- McCutchen hits 2-run homer in Pirates' 5-2 loss to Indians Updated: Jul-04-15 2:42 am
PITTSBURGH - The Pirates trailed by one run when rain stopped play for more than two hours in the bottom of the seventh inning. After play resumed, Cleveland added to its lead in the top of the eighth and snapped Pittsburgh's three-game win streak.
- Bourn has 3 RBIs to lead Indians to 5-2 win over Pirates Updated: Jul-04-15 1:45 am
PITTSBURGH - Michael Bourn believes Cleveland's five-game winning streak is proof the Indians are going to be in contention down the stretch despite a slow start.
- America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer Updated: Jul-04-15 1:08 am
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:
- Morgan hurt by HRs as Phillies fall to Braves 2-1 Updated: Jul-03-15 11:57 pm
ATLANTA - Adam Morgan couldn't beat his hometown team even while winning more respect from his new manager.
- Uribe's HR lifts Teheran, Braves to 2-1 win over Phillies Updated: Jul-03-15 11:17 pm
ATLANTA - Julio Teheran can't explain the dramatic gap between his home success and road struggles.
- Horse rescued from sinkhole on western Pennsylvania farm Updated: Jul-03-15 6:07 pm
SCENERY HILL, Pennsylvania - Authorities say emergency responders used a hoist to rescue a retired racehorse from a sinkhole on a western Pennsylvania farm.
- In death, Nebraska girl helps Pennsylvania boys live on Updated: Jul-03-15 4:55 pm
PITTSBURGH - A Nebraska girl who died of brain cancer Tuesday at age 3 helped save the lives of two Pennsylvania children through organ donation.
- Three Rivers Regatta nixes boat events due to swollen rivers Updated: Jul-03-15 3:38 pm
PITTSBURGH - Too much water will mean no boats - of any kind - at the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta.
- FBI questions Allentown mayor, seizes contract documents Updated: Jul-03-15 3:30 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - Federal agents seized documents from Allentown's City Hall and questioned its mayor and a top manager in a grand jury investigation that appears to be related to the city's contracting process, local officials said Friday.
- Pennsylvania family to bury Korean War soldier recently ID'd Updated: Jul-03-15 3:00 pm
APOLLO, Pennsylvania - The relatives of a western Pennsylvania soldier who was wounded and taken captive during the Korean War will bury his remains at Arlington National Cemetery now that government scientists have identified them.
- Fireworks displays costly, but communities feel obligated Updated: Jul-03-15 2:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - Butler residents nearly went berserk this year when Mayor Tom Donaldson said the city could not afford an annual Independence Day fireworks display.
- 140 pairs of underwear stolen from store hit by 4 bra heists Updated: Jul-03-15 1:19 pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania - First they took the bras. Now they've come back for the panties.
- 85 percent want Pittsburgh's sister bridges to remain yellow Updated: Jul-03-15 11:38 am
PITTSBURGH - An online poll that drew more than 12,000 votes shows nearly 85 percent of Pittsburghers don't want the city's three "sister bridges" across the Allegheny River to be painted a different color when they're rehabbed.
- Police: Man shoots woman, turns gun on himself at pub Updated: Jul-03-15 11:26 am
DILLSBURG, Pennsylvania - Authorities have released the identities of a man and woman killed in a murder-suicide on the deck of a central Pennsylvania pub.
- Pennsylvania lawmakers consider changes to open-records law Updated: Jul-03-15 11:25 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A 2009 law that made wholesale changes to Pennsylvania's open records law has been praised for expanding the universe of government records available to the public and improving the process by which people can obtain records.
- Construction crane topples onto Pitt campus science building Updated: Jul-03-15 11:23 am
PITTSBURGH - Construction crews were working to straighten a truck-mounted crane which toppled sideways and came to rest against a science building on the University of Pittsburgh campus.
- Queen City crew: Sending All-Stars young and old to Cincy Updated: Jul-03-15 11:22 am
NEW YORK - Anyone still ranting about the online election that put five Kansas City Royals in position to start the All-Star Game, the following is for you.
- More trash overbilling charges filed against hauler, wife Updated: Jul-03-15 11:08 am
PLEASANT GAP, Pennsylvania - More charges have been filed against the owner of a central Pennsylvania trash hauling company, and now his wife, for allegedly overbilling customers by dumping garbage in a neighboring county where landfills are cheaper.
- Boy, 12, drowns after slipping on rocks, falling into creek Updated: Jul-03-15 11:00 am
SAINT PETERS, Pennsylvania - Authorities say a boy drowned after he slipped on wet rocks and fell into a rain-swollen creek near Philadelphia.
- Man to trial in drug-related double shooting near Edinboro U Updated: Jul-03-15 10:32 am
MCKEAN, Pennsylvania - A former northwestern Pennsylvania university student has been ordered to stand trial on attempted homicide and other charges in what police say was a drug-related shooting of two other students.
- Ex-police chief to trial in October in gambling money case Updated: Jul-03-15 9:47 am
WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania - A police chief who resigned after nearly 40 years as an officer in a southwestern Pennsylvania township faces an October non-jury trial on charges he blew $10,000 from a federal Drug Enforcement Administration fund at a casino.
- Ex-school wrestling coach to trial in teen contact case Updated: Jul-03-15 9:11 am
JEANNETTE, Pennsylvania - The former wrestling coach at a western Pennsylvania high school has been ordered to stand trial on charges he had sexual contact with one 16-year-old student and inappropriately kissed another.
- In America's birthplace, concerts, parade and a beer garden Updated: Jul-03-15 8:46 am
PHILADELPHIA - America's birthplace is starting its Fourth of July celebration a little early.
- Swimmer still missing as 'found' body report is false alarm Updated: Jul-03-15 8:28 am
MONACA, Pennsylvania - The search for the body of a swimmer last seen struggling in the Ohio River in western Pennsylvania was continuing after reports that a body was found in the area turned out to be a false alarm.
- State awards $50,000 grant to preserve August Wilson home Updated: Jul-03-15 7:58 am
PITTSBURGH - Pennsylvania is providing a $50,000 grant to help restore the Pittsburgh home where late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson lived as a child.