Gun Violence

City Council May Extend ShotSpotter Contract In PittsburghCity Council may extend a contract to use technology that identifies gunshots and automatically notifies police in Pittsburgh's highest-crime areas.
Pastor Who Lost Son To Gun Violence Invited To White House For President’s SpeechThe stories that moved President Barack Obama to tears on Tuesday were the tragic realities of dozens of families in the audience who lost loved ones.
Obama Unveils Presidential Plan To Cut Gun ViolencePresident Barack Obama unveiled an array of measures on Tuesday tightening control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S.
D.A.’s Office To Oversee Investigation Into Route 51 ShootoutIt was a dangerous scene that put both police and the public in harm's way.
Terrified Witnesses Watch, Capture Cell Phone Video Of Route 51 ShootoutWhen one of Pittsburgh’s busiest and most congested roads turns into a full-blown crime scene, risk and danger take on whole new meanings.
Locals Affected By Gun Violence Share Support In Hill DistrictIn the Hill District, families affected by gun violence gathered Saturday, sharing stories and support for each other.
Mother Of 2 Victims Of Gun Violence Pleads For Community To Take StandAs police continue to search for the suspect who shot and killed a man on Easter Sunday, the victim’s mother is making a plea to the community.
Pittsburgh Police Outline Homicide Rates, Ways To Reduce ViolencePittsburgh'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.
Police Seeing Rise In Incidents Of Armed RobberyIt'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.
Gun Violence Increases In City In 2014In the City of Pittsburgh it was a violent year. In some neighborhoods this past summer, gun violence became an almost nightly occurrence.
Local Mom Working To Raise Gun Violence Awareness After Son KilledWhile 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.
Glen Hazel Residents Hope Vigil Will Help Stop The ViolenceNeighbors in Glen Hazel started taking a stand immediately after the Oct. 13 murder of a young man who was gunned down on Roselle Drive

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