Police Called After Girl, 15, Refuses To Surrender Knife At SchoolA 15-year-old girl has been taken into custody after Pittsburgh Public School officials say she had a knife at Oliver High School and refused to surrender the weapon until school police arrived.
Family Launches New Foundation In Memory Of Kidnapping, Murder VictimFamily members say she was taken from them far too soon. Eight years ago, Shawnte Betts and her boyfriend were kidnapped and murdered. Now, her family is honoring her life by helping others.
Celebration Marks Start Of School Year At Perry High SchoolA celebration was held, bright and early Tuesday, at one Pittsburgh public high school to mark the new school year.
Local Kids Play Ball With Steelers, Panthers Hundreds of kids got the chance to work out with some Pittsburgh Steelers and Pitt Panthers recently.
Langley, Oliver Among Schools Slated To CloseThe Pittsburgh Board of Education approved a realignment plan that calls for school closures and job cuts. The district faces a projected $100 million budget deficit by the year 2015.
School Security Officer Facing Drug Possession ChargesA 34-year old school security officer in the Pittsburgh Public School District has been arrested on a charge of heroin possession.
Pittsburgh Native Volunteer Firefighter Dies In Buffalo, NY