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New Chief Faces Pittsburgh Police Bureau In Crisis

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Cameron McLay will take the reins of a police bureau in crisis, rocked by scandal that sent the last chief to jail, and suffering from strained community relations and a rising homicide rate. 609 more words


Peduto To Propose New Layer Of Civilian Oversight At Public Safety Dept.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police hit bottom this week.

Two ranking members of the bureau were subpoenaed before a grand jury, and today, the former chief pleaded guilty to charges of corruption — unfairly tarring all those who serve. 300 more words


City Council Considers Out-Of-State Company To Manage Police Moonlighting

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The appearance that insider knowledge was the only way to get choice after-hours assignments at local nightspots and other events, for which uniformed officers could apply, has brought federal and local scrutiny. 286 more words


Mayor Ravenstahl: “I've Done Nothing Wrong”

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — In his first extensive interview in a long time, KDKA’s Marty Griffin sat down with Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, who wants the public to know that he certainly is not a criminal and he never broke the law. 404 more words


Mayor’s Former Bodyguard Testifies Before Grand Jury

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s former bodyguard testified Tuesday afternoon before a federal grand jury that’s investigating alleged misconduct within the Pittsburgh Police Department. 303 more words


Mayor Faces Questions About Grand Jury Investigation

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The last time the public saw Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl was on May 9 at a police promotions ceremony. He refused to talk to reporters then, but he had no choice today. 293 more words


Former Ravenstahl Bodyguard To Testify Before Grand Jury

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Fred Crawford, a former bodyguard for Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, spent several hours in FBI interviews on Wednesday.

Sources confirm he provided great detail regarding his claims that Ravenstahl allegedly knew about credit cards used by his bodyguards. 222 more words