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Sunday’s Best: April showers bring rainy Hounds

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:59

Rainy sports and snowy sports. Both bring distinct challenges in coverage. Both will bring the complaints from photographers. The post Sunday’s Best: April showers bring rainy Hounds appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

Scoreless draw with Saint Louis FC ‘like a loss’

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:59

Joe Greenspan threw an arm around Tobi Adewole, embracing his fellow defender in a downpour, when the final whistle blew. The post Scoreless draw with Saint Louis FC ‘like a loss’ appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

At least 138 dead in Sri Lanka bomb attacks target...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:58

The blasts, reported to have occurred at churches in Kochchikade, Negombo and Batticaloa, targeted worshippers as they attended Easter services.

Scudder Falls Bridge temporarily shutting one lane...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:58

Work continues to replace the Scudder Fall Bridge in the Trenton region. The lane closures will accommodate delivery of concrete to pave the road deck of the new bridge.

AccuWeather: Some Sun, Pop Up Shower

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:56

Meteorologist Chris Sowers says a shower or two is possible today. Temperatures warm back up in to the 80's by Tuesday.

Riverhounds draw with Saint Louis FC ‘like a loss’

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:31:01

Joe Greenspan threw an arm around Tobi Adewole, embracing his fellow defender in a downpour, when the final whistle blew. The post Riverhounds draw with Saint Louis FC ‘like a loss’ appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

[Iggles Blitz] - The Next Nellie?

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:31:16

A couple of Aprils ago, we thought the Eagles got a huge steal when they drafted CB Sidney Jones 43rd …

Hot Button: Canes on the brink, Blues oust Jets, M...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:59

Welcome to The Hot Button, a new round-the-clock feature that'll cover ... well, everything. At all times. In all sports. The post Hot Button: Canes on the brink, Blues oust Jets, Meadows/Glasnow praise appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

Site Stuff: Balance between Lifetimes, newbies

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:59

We've sold 32 Lifetime Lunatic subscriptions, so 68 remain toward our new cap of 100, combined with the original 500. There's no plan to sell more. The post Site Stuff: Balance between Lifetimes, newbies appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

Podcast: Carter on Locked on Steelers

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:59

As of this week, I've joined the Locked on Steelers Podcast as co-host with Tony Serino! We'll be bringing you content every week to keep you up to pace with the Steelers. The post Podcast: Carter on Locked on Steelers appeared first on DKPittsburgh...

Tucker, Reynolds up, Marte, Gonzalez to IL

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:59

The Pirates recalled shortstop Cole Tucker and outfielder Bryan Reynolds from Triple-A Indianapolis before Saturday's game against the Giants and inserted them in the starting lineup. The post Tucker, Reynolds up, Marte, Gonzalez to IL appeared firs...

What’s Brewing 4.21

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:59

Good morning! The Pirates are in first place! No, really, they are. The post What’s Brewing 4.21 appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

NFL Draft: Risk getting burned again at corner?

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:59

The Steelers haven't had the best of luck with cornerbacks in the draft, but they haven't always selected them early, either. The post NFL Draft: Risk getting burned again at corner? appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

Tucker’s dramatic debut shot delivers welcome adre...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:59

Cole Tucker hit a two-run homer in his major-league debut and the Pirates beat the Giants 3-1 on Saturday in a game shortened to five innings because of rain. The post Tucker’s dramatic debut shot delivers welcome adrenaline, too appeared first on D...

Brahms Sonatas and Beethoven Variations

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:58

Two sonatas from romantic composer Johannes Brahms, one for violin and piano the other for clarinet, ending with Beethoven variations. Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78Ania Filochowska, violin; Michael Davidman, piano Johannes Brahms sent Sona...

Officials: Suspect fatally shoots self after excha...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:57

A man is dead after fatally shooting himself in the head after exchanging gunfire with police in Philadelphia's Summerdale section, officials say.

AccuWeather: Some Sun, Stray Shower Sunday

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:57

Meteorologist Melissa Magee says Easter Sunday will feature a few more sunny breaks, but a pop-up shower is still possible.

Bryce Harper Helps Phillies Solve Coors Field With...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:57

The Phillies' win snapped a six-game losing streak at Coors Field.

[NFL: Philadelphia Eagles] - 2019 Monster Jam

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:31:11

Check out the best photos from Monster Jam's event at Lincoln Financial Field.

[SB Nation: Bleeding Green Nation] - The Draft Bag...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:31:11

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Lightning Strike In Moon Township Causes House Fir...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:31:01

A lightning strike in Moon Township caused a house fire Saturday night.

Food Truck In Oakland Closed For Health Violations

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:31:01

The Crepe Truck on Baum Boulevard has been shut down due to health code violations.

Rain Causes Landslide In Fox Chapel Borough

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:31:01

Wet and saturated grounds caused a landslide in Fox Chapel at Squaw Run Road.

Car Drives Off Boat Launch In New Eagle

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:31:01

A dark colored car was found floating in the river near the boat launch at Tubby Hall Park in New Eagle.

Hot Button: Blues oust Jets, Meadows/Glasnow prais...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:59

Welcome to The Hot Button, a new round-the-clock feature that'll cover ... well, everything. At all times. In all sports. The post Hot Button: Blues oust Jets, Meadows/Glasnow praise, bigger NFL field appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

Tucker’s homer lifts injury-riddled Pirates in MLB...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:59

Cole Tucker hit a two-run homer in his major-league debut and the Pirates beat the Giants 3-1 on Saturday in a game shortened to five innings because of rain. The post Tucker’s homer lifts injury-riddled Pirates in MLB debut appeared first on DKPitt...

Obituary: Jerry Clack / Classics professor, opera...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:58

“Some might look at him and think of him as an eccentric, but he wasn’t. He was very passionate, and he wasn’t afraid of his passions.”

Kansas zookeeper suffered 'lacerations and punctur...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:58

"There really isn't a circumstance where they should have been in the same space, so there was some sort of error that occurred here," a zoo official said.

Lawmakers in this state passed bill to allow compo...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:58

The process of recomposition essentially turns dead bodies into soil, a practice colloquially known as "human composting."

Local organization gives away free prom dresses in...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:57

A local organization is giving out hundreds of free prom dresses this weekend to local high school students.

Who killed Levern Jackson III?

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:57

A mother on vacation in Florida learns that her son is shot and killed. Now she's coming to you for help in finding his killer.

Horsham Air Base is far from out of business

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:57

You may remember that the air base in Horsham was once home to the A-10 Thunderbolt. Affectionately known by its pilots and maintenance crews as the 'Warthog' for it's aggressive look.

Easter Bunny gets some big help in Northeast Phila...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:57

This job was a little too big for the Easter Bunny Saturday, so thousands of Easter eggs were brought in by the chopper-load in Northeast Philadelphia.

Easter Traditions Both New And Old In Full Swing I...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:57

People woke up early for some time-honored Easter traditions and others started brand new traditions.

Unexpected Weather Brings Hail To Plum Borough

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:31:00

Parts of Plum Borough experienced hail today.

Pittsburgh Weather: Thunderstorms Turning To Rain...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:31:00

Thunderstorms will turn to scattered showers tonight into tomorrow.

Game Called In Sixth Inning Due To Rain, Pirates W...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:31:00

Cole Tucker hit a two-run home run in his major league debut to give the Pirates a 3-1 win.

Hot Button: Meadows/Glasnow praise, bigger NFL fie...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:58

Welcome to The Hot Button, a new round-the-clock feature that'll cover ... well, everything. At all times. In all sports. The post Hot Button: Meadows/Glasnow praise, bigger NFL field, Irsay’s piano appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

WEATHER: Heavy rain causes some flooding in Pittsb...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:58

Around 4:30 p.m., the storm was over Donora, Washington County, and heading northwest at 15 mph.

'Record-breaking in terms of duration': Two-wave f...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:57

Typically, flu season begins in the fall and ends in the spring.

Mudslide, downed trees shut down road in Fox Chape...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:57

It is unclear when the road will reopen.

Police: Cops, man exchange gunfire in Northeast

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:57

Police in Philadelphia are investigating after two police officers discharged their weapons and one man reportedly used a gun on himself.

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Great...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:57

In recent months, our state legislature has been, um, mired in a furious argument over whether to name the Eastern hellbender or Wehrle’s salamander Pennsylvania’s official state […] The post The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Great State A...

Investigative Journalist Nicole Weisensee Egan on...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:57

The Rundown Age: 51 CV, abridged: Washington, D.C., correspondent and crime reporter, Philadelphia Daily News (1992-2005); senior writer, People (2005-2017); adjunct journalism professor, Temple’s Klein […] The post Investigative Journalist Nicole W...

Sneak Peek: Inside Philadelphia Magazine’s May Iss...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:57

The May issue of Philadelphia magazine is on its way to mailboxes right now, and it’s bursting with content that gets at the heart of life in the region […] The post Sneak Peek: Inside <em>Philadelphia</em> Magazine’s May Issue appeared...

Millennials! Get Over Your Blankies and Stuffed An...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:57

I was leafing through my copy of Us Weekly the other day — hey, I’m trying to save a dying industry here — when I […] The post Millennials! Get Over Your Blankies and Stuffed Animals and Grow Up Already! appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.

Is This Rich Middle-Aged White Guy From Texas the...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:57

Richard Vague said he wanted to do the focus groups himself. Yes, yes, he told his seasoned — and worried — political advisers; he knew […] The post Is This Rich Middle-Aged White Guy From Texas the Most Revolutionary Thinker in Philly? appeared fir...

Authorities investigate apparent murder-suicide in...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:56

Authorities in Delaware County are investigating an apparent murder-suicide Saturday night.

Man Dies By Apparent Suicide After Firing At Polic...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:55

Police say a man died by apparent suicide after firing at two officers and fleeing the scene on foot Saturday.

Joel Embiid lifts Sixers to victory with heroic Ga...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:55

Joel Embiid carries Sixers to victory with heroic Game 4 performance vs. Brooklyn