Security

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New Police Chief Stepping Up Security At Light Up Night

New steps are being taken to tighten security for Pittsburgh’s annual Light Up Night celebration.

11/19/2014

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Billions Of Pieces Of Personal Data For Sale On The Deep Web

They’re an innocent family under cyber attack — threatening phone calls in the middle of the night — bank account, social security and credit cards stolen — even the SWAT team surrounding their house.

10/31/2014

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Changes In Place As Pittsburgh Public Schools Students Return To Class

Students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools were met with some changes as they returned to the classroom today.

08/25/2014

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Experts Say Android Phone Users At Risk For Malicious Apps

Experts are warning Android phone users about a security issue. It’s called Fake ID, and could allow malicious apps to access the other programs on your phone.

08/01/2014

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More Than 1,000 StubHub Customers Hacked By Cyber Thieves

Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers’ accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said.

07/23/2014

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Phone Threat Prompts Hospital Lockdown

A threatening phone call prompted a lockdown at a local hospital.

06/02/2014

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Drill At Shaler H.S. Simulates Active Shooter Situation, Aims To Protect Students

Police cruisers lined up at a local high school Saturday afternoon to participate in a life-like emergency drill.

05/31/2014

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5 Allegheny County Jail Employees Suspended

Five employees at the Allegheny County Jail have been suspended without pay after an employee brought a gun to work.

05/09/2014

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Heavy Security Presence Expected During Pittsburgh Marathon

For many, the Pittsburgh Marathon is more than a race.

05/02/2014

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Security Expert Analyzes High School Stabbing Response

One day later, there are still a lot of questions about why a stabbing rampage happened at Franklin Regional High School – and if anything could have been done to prevent it.

04/10/2014

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Defense Attorney, Officials Speak Out After Stabbing Incident

The healing process starts today for the Franklin Regional community, after a mass stabbing at the high school.

04/10/2014

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Port Authority To Perform Joint Security Exercise

If you take the bus or T to work, you may notice increased security at your stop today.

03/13/2014

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Pa. Universities Might Scrap Uniform Gun Policy

The group that oversees Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities might scrap a plan to institute a uniform weapons policy at all 14 campuses.

03/09/2014

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Colin Dunlap: A Letter To Those In Sochi

Dear Athletes, Journalists, Fans in Sochi for the Olympics, I will applaud loudly. When the Olympics are over — and if nothing catastrophic happens.

02/06/2014

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Target: Data Breach Caught Up To 70M Customers

Target’s pre-Christmas security breach was significantly more extensive and affected millions more shoppers than the company reported last month.

01/10/2014

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