Update: Downed trees stop New York-Pittsburgh train

New York 05/29/19, 16:41

The Latest on severe weather in Pennsylvania (all times local):5:30 p.m.An Amtrak train from New York to Pittsburgh is stopped in central Pennsylvania because trees are down along its route.Business owners and workers assess flood damage as they to start cleanup, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Harmony, Pa. More storms ...

Life after Le’Veon: Steelers RB trio ready to forge own path

Football 05/29/19, 16:18

The same words kept popping up as James Conner, Jaylen Samuels and Benny Snell Jr. talked. Words such as "we" and "us" and "relationships" and "my guys."No personal agendas. No campaigning for more touches or playing time. No talk about contracts or specific roles. The Pittsburgh Steelers running backs just ...

Heavy rains, high winds damage parts of Pennsylvania

U.S. 05/29/19, 11:06

Storm-driven floodwaters inundated parts of western Pennsylvania, sending torrents down the streets of one town and requiring several people to be helped by swiftwater rescue specialists.Zelienople (ZEE-lee-uh-no-pul) officials told drivers to avoid several streets because of severe flooding in the town about 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of Pittsburgh.A powerful ...

Bounce-back Boz? Steelers’ Boswell aims past bumpy kicks

Football 05/28/19, 13:08

Chris Boswell doesn't do panic.So rather than blow up his offseason routine following a nightmarish 2018 in which the Pittsburgh Steelers kicker struggled to find the form that made him a Pro Bowler in 2017 — a mini-meltdown that contributed to his team's failure to reach the playoffs for the ...

Turner has 5 hits, Dodgers get 2 HBP RBIs to sweep Pirates

Baseball 05/26/19, 16:49

Justin Turner had five hits after taking a day off, Joc Pederson homered during a six-run sixth inning that featured consecutive bases-loaded plunkings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-7 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.Matt Beaty had four RBIs and Corey Seager drove in two for ...

Bellinger, Seager lead Dodgers past Pirates 7-2

Baseball 05/25/19, 23:30

Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager both doubled and drove in two runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers slugged their way past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Saturday night.Max Muncy added two doubles for the Dodgers, who had eight two-base hits in all, the most in the major leagues this season.Hyun-Jin ...

Freese’s grand slam powers Dodgers by Pirates 10-2

Baseball 05/24/19, 21:32

David Freese hit a grand slam off opener Michael Feliz and Cody Bellinger added his 18th homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-2 on Friday night.The Pirates gave Feliz his first major league start in 157 career appearances in an effort to address their injury-riddled starting ...

Pirates slug 4 homers, beat Rockies 14-6

Baseball 05/24/19, 02:47

After scoring just three runs in the first two games of their series with the Colorado Rockies, the Pittsburgh Pirates' offense broke out in a big way on Thursday, setting new season highs for runs scored and margin of victory in a 14-6 win.The offensive explosion was needed after the ...

Pirates slug 4 homers, beat Rockies 14-6

Baseball 05/23/19, 15:08

Josh Bell, Bryan Reynolds and Starling Marte all homered in the seventh inning to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past Colorado 14-6 on Thursday.The Pirates jumped on Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela (3-4) for eight runs over 3 1/3 innings, but Colorado stormed back in the sixth, plating six runs that were ...

Bell’s splash HR not enough; Rockies cruise past Pirates 9-3

Baseball 05/22/19, 21:52

Josh Bell reached the Allegheny River on the fly for the second time in two weeks, the only notable blemish for the Colorado Rockies in a 9-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.After Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer to put Colorado ahead 3-0 in the first inning, ...

Marquez quiets Pirates as Rockies roll to 5-0 victory

Baseball 05/21/19, 21:03

German Márquez struck out seven over eight dominant innings, Trevor Story hit his 11th home run and the Colorado Rockies cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 Tuesday night.Márquez (5-2) gave up three hits, walked one and didn't allow a runner to third base as the Rockies snapped a four-game losing ...

Roethlisberger bothered by criticism but eager to move on

Football 05/21/19, 13:29

Ben Roethlisberger heard the noise. How could he not? At times, it was deafening.Antonio Brown. Le'Veon Bell. A handful of other former teammates long since gone from the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room. The talking heads on TV. They all came for him in some form or another during a turbulent ...

After 36 years, a girl is the middle school math champ

U.S. 05/18/19, 07:52

Ask Vivian Loh a simple question, like her age, and you may not get a simple answer."4,687 days," the Squirrel Hill resident answers softly and without hesitation, sitting in an office at the Winchester Thurston School in Shadyside.She calculated her age in days a couple of years ago, when she ...

Lyles overcomes high pitch count, Pirates beat Cardinals 2-1

Baseball 05/11/19, 19:29

Jordan Lyles overcame a 30-pitch first inning to combine with four relievers on a two-hitter, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 Saturday for their seventh win in 10 games following an eight-game losing streak.Lyles (3-1) allowed one hit through six innings, struck out six and walked ...

Frazier, Williams lead Pirates to 2-1 win over Cardinals

Baseball 05/10/19, 22:28

Adam Frazier opened the game with a homer, Starling Marte drove in the game-winner and Trevor Williams allowed one run in seven solid innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Friday night.Marte's RBI single off of Andrew Miller (1-2) broke a 1-1 tie in the ...

Rookie WR Johnson paying no heed to Antonio Brown mentions

Football 05/10/19, 15:16

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Diontae Johnson understands parallels will be drawn between himself and former Steelers star Antonio Brown. The third-round pick, however, is focused on forging his own path.The comparisons and serendipitous circumstances that link the two are almost too conspicuous to believe. But this "D.J." isn't actively ...

Pittsburgh funicular reopens after 3 months of repairs

U.S. 05/10/19, 12:47

A funicular that gives sightseers and commuters a panoramic view of Pittsburgh has reopened.The Monongahela (muh-nahn-guh-HAYL'-uh) Incline was closed for more than three months because of flood damage.The reopening had a slight hiccup when power went out in the neighborhood just an hour after service restarted Friday morning.The cars for ...

91-year-old WWII vet gets high school diploma with grandson

U.S. 05/09/19, 13:55

A 91-year-old World War II veteran has finally received his high school diploma, eight decades after leaving school to support his family. Pete Sabedra walked across the stage at Derry Area Middle School, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) east of Pittsburgh, on Wednesday to accept his degree at a special awards ...

US shuts down dark web marketplace; 2 Israelis charged

Tech 05/08/19, 15:40

A gateway to illegal marketplaces on the darknet has been shut down, the FBI announced Wednesday, and two of its alleged operators have been arrested and accused of making millions of dollars in kickbacks for their services.A grand jury in Pittsburgh returned indictments against the two Israelis on charges of ...

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