Peduto Introduces 'Safe Leave' Policy For Domestic Abuse, Sexual Assault VictimsThe City of Pittsburgh is about to join the ranks of other major American cities and offer paid safe leave for employees.
Pittsburgh Police, Community Groups Team Up To Stop Violence Against WomenPittsburgh Police have joined religious and community groups in a common cause -- finding ways to stop violence against women and girls.
Senate OKs Bill To Toughen Gun Laws In Domestic Abuse CasesThe Pennsylvania Senate is giving unanimous approval to a bill to force people with a domestic violence ruling against them to more quickly forfeit their firearms.
Man Dead, Woman In Critical Condition After Apparent Domestic Violence SituationA man was killed and a woman was critically injured in an apparent domestic violence situation in Indiana County on Saturday morning.
Domestic Violence Survivors Raise Funds, Awareness For VictimsWhen women are leaving an abusive relationship, it's the most likely time they could be hurt or even killed by their partner.
Woman Accused Of Firing Gun Into Large Crowd At City’s Irish CentreA woman is behind bars in the Allegheny County Jail, facing a variety of charges for two separate incidents, including one where she’s accused of firing a gun into a crowd of people.
2 Charged With Kidnapping, Child EndangermentAuthorities say the parents of a 6-year-old boy found wandering alone have been criminally charged after police learned the mother sometimes secured the child's arms and legs with duct tape to a bed in the basement of their Ohio home.
Pitt Student's Murder Shines Light On Domestic Abuse, How To Prevent TragediesThe murder of a Pitt student is shining the spotlight on abusive relationships and how to prevent more tragedies.
Court Transcript Shows Judge’s Grave Concern For Murdered Pitt Student’s SafetyMurdered Pitt student Alina Sheykhet had a Protection from Abuse Order, or a PFA, against her ex-boyfriend, who is the man accused in her killing, Matthew Darby.
Father Of Girl Killed By Boyfriend Teaches How To Spot Signs Of Dating ViolenceStudents filed out of the auditorium of Moon Area High School after spending an hour learning about something many think will never happen to them.
Allegheny Co. Republican Committee Official Charged With Assaulting GirlfriendThe executive director of a local political party is facing assault charges in connection with an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend.
Sheriff’s Office Fires Sergeant Accused In Domestic Violence IncidentOne day after appearing in court on domestic violence charges, an Allegheny County sheriff’s sergeant has been fired from his job.
Lawyer For Boxer Spadafora Expects Charges To Be ResolvedPaul Spadafora is due in court on charges he stabbed his brother during an argument then fought with officers who intervened in a family argument.
Judge Denies Bail For Former Boxer Paul SpadaforaFormer boxer Paul Spadafora will stay in jail following his arrest one week ago.
Boxer Paul Spadafora Accused Of Stabbing Brother, Threatening Officers"Pittsburgh Kid" Paul Spadafora is back in trouble with the law, accused of stabbing his brother.