Mayor Luke Ravenstahl vowed that the Pittsburgh Marathon will not go bankrupt in the future despite any increased cost of additional security.
Police and firefighters have responded to the scene of a house fire in Greenfield.
In a post-9/11 America, heightened security is the new normal, and metal detectors and checkpoints are commonplace in government buildings like the Allegheny County Courthouse. But questions arise in the wake of the Aurora, Colo., tragedy – should their use be expanded to all public places or does security have it limits?
The City of Pittsburgh is now ready to go with rescue equipment along Washington Boulevard, which was the scene of deadly flooding just weeks ago. For the first time, police officers will have immediate access to water rescue equipment.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Councilman Doug Shields and Public Safety Director Michael Huss about the fatal flooding on Friday.