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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 20:19:00 GMT

Imani Christian's Kenny Robinson commits to WVU  -  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
West Virginia boasts several former WPIAL stars, is a Top 10 team in college football at 6-0 and isn't too far of a trip from Pittsburgh. But none of that was the biggest factor in the recruitment of Kenny Robinson. One of the top prospects in the ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 20:08:33 GMT
Pittsburgh researchers team up to offer open-source genomic software  -  ModernHealthcare.com
The three participants in the software development project, called TCGA Expedition, are the University of Pittsburgh, the UPMC health system and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. The 30-year-old center is a collaboration between Carnegie Mellon ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:50:43 GMT
Westmoreland man helps subdue suspect after damaging Pittsburgh bar  -  Tribune-Review
A Point Park University student from North Huntingdon helped capture a man who allegedly threw a business sign through the window of a downtown Pittsburgh bar on Wednesday night. As he was leaving a night class, Norwin High School graduate Connor ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:02:18 GMT
Crash closes Interstate 376 outbound east of Pittsburgh  -  New Jersey Herald
PITTSBURGH (AP) — One outbound lane of one of Pittsburgh's busiest highways has reopened after a dump truck overturned spilling gravel on the road, but officials say there could still be heavy delays for the evening rush hour. The truck crashed and ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:29:42 GMT

Family escapes burning Pittsburgh home after being alerted by child  -  WPXI Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH - Five people, including three children, escaped from a burning home in Pittsburgh's Sheraden neighborhood. Firefighters were called to Faronia Street shortly after 4 a.m. Friday. One of the children woke up her mother and alerted her to the ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:19:44 GMT

Villanova to play Pittsburgh in 'secret scrimmage' on Sunday  -  VU Hoops
Each year right before the season begins, we begin to get reports from the not-so-secret scrimmages that take place across college bsaketball. Last year, Villanova took on Maryland with reports surfacing that the Terps had a rough day at the office ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:14:05 GMT

Letang misses practice but is getting closer to a return  -  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Defenseman Kris Letang, who is recovering from an undisclosed injury, did not participate in the Penguins' practice Friday but could rejoin the lineup during the four-game road trip that begins Saturday in Philadelphia. Coach Mike Sullivan said Letang ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:01:01 GMT

Pitt creates new School of Computing and Information  -  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The University of Pittsburgh made it official today, creating a School of Computing and Information by blending Pitt's School of Information Sciences and the computer science department within the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. The university's ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:14:46 GMT

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive secondary anything but set in stone  -  Behind the Steel Curtain
The Pittsburgh Steelers defensive secondary has been a jumbled mess for years now. The one constant is, and has been, William Gay, but other than Gay, very little has remained year after year. In 2016, the Steelers were focused on youth and athleticism ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:09:19 GMT
Two teens plead to Tarentum shooting during home invasion  -  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Two teens today pleaded guilty to a New Year's Day robbery during which they shot a man in Tarentum. Dorian Smedley, 19, of Tarentum and Dominic Balsamo, 19, of Lawrenceville will be sentenced by Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge David R.