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The Return Of Cheese Chester

Cheese Chester has been out of racing since being injured last month during the pierogi race at PNC Park.

08/29/2014

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3 Penn State Students Facing Charges In Stabbing

Three Penn State University students were facing charges in a stabbing incident over the weekend that injured two students from another school as they were trying to visit a woman’s apartment, police said.

04/13/2014

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Pa. HS Swim Coach Resigning After Strip Club Job Flap

A popular assistant high school swimming coach has resigned after someone anonymously complained that he also worked as a bartender at a central Pennsylvania strip club.

03/28/2014

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Strip Club Job Puts HS Swim Coach Job In Jeopardy

A popular assistant high school swimming coach who works as a bartender at a strip club could lose his job in a central Pennsylvania school district after someone lodged an anonymous complaint.

03/23/2014

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Police: Pa. Man Stole Hand Sanitizer To Make Cocktails

Police have charged a man with stealing 12 bottles of hand sanitizer from a central Pennsylvania hospital, so he could mix it with orange juice and drink it for the alcohol it contained.

01/10/2014

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Police Investigate Bomb And Water Threat

A local police chief says state police experts are examining a couple of computers as part of an investigation into threats to bomb a central Pennsylvania courthouse and taint the area’s water supply.

10/29/2013

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4 Dead, Including Intruders In Altoona Home Invasion

A woman and an accomplice broke into her family’s home and killed her mother and brother before they were shot to death by her father, state police said Saturday.

09/28/2013

Andrew Lambo

Lambo, Glasnow Receive Minor League Honors From Pirates

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates named outfielder Andrew Lambo their Minor League Player of the Year and Tyler Glasnow their Minor League Pitcher of the Year on Monday.

93-7 The Fan–09/17/2013

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Police: Off-Duty Officer Charged After Punching Man Who Mooned Bus At Kid Rock Concert

An off-duty police officer from central Pennsylvania has been charged with aggravated assault because police say he punched a man who allegedly exposed his buttocks to people on a bus in which the officer was riding after a Kid Rock concert near Pittsburgh.

09/10/2013

Jason Grilli

All-Star Closer Grilli Among Those Rejoining Pirates

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have recalled right-handed closer Jason Grilli from his rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona and reinstated him from the disabled list, the team announced today.

93-7 The Fan–09/03/2013

Justin Morneau

What Are The Pirates Getting In Justin Morneau?

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — On Saturday the Pirates one-upped their own recent waiver-wire deal for the Mets’ Marlon Byrd with yet another big-name trade in an effort to emphatically end a 20-year playoff drought.

93-7 The Fan–08/31/2013

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Pa. Man Shot For Carrying Boxers Suing Police

A man is suing a central Pennsylvania police department saying he did nothing to provoke being shot by an officer who has claimed he thought black boxer shorts the half-naked man was holding were a gun.

08/30/2013

Jeff Locke, Tony Sanchez

Pirates Demote Locke, Sanchez For Roster Space

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — To make room for newcomers Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Pirates have temporarily sent left-handed starting pitcher Jeff Locke and backup catcher Tony Sanchez down to Double-A Altoona, the team announced Wednesday evening.

93-7 The Fan–08/28/2013

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Police: Pa. Robber Leaves Pink Shoes, Flees On Neon Green Bike

Police in central Pennsylvania are hoping to find the person who fits a pair of pink shoes he left behind after police say he accosted a woman, took $200 from her, then fled on a neon green bike.

08/02/2013

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Redial Leads To Theft Suspect’s Arrest

Police say a suspect’s phone call from a convenience store telephone helped them to charge him with stealing $142 worth of change from the business.

KDKA-TV–07/02/2013

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