Top 5 things people are talking about on Wednesday, October 11

Golden Knights honor victims, first responders in home opener

Before the Golden Knights dropped the puck on the birth of hockey in Las Vegas, fans were treated to an emotional opening ceremony as a tribute to the recent mass shooting.

The Golden Knights had originally planned a light show to celebrate the first home game for a major North American professional sports franchise to call Sin City home, but changed plans to dedicate a quieter evening to the victims, the first responders and the survivors.

Eminem unleashes lyrical tirade against Trump

Rapper Eminem unleashed a lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump.

The rapper blasted Trump in a 4½-minute freestyle rap video that aired as part of BET’s Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday night. Eminem focused on Trump’s battle with the NFL over the national anthem protests.

Suspect in murder of Pitt student arrested in Myrtle Beach

Matthew Darby was arrested early Wednesday morning in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Darby was arrested after a concerned citizen alerted police a suspicious man was tampering with a window at a residence. Police issued a warrant charging Matthew Darby with homicide in connection to the death of a Pitt student Tuesday night.

Penguins celebrate Stanley Cup win at White House

It was all smiles when the 2017 Stanley Cup champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins, visited the White House Tuesday.

President Trump applauded players including Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

Vandals hit Christopher Columbus statue with red paint

Is someone sending a message to Pittsburgh’s Italian-Americans? That’s what the City of Pittsburgh’s operations chief believes happened when vandals hit a Christopher Columbus statue in Oakland.

 

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