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#Pittsburgh

# pittsburgh - Monday 2 November, 2020

Steelers edge Ravens to maintain perfect start to NFL season, Chiefs win and Patriots lose again
# Seventh Heaven
From The42
# 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 5,974 Views 3 Comments

Pittsburgh remain the only unbeaten team in the league.

# pittsburgh - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Pittsburgh synagogue rampage suspect faces further charges as funerals continue
# Robert Bowers
# Robert Bowers

Pittsburgh synagogue rampage suspect faces further charges as funerals continue

Oct 31st 2018, 7:17 PM 6,979 Views 0 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

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

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

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 10:29 PM 33,484 Views 53 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Monday 29 October, 2018

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

Synagogue shooting suspect appears in court in a wheelchair

Oct 29th 2018, 7:11 PM 23,108 Views 0 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Sunday 28 October, 2018

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

Victims of synagogue shooting ranged in age from 54 to 97

Updated Oct 28th 2018, 2:38 PM 23,771 Views 20 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Saturday 27 October, 2018

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

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

Updated Oct 27th 2018, 11:32 PM 38,596 Views 77 Comments

The suspect is in custody in hospital.

# pittsburgh - Monday 22 May, 2017

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

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

May 22nd 2017, 8:40 PM 18,106 Views 0 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Thursday 10 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 10th 2016, 8:06 PM 28,810 Views 18 Comments

The shooting left five dead and two injured.

# pittsburgh - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Late field goal clinches Steelers win in thrilling wild card finale
# Late Drama
From The42
# Late Drama

Late field goal clinches Steelers win in thrilling wild card finale

Jan 10th 2016, 9:14 AM 7,125 Views 15 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 23rd 2015, 7:30 AM 15,835 Views 15 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Sunday 11 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 11th 2015, 3:00 PM 21,484 Views 32 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 18th 2015, 11:59 PM 18,068 Views 11 Comments

Don’t bring a knife to sword fight…

# pittsburgh - Friday 7 August, 2015

Check out this bunch of Americans playing 'dizzy hurling' in Pittsburgh
# Dizzy Hurling
From The42
# Dizzy Hurling

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

Aug 7th 2015, 5:15 PM 7,865 Views 3 Comments

This looks like a whole lot of fun.

# pittsburgh - Thursday 4 June, 2015

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone
# Hero
From The42
# 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 10,831 Views 5 Comments

Shock as baseball fan does the decent thing.

# pittsburgh - Friday 15 May, 2015

This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him
# Outer Space
# Outer Space

This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him

May 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 15,906 Views 17 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Thursday 6 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 6th 2014, 10:19 AM 9,930 Views 8 Comments

Autumn Klein fell suddenly ill and died three days later.

# pittsburgh - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Incredible X-ray shows chainsaw stuck in man's neck
# Ouch
From The Daily Edge
# Ouch

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:44 AM 17,528 Views 14 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Three shot near Pittsburgh high school
# Pittsburgh
# Pittsburgh

Three shot near Pittsburgh high school

Nov 13th 2013, 9:27 PM 7,202 Views 19 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'
# Ashes To Ashes
From The Daily Edge
# Ashes To Ashes

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'

Sep 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 962 Views 1 Comment

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

# pittsburgh - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Girl dressed as 'Naked Pope' angers Catholic diocese
# Surplice Effort
From The Daily Edge
# Surplice Effort

Girl dressed as 'Naked Pope' angers Catholic diocese

May 1st 2013, 3:31 PM 26,882 Views 127 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Monday 25 March, 2013

Caretaker accused of drinking $100,000 worth of rare whiskey
# High Spirits
From The Daily Edge
# High Spirits

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

Mar 25th 2013, 10:03 AM 21,239 Views 29 Comments

The vintage spirit was about 100 years old.

# pittsburgh - Sunday 18 November, 2012

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

The greatest rags to riches story of all time

Nov 18th 2012, 6:30 PM 31,121 Views 21 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Monday 5 November, 2012

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

Toddler dies after falling into wild dogs pen at Pittsburgh Zoo

Nov 5th 2012, 9:46 AM 11,242 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.

# pittsburgh - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Luck of the Irish: Notre Dame beats Pittsburgh in triple overtime
# Last Gasp
From The42
# Last Gasp

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

Nov 4th 2012, 12:11 PM 1,026 Views 3 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Monday 22 October, 2012

Costumed girl shot by relative after she is mistaken for skunk
# United States
# United States

Costumed girl shot by relative after she is mistaken for skunk

Oct 22nd 2012, 9:05 AM 13,312 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.

# pittsburgh - Sunday 30 September, 2012

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

Weird Wide Web: The week in online oddities

Sep 30th 2012, 10:00 AM 6,749 Views 4 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Friday 21 September, 2012

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

Man takes at least one person hostage in Pittsburgh office building

Sep 21st 2012, 6:29 PM 3,144 Views 3 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 27th 2012, 8:40 PM 4,431 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.

# pittsburgh - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Man robs victim - then asks her out on date
# Old Romantic
From The Daily Edge
# Old Romantic

Man robs victim - then asks her out on date

Mar 7th 2012, 6:21 PM 8,031 Views 15 Comments

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

# pittsburgh - Sunday 7 August, 2011

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

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

Aug 7th 2011, 5:17 PM 1,625 Views 5 Comments

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