Four residents from the Plum-Oakmont died during a flash flood in August 2011.
The families of four Plum and Oakmont residents are suing several entities after losing their loved ones during a flash flood in Pittsburgh's Highland Park neighborhood a little over a year ago. Relatives of Kimberly Griffith, 45, and daughters, Brenna, 12, and Mikaela, 8, of Plum; and Mary Saflin, 72, of Oakmont, are suing the City of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, Allegheny County, Alcosan, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Chester Engineers Inc., and Chrysler Group LLC (the make of the Griffith vehicle). Attorneys Paul Manion and Alan Perer made the announcement Friday. After their minivan was immersed underwater during the Washington Boulevard flash flood on Aug. 19, 2011, the Griffiths drowned. …
The 27-year-old beauty queen from Cranberry appeared on the "Today" show Friday morning.
Despite threats of a lawsuit from Miss Universe co-owner Donald Trump, former Miss Pennsylvania USA Sheena Monnin said she wouldn’t back down from her claims that Sunday’s televised Miss USA was fixed. “I feel prepared to continue to pursue the truth,” the 27-year-old beauty queen said during an appearance Friday morning on NBC’s Today show. “I know what I heard and I know what I in turn witnessed come true.” Monnin, of Cranberry, made headlines this week when she turned in her title and claimed, in two statements on her Facebook page, that a fellow contestant in Sunday’s competition saw a list of the top five women in the pageant before judging began on the show. She also called the organization fraudulent, lacking in morals and trashy. …
The local company claims Captain Morgan Parrot Bay Cocktails pouches that look like its Daily's Cocktails.
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Wednesday, May 9, 2012