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Darrelle Revis Charged With Robbery


Although Darrelle Revis’ lawyer insists that the New York Jets star cornerback did nothing wrong and was trying to remove himself from an alleged fight in Pittsburgh last weekend, authorities disagreed.

Revis was charged with robbery, terroristic threats, conspiracy and aggravated assault, after he was reportedly involved in a fight on the south side of Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety put out a statement on the incident and the charges (via NFL.com’s Mike Garafolo). ESPN.com said Thursday night that Revis was officially charged, and Revis’ lawyer said he will turn himself into police.
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Pennsylvania school stabbing suspect seeks transfer to mental facility

By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – Lawyers for a teenager charged with wounding 21 people in a stabbing spree at his Pittsburgh-area high school in April have asked that he be moved from a juvenile detention hall to a mental health facility at the county’s expense. Doctors who have examined 16-year-old Alex Hribal since his arrest have diagnosed him as suffering from a major depressive disorder and a “schizoid/schizotypal” personality disorder, his lawyer said in the transfer request filed in court on Friday. Authorities say Hribal rampaged through Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, on April 9 armed with two 8-inch kitchen knives, stabbing and slashing 20 fellow students and a security guard before he was subdued by an assistant principal. Murrysville is located about 20 miles east of Pittsburgh.

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Pittsburgh Steelers coaching legend Chuck Noll dies

Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Chuck Noll, the only coach in NFL history to win four Super Bowl titles, has died at the age of 82, US media reported Friday. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that Noll died at his home in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. Noll, leader of Pittsburgh’s vaunted “Steel Curtain,” began his coaching career as a defensive assistant with the Chargers, and also worked for the Baltimore Colts before taking charge in Pittsburgh in 1969. His first Steelers’ team went 1-13, and his fifth won the franchise’s first NFL title in Super Bowl 9, the first of back-to-back titles in the 1974 and 1975 seasons.

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