KDKA Exclusive: City Councilman Introduces Legislation Calling For Reinvestment In The Black CommunityIn the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, there are calls locally for a comprehensive plan to address inequality.
'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 Members Introduce 'Stop The Violence' InitiativeTwo members of Pittsburgh's City Council have introduced a new bill to cut down on gun violence.
Increase In Asian Population Is Changing Region Culturally, EconomicallyOn the campuses of Carnegie Mellon and Pitt, on the streets of Squirrel Hill and throughout the city and Allegheny County, people from China and Taiwan are discovering Pittsburgh as a place to study and work.
Some City Council Members Hope To Implement PIRC Initiative To Reduce CrimeThe violence on Pittsburgh streets is on track to break a record.
Fatal Homewood Bar Shooting Suspect SoughtThe search is still on for a gunman who opened fire at a Homewood bar early Saturday morning. The incident left one person dead and four others injured.
Man Killed, 4 Others Injured In Homewood ShootingInvestigators continue to look for suspects after one person was killed and four others were injured when gunfire erupted overnight at a bar in Homewood.