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Steelers edge Ravens to maintain perfect start to NFL season, Chiefs win and Patriots lose again
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# Seventh Heaven

Steelers edge Ravens to maintain perfect start to NFL season, Chiefs win and Patriots lose again

Updated Nov 2nd 2020, 8:45 AM 5,950 Views 3 Comments

Pittsburgh remain the only unbeaten team in the league.

Pittsburgh synagogue rampage suspect faces further charges as funerals continue
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Pittsburgh synagogue rampage suspect faces further charges as funerals continue

Oct 31st 2018, 7:17 PM 6,973 Views 0 Comments

The indictment, which was expected, charges Robert Bowers with 44 counts, including hate crimes.

Protests erupt over Trump's Pittsburgh visit as funerals for synagogue victims begin
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Protests erupt over Trump's Pittsburgh visit as funerals for synagogue victims begin

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 10:29 PM 33,477 Views 49 Comments

11 people were gunned down during prayers at the Tree of Life synagogue on Saturday.

Synagogue shooting suspect appears in court in a wheelchair
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Synagogue shooting suspect appears in court in a wheelchair

Oct 29th 2018, 7:11 PM 23,104 Views 0 Comments

Robert Gregory Bowers was wounded in a gun battle with police at the synagogue.

Victims of synagogue shooting ranged in age from 54 to 97
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Victims of synagogue shooting ranged in age from 54 to 97

Updated Oct 28th 2018, 2:38 PM 23,769 Views 0 Comments

The man suspected of the killings was earlier charged with murder.

11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue
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11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue

Updated Oct 27th 2018, 11:32 PM 38,554 Views 77 Comments

The suspect is in custody in hospital.

'Legally blind' Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial
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'Legally blind' Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial

May 22nd 2017, 8:40 PM 18,072 Views 0 Comments

Cosby is accused of plying Andrea Constand with pills and wine and then assaulting her at his home in 2004.

Two gunmen lured five victims from a barbeque before shooting them with an AK-47
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# Brutal Murder

Two gunmen lured five victims from a barbeque before shooting them with an AK-47

Mar 10th 2016, 8:06 PM 28,781 Views 18 Comments

The shooting left five dead and two injured.

Late field goal clinches Steelers win in thrilling wild card finale
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# Late Drama

Late field goal clinches Steelers win in thrilling wild card finale

Jan 10th 2016, 9:14 AM 7,113 Views 15 Comments

The Kansas City Chiefs also claimed victory, extending their winning streak to 11, as they comfortably saw off the Houston Texans.

The forgotten story of Peter Paul Dolata and the worst Christmas ever
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# Disaster Averted

The forgotten story of Peter Paul Dolata and the worst Christmas ever

Dec 23rd 2015, 7:30 AM 15,728 Views 15 Comments

Meeting Santa can be a terrifying experience for children, but this time, an even bigger nightmare was avoided.

Man gets 20 years in one courtroom, walks next door and gets married in another
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# Ball And Chain

Man gets 20 years in one courtroom, walks next door and gets married in another

Oct 11th 2015, 3:00 PM 21,477 Views 32 Comments

47-year-old Greg Howard was sentenced for robbery and assault before tying the knot.

'Ninja' raiders with knife chased away by sword-wielding store owner
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# That's Not A Knife

'Ninja' raiders with knife chased away by sword-wielding store owner

Aug 18th 2015, 11:59 PM 18,050 Views 11 Comments

Don’t bring a knife to sword fight…

Check out this bunch of Americans playing 'dizzy hurling' in Pittsburgh
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# Dizzy Hurling

Check out this bunch of Americans playing 'dizzy hurling' in Pittsburgh

Aug 7th 2015, 5:15 PM 7,842 Views 3 Comments

This looks like a whole lot of fun.

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone
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# Hero

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone

Jun 4th 2015, 10:39 AM 10,814 Views 5 Comments

Shock as baseball fan does the decent thing.

This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him
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This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him

May 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 15,884 Views 17 Comments

It’s thanks to his winning of a major SciFest prize.

US scientist denies lacing his wife's energy drink with a lethal dose of cyanide
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# Death By Poisoning

US scientist denies lacing his wife's energy drink with a lethal dose of cyanide

Nov 6th 2014, 10:19 AM 9,919 Views 8 Comments

Autumn Klein fell suddenly ill and died three days later.

Incredible X-ray shows chainsaw stuck in man's neck
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# Ouch

Incredible X-ray shows chainsaw stuck in man's neck

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:44 AM 17,502 Views 14 Comments

The tree trimmer survived the accident in Pittsburgh and is now recovering.

Three shot near Pittsburgh high school
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Three shot near Pittsburgh high school

Nov 13th 2013, 9:27 PM 7,190 Views 19 Comments

Police are still looking for the shooter and the three victims have been taken to hospital.

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'
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# Ashes To Ashes

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'

Sep 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 955 Views 1 Comment

The box of ashes was stolen from a van in Pittsburgh.

Girl dressed as 'Naked Pope' angers Catholic diocese
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# Surplice Effort

Girl dressed as 'Naked Pope' angers Catholic diocese

May 1st 2013, 3:31 PM 26,844 Views 127 Comments

The student reportedly shaved her pubic hair into the shape of a cross while handing out condoms.

Caretaker accused of drinking $100,000 worth of rare whiskey
# High Spirits
# High Spirits

Caretaker accused of drinking $100,000 worth of rare whiskey

Mar 25th 2013, 10:03 AM 21,229 Views 29 Comments

The vintage spirit was about 100 years old.

The greatest rags to riches story of all time
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# Rags To Riches

The greatest rags to riches story of all time

Nov 18th 2012, 6:30 PM 31,058 Views 21 Comments

“The man who dies rich dies disgraced” – the amazing life of Andrew Carnegie.

Toddler dies after falling into wild dogs pen at Pittsburgh Zoo
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Toddler dies after falling into wild dogs pen at Pittsburgh Zoo

Nov 5th 2012, 9:46 AM 11,228 Views 21 Comments

The 2-year-old boy had been standing on a railing overlooking the enclosure when he lost his balance and fell in.

Luck of the Irish: Notre Dame beats Pittsburgh in triple overtime
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# Last Gasp

Luck of the Irish: Notre Dame beats Pittsburgh in triple overtime

Nov 4th 2012, 12:11 PM 1,016 Views 3 Comments

Coach Brian Kelly admitted his side “overcame a lot tonight” following their dramatic win.

Costumed girl shot by relative after she is mistaken for skunk
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Costumed girl shot by relative after she is mistaken for skunk

Oct 22nd 2012, 9:05 AM 13,291 Views 52 Comments

The nine-year-old girl was hit in the shoulder, arm, back and neck after a relative mistook her for a skunk at a Halloween party on Saturday.

Weird Wide Web: The week in online oddities
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: The week in online oddities

Sep 30th 2012, 10:00 AM 6,741 Views 4 Comments

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.

Man takes at least one person hostage in Pittsburgh office building
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Man takes at least one person hostage in Pittsburgh office building

Sep 21st 2012, 6:29 PM 3,140 Views 3 Comments

Police had been communicating with the man via Facebook, but the page is said to have been shut down.

FBI: US man stole Microsoft co-founder's identity
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FBI: US man stole Microsoft co-founder's identity

Mar 27th 2012, 8:40 PM 4,422 Views 1 Comment

The soldier, who had been absent without leave from the army, managed to change the address on an account held by billionaire Paul Allen.

Man robs victim - then asks her out on date
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# Old Romantic

Man robs victim - then asks her out on date

Mar 7th 2012, 6:21 PM 7,999 Views 15 Comments

The 26-year-old in Pittsburgh allegedly assaulted the women and her mother after the spurned ‘romantic’ gesture.

Watch: The Batmobile is back... and it's a different colour
# Batman
# Batman

Watch: The Batmobile is back... and it's a different colour

Aug 7th 2011, 5:17 PM 1,590 Views 5 Comments

Holy beige, Batman! The superhero’s new wheels got an outing this week, and some fans were surprised by the design…