All Stories All Stories en-us Copyright - Observer Publishing Company 2015 Steelers will address secondary, linebacker early in this draft PITTSBURGH – Here’s an inside secret. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:57:51 -0400 Caps, Pens arrive at showdown with key differences from ’16 ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins arrive at their latest showdown looking very much like they did a year ago. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:42:27 -0400 First Love’s Collins picks USF Akron and Duquesne also were in Collins' top three programs. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:40:19 -0400 NASCAR stars are no longer driving into their 50s CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn’t make it to the track anymore. They could compete into their mid-50s, and make a really good living. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:39:11 -0400 Luketich, California stay cool in win over C-H Trojans shut down Chartiers-Houston in key section game. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:37:49 -0400 Observer-Reporter Athlete of the Week Lindsay Schmidt of Canon-McMillan is this week's athlete of the week. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:33:31 -0400 Raiders bring RB Marshawn Lynch out of retirement ALAMEDA, Calif. – Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after agreeing on a two-year deal with the Raiders that paved the way for a trade to his hometown team in Oakland. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:31:29 -0400 Protesters descend on Wolf’s Pittsburgh office to clear the air on methane Pittsburgh area residents rally outside Gov. Wolf's Pittsburgh office in an effort to make him keep his promise to regulate methane and harmful air pollution from existing oil and gas industry operations. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:15:23 -0400 Judge finds no ‘systematic exclusion’ of nonwhite jurors in Clemons trial A Washington County judge rejected death row inmate Jordan Clemons' challenge of his 2015 conviction in his ex-girlfriend's 2012 murder. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:14:54 -0400 Washington man accused of operating meth lab A Washington man was arrested Tuesday by Washington police for operating a methamphetamine lab in his home, the second such arrest for him in six years. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:14:52 -0400 His career skyrocketing, family comes first for Chris Pratt LOS ANGELES – There’s not much time for daydreaming when your life is as mapped out as Chris Pratt’s. In less than three years, Pratt has gone from underdog to full-fledged movie star, with fortuitously timed leading roles in three of Hollywood’s most promising franchises, “Guardians of the Galaxy,”... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:34:31 -0400 ’Bachelor’ star called 911 before allegedly fleeing scene IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules called 911 to report his crash that killed a fellow Iowa farmer, seeking medical help for the man before he allegedly left the scene. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:34:29 -0400 Sex, lies and physics: ‘Genius’ drama is Einstein tell-all LOS ANGELES – The unparalleled brilliance and puckish wit? Check. The trademark wild mop of hair? Check. The marital infidelity and free-wheeling sex? Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:34:27 -0400 Police Beat April 27 Indecent assault charge: Matthew Buljat Jr., 26, of Mather, was charged by state police with indecent assault after Buljat allegedly grabbed a 31-year-old woman by the groin while they were at the checkout counter at Jefferson Market April 9. Police said Buljat also made lewd comments to the woman. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:32:59 -0400 Police Beat April 27 Battery stolen: Joshua Michaud of Frederick Court told Canonsburg police early Wednesday that he saw a man standing at the back of his pickup truck. When he confronted the man, he ran. Michaud discovered solar batteries were stolen from his truck. He found three of the four batteries in some bushes. Michaud described the thief as white, about 6... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:32:56 -0400