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Greinke pitches Diamondbacks past Pirates 7-2

Jun. 23, 2018 9:48 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Arizona manager Torey Lovullo had quite the dilemma when the game was stopped by rain for the second time in the middle of the fourth inning. When the showers subsided, Lovullo gave the ball back to Zack Greinke, and the ace right-hander delivered. Greinke pitched six scoreless innings,...

Report: Officer left university job after case there dropped

Jun. 23, 2018 5:55 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fleeing a traffic stop left his previous job with a university police force about a month after prosecutors dropped a case against three men he'd filed charges against. East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld, who...

Pence stops in Pennsylvania to stump for Rothfus

Jun. 23, 2018 4:36 PM EDT

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence made a stop in Pennsylvania to support third-term Republican Rep. Keith Rothfus's congressional campaign. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that Pence told about 100 supporters at a hotel in Moon Township near Pittsburgh that they must back Rothfus...

Landslide topples Pittsburgh telephone poles, utility lines

Jun. 23, 2018 2:22 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials in western Pennsylvania say another in a series of landslides over the past few months has brought down several telephone poles and utility lines in a Pittsburgh neighborhood. Allegheny County officials said in a Twitter post Saturday that the landslide in the city's Overbrook...

Woman killed, 3 others injured in drive-by near Pittsburgh

Jun. 23, 2018 9:43 AM EDT

MUNHALL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a drive-by shooting killed a woman and injured three other people in a borough near Pittsburgh. Allegheny County police say a sedan had stopped to let a passenger out in Munhall when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside began...

Marte's single in 13th lifts Diamondbacks over Pirates 2-1

Jun. 23, 2018 12:20 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was a strange sight after a big hit. Ketel Marte's two-out single in the 13th inning led the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. But, right after his go-ahead hit, Marte slammed his helmet down in frustration so hard that the sound could...

Pirates catcher Cervelli put on 7-day concussion DL

Jun. 22, 2018 7:38 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have put veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli on the seven-day concussion disabled list. The Pirates made the move Friday night just before the start of their game with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Rookie catcher Jacob Stallings was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis....

Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

Jun. 22, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

Protesters demonstrated Friday for a third day over the fatal police shooting in Pennsylvania of an unarmed black teen fleeing a traffic stop as they sought to get the attention of a nation engrossed by the immigration debate, and to pressure officials to charge the officer. Hundreds of marchers chanting "Who did...

Mike Pence heading to Pittsburgh to support Rothfus campaign

Jun. 22, 2018 1:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is heading to Pittsburgh to throw his support behind third-term Republican Rep. Keith Rothfus's congressional campaign. Pence will participate in an event at the airport for Rothfus, who's facing a tough challenge in November from Democrat Conor Lamb. The...

Wolf seeks federal aid for western Pennsylvania spring rains

Jun. 22, 2018 11:37 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor is asking for federal help to address costs and damage from heavy rains that caused landslides in the Pittsburgh area earlier this year. Gov. Tom Wolf wrote Friday to President Donald Trump to say the series of storms in western Pennsylvania in February, March...