Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Interactive
The Wilkinsburg Mass Shooting
‘The issue of our time’
In a region that has long accepted pockets of high child poverty, some leaders are no longer resigned to a future without solutions for kids.
In Leechburg, an elementary school stands against a tide of poverty
In the Kiski Valley, mill closures helped push half the kids into poverty, forcing a principal and his staff to change their thinking.
A wee spark of hope
Two years into Scotland’s bid to end child poverty, a notorious neighborhood tests the nation’s resolve — and its fate may send a message to crusaders for poor kids everywhere
Killing the Strip?
What will the development boom mean for the merchants that keep the Strip District funky?
UPMC’s board is a silent but powerful force in fate of region’s health care
As Youngstown’s paper prepares for final edition, its owner reflects on what went wrong
“Being a family operation, you tend to get close to your people … you make decisions you know are contrary to the correct business decision.”
Pittsburgh’s property lottery
Each year, hundreds of people apply to buy city-owned properties. Few get what they want, and those who do typically wait years.
North Braddock: Treasures Amid Ruins
As their town falls down around them, North Braddock families try to protect children — and lay a foundation for their future.
Persistence, positive attitude launched Olympian Herb Douglas Jr.
Pittsburgh native Herb Douglas Jr. won a bronze medal in the 1948 Olympics and started the Jesse Owens International Trophy Award.