Charge dropped against former Steeler Blount after community service

A district judge on Friday dismissed a drug charge against former Steeler LeGarrette Blount because the Super Bowl-bound running back completed his court-ordered community service, his lawyer said. West View District Judge Richard G. Opiela ordered Blount, who is now with the New England Patriots, to perform 50 hours of community service by Feb. 4 […]

5-year-old boy needed for ‘Let It Snow’ role

Pittsburgh casting company Donna Belajac Casting, is looking for a 5-year-old boy for a speaking part in “Let It Snow,â€� a major motion picture starring Diane Keaton, John Goodman, Alan Arkin and Marisa Tomei that is shooting in Pittsburgh through March. The casting company is looking for a child with a “characterâ€� face — chubby, […]

Designer Bethany Mota coming to Ross Park Mall

YouTube sensation and Aeropostale fashion designer Bethany Mota will be hosting a meet and greet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 31 at the store in Ross Park Mall. Mota will be launching her Spring 2 collection Feb. 1. Prices range from $14 to $38 for the apparel, which includes dresses, skirts, knit tops, […]

Bruce Pearl Press Conference Recap

Tweet-capping Bruce Pearl’s meeting with the media before tomorrow’s return to Knoxville. All credit goes to the beat writers who are there. There’s not a whole lot, but it’s something! Bruce Pearl on pre-game emotions at Tennessee: “I’m not Dick Vermeil but I can get watery.” Once game starts, it’s business as usual. — John […]

Friday Conversation: Should Syracuse Athletes Get a Lifetime Scholarship to Continue Their Education?

Richard Sherman and Michael Bennett echoed the sentiment that “You’re not on scholarship for school” in college. In the final lead-up to the Super Bowl, Seattle Seahawks teammates Richard Sherman and Michael Bennett laid waste to the NCAA model. Here’s Sherman on what it’s like to be a football player generation millions but receiving none […]

ACM Vocal Group of the Year nominee

Ronald Martinez ACM Vocal Group of the Year nominee Lady Antebellum performs the national anthem before the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at ATT Stadium on January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Article source:

Court denies bid for new trial in Michael Jackson case

FILE – In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson announces that he is set to play a series of comeback concerts at the London O2 Arena in July, which he announced at a press conference at the London O2 Arena. A California appeals court on Friday Jan. 30, 2015, upheld a […]

Fire Consumes Home In Munhall

MUNHALL (KDKA) – Firefighters are on the scene of a blaze in Munhall. It started sometime around 11 a.m. at a home on Marion Street. Firefighters say they are having trouble getting into the house because there is so much stuff inside. The roof has collapsed from the fire as well. Officials say a woman […]

Katy Perry On Super Bowl Halftime Show: ‘Jaws Will Drop And Faces Will Melt’

PHOENIX (CBS/AP) — Katy Perry says her Super Bowl halftime performance will make you “Roar” — with animals. The singer told reporters at a press conference Thursday that her performance Sunday will include “a lion and sharks.” “It’s going to be wild out there,” Perry teased. Perry, 30, said she feels blessed to perform on […]