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Man charged in Dec. 14 shooting in Pittsburgh mall lot

Jan. 26, 2022 12:21 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has been charged with aggravated assault and other crimes in a shooting in a Pittsburgh mall parking lot last month. John Hayden, 21, is also charged with child endangerment, reckless endangerment and weapons offenses in the Dec. 14 gunfire at The Waterworks...

Third-period surge helps Penguins past Coyotes, 6-3

Jan. 25, 2022 22:49 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins fell behind on three separate occasions against the Arizona Coyotes, but each time they had a quick answer. The biggest response came in the third period, when Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang led a four-goal barrage to give the red-hot...

Hot shooting in second half gets Pitt past Syracuse, 64-53

Jan. 25, 2022 22:45 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jamarius Burton scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half as Pittsburgh shot 50% after halftime to beat Syracuse 64-53 on Tuesday night. Pitt (8-12, 3-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) ended a two-game skid, using a 17-6 run that included three 3-pointers for a...

All 8 USFL teams to play in Birmingham for first season

Jan. 25, 2022 17:09 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The newly re-formed USFL will play every game in the same city during its inaugural season. The eight-team professional football league owned by Fox Sports will debut on April 16 with the Birmingham Stallions against the New Jersey Generals. All the games...

Biden to visit Pittsburgh as president plans more travel

Jan. 25, 2022 11:49 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden will make his second visit of 2022 to Pennsylvania to visit Pittsburgh on Friday, the White House said, as the Democrat confronts a persistent COVID-19 pandemic, rising inflation and congressional gridlock stalling some of his top priorities. ...

Biden to go to Pittsburgh as he looks get out of DC more

Jan. 24, 2022 19:55 PM EST

President Joe Biden is set to travel to Pittsburgh on Friday to spotlight his administration's efforts to strengthen the nation's supply chains and other aspects of his domestic agenda. The White House announced Biden's trip on Monday after the president said last week he would look...

Penguins' Teddy Blueger out 6-to-8 weeks after jaw surgery

Jan. 24, 2022 17:50 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins forward Teddy Blueger will miss 6-to-8 weeks after having surgery to repair a fractured jaw. Blueger was injured when Winnipeg's Brenden Dillon hit him into the glass on Sunday in the first period of Pittsburgh's 3-2 shootout victory over the...

Lawmakers stalemated on congressional map, top senator says

Jan. 24, 2022 16:55 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's state Senate majority leader said Monday that a partisan stalemate remains unbroken on a new map of congressional district boundaries for the state, and she predicted that the state's highest court will end up settling the matter. Pennsylvania,...

Sullivan wary even with red-hot Penguins surging

Jan. 24, 2022 13:25 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The message is more than six years old at this point. And no less vital. From the day he took the Pittsburgh Penguins head coaching job in December 2015, Mike Sullivan has known he's in charge of a uniquely talented group, one that can sometimes fall in love with...

Dodson scores 23, No. 19 Notre Dame tops Pittsburgh 77-63

Jan. 23, 2022 17:22 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maya Dodson had 23 points and 12 rebounds and No. 19 Notre Dame once again had five players in double figures, defeating Pittsburgh 77-63 on Sunday. After being tied at halftime, Notre Dame (14-4, 6-2 ACC) built a seven-point lead in the third quarter as Dodson...