A man is behind bars and facing many charges after police say he terrorized a family in the city’s Garfield section and scuffled with officers when they tried to take him into custody.
Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay wants to see his department return to the original roots of police.
The riots in Baltimore have put police on alert in nearly every American city.
Officials closed Seton-LaSalle High School in Mt. Lebanon due to a violent threat.
Pittsburgh’s new police chief decried the city’s homicide rate as a “public health emergency” and promised to work with the community to defuse the culture that has fueled a spate of retaliatory killings that saw 71 people die last year.
In the City of Pittsburgh it was a violent year. In some neighborhoods this past summer, gun violence became an almost nightly occurrence.
A man who had posted an online video threatening to kill police and FBI agents tried to use his car to run down officers seeking to arrest him on Tuesday so, fearing for their lives, they shot and killed him, authorities said.
Two students are facing charges after a school security guard was hurt during an incident at Wilkinsburg High School this week.
They may come from different directions geographically, but their position on affecting change is the same.
Neighbors in Glen Hazel started taking a stand immediately after the Oct. 13 murder of a young man who was gunned down on Roselle Drive
The official ribbon cutting was proof of a dream fulfilled.
Today, a community leader in the Hill District said it will be no easy task, but building up trust with police is possible.
The organization, The Hazelwood Initiative, had a public safety forum scheduled weeks before Monday’s fatal shooting in Glen Hazel.
The violence on Pittsburgh streets is on track to break a record.
A local mother says her and her kids awoke to gunfire in the middle of the night.