Mayor Luke Ravenstahl vowed that the Pittsburgh Marathon will not go bankrupt in the future despite any increased cost of additional security.
There will be more attention on security at Pittsburgh’s upcoming marathon after the tragedy in Boston. But, who will pay for all that extra security?
Local runners, preparing for the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, are offering prayers and support for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
A plan to send extra off-duty officers to patrol Pittsburgh’s South Side has been cut out. Some bar and restaurant owners want to change the way off-duty security details are handled in the South Side.
Events and games at CONSOL Energy Center and PNC Park will now have tighter security following the bombings earlier this week at the Boston 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.
Lawyers for Blush, a downtown adult entertainment club, will appear before a judge in Common Pleas Court Thursday afternoon.
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?
Last year, more than $100,000 was spent on security for the mayor and the acting police chief says it’s necessary.
Sam Rosenberg is President of Inpax Academy of Personal Protection along with being a former Marine and CSI adviser.
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.
The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has set off discussions at local schools about security.
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.
There is trouble at City Hall in Butler County, and it seems to be with the three county commissioners.
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.