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Peduto Names News Public Safety Director

Mayor Bill Peduto named a new public safety director Wednesday. He announced he is hiring FBI Special Agent Stephen Bucar to fill the position.

05/14/2014

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Mayor Peduto Ready To Tackle Major City Problems

His name is now on the door, but Mayor Bill Peduto’s office is still full of boxes, as he met with KDKA political editor Jon Delano for his first TV sit-down interview as mayor to discuss key issues facing the city.

01/08/2014

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City Council Considers Out-Of-State Company To Manage Police Moonlighting

The appearance that insider knowledge was the only way to get choice after-hours assignments at local nightspots and other events, for which uniformed officers could apply, has brought federal and local scrutiny.

09/25/2013

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Pittsburgh Police Have Few Minority Recruits

Amid the strains of “America the Beautiful,” 26 police recruits marched into the graduation ceremony ready to embark on a career to protect and serve.

07/12/2013

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D.A. Drops Charges Against Teacher Arrested Outside Community Meeting

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relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.

07/09/2013

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Protestors Demand Charges Be Dropped Against Arrested Teacher

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.

07/04/2013

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Teacher, Officer Encounter In Homewood Prompts Another Police-Community Relations Meeting

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.

06/27/2013

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Teacher Arrested In Homewood; Community Activists Accuse Police Of Overreacting

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.

06/27/2013

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Local Runners Gear Up For Upcoming Pittsburgh Marathon

Let the countdown begin— we’re just 10 days away from the Pittsburgh marathon.

04/25/2013

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Officer’s Family Still Hopeful For Recovery After Homewood Shooting

The KDKA investigators have learned that a police officer paralyzed in a shooting earlier this month, will probably never walk again.

04/25/2013

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Officials Plan To Increase Security For Pittsburgh Marathon

Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss had his regularly scheduled briefings with his top security chiefs today, but the Boston bombings were uppermost in their minds as Pittsburgh’s own marathon looms next month.

04/16/2013

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Mayor, Safety Director Deny Accusations Made By Retired Bodyguard

There are new accusations today from a former bodyguard to Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.

02/22/2013

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City, Allegheny County Set Up Storm Command Centers

With a slow, steady rainfall throughout the day, City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County officials say they are preparing for whatever the storm might bring our way.

10/29/2012

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Safety Measures In Place 1 Year After Deadly Washington Blvd. Flood

Ever since this time last year, anybody who drives along Washington Boulevard – especially when it rains – takes a closer look at what’s going on around them. The newly-installed gate is a symbol of what’s happened during the past year.

08/17/2012

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Fire Battalion Chief Arrested, City Leaders Frustrated

City leaders are outraged by the actions of a fire department battalion chief. Pittsburgh Fire Battalion Chief James Washabaugh has been arrested three times now – in West Virginia, Florida and Pennsylvania – each time for assault and threats on his longtime girlfriend.

08/06/2012

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