James Hill, the man accused of shooting a Pittsburgh Police officer and wounding another during an altercation last April, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Thursday. However, he now faces an additional charge that was filed today.
Teacher Dennis Henderson was relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.
It was initially a meeting about how to improve community relations with police. However, the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher was arrested last week.
There was an incident in Homewood Tuesday afternoon, which is expected to be brought up at a community meeting.
Activists, politicians, and top law enforcement spent three-hours behind closed doors talking about improving relationships between residents and Pittsburgh police, primarily in the city’s zone 5 neighborhoods.
It was a meeting about how to improve community relations with police, but the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher had an encounter with an officer.
About two dozen people gathered Wednesday night outside the Pittsburgh Zone 5 Police Station after an incident on Kelly Street in Homewood where there was a meeting of a group called the Community Empowerment Association.
Firefighters worked to put out a four-alarm blaze in Homewood.
The weather is never a factor at the Wheel Mill bike park.
Plans for a new community center in Homewood were unveiled Thursday morning.
Local community leaders were engaged in a rehearsal for a Thursday morning press conference in Homewood.
Police are investigating after two people were injured in separate shootings in the Pittsburgh area early Tuesday morning.
The Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival has a new exhibit this year called “The Art House at the Arts Festival” by local multi-disciplinary artist, Vanessa German.
Three people were injured in two separate shootings Sunday night.
A nearly four-hour long SWAT incident ended with one teen in custody in the city’s Homewood neighborhood Thursday evening.