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2 cleared in Steeler stabbing punished for fleeing

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Two of three city men found not guilty in the stabbing and attempted carjacking of Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Mike Adams have been sentenced for fleeing prosecution. 119 more words


When it comes to disciplining rogue cops, who polices the police?

A few weeks ago at the Mayor’s Police Zone 5 public safety council meeting in Larimer, several in attendance agreed that unless Pittsburgh’s next police chief has the authority to discipline officers—with penalties that can include suspension without pay and termination for serious offenses—the often mutually mistrustful relationship between the bureau and the Black community will remain unchanged. 735 more words


Fund created 30 years ago to aid youths reaches $100k

A fund started 30 years ago by a group of everyday women with a desire and passion to help youth in Allegheny County take advantage of educational and employment opportunities now serves as an example of what can be accomplished when we, as a community, work collectively. 1,003 more words


Metro Shop New Stylish Sporty Pulse Heart Rate Monitor Calories Counter Watch Fitness Watch-Blue

Save $ 10 order now Metro Shop New Stylish Sporty Pulse Heart Rate Monitor Calories Counter Watch Fitness Watch-Blue at Heart Rate Monitors store. Daily updated heart rate monitor reviews and find the best heart rate monitor on Top Brands. 13 more words

Tri-state coal interests rally before hearings

PITTSBURGH (AP) – More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia joined top state elected officials Wednesday to rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants. 626 more words


METRO Tracks Down Robber

On July 24, 2014, the Dallas Police Department’s METRO Unit apprehended 20-year-old Gerrell Holmes for two Aggravated Robbery warrants.  These robberies occurred on April 21, 2014, at Rochester Park located at 4400 CF Hawn Freeway when Holmes and one other suspect robbed an individual at gunpoint (Case Number 94368B). 71 more words

Crime Against Persons

Community Calendar 7-30-14

 Town Hall Meeting
JULY 31—State Rep. Ed Gainey will host “Education vs. Incarceration: A Town Hall Meeting with state Rep. Ed Gainey” from 6-8 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Homewood-Brushton Branch, 7107 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. 729 more words