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All content by Mitchell McIntosh
Pups from Pittsburgh Play in Puppy Bowl

Pups from Pittsburgh Play in Puppy Bowl

Mitchell McIntosh February 12, 2024

Although the Steelers did not make it to the Super Bowl this year, the area was represented in the Super Bowl's canine counterpart. Gertie and Margo, two puppies from the Pittsburgh area were featured in Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl XX on Sunday, February...

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At least 126 Arrested at Pennsylvania Capitol Protest

Mitchell McIntosh February 6, 2024

Authorities arrested 126 people protesting the Pennsylvania state government's investment into Israeli bonds on Monday, February 5. A spokesman for the Pennsylvania Capitol Police stated that 126 people were taken into custody at an unpermitted, unauthorized...

Carnegie Science Center to be Renamed after $65 Million Donation

Carnegie Science Center to be Renamed after $65 Million Donation

Mitchell McIntosh January 25, 2024

The Carnegie Science Center has announced that it will be renaming itself to the Daniel G. and Carole L. Kamin Science Center. This decision comes in light of a generous donation of $65 million made by Daniel and Carole Kamin. "Dan and Carole have...

Wrath of Old Man Winter Grips much of the US

Wrath of Old Man Winter Grips much of the US

Mitchell McIntosh January 22, 2024

Brutally cold temperatures and winter storms have had large portions of the country in their clutches over the past week. These winter weather events have proven deadly, resulting in the deaths of 55 people across the country. Over 60 million Americans...

Large Number of Animals, including 30 Dogs, Rescued from Unhealthy Conditions

Mitchell McIntosh January 6, 2024

Almost 70 animals, including 30 dogs were rescued from a property in Armstrong County that exhibited what officials deem to be, "severely unsanitary conditions." A press release from the Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh (HARP) said that officers...

Rite Aids Closings in the Pittsburgh Area

Rite Aid’s Closings in the Pittsburgh Area

Mitchell McIntosh November 29, 2023

Rite Aid has made the decision to close two more Pittsburgh area locations in addition to the nine that are closing or have already been closed since the pharmacy chain filed for bankruptcy in mid-October. Rite Aid is planning to close 167 locations nationwide. The...

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Ohio Votes to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Mitchell McIntosh November 9, 2023

Ohio has become the 24th state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana with the approval of 57 percent of voters. The passage of Issue 2 will allow individuals 21 and older to possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana and to grow the plant at their...

U.S. Strikes Iranian-backed Groups in Syria

U.S. Strikes Iranian-backed Groups in Syria

Mitchell McIntosh October 30, 2023

The U.S. military has executed airstrikes targeting areas associated with the Iranian-backed Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and other militant groups in eastern Syria, the Pentagon announced on the evening of October 26th. The strikes come in retaliation...

Bobi, the Worlds Oldest Dog in History, Dies at 31

Bobi, the World’s Oldest Dog in History, Dies at 31

Mitchell McIntosh October 26, 2023

Bobi, the oldest dog in recorded history has passed away after living a miraculously long life of 31 years. His owner, Leonel Costa, announced on Monday that Bobi had died over the weekend in a veterinary hospital. Bobi was born on May 11, 1992, and...

Storied Actor Sir Michael Caine Retires

Storied Actor Sir Michael Caine Retires

Mitchell McIntosh, Reporter October 19, 2023

World-renowned British actor Michael Caine has announced that he will be retiring from acting following the release of his newest film. "I keep saying I'm going to retire. Well, I am now." Caine told BBC Radio in an interview that was broadcast on...

Mass Shooting near Indiana University of Pennsylvania Leaves 1 Dead and 8 Wounded

Mitchell McIntosh October 11, 2023

A mass shooting at a private party five minutes away from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus has left 1 person dead and 8 others injured. The shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning at the Chevy Chase Community Center. Pennsylvania...

RMU Hockey Teams Get Red Carpet Welcome for D1 Relaunch

RMU Hockey Teams Get Red Carpet Welcome for D1 Relaunch

Mitchell McIntosh, Reporter October 9, 2023

After much anticipation, the day has finally come. Division 1 hockey is back at RMU. It was a rousing scene on Saturday as sirens blared announcing the return of the RMU women's and men's hockey teams. The teams received a police and firetruck escort...

Pittsburgh Plastic Bag Ban to be Implemented October 14

Mitchell McIntosh October 5, 2023

The City of Pittsburgh unanimously passed a plastic bag ban in April of 2022 in an effort to promote a cleaner and more sustainable community. The ban will go into effect as of October 14, 2023. A statement regarding the ban on the pittsburghpa.gov...

Passion for People: A Detailed Dive into the Journey of RMU Visiting Rooney Scholar Dr. Nicolas Bogs

Mitchell McIntosh October 5, 2023

The Rooney International Visiting Scholar Program broadens the global perspective of Robert Morris University by offering international scholars the opportunity to spend a semester in residence on campus. Rooney Scholars can teach a course, deliver...

Born with Passion, Growing with Vision: The Real Meal Reception at the Rooney House

Born with Passion, Growing with Vision: The “Real Meal Reception” at the Rooney House

Mitchell McIntosh September 29, 2023

Wednesday evening, I had the great privilege of being invited to the Rooney House by RMU's esteemed Rooney Scholar, Dr. Nicolas Bogs. The occasion was the "Real Meal Reception" which is an exclusive dinner party hosted at the Rooney House every second...

Why Learning History Matters

Why Learning History Matters

Mitchell McIntosh September 26, 2023

"That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history." - Aldous Huxley When some people think of history, they recall their days of sitting in high school and listening to some old windbag...

Mink Mayhem: Thousands of Minks Escape Farm in Pennsylvania

Mink Mayhem: Thousands of Minks Escape Farm in Pennsylvania

Mitchell McIntosh September 25, 2023

Convicted murderers and juvenile delinquents are not the only escaped inmates who have been on the lam as of late. Up to 8,000 Minks were freed from a farm in Rockefeller Township which is about 60 miles north of Harrisburg. The Minks were released...

Armed Man Arrested at RFK Jr. Campaign Event

Armed Man Arrested at RFK Jr. Campaign Event

Mitchell McIntosh September 19, 2023

An armed man was arrested at a campaign event for Democratic Party presidential candidate, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. The suspect was posing as a United States Marshal and had two shoulder holsters containing two loaded handguns. The suspect has been...

NASA Releases Highly Anticipated UFO Report

NASA Releases Highly Anticipated UFO Report

Mitchell McIntosh September 15, 2023

NASA has released findings they collected in their long-anticipated UFO report. For those who were hoping for the report to divulge secrets about extraterrestrial beings visiting Earth, you may be disappointed. The genesis of the report came when NASA...

Cataclysmic Flood Washes Away Thousands of Lives in Libya

Cataclysmic Flood Washes Away Thousands of Lives in Libya

Mitchell McIntosh September 15, 2023

Thousands of people are feared to be dead following a cataclysmic flood in the North African country of Libya. The flood occurred following the bursting of two dams in the coastal city of Derna. Storms pummeled the area with rainfall before the flood...

Hunter Biden Indicted on Federal Firearms Charges

Hunter Biden Indicted on Federal Firearms Charges

Mitchell McIntosh September 14, 2023

Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, has been indicted on federal gun charges in a Delaware federal court. Biden was charged by federal prosecutors with three counts related to the possession of a firearm while using illicit substances. The...

Ufologist Shows Alleged Alien Bodies to Mexican Lawmakers

Ufologist Shows Alleged Alien Bodies to Mexican Lawmakers

Mitchell McIntosh September 14, 2023

Mexican journalist and ufologist, Jaime Maussan, presented what he claimed to be two non-human alien corpses in front of Mexico's Congress on Tuesday. The out-of-this-world presentation proved to be the highlight of Mexico's first congressional hearing...

Escaped Killer Captured by Authorities after Intense Manhunt in Pennsylvania

Escaped Killer Captured by Authorities after Intense Manhunt in Pennsylvania

Mitchell McIntosh September 14, 2023

A convicted killer who has been on the run from authorities after escaping from the Chester County Prison has been apprehended following a two-week-long manhunt. Danelo Cavalcante, 34, was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for murdering his...

Worlds Loneliest Lion Gets Brand New Life

World’s Loneliest Lion Gets Brand New Life

Mitchell McIntosh September 14, 2023

Reuben, the world's loneliest lion has returned to his natural home in South Africa after spending five years alone in a private zoo in Armenia. The 15-year-old king of the jungle was originally a part of the pride at the Armenian Zoo, but the other...

Catastrophic Earthquake in Morocco Claims Over 2,000 Lives

Catastrophic Earthquake in Morocco Claims Over 2,000 Lives

Mitchell McIntosh September 12, 2023

A disastrous earthquake struck Morocco's High Atlas Mountain Range on Friday night. The cataclysm has thus far caused the deaths of over 2,000 people in an appalling loss of life. The epicenter of the earthquake was located about 72 kilometers southwest...

Dr. Richard Moriarty, Creator of Mr. Yuk Passes Away

Dr. Richard Moriarty, Creator of Mr. Yuk Passes Away

Mitchell McIntosh September 10, 2023

Dr. Richard Moriarty, the retired pediatrician who created the popular mascot of the Pittsburgh Poison Center, Mr. Yuk has died at the age of 83. Moriarty was raised in the Lawrenceville neighborhood and obtained his bachelor's and medical degrees...

Disturbing Donation Discovered at Arizona Goodwill

Disturbing Donation Discovered at Arizona Goodwill

Mitchell McIntosh September 8, 2023

Workers at an Arizona Goodwill location made a macabre discovery while rummaging through a donation box, a human skull. No, it wasn't a plastic Halloween decoration. An employee called law enforcement to report the bizarre discovery. A photo released...

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Deputy Fired After Testing Positive for Cocaine

Mitchell McIntosh September 6, 2023

Allegheny County Sheriff Kevin Kraus announced Tuesday that he was forced to terminate a deputy who tested positive for cocaine after responding to the hours-long standoff that left the Garfield neighborhood paralyzed with fear. Law enforcement exchanged...

Hurricane Idalia Pummels Florida

Hurricane Idalia Pummels Florida

Mitchell McIntosh September 5, 2023

Hurricane Idalia slammed into Florida this past week, leaving a swath of devastation in its wake. Wind speeds reached 125 mph as trees were split in half and roofs were ripped off buildings where Idalia made landfall in the state's Big Bend region. Idalia...

Steve Harwell performs in 2018 at Coney Island in New York

Smash Mouth Frontman Steve Harwell Dies at 56

Mitchell McIntosh, Reporter September 5, 2023

Steve Harwell, founder and lead singer of rock band Smash Mouth has died at the age of 56 at his home in Boise, Idaho. "Steve Harwell was a true American Original. A larger-than-life character who shot up into the sky like a Roman candle. Steve should...

Pittsburgh Shooting Leaves 1 Dead and 2 Wounded

Pittsburgh Shooting Leaves 1 Dead and 2 Wounded

Mitchell McIntosh September 2, 2023

One person was killed and two wounded in a shooting incident in downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday night around 10:30 p.m. According to Pittsburgh Public Safety, the incident happened at Smithfield Street and Strawberry Way. The man who was killed was...

Armed Man Arrested Near Church in Ambridge

Armed Man Arrested Near Church in Ambridge

Mitchell McIntosh September 2, 2023

A man is in police custody after pointing a gun at two women and attempting to gain entrance to an African-American church in Ambridge last Sunday morning around 9 a.m. The man has been identified as Jeffrey Harris, 38. One of the women threatened...

Faculty Member Dead after Shooting at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Faculty Member Dead after Shooting at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mitchell McIntosh August 29, 2023

A shooting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has left a faculty member dead and a campus paralyzed with fear. The campus was on lockdown for over two hours after reports were made of shots being fired. The perpetrator has been taken...

Squirrel Hill Tunnel Shut Down after Crash

Squirrel Hill Tunnel Shut Down after Crash

Mitchell McIntosh August 29, 2023

A traffic accident involving multiple vehicles inside the Squirrel Hill Tunnel has brought travel to a standstill on the inbound side of the Parkway East. The accident occurred inside the tunnel around the time the afternoon rush started. Traffic is...

Racially Motivated Attack Claims Three Victims in Florida

Racially Motivated Attack Claims Three Victims in Florida

Mitchell McIntosh August 28, 2023

Three people were gunned down in a racially motivated attack at a Dollar General in Jacksonville, Florida. The victims were identified as Angela Michelle Carr, 52; AJ Laguerre Jr., 19; and Jerrald Gallion, 29. All three victims were black. The shooter...

Bob Barker on the TV show The Price is Right

Former Price Is Right Host Bob Barker Passes Away

Mitchell McIntosh August 28, 2023

Bob Barker, the former host of the iconic daytime television gameshow "The Price Is Right" has passed away at the age of 99. Barker died at his home Saturday morning of old age; he was just a few months away from his 100th birthday. "It is with...

Pittsburgh FBI, S.W.A.T., police, paramedics, and Pennsylvania State Troopers were all at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh during a mass shooting October 27, 2018.

Homicide Suspect Apprehended by Police and SWAT Team

Mitchell McIntosh August 27, 2023

A man attempting to evade the law while facing vehicular homicide charges was apprehended in the borough of Vandergrift on Friday. The suspect has been identified as Mattew David Carlson, 35. Carlson has been charged with felony vehicular homicide...

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Former President Donald Trump Surrenders to Authorities in Georgia

Mitchell McIntosh August 26, 2023

Former President Donald Trump voluntarily surrendered to authorities at the Fulton County jail in Atlanta on Thursday evening. Trump was booked, had his mugshot, and fingerprints taken. This is an unprecedented moment for the country, as this is the first...

Pittsburgh Gunman Killed in Hours Long Standoff

Pittsburgh Gunman Killed in Hours Long Standoff

Mitchell McIntosh August 24, 2023

The gunman who greeted sheriff's deputies attempting to evict him with a storm of bullets has been killed. The shooter has been identified as 63-year-old William Hardison Sr. The standoff began around 11 a.m. and lasted until 5:08 p.m. when the suspect...

Fatal Elementary School Bus Crash in Ohio

Mitchell McIntosh August 23, 2023

One child has been killed and 23 have been injured in a school bus crash in German Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, approximately 30 miles northeast of Dayton. The one child who died was ejected from the bus and pronounced dead at the scene. The...

Active Shooter in Pittsburgh

Active Shooter in Pittsburgh

Mitchell McIntosh August 23, 2023

Updated at 1:00 8/23/2023 Pittsburgh police have issued an alert about an active shooter situation in the neighborhood of Garfield. The incident began when sheriff's deputies were in the process of serving an eviction warrant. It is reported that...

Tropical Storm Hilary Hits California and Moves into Neighboring States

Mitchell McIntosh August 22, 2023
California receives its first tropical storm in 84 years

RMU Police Wearing Body Cameras

Mitchell McIntosh August 21, 2023
The RMU Police Department has implemented a new policy for the upcoming academic year
Hawaiian Wildfires Blaze a Path of Destruction and Tragedy

Hawaiian Wildfires Blaze a Path of Destruction and Tragedy

Mitchell McIntosh August 15, 2023
The wildfires on the Hawaiian Island of Maui becomes the deadliest U.S. firestorm in over a century.
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Justice Served to Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter

Mitchell McIntosh August 3, 2023
The perpetrator who committed the deadliest antisemitic attack in United States history will face death for his crimes.
Former President Donald Trump Indicted Once Again

Former President Donald Trump Indicted Once Again

Mitchell McIntosh August 2, 2023
Special Counsel Jack Smith charges Donald Trump with conspiracy to defraud the United States of America

UFO Whistleblowers Testify in Congressional Hearing

Mitchell McIntosh August 2, 2023
Retired Major David Grusch and two others add to decades of speculation that the US government has lied to the public regarding UFOs
President Trump townhall with CNN

CNN hosts townhall with Donald Trump

Mitchell McIntosh, contributor May 11, 2023
Donald Trump continues his tumultuous relationship with the media in a heated town hall event.
Military helicopter carries Taiwans flag

Tensions Continue to Rise Between China and United States over Taiwan

Mitchell McIntosh April 17, 2023

Tensions have been rising between China and the United States over Taiwan for quite some time. Recent military drills conducted by China in response to the Taiwanese president visiting the United States have only escalated these tensions. In an Associated...