'We Need To Get To The Root Causes Of Systematic Racism': Legislation To Freeze Hiring And Divert Police Funding Has Broad Support On CouncilEarly supporters of legislation to freeze hiring and divert money from Pittsburgh's Bureau of Police say this isn’t the same as defunding police.
KDKA Exclusive: City Councilman Proposes Pittsburgh Police Hiring Freeze, Budget Redirection Following George Floyd's DeathAround the country, police departments are under fire with activists calling for their defunding and dismantling.
City Council To Provide More Options To Recycle E-WasteIt's the classic government Catch 22.
City Council Members Introduce 'Stop The Violence' InitiativeTwo members of Pittsburgh's City Council have introduced a new bill to cut down on gun violence.
Needle Exchange Program Proposed For Carrick Receiving BacklashThey say they are two unlikely allies, a pastor and a former construction worker, but their faith binds them together and so does their broken past.
Strassburger Wins Pittsburgh City Council Special ElectionWith an overwhelming majority, candidate Erika Strassburger has won a special election to fill Pittsburgh’s eighth district City Council seat.
Opinion Divided Over Proposed E-Cigarette BanSome local lawmakers are supporting a proposed ban on e-cigarettes, but opponents say the ban is a violation of personal choice.
Concerns Over New Pittsburgh Policing Policy: "This Is Just Not Safe"A new policy is aimed at freeing up Pittsburgh Police officers so they can respond to more urgent matters, but some say it isn't safe.
City Council May Extend ShotSpotter Contract In PittsburghCity Council may extend a contract to use technology that identifies gunshots and automatically notifies police in Pittsburgh's highest-crime areas.
Judge Rejects Pittsburgh Paid Sick Leave OrdinanceA western Pennsylvania judge has struck down a Pittsburgh ordinance requiring city employers to provide paid sick leave to employees.
City Council Approves Providing Fire Coverage To Ingram BoroughPittsburgh City Council gave overwhelming approval to have Pittsburgh firefighters provide protection for Ingram Borough.