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Zach Ballard, 12, of Mt. Washington, Ky., waits for the start of Steelers workouts today at Saint Vincent College. Browse our wide view page for more visuals from in Latrobe.

 Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen smiles after scoring and hitting a four-run single against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday in Minneapolis. Pirates left fielder Jaff Decker and first baseman Travis Ishikawa also scored on the play and accompany him back to the dugout.

McCutchen leads way as hot bats set up sweep of Minnesota

The Pirates’ offense continues to roll, setting stage for fifth win in the past six games.

 A makeshift memorial marks the murder scene of Deona Barnett at the corners of Antrim Street and Fleming and Richardson Avenues in Brighton Heights.

Pregnant woman fatally shot in Brighton Heights

Police said the victim was shot multiple times at 9:04 p.m. at Antrim Street and Fleming and Richardson avenues.

 If approved, the fare increases would net Yellow Cab Co. of Pittsburgh a nearly 11 percent boost in annual revenue.

Yellow Cab seeks fare hikes to keep pace with ride-share rivals

Among the requests to the PUC are surcharges of up to $8 per trip on Friday and Saturday nights.

 “To suggest that I destroyed a phone to avoid giving the NFL information it requested is completely wrong,” Tom Brady said.

Patriots' Brady vows to fight NFL 'Deflategate' suspension; owner Kraft regrets not taking legal action

“I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either,” Tom Brady said in a statement.

 The first time Joseph Ruggieri was charged with witness intimidation was March 13.

Plum teacher held for trial on second set of charges involving female student

Police say Joseph Ruggieri, 40, of Plum, ignored a court order to not contact his alleged victim not once but twice.

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Green Tree-based 360fly announces partnership with Best Buy

Starting in mid-September, Best Buy will become the exclusive in-store and online distributor for 360fly cameras.

PPG rolls out rebranded paint stores, uses Pittsburgh as pilot market

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