PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A grand jury investigation is looking into the final issues that canceled this year’s Three Rivers Regatta.
Our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette filed an open records request to get communications between the city and the regatta board.READ MORE: Moraine State Park Regatta Returns This Weekend
The request was denied because of an ongoing grand jury investigation, Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich said.READ MORE: Salvation Army Holding Back-To-School Bash
The regatta was canceled a few days before it was supposed to begin in July when Lion Heart Event Group filed for bankruptcy.MORE NEWS: PPG Paints Arena Recommending Masks Inside
The Regatta’s board claims Lion Heart failed to secure insurance, permits or collect any sponsorship money.