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Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seeking tips from February Homestead homicide

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seeking tips from February Homestead homicide

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 11, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers are seeking the public's help with an open homicide investigation from February. In the early morning hours of Feb. 2, 2019, police responded to reports of gunshots around East 17 Street in Homestead. Upon arrival, police found a black male with gunshot...

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signs legislation on firearms and gun violence

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signs legislation on firearms and gun violence

John Blinn, News Editor

April 10, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Mayor Bill Peduto has signed legislation to regulate firearms. Mayor Peduto signed the regulations on Tuesday and the bills were approved by the Pittsburgh City Council last week. The mayor was joined by friends and family members of the victims of the Squirrel Hill Tree of Life Synagogue...

Pittsburgh named No. 1 city for small businesses

Pittsburgh named No. 1 city for small businesses

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh is the best place to launch a small business, according to Citimart ratings. The ratings were based on 56 other U.S. cities. According to Citimart, Pittsburgh ranks first in openness to small businesses and their ideas. The Small Business Accessibility Score determines the...

Democratic candidate Pam Iovino defeats D. Raja in 2019 special election

Democratic candidate Pam Iovino defeats D. Raja in 2019 special election

John Blinn, News Editor

April 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Democratic candidate Pam Iovino claimed victory over Republican candidate D. Raja at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday night. RELATED STORY: Raja, Iovino face off in 37th District Senate Debate at RMU's Yorktown Hall pic.twitter.com/LI9U5lwj6N — Pam Iovino (@pamforpa) April 3, 201...

Buc Night returns to PNC Park

Buc Night returns to PNC Park

Gage Goulding, News Editor

April 2, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that Buc Night is returning for the 2019 season. The popular Pirates discount program features select games in which fans can purchase $1 tickets and select foods. The first time fans can take advantage of the ticket discounts this season is during...

Report: The best college athletics in Pennsylvania

Report: The best college athletics in Pennsylvania

Gage Goulding, News Editor

April 2, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — Niche.com put college sports teams across the state head to head with hopes to determine the best collegiate athletics in Pennsylvania. The report analyzes factors such as student reviews, statistics, national championships and athletic department revenue to determine the states best sch...

GoodFood names Pittsburgh one of the best destinations for foodies

GoodFood names Pittsburgh one of the best destinations for foodies

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH - GoodFood recently released a top 10 list of the best destinations for foodies and Pittsburgh made the list. Pittsburgh was ranked No. 7 of the 10 destinations named. Pittsburgh was on the same list as Japan, Italy and Ethiopia. Pittsburgh was also the only city in the United States that...

RMU students gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Antwon Rose

RMU students gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Antwon Rose

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — Robert Morris University students gathered for a candlelight vigil filled with prayer, song and remembrance in honor of Antwon Rose. After the two teens fled from the vehicle, Rosfeld shot and killed Rose, who was unarmed at the time. In the recent four-day trial, Rosfeld was found...

La Roche officially gains university status

La Roche officially gains university status

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 29, 2019

PITTSBURGH — La Roche College officially gained university status on Tuesday. President Sister Candace Introcaso announced this change during a celebration held at the school. “Changing our designation and name to La Roche University is the fulfillment of a vision that many on campus have shared...

Car Seat Safety Clinic aims to reduce child car injuries

Car Seat Safety Clinic aims to reduce child car injuries

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 28, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Motor vehicles are among the leading causes of death for children in the United States. Officials in Pittsburgh are working to cut down on child deaths in motor vehicles by hosting a Car Seat Safety Clinic. Pittsburgh EMS will be holding a FREE car seat clinic at the EMS trainin...