U.S. Attorney David Hickton says he intends to conduct his own investigation of the Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at local veterans hospitals.
Joined by one of the nation’s top cyber-security experts, U.S. Attorney David Hickton was blunt about the impact of the cyber threat locally.
There are new details on what’s being called a gang-related heroin ring. Court documents are linking the alleged members of the East Hills Bloods to other crimes across the area.
More than a dozen people, including suspected gang members and drug dealers, have been indicted by a federal grand jury while still others have been rounded up by the state.
The University of Pittsburgh has received more bomb threats. Late Wednesday night, the William Pitt Union and Litchfield Towers were evacuated after another threat was made.
Investigators are making headway in finding out who is making bomb threats against the University of Pittsburgh. U.S. Attorney David Hickton said in a statement that authorities are coming closer to finding those responsible.
Federal authorities are cracking down on pointing a laser at aircraft by stiffening the punishment. A laser attack on aircraft is a federal offense and across the country, the number of incidents has increased to nearly 10 a night.
Every year, law enforcement members gather for the annual Regional Gang Awareness Conference. This year, they focused not just on gangs and terrorism, but also on preventing violence from impacting schools.
Federal agents seized millions of dollars’ worth of cocaine from a local neighborhood. Authorities say the suspects had 20 kilos of cocaine with a street value of $4 million along with $450,000 in cash.