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.
Pittsburgh Set For Preliminary Vote To Reduce Pot PenaltyPittsburgh City Council is set to take a preliminary vote on an ordinance that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana or hashish.
City Council Gives Preliminary Approval To New Food Truck BillPittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval to a bill making it easier for food trucks to operate within the city.
Council Passes Bill To Ban Smoking In All City ParksThe limits on just where you cannot smoke in the City of Pittsburgh are about to change.
Pittsburgh Councilman's Bill To Decriminalize Pot Introduced To CouncilA Pittsburgh city councilman wants to decriminalize possession of small amounts marijuana.
Mayor Peduto Raises Pittsburgh Workers' Minimum Wage To $15 By 2021Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has issued an executive order raising all city employees' minimum wages to $15 an hour by the year 2021.
City Council Considering New Noise RegulationsPittsburgh City Council President Bruce Kraus introduced new noise regulation legislation Tuesday morning that the council is considering adopting.
City Offers Free Lunches During The Summer-TimeSchools out - and for thousands of kids that means an end to healthy meals provided by local school systems.
Councilwoman Trying To Calm Tempers In Heated Debate Over Bayer SignWhat was once an iconic symbol of Pittsburgh has become an old, rusty hulk and has sparked a battle between the city and the sign's owner, Lamar Advertising.
Could City Parking Permits Be Going High-Tech?Residential parking permits within the City of Pittsburgh could soon go high-tech.