For the last several months, I've been covering Corsa Coal's new coal mine, the Acosta Deep Mine, in Friedens, Somerset County, Pennsylvania as well as the surrounding communities. The mine, which began production in June, created 70 news jobs and is expected to produce over 400,000 tons of metallurgical coal a year. You can read about the mine in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Financial Times, and view more images at Getty Images.
Pittsburgh Water and Sewage Authority work to repair a broken lead public service line at a home on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood. Read more about Pittsburgh's lead issues in the Wall Street Journal.
EPA Administer Scott Pruitt visited CNX Coal Resources' Harvey Mine, part of the largest underground mining complex in the United States, and spoke with miners on April 13, 2017 in Sycamore, Pa. You can view the images at Getty Images.
I followed Olympic gold medalist Ginny Thrasher, 19, a sophomore at West Virginia University, for ESPN on her first day back to school after winning the United State's first gold medal of the Rio Olympics, competing in the women's 10-meter air rifle event. You can read about her day at ESPN.com.
Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, speaks to a crowd of supporters during a campaign stop at Heinz History Center, Downtown on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016.
A few images from this year's Three Rivers Regatta in Pittsburgh.
Brandon Wiggins, 14, of the North Side helps paint a mural along Jacksonia Street as part of Moving the Lives of Kids Community Mural Project (MLK Mural) on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.
WWE Superstar Titus O'Neil visits with Zachary Hoover, 17, of Altoona at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC on Monday, July 25, 2016. WWE Superstars and Divas, Titus O'Neil, Neville, and Summer Rae visited with patients as part of "Conner's Cure," a fund established at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, which was named in honor of Connor Michalek. Michalek passed away at age 8 from Medulloblastoma, a rare tumor that affects the brain and spinal cord. WWE and Connor's Cure raises funds to support pediatric cancer research.
WWE Superstar Titus O'Neil and Diva Summer Rae visits with Gini Galloway, 13, of Bethany, W.Va., at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC on Monday, July 25, 2016. Titus O'Neil joked with Gina that she wears bald better than he does.
Angela Burton of Swissvale keeps cool from the near 100 degree mark on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Mellon Park's spray park.
A couple of images from the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh.