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Officials Plan To Increase Security For Pittsburgh Marathon

Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss had his regularly scheduled briefings with his top security chiefs today, but the Boston bombings were uppermost in their minds as Pittsburgh’s own marathon looms next month.

04/16/2013

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Strip Club Lawyers Due In Court Over New Over Policing Policies

Lawyers for Blush, a downtown adult entertainment club, will appear before a judge in Common Pleas Court Thursday afternoon.

03/28/2013

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Security Changes Being Put In Place 1 Year After Western Psych Shooting

It’s been one year since terror struck at Pittsburgh’s Western Psychiatric Institute when a gunman opened fire. Out of that tragedy, many questions arose. Why did this happen? And could it be prevented from happening again?

03/08/2013

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$140,000 Spent On Security For The Mayor Last Year

Last year, more than $100,000 was spent on security for the mayor and the acting police chief says it’s necessary.

02/26/2013

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National Security Expert Talks Preparedness

Sam Rosenberg is President of Inpax Academy of Personal Protection along with being a former Marine and CSI adviser.

02/09/2013

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UPMC Questions Objectivity Of Western Psych Report

The tragic shootings at Western Psych spawned calls for tighter security, and a government-contracted report says the institution has not done enough to protect the 2,000 employees who work there.

01/02/2013

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Conn. Shooting Has Local School Districts Re-Evaluating Security Policies

The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has set off discussions at local schools about security.

12/17/2012

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Security Expert: Preparedness Helps Saves Lives In Mass Shootings

At least 27 people were killed in an elementary school massacre in Connecticut when a 20-year-old man burst into his mother’s kindergarten classroom and opened fire Friday morning.

12/14/2012

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Judge Orders Stepped Up Security At Butler County Commissioners’ Offices

There is trouble at City Hall in Butler County, and it seems to be with the three county commissioners.

11/21/2012

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Suspect’s Hospitalization Raising Concerns About Drugs In Jail

The man who is accused in the shooting death of a local police officer was hospitalized with a serious medical condition this week and that meant his trial had to be delayed.

11/15/2012

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Security & What We Can Do To Make Us Safer

John Hudson is a former Secret Service agent that has entered the private security sector and told Rob different ways to deal with situations and things we can do to add security and make daily life safer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/23/2012

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Former FBI Special Agent Talks Pre-9/11 Failures

KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talked to former FBI agent and one of Time Magazine’s 2002 “Persons of the Year” Coleen Rowley.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/16/2012

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Sources: UPMC To Implement New Security Measures

Now, sources indicate UPMC will make major changes in security here and on all UPMC campuses. Employees like Katie Bottoms who has worked here for decades call the changes necessary.

09/13/2012

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Fans Get First Taste Of Tighter Heinz Field Security

Fans arriving for Sunday night’s Pittsburgh Steelers game were met with new security measures as they entered Heinz Field.

08/19/2012

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Colorado Tragedy Raises Public Security Questions

In a post-9/11 America, heightened security is the new normal, and metal detectors and checkpoints are commonplace in government buildings like the Allegheny County Courthouse. But questions arise in the wake of the Aurora, Colo., tragedy – should their use be expanded to all public places or does security have it limits?

07/20/2012

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