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Gun Violence

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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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Local Parents Honor Victims Of Sandy Hook School Shooting

A group of local parents honored the victims of that tragedy at a ceremony Downtown Saturday night.

12/15/2013

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Homewood Community Frustrated, Searching For Answers After Latest Shooting

Police are hoping to make an arrest soon in a shooting last weekend at a club in Homewood. Two people were killed there Sunday.

10/24/2013

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Homewood Community Looking To Stop The Violence

Lawmakers and Homewood residents came together Wednesday night for a community meeting to try and find a way to stop the violence.

09/19/2013

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New Alert System Aims To Help Protect Students From Gun Violence

School districts across the country are being forced to find new ways to protect students.

08/21/2013

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Dozens March In Clairton Stop The Violence Rally

The stop the violence efforts of local community leaders continued this weekend in Clairton where dozens came together for an anti-violence rally and march.

06/22/2013

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Controversial Flyers Causing Stir In Swissvale Community

Some flyers have been posted on utility poles in a Swissvale neighborhood, and not everyone is happy with them.

06/21/2013

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1 Arrested After Duquesne Shooting

One man is in police custody after opening fire on another man on a street in Duquesne.

06/14/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

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City Of Aliquippa Takes Stand Against Gun Violence

The city of Aliquippa is taking a stand against gun violence and they’re starting with legislators who make the laws to the people in the community.

05/03/2013

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Toomey-Manchin Background Check Bill Fails To Win Supermajority In Senate

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday afternoon to defend his scaled back bill to require background checks of some, but not all, gun purchases.

04/17/2013

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With Difficulty, Local Citizens Present Anti-Gun Violence Petitions To Toomey’s Office

Local representatives of Mayors Against Illegal Guns tried to deliver petitions to U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s Pittsburgh office Friday morning, but it turned out to be more difficult than expected.

04/05/2013

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