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Penalties In Hot-Car Deaths

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Kevin Kelly is a law-abiding citizen who, much distracted, left his beloved 21-month-old daughter in a sweltering van for seven hours.

Frances Kelly had probably been dead for more than four hours by the time a neighbor noticed her strapped in her car seat; when rescue personnel removed the girl from the vehicle, her skin was red and blistered, her fine, carrot-colored hair matted with sweat. Two hours later, her body temperature was still nearly 106 degrees. Continue reading

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July 29, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News | Leave a comment

Troy Polamalu saves a TD

Troy Polamalu saves a TD

Showing Polamalu’s true speed

July 29, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pittsburgh News, Sports, Steelers News | Leave a comment

Tyler Palko Hurdles Pac Man Jones

Tyler Palko Hurdles Pac Man Jones

July 29, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pitt Panthers, Pittsburgh News, Sports, videos | Leave a comment

Helicopter’s collide during chase

Helicopter Crash!

Helicopter’s collide during high-speed chase in Phoenix.

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NCAA-Louisville At Pittsburgh

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Tyler Palko

Brian Brohm threw for 337 yards and four touchdowns to lead eighth-ranked Louisville over Pittsburgh, 48-24, at Heinz Field.

Brohm completed 21-of-29 passes and Mario Urrutia had seven catches for 144 yards with a score for the Cardinals (10-1,5-1 Big East), who are still in the hunt for their first Big East title and a berth to a BCS bowl game. Continue reading

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Big Ben and New Girlfriend Hit Web Sites

There’s a lot of talk about the action on the field at Steelers training camp but there’s also buzz about quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s personal life. It seems Big Ben has a new girlfriend. Former “Heroes” actress Missy Peregrym has reportedly been traveling between Los Angeles and Pittsburgh to visit the QB. Pictures of the new couple enjoying a Pirates game have surfaced on several Web sites.

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More than 100 homeless after fire

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An electrical problem caused a huge fire at a suburban apartment complex, leaving more than 100 people homeless, investigators said Saturday. No injuries were reported.

The five-alarm blaze Friday began at the west end of the South Grand Apartments in Channelview, just east of Houston, officials said.

It took firefighters about five hours to extinguish the blaze, which destroyed 92 units, said Michael Battise, chief of the Cloverleaf Volunteer Fire Department, one of 10 departments that worked to put it out.

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Pilots killed at two air shows

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A biplane stunt pilot died after he crashed in front of thousands of spectators during a Dayton, Ohio, air show Saturday, a day after another pilot was killed during an air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

WHIO-TV reported pilot Jim LeRoy of Billings, Montana, died on the way to the hospital after his S2S Bulldog biplane crashed at the end of a runway at Dayton International Airport in Ohio. Continue reading

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