Gun Violence

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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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NRA Study: U.S. Schools Should Train Selected Staffers To Carry Weapons

Schools across the nation should train selected staff members to carry weapons and should each have at least one armed security officer to make students safer and allow a quicker response to an attack, the director of a National Rifle Association-sponsored study said Tuesday.

04/02/2013

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Mayoral Candidates Come Together To Call For Universal Gun Background Checks

Pittsburgh mayoral candidates are calling on Congress to end gun violence. It is part of today’s “National Day to Demand Action.”

03/28/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama Challenges Congress To Act To Reduce Gun Violence

President Obama’s anti-gun violence plan involves a combination of approaches, some of them controversial, involving guns, mental health and more police.

01/16/2013

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Pittsburghers React To Obama’s Call For Action On Gun Violence

President Obama on Wednesday challenged Americans to rethink how we can reduce gun violence.

12/19/2012

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F.O.P. Says It Can Help Local School Districts In Wake Of Conn. Shooting

In the wake of the Connecticut massacre, many schools across the country are trying to figure out how to better protect students. Now, the local police union says it can help schools here.

12/19/2012

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Congressmen Murphy & Doyle React To President’s Speech

President Obama announced today that he has put together a group led by the Vice President to come up with a better solution to solve our gun law woes. He is also calling on Congress to reinstated a ban on automatic weapons.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/19/2012

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Youth Football Game Shooting Victim Remembered At March, Rally

Dozens of community members came together Sunday afternoon for a march from Wilkinsburg to East Liberty following last weekend’s deadly shooting in the stands of a youth football game.

10/21/2012

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