Pittsburgh mayoral candidates are calling on Congress to end gun violence. It is part of today’s “National Day to Demand Action.”
President Obama’s anti-gun violence plan involves a combination of approaches, some of them controversial, involving guns, mental health and more police.
President Obama on Wednesday challenged Americans to rethink how we can reduce gun violence.
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.
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.
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.
A spate of recent violence in Pittsburgh has seen innocent bystanders become victims. While police work to find the shooters, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl says the shootings are unacceptable.
It was a deadly weekend in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas— four people killed in 48 hours. In a year of killing in Pittsburgh, this weekend’s series of gun violence started Friday in Wilkinsburg.
A brother and sister, both recently lost to gun violence, were remembered this weekend during a memorial softball tournament in Penn Township.
Emotions ran high Sunday in Pittsburgh’s Hill District during a memorial for hundreds of victims of gun violence. The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network set up 500 crosses on an empty lawn along Centre Avenue in remembrance of all the victims of violence in Allegheny County over the past decade.
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.