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Mike Huss

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New Public Safety Director Ready To Return To Pittsburgh Roots

He was a small town cop in West Brownsville — who left for the state police and then traveled the country in the FBI with stops in New York City and Washington D.C.

06/10/2014

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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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KD Investigates: City Still In Need Of New Safety Director, Police Chief

Bill Peduto has been mayor of the city now for four months, but he still hasn’t named a new chief for his embattled police bureau, which is in dire need of new leadership.

04/28/2014

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Public Safety Officials Prepping For St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

The Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off Saturday at 10 a.m.

03/14/2014

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Officials Urge Caution During Extreme Cold Weather

With extreme cold temperatures expected to hit our region Monday, city officials are urging the public to use caution.

01/05/2014

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Officials Announce Security Changes To Pittsburgh Marathon

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl vowed that the Pittsburgh Marathon will not go bankrupt in the future despite any increased cost of additional security.

04/25/2013

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2 Children Dead After Greenfield Fire

Police and firefighters have responded to the scene of a house fire in Greenfield.

10/12/2012

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Colorado Tragedy Raises Public Security Questions

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?

07/20/2012

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Rescue Equipment, Training Put In Place After Washington Blvd. Flash Flooding

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.

09/08/2011

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Investigations Into Washington Blvd. Flooding Begin

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Councilman Doug Shields and Public Safety Director Michael Huss about the fatal flooding on Friday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/22/2011