Violence

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Police: Man, Allegedly On Drugs, Terrorizes Ex-Girlfriend’s Family, Scuffles With Officers

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.

07/10/2015

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Pittsburgh’s Top Cop Says Police Have To Be More Transparent, Better Communicators

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay wants to see his department return to the original roots of police.

05/02/2015

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Local Officials On Alert, Discussing Preparedness In Wake Of Baltimore Riots

The riots in Baltimore have put police on alert in nearly every American city.

04/28/2015

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Seton-LaSalle HS Closed Due To Violent Threat

Officials closed Seton-LaSalle High School in Mt. Lebanon due to a violent threat.

04/08/2015

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Pittsburgh Police Outline Homicide Rates, Ways To Reduce Violence

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.

01/15/2015

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Gun Violence Increases In City In 2014

In the City of Pittsburgh it was a violent year. In some neighborhoods this past summer, gun violence became an almost nightly occurrence.

12/31/2014

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Man Tries To Run Down Police; They Shoot, Kill Him

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.

12/30/2014

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Wilkinsburg Schools Superintendent Cracking Down After Incidents Of Violent Behavior

Two students are facing charges after a school security guard was hurt during an incident at Wilkinsburg High School this week.

11/12/2014

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Hazelwood Residents Band Together To Fight Violence

They may come from different directions geographically, but their position on affecting change is the same.

10/21/2014

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Glen Hazel Residents Hope Vigil Will Help Stop The Violence

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

10/20/2014

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New Grayson Center Aims To Bring Hill District Youth Together

The official ribbon cutting was proof of a dream fulfilled.

10/18/2014

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Community Leader: Building Up Trust With Police Possible

Today, a community leader in the Hill District said it will be no easy task, but building up trust with police is possible.

10/15/2014

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Police Chief On Rash Of Murders: Pittsburgh Police Officers “Care A Lot”

The organization, The Hazelwood Initiative, had a public safety forum scheduled weeks before Monday’s fatal shooting in Glen Hazel.

10/14/2014

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Some City Council Members Hope To Implement PIRC Initiative To Reduce Crime

The violence on Pittsburgh streets is on track to break a record.

10/14/2014

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Mother Of 3 Wants Answers After Gunfire Encases Her Home

A local mother says her and her kids awoke to gunfire in the middle of the night.

09/21/2014

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