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Allegheny County names Matthew Dugan as new Chief Public Defender

Allegheny County names Matthew Dugan as new Chief Public Defender

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 1, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Allegheny County named Matthew Dugan, Esq. as the new Chief Public Defender. County Manager William D. McKain announced that Matthew Dugan was appointed to the position on Jan. 14. "We are proud of the work that has been done in the Public Defender's office under the administration...

RMU professor introduces “1917” film at Tull Family Theater

RMU professor introduces “1917” film at Tull Family Theater

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

January 30, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University English professor Dr. Connie Ruzich introduced the newly released World War I film "1917" at the Tull Family Theater on Jan. 17. Dr. Ruzich was selected to speak at the event by the Tull Family Theater, who recognized that her research expertise was World War...

CityMatCH provides several Pittsburgh organizations with tools to reduce birth disparities

CityMatCH provides several Pittsburgh organizations with tools to reduce birth disparities

John Blinn, News Editor

January 29, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Several Pittsburgh organizations and departments will receive training and technical assistance to reduce birth disparities. Despite a decline in infant mortality rates on a national scale, the problem still continues within Allegheny County. Information shows that African-American babies...

RMU students volunteer at local nonprofit organizations for spring Day of Service

RMU students volunteer at local nonprofit organizations for spring Day of Service

John Blinn, News Editor

January 28, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - More than thirty Robert Morris University students ventured into Moon Township on Jan. 18 to volunteer to help at various local organizations for RMU’s annual "Day of Service." Volunteers were able to help animals and humans alike as they worked alongside World Vision, Animal Advocates,...

Police Blotter 1/07/20-1/13/20

Police Blotter 1/07/20-1/13/20

January 23, 2020

1/07/20- Found property- A Credit Card was turned into this Department. The owner was notified (closed). 1/08/20- Accident Without Injury- Staff reported a minor accident at Facilities. Report and Photos taken for insurance purposes (closed). 1/08/20- Medical Emergency- County 911 reported a Patron ...

Police Blotter 12/10-12/16

Police Blotter 12/10-12/16

January 15, 2020

12/10/19- Suspicious Person- A professor reported a male trying to buy textbooks earlier in the day in Nicholson Center. Male was already gone. Report for informational purposes (closed). 12/10/19- Harassment- A student reported repeated nuisance comments from another student. Investigation pending...

Police Blotter 12/31/19- 1/06/20

Police Blotter 12/31/19- 1/06/20

January 7, 2020

12/31/19- Criminal mischief-  Caller reported witnessing a male damaging the “Robert Morris University” sign at the entrance to Campus. Officers Identified male. Charges pending (pending).  12/31/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch notified this Department of a fire alarm at Salem Hall. Officers arriv...

Police Blotter 12/17/19-12/30/19

Police Blotter 12/17/19-12/30/19

December 31, 2019

12/17/19- Trespassing- Officers received an anonymous complaint that a student that was banned from Salem Hall had been inside. CCTV video was reviewed and the individual charged with trespassing and sent through student conduct (closed).  12/18/19- Departmental Information- Officer reported that he ...

Police Blotter 12/03/19-12/09/19

Police Blotter 12/03/19-12/09/19

December 10, 2019

12/03/19-  Lost Property- A student reported his wallet missing from the library. Investigation opened. Wallet located and returned (closed). 12/03/19- Student Conduct- Residence Life reported a student smoking marijuana in Salem Hall.  One student sent through student conduct for drug violation...

Update: AJR postpones concert at UPMC Events Center

Update: AJR postpones concert at UPMC Events Center

John Blinn, News Editor

November 25, 2019

UPDATE: Nov. 25 - 6:00 p.m. Update: AJR revealed that part two of their "Neotheater Tour" would stop at all cities that were originally scheduled for the first part of the tour but were missed due to Jack Met's illness. The band took to Twitter on Nov. 22, posting an updated schedule. This showed ...