Pittsburgh City Council

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Arbitrator Rules On-Duty & Off-Duty Officers Must Be Paid Same For Working Special Events

This summer’s Kenny Chesney concert attracted thousands of fans who spent millions of dollars in the city. It took dozens of off-duty and on-duty Pittsburgh police officers to handle.

10/04/2013

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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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New Recruits Could Help With Runaway Overtime At Pittsburgh Fire Bureau

At the Pittsburgh Fire Academy, 28 recruits — training to become firefighters — are drilled in all aspects of fire suppression.

09/12/2013

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City Looking To Waive Citations For Parking In Your Own Driveway

On Hobart Street in Squirrel Hill, parking is hard to come by, but some lucky ones have a driveway that allows residents to get their car off the street.

09/12/2013

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Some City Residents Being Fined For Parking In Their Own Driveway

It sounds absurd: tickets and warning letters for parking in your own driveway.

09/11/2013

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City Council Honors National Champion Crew Team

A proclamation at Pittsburgh City Council Tuesday morning honored a national championship effort by Central Catholic High School Crew.

07/23/2013

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Pittsburgh City Council Considers Red Light Cameras

In Philadelphia or Washington, D.C., if you run a red light and nobody sees it, you might think you got away with it. But you didn’t.

07/17/2013

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City Council Gives Preliminary Approval On Parking Enforcement Bill

Parking may be a headache in Pittsburgh, but a new bill could stop things from getting worse.

06/25/2013

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City Leaders Travel To Cleveland To Observe Bus Rapid Transit System

It operates a lot like light rail. The doors open on either the left or the right, and the platforms are at door-level.

06/20/2013

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Dirt Bikers Causing Problems In Several City Neighborhoods

Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak says for whatever reason, perhaps the warm weather, the city is seeing “a lot more complaints about dirt biking on streets and sidewalks.”

06/13/2013

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Darlene Harris Talks Mayoral Race, North Side Improvements

City Council President Darlene Harris talks with KDKA’s Rob Pratte about her political party switch, and her plans for her district.

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Harris Explores Independent Run For Mayor

On the last possible day, with just seconds to spare at 4:22 p.m. on 4-22, City Council President Darlene Harris changed her party registration from Democrat to Independent, making her eligible to run for mayor as an Independent this November.

05/23/2013

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Harris Withdraws From Pittsburgh Mayoral Race

Pittsburgh City Council President Darlene Harris has withdrawn from the mayoral race.

03/27/2013

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City Council Debates, Takes No Action On Issue Of Officers’ Side Jobs

Pittsburgh City Council decided to put off any major decisions about police side jobs, but still engaged in plenty of debate Wednesday.

03/20/2013

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Local Groups, City Council Discuss Police Chief Search At Public Meeting

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.

03/06/2013

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