Pittsburgh Police Bureau Scandal
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The outgoing Mayor is barely seen or heard from these days, but Wednesday he made a rare public appearance in South Side.
Two high-ranking officials were called to testify as part of an ongoing Grand Jury investigation Wednesday morning.
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.
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl says he knows right where the FBI investigation is going, very simply, it’s getting personal.
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.
There was high profile testimony Tuesday in front of the grand jury that is investigating Pittsburgh city government.
There has been a parade of grand jury witnesses and lots of testimony over months and months of time. The allegations have been serious.
A new witness was called before a federal grand jury delving into Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s administration.
Fred Crawford, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s long-time bodyguard, spent two hours in front of a federal grand jury.
A federal grand jury is hearing testimony today from one of Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s former bodyguards.