for Pittsburgh shoppers when a man wielding a kitchen knife began stabbing people in the store. According to a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review report, the man was chased into the Target and…

Bear at Mall: Pittsburgh Mall Gets Another Furry Visitor

Bear at mall: Shoppers at the Pittsburgh Mills mall were treated to a peculiar event when a bear wandered into Sears department store on Saturday, prompting officials to evacuate the establishment. After using the automatic doors to gain entrance to…

Google Opens New Pittsburgh Office

People who enjoy gawking at Google’s "creative" workspaces now have on more area to look over.  This morning, Google officially opened an office in Pittsburgh, and the 40,000-square-foot environment is hard to mistake for any other company’s property.