Pittsburgh’s new police chief decried the city’s homicide rate as a “public health emergency” and promised to work with the community to defuse the culture that has fueled a spate of retaliatory killings that saw 71 people die last year.
It’s hard enough making a living selling cheesesteak and pizza, but as Sue and Dwight Creen found out last week, the financial and emotional costs of being held up at gunpoint are beyond the pale.
In the City of Pittsburgh it was a violent year. In some neighborhoods this past summer, gun violence became an almost nightly occurrence.
While much of the nation watches what is happening in Ferguson, Missouri, a local mother wants people to pay attention to what is happening closer to home.
Neighbors in Glen Hazel started taking a stand immediately after the Oct. 13 murder of a young man who was gunned down on Roselle Drive
It seems hardly a day goes by without another killing in Pittsburgh.
The violence on Pittsburgh streets is on track to break a record.
A man is dead after police say he was shot multiple times backstage during a concert featuring Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa in California.
An 18-year-old woman is in critical condition, with a gunshot wound to the neck.
It’s National Night Out.
It’s National Night Out, a chance for communities to band together to fight crime.
Saturday’s beautiful weather brought out about 60 bikers for the sixth annual Ride 4 Peace Unity Ride.
Escorted by Pittsburgh Police officers, a group of more than 100 people marched through the streets of Pittsburgh’s Sheraden neighborhood Saturday night.
Taniyah Thomas was remembered Wednesday by hundreds of people who packed the street in front of the Washington County Courthouse, urging an end to violence that has impacted so many communities.
Gun violence is spreading throughout Allegheny County’s suburbs.