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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,...

Pittsburgh Police prepare for First Night celebrations

Pittsburgh Police prepare for First Night celebrations

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 30, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH - Many will gather on New Year's Eve in downtown Pittsburgh to ring in the near year and Pittsburgh Police officers will be right there with them. The department said that the event will attract large crowds in many downtown areas on Dec. 31 as the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will host their...

Wanted felon arrested for multiple drug and gun charges

Wanted felon arrested for multiple drug and gun charges

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- A wanted Pittsburgh felon was arrested for multiple drug and gun charges. In 1996, 40-year-old Tyrek Jrevae Booker was convicted of voluntary manslaughter after killing Sgt. James Taylor. Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Officers arrested Booker on Dec. 6 after he was pulled over for failing...

Police vehicles get ‘Stronger Than Hate’ decals

Police vehicles get ‘Stronger Than Hate’ decals

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- Some police vehicles in the City of Pittsburgh has received a new addition to their decals, a remembrance of the worst anti-Semitic shooting in U.S. history. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police announced on Tuesday that they have placed "Stronger Than Hate" decals on all of the police vehicles...

Pittsburgh Police investigate anti-Semitic messages in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Police investigate anti-Semitic messages in Pittsburgh

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 9, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Police department is investigating anti-Semitic messages that are being distributed around the city. Police issued a statement today saying that they are aware and are investigating the hate speech. Pamphlets are being delivered in several Pittsburgh neighborhoods including...

Police ask for public’s help in unsolved shootings

Police ask for public’s help in unsolved shootings

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

NORTH BRADDOCK -- The Allegheny Police Department is seeking the public's help in finding the suspect in two unsolved shooting incidents. In the early afternoon on Nov. 19, North Braddock Police responded to a call on Jones Avenue. A 44-year-old male had sustained a gunshot wound in his leg. The victim...

Police seek suspect in Manchester shooting

Police seek suspect in Manchester shooting

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh police are looking for an East Liberty man in connection to an early morning shooting that left two people hospitalized. Police issued an arrest warrant for 30-year-old Tramaine Solomen, for two counts of attempted homicide, early Thursday. Solomon should be considered armed...

Steelers to present check to police chief for Community Relations Trailer

Steelers to present check to police chief for Community Relations Trailer

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 4, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers presented a check to Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert for the purchase of a Community Relations Trailer. Maurkice Pouncey, the Pittsburgh Steelers' All-Pro Center and other members of the Steelers organization will present the check to the police chief on...

Open house for new Northview Heights Public Safety Center will be held on Tuesday

Open house for new Northview Heights Public Safety Center will be held on Tuesday

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- The grand opening for a new public safety center will be taking place on Tuesday. Residents and the media are invited to the Northview Heights Public Safety Center open house, giving people a first glance at the new facility. “This center is a great model of many different partners...

Police searching for missing Point Breeze teen

Police searching for missing Point Breeze teen

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

POINT BREEZE - Police in Pittsburgh are searching for a missing Point Breeze teenager. Authorities say that 15-year-old Alandra McCallum was last seen on Nov. 28. Pittsburgh Police are asking the public for help in finding McCallum. Anyone with information is asked to call missing person detectives at 412-323-7141. Stay with RMU Sentry Media for updates. ...