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Assault charges involving family dropped against boxer

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors dropped assault charges against former lightweight boxing champ Paul Spadafora for allegedly stabbing his brother and kicking his mother during a family dispute, though h...

University student gets 3 years' probation in cybercrime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Carnegie Mellon University student who admitted developing and selling malicious software that allowed others to remotely control Google Android smartphones has been sentenced to t...

Ex-Pennsylvania prep, Seton Hall star guilty of bank robbery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school basketball prospect who later starred at Seton Hall University has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank last year. Twenty-eight-year-old Herb...

Police stymied in search for twins missing 10 years

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two weeks after child welfare workers removed four children from a woman's suburban Pittsburgh home in June for alleged neglect, they discovered an even bigger problem: The woman has...

Feds: Ex-cashier stole $9.5M from Pittsburgh monuments firm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a cashier at a Pittsburgh monuments and engraving firm stole at least $9.5 million from the company during the 16 years she worked there. Th...

Man bites ear off another man during argument about Trump

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a man bit the ear off another man in Pittsburgh as they argued about President Donald Trump. The 30-year-old victim was bitten at his apartment at around...

'Dance Moms' star's 2-day sentencing hearing set to begin

PITTSBURGH (AP) — "Dance Moms" reality TV star Abby Lee Miller is scheduled to appear in Pittsburgh federal court Friday for the start of her sentencing hearing in her bankruptcy fraud case. ...

All but 2 minor charges tossed against Steelers assistant

PITTSBURGH (AP) — All but the two least serious charges will be dropped against Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter stemming from an alleged altercation outside a bar hours after the team'...

Steelers assistant coach accused of assault hours after win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former Pro Bowl linebacker and current Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter was charged early Monday with assaulting a doorman at a bar and a police officer who intervened...

Bulgarian man pleads not guilty in malware scheme

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Bulgarian man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in Pennsylvania that he used sophisticated malware designed to steal banking credentials and other confidential information ...

Cops: Boxer Paul Spadafora stabbed brother, fought with cops

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former lightweight boxing champ Paul Spadafora is in jail again, this time for allegedly stabbing his brother during an argument and then fighting with police officers called to inte...

Feds want 'Dance Moms' star to lose $120K in currency case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh want "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller to forfeit $120,000 worth of Australian currency she brought into the country without reporting it. ...

Ex-nanny for Penguins player gets 5-year federal sentence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former nanny of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for setting fire to her rental residence and then filing fraudulent ins...

2 children who died saving others among 21 Carnegie Heroes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two children who died saving the lives of even younger children are among 21 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. The Carnegie Hero Fund Commissio...

Man who stole $1.4M to pay online romance scam gets prison

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man who stole more than $1.4 million from two Pittsburgh-area companies and lost most of it in an overseas online romance scam was sentenced Thursday to two years in federal prison...