With corruption charges and allegations of misspent funds, the Pittsburgh Police Department is battered.
More allegations of misuse of funds in the Pittsburgh Police Department are coming out Friday.
Pittsburgh City Council heard from the public on Wednesday about the search for the city’s next police chief. And most people said that Mayor Luke Ravenstahl should not be the one choosing.
Former Chief Nate Harper has not been seen or heard from since he was dismissed by Mayor Luke Ravenstahl two weeks ago — but the bureau continues to reel in the wake of federal investigation.
Sources confirm federal agents spent several hours on Thursday at Silky’s Gentleman’s Club in McKees Rocks. Sources confirm the FBI agents had a subpoena, and asked for and received receipts from the last four years.
Several community groups say they want more input before Mayor Luke Ravenstahl hires a new police chief.
Last year, more than $100,000 was spent on security for the mayor and the acting police chief says it’s necessary.
An ex-bodyguard for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is saying the mayor knew about the alleged slush fund that is the focus of an investigation revolving around misuse of funds.
As Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl tries to put the federal probe focusing on the Pittsburgh Police Bureau in his rear view, new revelations have arisen.
While meeting with the media Thursday afternoon, acting Pittsburgh Police Chief Regina McDonald said changes are expected within the bureau.
With Chief Nate Harper being asked to resign by the mayor on Wednesday, the focus now shifts to finding a permanent replacement.
A scandal within the Pittsburgh Police Department has resulted in Chief Nate Harper being out of a job.
Local officials are weighing in following the removal of former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper amid a growing federal investigation.
Major news coming out of Pittsburgh City Hall, Police Chief Nate Harper has resigned at the request of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.
Here’s a round up of some of Tuesday’s top news stories from the KDKA Afternoon News.