Pittsburgh City Council Digs In After DA Says It 'Does Not Have Authority To Pass' Gun LegislationThe Pittsburgh City Council is digging in on its attempt to ban certain types of weapons, even after the Allegheny County District Attorney says it "does not have the authority to pass” proposed legislation to ban assault weapons in the city.
Peduto Submits Budget And Calls On Non-Profits To Ante UpMayor Bill Peduto submitted next year's $554 million operating budget to city council on Monday, and, no surprise, he hailed the balanced budgets of recent years.
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.
O'Connor Proposes Paid Sick Leave For All Workers In The CityWorkers recently demonstrated downtown, demanding that all employers provide paid sick leave to everyone who works in the city.
Squirrel Hill Building Demolished After 4-Alarm FireDemolition crews knocked down a building that was consumed by a four-alarm fire Thursday in Squirrel Hill.
Businessman Skeptical Of Councilman’s Unique Idea To Increase Minimum WageWest Coast cities like San Francisco and Seattle are raising their mandatory minimum wage to $15 an hour, but city Councilman Corey O'Connor says a similar move won't fly in Pittsburgh.
Has Hazelwood Development Project Stalled?It's a sprawling expanse of riverfront land stretching a mile and half along the Hazelwood flats.
Councilman Calling For Changes After Fatal Dog Mauling In Frick ParkA day after a dog was mauled and killed in a city park; the city councilmember who represents the area is calling for more signage and possibly the presence of park rangers.
Hazelwood Development Project Gets $10 Million In State HelpDespite the tragedy of last Monday, local residents know that Hazelwood is a whole lot more than police tape, shootings and death.
Hazelwood Officials Address Abandoned Recycling Company EyesoreSome people in Hazelwood are outraged.
Mayor Looking At Options To Get Abandoned Hazelwood Plant Cleaned UpPittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says he's looking at what the city might be able to do to help frustrated residents in Hazelwood.
Hazelwood Residents Unhappy With Rats From Abandoned Recycling PlantCecelia Jedlicka lives in her family home in Hazelwood across the street from a huge facility where bags of city trash were supposed to be recycled but now sit abandoned.