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Study: Pittsburgh one of the best cities for STEM workers

Study: Pittsburgh one of the best cities for STEM workers

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

MOON TOWNSHIP — The personal finance website WalletHub brings good news for people who live in the Pittsburgh area and are looking for a career in STEM. The website reported that Pittsburgh ranks third among the top 10 metro areas that are best for STEM-related professions. The best cities fo...

Amber Alert issued in statewide search for missing teen

Amber Alert issued in statewide search for missing teen

Michael Delehanty and Gage Goulding

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Pennsylvania State Police have issued an Amber Alert for a missing teen from Penn Hills. Police say that 16-year-old Marjani Aquil was allegedly abducted by 19-year-old Jermaine Rodgers. Aquil was last seen on Jan. 16 at approximately 3 p.m. at a residence on Glenbrook Drive. Autho...

Police Blotter 12/18/18-1/15/19

Police Blotter 12/18/18-1/15/19

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Police Blotter, RMU News

12/19/18- Suspicious Incident- Maintenance reported a concerning statement on a student’s board in Ross Hall. Investigation determined nothing threatening nor suspicious. The Student was advised to remove the statement (closed). 12/23/18- Fire Alarm- A Student reported that she set off the fire...

Police Blotter 11/27/18-12/17/18

Police Blotter 11/27/18-12/17/18

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Police Blotter, RMU News, Top Stories

11/27/18- Student Conduct Drugs- A Student reported a strong odor of Marijuana in Yorktown Hall. Two resident students sent through student Conduct for drug paraphernalia and underage alcohol violations (closed). 11/27/18- Medical Emergency- A Female in Nicholson complained of abdominal pain. Transported ...

Tom Wolf inaugurated as governor for second term

Tom Wolf inaugurated as governor for second term

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

HARRISBURG (RMU SENTRY MEDIA/CNN) -- Gov. Tom Wolf was inaugurated as the governor of Pennsylvania for a second term on Tuesday. In a ceremony held in Harrisburg, the 70-year-old Democratic politician was confirmed as the state's 47th governor. Wolf was first elected as governor in the Nov. 2014 election....

Pittsburgh Police to establish new domestic violence unit

Pittsburgh Police to establish new domestic violence unit

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH - This year the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police plans to establish a new investigations unit that will focus on domestic violence cases using a $500,000 donation from the Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation. The legislation allowing for the funding from the foundation will be introduced to Pittsburgh...

South Butler County School District received threat via Snapchat

South Butler County School District received threat via Snapchat

Soundharjya Babu and Gage Goulding

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

SAXONBURG — Officials at South Butler County School District say they received a threat Tuesday evening. Officials at the school district say that a threat was posted to Snapchat at the end of the school day Tuesday, according to a letter from Superintendent David Foley. According to Foley, school...

Pittsburgh officials discuss final 2018 crime statistics

Pittsburgh officials discuss final 2018 crime statistics

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH - Public Safety and Police Bureau officials gathered in the Mayor’s Conference Room on Monday to discuss the final 2018 crime statistics. Officials say that the numbers show progress. Homicides and shootings have decreased, but work still remains in Pittsburgh. "Every year since 2014,...

Netflix to raise prices on all service plans

Netflix to raise prices on all service plans

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

MOON TOWNSHIP (RMU SENTRY MEDIA/CNN) - The popular online streaming service Netflix is raising its prices. The movie and television streaming company will raise prices for all streaming plans amid heavy investments in new programs. All three of Netflix's offered plans will rise in price by $1 or $2....

Annual Consumer Electronics Show displays technology developed in Pittsburgh

Annual Consumer Electronics Show displays technology developed in Pittsburgh

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

LAS VEGAS (RMU SENTRY MEDIA/CNN) - Mankind took a step towards the future last week at the Consumer Electronics Show, which took place in Las Vegas. The event focused heavily on transportation, with inventions as small as Segway -- Ninebot’s electric go-kart to inventions as large as flying cars. Automated...