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PITTSBURGH | Bill Fralic, star lineman for Pitt and Falcons, dies at 56

PITTSBURGH — Bill Fralic, the burly, bruising and athletic offensive lineman who starred for the Atlanta Falcons and was a three-time All-American at Pittsburgh, has died. He was 56. The school said Fralic had cancer and died Thursday at his home in suburban Atlanta. Fralic was the first offensive lineman to finish in the top … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Bill Fralic, star lineman for Pitt and Falcons, dies at 56

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Thomas George Stanko, Multi-Convicted Felon Charged with Firearms Violations

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of federal firearms violations, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The two-count Indictment, returned on Dec. 12, named Thomas George Stanko, 48, as the sole defendant. According to the Indictment, from on or … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Thomas George Stanko, Multi-Convicted Felon Charged with Firearms Violations

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Derek Webb, Renewal Escapee Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 15 months’ imprisonment on his conviction of escape from custody, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Derek Webb, 54. According to information presented to the court, on … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Derek Webb, Renewal Escapee Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots ‘on to Pittsburgh’ after stunning loss to Dolphins

FOXBOROUGH, Mass  — More times than not, the sight of Rob Gronkowski approaching the end zone has signaled good things happening for the New England Patriots. Yet there was the image of Gronkowski awkwardly crashing to the ground in a desperate attempt to prevent Kenyan Drake from crossing the goal line during Sunday’s last-second 34-33 … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots ‘on to Pittsburgh’ after stunning loss to Dolphins

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Drug Conspirator, Calvin Armstrong Sentenced to Nearly 5 Years in Prison

Defendant was present during search in which SWAT officers were exposed to fentanyl analogue PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A former resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court on Friday to a term of imprisonment of four years and nine months, to be followed by three years of supervised release, on charges of conspiracy to … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Drug Conspirator, Calvin Armstrong Sentenced to Nearly 5 Years in Prison

The Latest: Dobbs in for Roethlisberger (rib) as Steelers QB

The Latest from Week 14 of the NFL season (all times EST): 6:15 p.m. Pittsburgh is playing the second half at Oakland with Joshua Dobbs at quarterback in place of Ben Roethlisberger, who’s been announced as questionable to return to the game because of a rib injury. Roethlisberger went to the locker room a few … Continue reading The Latest: Dobbs in for Roethlisberger (rib) as Steelers QB

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Cheswick Residents Charged in Bad Check Scheme

PITTSBURGH, PA – Two residents of Cheswick, Pennsylvania, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of related to the theft of government property, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. One of the defendants is also charged with uttering and possessing false securities. The six-count Indictment, returned on Dec. … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Cheswick Residents Charged in Bad Check Scheme

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Maurice Tinsley, Former Allegheny County Resident Admits Violating Federal Firearms and Drug Laws

PITTSBURGH, PA – On December 3, 2018, a former resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal firearms and narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Maurice Tinsley, 37, formerly of McKees Rocks, Penn Hills and the Northside neighborhoods of Pittsburgh, Pa., pleaded guilty to … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Maurice Tinsley, Former Allegheny County Resident Admits Violating Federal Firearms and Drug Laws