The home on the 100 Block of Rayburn Rd., in Armstrong County where the body of a woman was found on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Law enforcement believe the killing is related to the escape of Robert Crissman on work-release from the Armstrong County jail near the home.
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The home on the 100 Block of Rayburn Rd., in Armstrong County where the body of a woman was found on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Law enforcement believe the killing is related to the escape of Robert Crissman on work-release from the Armstrong County jail near the home.

Police seek escaped Armstrong County jail inmate now suspected in slaying

Robert Edward Crissman, 38, of Templeton left the jail and ran toward Route 85 around 6:30 a.m., police said.


 Detroit Tigers right-handed reliever Joakim Soria, 31, has served as the Tigers’ closer this season and saved 23 games. He has a 2.85 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 41 innings. Hewill become a free agent after the season.

Pirates acquiring relief pitcher Soria from Tigers for a prospect

Pairing Soria with trio of Mark Melancon, Tony Watson and Jared Hughes would strengthen an already-solid back end of the bullpen.



 President Barack Obama has nominated three candidates to fill long-standing vacancies on the federal bench for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Obama nominates three for federal bench in Western Pa.

If confirmed by the Senate, the trio would shore up a court that hasn't operated with a full complement of judges for years.



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 A 1927 version of "The Everyday Song Book", part of the University of Pittsburgh's Special Collections, is the "smoking-gun" evidence that the 1893 ditty "Happy Birthday to You" should be free for public use and not subject to copyright restrictions, lawyers say.

Pitt library songbook key to lawsuit over ‘Happy Birthday’ rights

A songbook found at Pitt shows that “Happy Birthday” isn’t copyrighted, lawyers say, calling it the “smoking gun” in a long legal dispute.



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