Newsradio 1020 KDKA Editorial: New Public Safety DirectorThe following KDKA Editorial discusses the new Public Saftery Director.
Peduto Names News Public Safety Director Mayor Bill Peduto named a new public safety director Wednesday. He announced he is hiring FBI Special Agent Stephen Bucar to fill the position.
Sexual Assault Victim Sues City Of PittsburghFormer Pittsburgh Police officer Adam Skweres pled guilty last march to using his police powers to force women to perform sexual favors, and now one of his victims is suing the city.
D.A. Drops Charges Against Teacher Arrested Outside Community MeetingTeacher Dennis Henderson was relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.
Protestors Demand Charges Be Dropped Against Arrested TeacherIt was initially a meeting about how to improve community relations with police. However, the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher was arrested last week.
Police Commander Investigated Over Excessive OvertimeHe found himself at the center of a federal probe and internal investigation, but Pittsburgh Police Commander Eric Holmes says he still has a job to do and he intends to do it.
Teacher, Officer Encounter In Homewood Prompts Another Police-Community Relations MeetingIt was a meeting about how to improve community relations with police, but the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher had an encounter with an officer.
Teacher Arrested In Homewood; Community Activists Accuse Police Of OverreactingAbout two dozen people gathered Wednesday night outside the Pittsburgh Zone 5 Police Station after an incident on Kelly Street in Homewood where there was a meeting of a group called the Community Empowerment Association.