Pittsburgh Police Bureau Scandal

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New Chief Faces Pittsburgh Police Bureau In Crisis

Cameron McLay will take the reins of a police bureau in crisis, rocked by scandal that sent the last chief to jail, and suffering from strained community relations and a rising homicide rate.

09/10/2014

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Ex-City Employee Sentenced To Probation, House Arrest

Former city employee Christine Kebr has been sentenced to three years of probation for her conviction in a bid rigging conspiracy with businessman Art Bedway.

02/11/2014

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Businessman Sentenced To 3 Years Probation In City Police Computer Scam

A businessman and former friend of Pittsburgh’s ex-police chief has been sentenced to three years probation for bribing a city official to get a $327,000 contract to put radios and computers in city police cars.

01/14/2014

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Peduto To Propose New Layer Of Civilian Oversight At Public Safety Dept.

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police hit bottom this week. Two ranking members of the bureau were subpoenaed before a grand jury, and today, the former chief pleaded guilty to charges of corruption — unfairly tarring all those who serve.

10/18/2013

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Former Chief Nate Harper Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he conspired to steal city police funds deposited into unauthorized credit union accounts and willfully failed to file income tax returns.

10/18/2013

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Mayor Ravenstahl Defends Administration’s Work During Public Appearance

The outgoing Mayor is barely seen or heard from these days, but Wednesday he made a rare public appearance in South Side.

10/16/2013

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2 Top Police Officials Testify As Part Of Grand Jury Investigation

Two high-ranking officials were called to testify as part of an ongoing Grand Jury investigation Wednesday morning.

10/16/2013

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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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Mayor Says Federal Investigation Is Getting Very Personal

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl says he knows right where the FBI investigation is going, very simply, it’s getting personal.

09/13/2013

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Mayor Ravenstahl: “I’ve Done Nothing Wrong”

In his first extensive interview in a long time, KDKA’s Marty Griffin sat down with Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, who wants the public to know that he certainly is not a criminal and he never broke the law.

09/12/2013

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Grand Jury Probing City Government Hears High-Profile Testimony

There was high profile testimony Tuesday in front of the grand jury that is investigating Pittsburgh city government.

09/10/2013

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Authorities Have Looked Into Allegations, But There May Be No Case Against Mayor

There has been a parade of grand jury witnesses and lots of testimony over months and months of time. The allegations have been serious.

08/09/2013

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Former Stadium Authority Chair Testifies Before Grand Jury

A new witness was called before a federal grand jury delving into Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s administration.

07/30/2013

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Sources: Grand Jury Looking At 2 Federal Laws In Ravenstahl Probe

Fred Crawford, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s long-time bodyguard, spent two hours in front of a federal grand jury.

06/21/2013

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Mayor’s Former Bodyguard Testifies Before Grand Jury

A federal grand jury is hearing testimony today from one of Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s former bodyguards.

06/18/2013

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