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wtae.com — A planned flogging for a Saudi blogger was not carried out Friday -- the third straight week that a scheduled set of 50 lashes was postponed after he endured wounds in an initial set in the conservative kingdom -- his sister told CNN.
Jan 30, 2015

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Bank of New York Mellon selling iconic Pittsburgh skyscraper

wtae.com — One of Pittsburgh's most iconic skyscrapers is on the market. Bank of New York Mellon owns and occupies about two-thirds of the 42-floor building. It was built in 1951 to house the offices of what was then Mellon National Bank and U.S. Steel Corp.
Jan 30, 2015

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Pitt has early road-heavy 2015 schedule

wtae.com — New head coach Pat Narduzzi won't have to wait long to see how the Panthers handle hostile environments. Five of Pitt's first seven games of the 2015 season will be played away from Heinz Field. The Panthers open at home Sept. 5 against Youngstown State and former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini.

Dog found paralyzed on side of road in Penn Hills

wtae.com — A dog that was found paralyzed on the side of a road in Penn Hills needs surgery and is being cared for at the Animal Rescue League while attempts are made to find the owner. The dog, dubbed Gracie, is walking around the animal shelter on her front legs while dragging the paralyzed rear legs behind her.

2 found dead in Oakland apartment building

As many as 12 Penn Trafford High School students facing charges in sexting case

wtae.com — As many as 12 Penn Trafford High School students are facing either summary offenses or misdemeanor charges after inappropriate photos are found on their cellphones. Police Chief John Otto said between six to 12 high school students, all under 17, are being investigated. Otto said charges will be filed within the coming days.
Jan 29, 2015

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Preview: The Wolfe Sisters' family speaks with Wendy Bell, 1 year after their murders

wtae.com — Susan and Sarah Wolfe were shot to death on February 6, 2014, inside the East Liberty home they shared -- shocking neighbors -- and leaving Pittsburghers stunned. Now -- nearly one year later -- the Wolfe family speaks for the first time, inviting Wendy Bell into their Iowa home to talk about the beautiful women they lost...
Jan 29, 2015

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Nickelodeon to launch direct-to-consumer service

wtae.com — Nickelodeon, the hugely popular kid's cable channel, is starting a subscription service to offer shows directly to consumers. Details on the new service were scarce, but Nickelodeon-parent Viacom said more information including the service's name would come at the network's meetings with advertisers in February.
Jan 29, 2015

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Preview: Wolfe Sisters' family speaks with Wendy Bell

wtae.com — Susan and Sarah Wolfe were shot to death on February 6, 2014, inside the East Liberty home they shared -- shocking neighbors -- and leaving Pittsburghers stunned. Now -- nearly one year later -- the Wolfe family speaks for the first time, inviting Wendy Bell into their Iowa home to talk about the beautiful women they lost...
Jan 29, 2015

RT @AmandaJupena: #OnlyOn4: TONIGHT - Wendy Bell sits down with the Wolfe sisters' family for an exclusive interview: wtae.com/news/preview-w…

Pens blanked by Capitals

Major League tribute for Clint Seymour

wtae.com — Video Transcript WHOEVER DID THIS TO MY S SON -- THIS IS OUR ANSWER. AN EMOTIONAL FATHER TALKING ABOUT HIS SON. PITTSBURGH NATIVE CLINT SEYMOUR. HE DIED AFTER BEING SUCKER PUNCHED IN A FIGHT IN SOUTH CAROLINA. HIS SPIRIT IS BEING KEPT ALIVE BY HIS BEST FRIEND, PIRATES STAR NEIL WALKER.

Sarris chocolate maker tweaking 'Bradie' with football

wtae.com — A western Pennsylvania candy maker is having some fun at the expense of Tom 'Bradie' and the New England Patriots. The (Washington) Observer-Reporter says Bill Sarris had his staff make a "deflated" chocolate football - it has a big dent in the side - and posted a picture on the company's Facebook page.

2 hurt in Parkway East rollover crash

wtae.com — Two people were injured Wednesday morning in a rollover accident that backed up inbound traffic on the Parkway East. A person was ejected from an SUV in the crash, which happened between the Greenfield Bridge and the Oakland exit. State police remain at the accident scene.

Virginia Tech tops Pitt with late-game heroics

wtae.com — Adam Smith's 3-pointer with four seconds left lifted Virginia Tech to a 70-67 overtime victory over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. Smith scored 26 points, hitting 9-of-17 from the field and tying a career high with six 3-pointers. Virginia Tech (9-11, 1-6 ACC) snapped a seven-game losing streak and a five-game losing streak to the Panthers.

Pens snap losing streak with victory over Jets

wtae.com — David Perron and Brandon Sutter scored power-play goals less than 4 minutes apart in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied for a 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Nick Spaling, Steve Downie and Patric Hornqvist also scored for the Penguins.

Pirates deal Travis Snider to Orioles

wtae.com — The following summary was provided by the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball club: The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired left-handed pitcher Stephen Tarpley and a player to be named from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for outfielder Travis Snider. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington.

Woman tries to rob bank at drive-thru

wtae.com — Bellevue Police arrested a woman for trying to rob a bank through the drive-thru window. They say 33-year-old Brandy Greulich passed a note to a teller saying she had a bomb and she would detonate it if she did not get cash.