Pittsburgh police are stepping up patrols after a double murder Thursday capped off a violent week on the city’s North Side. Police are blaming it on gang violence.
As the summer moves forward, there appears to be more and more shootings and many of the victims are teenagers. In response to what police are calling gang violence, they are stepping up their presence, particularly in the city’s North Side section.
The theme on Carnegie Mellon University’s campus today is “We are Trayvon,” as demonstrators are set to rally this afternoon to remember the Florida teenager Trayvon Martin who was gunned down a month ago today.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Chris Moore hosts a panel of local anti-violence advocates to discuss the state of gun crimes in Pittsburgh today.
KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to Valerie Dixon, who lost her son to violence ten years ago, and what message she has for the current violence in Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Families who have lost loves ones to gun violence joined together with a national campaign calling for congressional action as it rolled through Pittsburgh today. The traveling billboard with the “Fix Gun […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – There was a call to action in the local African American community today in response to the recent shootings and gun violence involving young males. An emergency Town Hall Meeting brought dozens […]
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