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South Side Bar Closed Indefinitely After Shooting

A bar on the South Side is closed and will remain that way indefinitely.

09/30/2014

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Bill Peduto Takes Oath As 60th Mayor Of Pittsburgh

Bill Peduto is set to take the oath as Pittsburgh’s 60th mayor and a big change was also made this morning to City Council.

01/06/2014

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New Pittsburgh City Council To Be Younger, More Diverse

Chairs were set up in City Council chambers on Friday for Monday morning’s swearing in of a new city council — and it’s likely to be very different from past councils.

01/03/2014

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New Bill Aims To Crack Down On Underage Drinking

A bill introduced to Pittsburgh City Council today aims to crack down on underage drinking.

10/16/2013

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Peduto Unveils South Hills Support As Poll Shows Him In Lead

It’s a ritual that we will see multiple times during the next few months — a candidate like Bill Peduto unveiling support from neighborhood community leaders.

03/07/2013

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City Councilman Helps South Side Woman With Parking Meter Problem

What a difference a day makes, and a politician. Dorothy Bayerlein told KDKA’s Ralph Iannotti Wednesday that something had to be done about parking in front of her home on Carson Street.

10/25/2012

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Police Investigate Overnight Shooting At South Side Club

An overnight shooting at a South Side nightclub that sent one man to the hospital remains under investigation by police.

06/16/2012

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Police: Fired City Employee Tried To Frame Neighbor

A fired city of Pittsburgh employee was released from the Allegheny County Jail Friday. Matt Hogue was charged with theft after he reported $10,000 in chainsaws – purchased with city tax dollars – stolen.

05/04/2012

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Fired City Employee Charged With Theft

A city employee who was fired has now been arrested. Matt Hogue, 31, used city funds to buy $10,000 in chainsaws and weed whackers and then reported them stolen.

05/03/2012

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City Employee Fired After Probe Into Missing Equipment

A city employee used $10,000 worth of city taxpayer money to buy chainsaws and weed whackers then reported them stolen. His boss, City Councilman Bruce Kraus fired him Thursday.

05/03/2012

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$10,000 In Lawn Equipment Purchased With City Money Missing

Over the past 12 months, someone from the city purchased more than $10,000 of weed whackers and chainsaws from the Jefferson Hills Lawn and Equipment using city purchase orders.

05/02/2012

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New Study To Help Improve City Nightlife

How do you balance a growing night scene with residents’ rights to a safe peaceful place to live? That is what today’s announcement was all about and it all starts with study that will take a few months aims produce long-lasting solutions.

04/09/2012

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Shooting Prompts Councilman To Renew Call For Crackdown On Nightlife

A Pittsburgh City Councilman is renewing his call for a crackdown on the nightlife on the South Side following an overnight shooting at a crowded local club. The incident happened just before closing time at Club Zen in Station Square around 1:30 a.m.

10/22/2011

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Summer Repaving Project List Raising Political Concerns

City streets, full of potholes in desperate need of paving, but before even one ounce of asphalt goes down this summer – there’s already a paving predicament. The Ravenstahl Administration submitted its list of summer road repaving projects to City Council over the weekend, and it’s raising concerns about whether politics is dictating what gets paved.

06/01/2011

Pittsburgh City Council’s “Noise Line”

The City Council Noise Task Force has created a “Noise Line” in order to gather input from Pittsburgh residents about noise issues around the city.

05/27/2011

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