Daily Archive: September 12, 2013

Pirates_Rangers_Baseb_Broa.jpg

Sports

Pirates win 7-5 for 3-game sweep at Rangers

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Marlon Byrd (2), Starling Marte, left, and Felix Pie, rear, celebrate following a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. The Pirates won 7-5, sweeping the Rangers in a three-game series. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) by Stephen HawkinsAP Sports Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — These Pittsburgh Pirates keep saying their goal this season was always bigger than just having a winning record. The American League better watch out if they are able to make it to their first World Series since 1979.

pittsburgh_zoo_child_killedafrican.jpg

Metro

Pittsburgh Zoo: Boy’s mauling death is mom’s fault

Reporters and photographers gather at an observation area during a press tour near the overlook platform where a boy fell into the exhibit that was home to a pack of African painted dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Zoo officials said a young boy was killed after he fell into the exhibit and the dogs mauled him on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/File) by Joe Mandak Associated Press Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium says the mother of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into a wild African dogs exhibit is to blame for her son’s death and shouldn’t be allowed to sue.