Gun Violence

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Pittsburgh Police Outline Homicide Rates, Ways To Reduce Violence

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.

01/15/2015

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Police Seeing Rise In Incidents Of Armed Robbery

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.

01/06/2015

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Gun Violence Increases In City In 2014

In the City of Pittsburgh it was a violent year. In some neighborhoods this past summer, gun violence became an almost nightly occurrence.

12/31/2014

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Local Mom Working To Raise Gun Violence Awareness After Son Killed

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.

11/26/2014

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Glen Hazel Residents Hope Vigil Will Help Stop The Violence

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

10/20/2014

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Pittsburgh’s New Police Chief Embraces Technology To Reverse Murder Rate

It seems hardly a day goes by without another killing in Pittsburgh.

10/17/2014

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Some City Council Members Hope To Implement PIRC Initiative To Reduce Crime

The violence on Pittsburgh streets is on track to break a record.

10/14/2014

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Man Fatally Shot Backstage At Wiz Khalifa Concert In Calif.

A man is dead after police say he was shot multiple times backstage during a concert featuring Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa in California.

08/23/2014

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Investigation Continues After Woman Critically Injured In Homewood Gunfight

An 18-year-old woman is in critical condition, with a gunshot wound to the neck.

08/09/2014

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National Night Out 2014

It’s National Night Out.

08/05/2014

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Local Neighborhoods Using National Night Out To Band Together Against Crime

It’s National Night Out, a chance for communities to band together to fight crime.

08/05/2014

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Bikers Call For End To Violence During Annual Peace Ride

Saturday’s beautiful weather brought out about 60 bikers for the sixth annual Ride 4 Peace Unity Ride.

07/26/2014

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Slain Store Owner’s Family Takes Stand Against Violence

Escorted by Pittsburgh Police officers, a group of more than 100 people marched through the streets of Pittsburgh’s Sheraden neighborhood Saturday night.

05/24/2014

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10-Year-Old Shooting Victim Remembered At Vigil

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.

04/03/2014

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Homicides In Allegheny Co. Keep Pace With City For 2nd Year In A Row

Gun violence is spreading throughout Allegheny County’s suburbs.

01/01/2014

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