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Changing A Mentality Of Violence: KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore With BPEP

KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore is joined in the studio by Tim Stevens and Kenneth Huston, of the Black Political Empowerment Project, in addition to Rev. Eugene “Freedom” Blackwell.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/03/2012

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Suspects Sought In Penn Hills, West Mifflin Shootings

Police have issued arrest warrants for two men following separate shooting incidents, one in West Mifflin and the other in Penn Hills, overnight that left three people dead.

05/12/2012

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Homestead Mayor Looking To Stop Recent Surge In Violence

The mayor of Homestead says she plans on doing whatever is necessary to keep a recent surge of violence that has left four people injured from continuing in her town.

05/10/2012

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Officials Discuss Recent South Side Problems

On the heels of several shootings at a South Side bar, officials plan to meet with business leaders today to look for ways to stop the recent violence in the area.

12/05/2011

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Gang Awareness Conference Focuses On Child Safety

Every year, law enforcement members gather for the annual Regional Gang Awareness Conference. This year, they focused not just on gangs and terrorism, but also on preventing violence from impacting schools.

09/28/2011

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Police Chief Addresses Recent String Of Violence In City

A recent string of deadly shootings prompted Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper to address the violence during a news conference today at Pittsburgh Police Headquarters.

08/19/2011

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Mother Of Homicide Victim Relates To Current Violence In City

KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to Valerie Dixon, who lost her son to violence ten years ago, and what message she has for the current violence in Pittsburgh.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/19/2011

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Young Men Given Inspirational Messages At Local Conference

At Pittsburgh’s Westinghouse High School, some very special young men gathered together for a conference on Wednesday.

05/18/2011

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No Causal Evidence Links Chantix To Violence

The anti-smoking drug Chantix helps people quit. Compared to placebo, nearly half the people taking the medication are non-smokers at 12 weeks.

05/10/2011

Light Up Night, 2010, Duquesne Light Horse-Drawn Candlelight Carriage Parade, downtown Pittsburgh

Thousands Turn Out For Day 2 Of Light Up Night

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – This second day of Pittsburgh’s Light Up Night celebration turned out to be a fantastic evening after a shooting and a series of fights marred Friday night’s activities. Thousands of people turned […]

11/20/2010

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Police, Local Officials On Alert After Downtown Violence

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On day two of Pittsburgh’s Light Up Night celebration, police and officials are offering public safety assurances after Friday evening’s festivities were disrupted by violence. Pittsburgh’s annual Light Up Night celebration is […]

11/20/2010

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