Allegheny County Council is set to vote Tuesday on whether to allow the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office to donate 18 Tasers to the Gateway School District's new police department.
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium's baby elephant is doing much better.
A Youngwood woman was beaten and had her head shaved by her daughter and 17-year-old granddaughter after they became angered at the victim over her radio volume during Sunday's Pittsburgh Steelers game, state police in Greensburg said.
Our Justin LaBar, no stranger to Adam Cole, was at Barclays Center to take in one of professional wrestling's biggest nights...
So, President Donald Trump fired Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director after just 11 days on the job — likely thanks to Gen. John Kelly who took over as Trump's new chief of staff.
Boy, that was short-lived. Maintenance probably didn't even get over to put "Mooch" on his office door.
In light of that, we figured a look at some other short-term title holders was in order.
Pope - 33 days*
Pope John Paul I served for 33 days in 1978, before dying of a heart attack. Not even a record! Nine other Popes lasted less time, including Urban VII, who reigned for 13 days.
University of Pittsburgh Head Football coach - 15 days
Pitt named Michael Haywood head football coach on Dec. 16, 2010 and was dismissed on Dec. 31 after his arrest on a domestic violence charge.
Miss Universe 2015 - 2:13.36
Steve Harvey inadvertently announced Miss Columbia as the winner, but sheepishly walked on stage two minutes later to announce that she was actually the first runner-up. The tiara came off and Miss Philippines was crowned.
President-elect - 8 hours
The editors of the Chicago Tribune had erroneously called the presidential race of 1948 for Thomas E. Dewey. But after all the votes were tallied, Harry S. Truman earned an electoral college victory to become the 33rd President of the United States.
Kim Kardashian's husband - 72 days
Reality star Kim Kardashian and NBA star Kris Humphries were married for 72-days back in 2011.
"The Tonight Show" host - 146 episodes
Host Conan O'Brien was the shortest serving host of the show. In June 2009, O'Brien took over for Jay Leno when he "retired" after 16 years. Leno eventually returned to the job for another four years.
Largest luxury ocean liner - 5 days
RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning hours of April 15, 1912, after it collided with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard the ship, and more than 1,500 died.
Pittsburgh Mayor - 9 months
Bob O'Connor, the 58th mayor of Pittsburgh, died after a rare form of brain cancer only nine months into his term, on Sept. 2, 2006.
President of the United States - 31 days
In March 1841, William Henry Harrison was sworn-in as the ninth U.S. president and died of pneumonia just 31 days into his term, serving the shortest tenure in United States presidential history. He was the first president to die in office.
2017 Academy Awards Best Picture - 2:26.84
In a moment that will go down as one of the strangest and most shocking in Oscar history, "Moonlight" was named Oscar winner for best picture only after "La La Land" was announced first. It took a little over two minutes to sort out the confusion.
John Kerry's VP candidate - 24 hours
Similar to the factual error of Dewey Defeats Truman, the New York Post had a scoop that Dick Gephardt would be John Kerry's running mate in 2004 — except the scoop was wrong and Kerry actually picked John Edwards.
NHL career - 13 minutes
There are 389 players in the history of the NHL that played in only game for their career. Nine of those players had the distinction of being one-game wonders for the Pittsburgh Penguins including goaltender Greg Redquest. Redquest allowed three goals in his 13 minutes of relief on March 19, 1978 against Chicago and finished with a career 13.85 goals-against average.
NFL Career - 5 seconds
On Nov. 30, 1998, Ryan Sutter made his NFL debut with the Carolina Panthers. Sutter's NFL career began with the opening kickoff and ended about five seconds later with a major injury to his shoulder. After the game, Sutter was put on injured reserve. He was never able to make a successful comeback.
And how can we forget news anchor A.J. Clemente? A West Virginia University grad, who started his new job by swearing live on air with his first words during his 2013 debut at a news station in North Dakota:
Mick Jagger probably needs a week rather than a day to celebrate his birthday, what with eight children, too many lady friends to count, and enough celebrity pals to field a league of cricket teams.
Right... Sir Mick loves cricket.
And we love any reason to share our sports editor's story about meeting his rock and roll hero.