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PITTSBURGH | Cardinals claim RHP Ross off waivers from Padres

PITTSBURGH  — The St. Louis Cardinals have claimed right-hander Tyson Ross off waivers from the San Diego Padres. The 31-year-old Ross is 6-9 with a 4.45 ERA in 22 starts this season. He will join the team during its upcoming series in Miami. The last-place Padres could have pulled Ross back from waivers when the … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Cardinals claim RHP Ross off waivers from Padres

PITTSBURGH | Cardinals claim RHP Ross off waivers from Padres

PITTSBURGH  — The St. Louis Cardinals have claimed right-hander Tyson Ross off waivers from the San Diego Padres. The 31-year-old Ross is 6-9 with a 4.45 ERA in 22 starts this season. He will join the team during its upcoming series in Miami. The last-place Padres could have pulled Ross back from waivers when the … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Cardinals claim RHP Ross off waivers from Padres

PITTSBURGH  | Pirates bolster rotation, add Tampa Bay’s Archer at deadline

PITTSBURGH  — The surging Pittsburgh Pirates are intent on making a run at a playoff spot. The Pirates bolstered the front end of their rotation at the non-waiver deadline on Tuesday, adding Tampa Bay’s Chris Archer while sending the Rays a couple of coveted prospects in outfielder Austin Meadows and pitcher Tyler Glasnow and a … Continue reading PITTSBURGH  | Pirates bolster rotation, add Tampa Bay’s Archer at deadline

PITTSBURGH | Pittsburgh sees hands-on restart of Uber’s self-driving cars

PITTSBURGH — Uber officials say the company has taken the first step toward relaunching its self-driving cars on Pittsburgh-area streets four months after a fatal accident involving one of the cars in Arizona. The relaunch Tuesday at noon put a handful of cars on the road near Pittsburgh, where the bulk of the company’s engineering … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Pittsburgh sees hands-on restart of Uber’s self-driving cars

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