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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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Pa. Cop Shot Partially Naked Man Holding Underwear, Not Gun

A prosecutor says an officer was justified in shooting a man he thought was armed in a dark central Pennsylvania alley, even though it turned out the man had only a pair of black underwear in his hand.

KDKA-TV–06/27/2013

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Man Sneaks Through Roof Vent In Failed Beer Theft

A man has been jailed on charges he climbed through a roof vent in a failed attempt to steal two 30-packs of cheap beer from a central Pennsylvania store.

03/23/2013

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Police: Naked Man High On Bath Salts Chases Down Car

Police say a man was high on the synthetic stimulant known as bath salts when he was naked and chased a car down the street in central Pennsylvania.

KDKA-TV–03/11/2013

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4 Dead, 3 State Troopers Injured After Blair County Shooting

New details are emerging as police continue to investigate a shooting spree that left several people dead and three state police troopers injured Friday morning in Central Pennsylvania.

KDKA-TV–12/21/2012

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WWII Battleship Clock Makes Its Way To Local Museum

Today marks the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. And a piece of that historic day is on display for the Pittsburgh community to see — an artifact from a sunken battleship.

12/07/2012

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Ann Romney Talks Debates & Gender Gap During Visit To Altoona

Appearing at a fundraiser at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona, KDKA Political Editor Jon Delano sat down briefly with Ann Romney.

10/15/2012

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Pa. Reports First Meningitis Outbreak In Altoona

Pennsylvania health officials have identified the state’s first case of fungal meningitis linked to a deadly national outbreak involving steroid shots.

10/15/2012

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