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PITTSBURGH | Thames leaves Brewers game with tight hamstring

PITTSBURGH — Milwaukee outfielder Eric Thames left the Brewers game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday with right hamstring tightness. Thames suffered the injury while playing a ball hit into the right field corner in the top of the second inning. He was replaced by Hernan Perez. Thames finished the game 0 for 1 and … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Thames leaves Brewers game with tight hamstring

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Judge Sentences Ambridge Fentanyl Dealer to 18 Years in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Jeffrey Rogers, formerly of Ambridge, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 18 years in prison for conspiring to distribute over 40 grams of fentanyl and for then distributing fentanyl, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The sentence was imposed yesterday by Chief United States District Court Judge Joy Flowers Conti. Rogers was also … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Judge Sentences Ambridge Fentanyl Dealer to 18 Years in Federal Prison

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Teen, Daryl Williams Charged with Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Crimes

PITTSBURGH, PA – Daryl Williams has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh for committing drug trafficking and firearm crimes, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The indictment, returned on July 10 and unsealed today, charges Williams, age 19, of Pittsburgh, with possession of a mixture of heroin and para-fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Teen, Daryl Williams Charged with Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Crimes

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Gregory Magee Took Nearly $120K During 2016 Bank Robbery Spree across Southwestern PA

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of armed bank robbery and bank robbery, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Gregory Magee, 48, pleaded guilty to two counts of armed bank robbery and four counts of bank robbery before United States District Judge Nora Barry … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Gregory Magee Took Nearly $120K During 2016 Bank Robbery Spree across Southwestern PA

PITTSBURGH | Nationals closer Doolittle on DL; will miss All-Star Game

PITTSBURGH  — The Washington Nationals placed All-Star closer Sean Doolittle on the 10-day disabled list with left toe inflammation, optioned right-handed pitcher Jefry Rodriguez to Triple-A Syracuse and recalled right-handed pitchers Wander Suero and Austin Voth from Syracuse on Tuesday. Doolittle, 31, hasn’t pitched since July 6. The following day, he tripped over a pitching … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Nationals closer Doolittle on DL; will miss All-Star Game

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Michael Ruffatto, North American Power Group, Ltd. And Michael Ruffatto Agree to Pay $14.4 Million to Resolve Alleged False Claims for Department of Energy Cooperative Agreement Funds

PITTSBURGH, PA. – North American Power Group, Ltd. (NAPG) and its owner and president, Michael Ruffatto, have agreed to pay the United States $14.4 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by submitting fraudulent claims under a cooperative agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy and Technology Laboratory (NETL), … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Michael Ruffatto, North American Power Group, Ltd. And Michael Ruffatto Agree to Pay $14.4 Million to Resolve Alleged False Claims for Department of Energy Cooperative Agreement Funds

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Family Practice Doctor, Brent E. Clark Pays $360,000 to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

PITTSBURGH, PA. – Brent E. Clark, M.D., a former family practice doctor in Pittsburgh, agreed to pay $360,000 to the United States to settle claims that he violated the False Claims Act by submitting or causing to be submitted false claims to Medicare and Medicaid for medically unnecessary and unreasonable services, United States Attorney Scott … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Family Practice Doctor, Brent E. Clark Pays $360,000 to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Varicose Vein Treatment Company Agrees to Pay $1,205,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

PITTSBURGH, Pa – Circulatory Centers of America, LLC, a Pennsylvania company that provided treatments for varicose veins in several states, together with related subsidiaries, its former owner and chief executive officer Thomas E. Certo, president David Gilpatrick, chief financial officer Everett Burns, and medical director Dr. Louis Certo, M.D., (collectively “Defendants”), agreed to pay the United … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Varicose Vein Treatment Company Agrees to Pay $1,205,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations