Homicide Rates Decrease Locally, But Some Communities Struggling With ViolenceUnlike other parts of the country, homicides in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County actually decreased in 2016. However, some local communities are struggling more with gun violence than others.
Pittsburgh Police Outline Homicide Rates, Ways To Reduce ViolencePittsburgh's new police chief decried the city's homicide rate as a "public health emergency" and promised to work with the community to defuse the culture that has fueled a spate of retaliatory killings that saw 71 people die last year.
Gun Violence Increases In City In 2014In the City of Pittsburgh it was a violent year. In some neighborhoods this past summer, gun violence became an almost nightly occurrence.
Some City Council Members Hope To Implement PIRC Initiative To Reduce CrimeThe violence on Pittsburgh streets is on track to break a record.
National Night Out 2014It’s National Night Out.
Local Neighborhoods Using National Night Out To Band Together Against CrimeIt’s National Night Out, a chance for communities to band together to fight crime.
Homicides In Allegheny Co. Keep Pace With City For 2nd Year In A RowGun violence is spreading throughout Allegheny County’s suburbs.
Suspects Sought In Penn Hills, West Mifflin ShootingsPolice have issued arrest warrants for two men following separate shooting incidents, one in West Mifflin and the other in Penn Hills, overnight that left three people dead.