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RMU students gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Antwon Rose

Students gathered at Robert Morris University to remember and honor the late Antwon Rose who was shot and killed by Pittsburgh Police officer Michael Rosfeld in 2018. Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Soundharjya Babu)

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...

Officials prepare for Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day weekend celebrations

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Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Public safety officials in Pittsburgh are preparing for one of the biggest party weekends of the year. In a statement, city officials say police vehicles in downtown Pittsburgh will dawn a special St. Patrick's Day decal to help commemorate the celebration. When it comes to safety,...

Remains found under house in Pittsburgh identified

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John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Skeletal remains found underneath a home in Garfield have been identified. In Feb. 2018 police were alerted about remains found by the house in the 5400-block of Black Street by homeowners who were doing construction in the yard of a house that they had recently purchased. The remains,...

Pittsburgh police respond to accident on McKees Rocks Bridge

A five car accident closes McKees Rocks Bridge late on Feb. 15, 2019.

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 17, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- An accident on the McKees Rocks Bridge closed the road throughout the night Friday. Nine people were involved in the accident that took place on the bridge. According to a statement from Allegheny County, five vehicles were involved in the accident. When RMU Sentry Media arrived...

Duquesne University football player who jumped from building had drugs in his body

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Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 5, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The investigation into the death of a Duquesne Univesity student and football player has been completed, according to police. The incident that took place on Oct. 4 at approximately 10:24 p.m. claimed the life of 21-year-old student Marquis Jaylen Brown. Police concluded that the Washington,...

Police officer promoted in the City of Pittsburgh

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John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh's Bureau of Police Sergeant, John Fisher, has been assigned to the administrative branch with the position of commander. His promotion ceremony took place on Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Mayor's Office Conference Room. Fisher was honored and congratulated by his fellow officers...

Pittsburgh Police participate in annual Polar Plunge

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Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is participating in the annual Polar Plunge with efforts to raise money for Special Olympics of Pennsylvania. As of Jan. 31, they have raised $43,625, greatly contributing to the $425,000 goal. Police Chief Scott Schubert has raised the most for the “Freezin’...

Pittsburgh Police seek missing person

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Michael Delehanty, Contributor

January 31, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is asking for the public's help in finding a missing person. Abdul Marshall, 26, of Garfield was last seen Jan. 23. He is said to be 5-feet 4-inches and 140 pounds. He also may have a beard. He is known for visiting the North Side but not known for missing...

Pittsburgh Police officers resuscitate 1-year-old

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Briana Lewis, Contributor

January 29, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Two Pittsburgh Police officers saved a one-year-old child's life after he stopped breathing. Patrol officers Jena Bednarowicz and Bryce Valencic were dispatched to Lamier on Jan. 20 at around 3 p.m. after receiving a call of an unresponsive 1-year-old boy. The officers arrived on the...

City officials, public works prepare for Winter Storm Harper

Winter Storm Harper Could Drop 40 Inches of Snow on the Northeast. Photo Credit: (MGN Online)

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — City officials and public works crews around Pittsburgh are preparing to face a strong Winter Storm Harper over the weekend. The city has an arsenal of plows with salt spreaders, tractors and pickup trucks to fight against the upcoming snow storm. The city believes that it has enough...