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Pittsburgh Police searching for shooting suspect

Pittsburgh Police searching for shooting suspect

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is seeking the public's help in identifying a person who is wanted for questioning relating a downtown shooting in early January. On Jan. 7, police responded to calls of a male gunshot victim on the 900-block of Liberty Avenue around 2:15 a.m. Officers...

Local t-shirt shop raises more than $4K for Tree of Life victims

Local t-shirt shop raises more than $4K for Tree of Life victims

January 2, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

JOHNSTOWN (RMU SENTRY MEDIA/CNN) -- T-shirts traveled as far south as Hawaii and as far west as California. "They went all over," said Jody Altemus an American Eagle Screen Print and Embroidery employee. "We may have hit every state but I didn't keep track of that." A small town fundraiser, raising...

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...

Crime Stoppers ask public to help in homicide case

Crime Stoppers ask public to help in homicide case

Megan Shandel, Assistant Multimedia Manager

November 21, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

WILKINSBURG -- The Allegheny County Police Department is turning to the public asking for help to solve an August homicide case. Officers from the Wilkinsburg Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at approximately 12:37 p.m. on Aug. 25, according to a press release. Once officers...

Robert Morris alums among those killed in Synagogue shooting

Robert Morris alums among those killed in Synagogue shooting

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris University community lost one of their own in the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday which took the lives of 11 and injured six others. Melvin Wax, 88, was a retired accountant, father, grandfather and a 1959 Robert Morris graduate and acc...

City of Pittsburgh issues statement on presidential visit

City of Pittsburgh issues statement on presidential visit

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- With President Donald Trump visiting Pittsburgh, the city's Department of Public Safety urged Pittsburgh to be patient. "We ask residents and commuters to plan ahead and avoid the East End of the city, and to exercise patience when encountering traffic delays this afternoon due to temporary...

RMU President Howard releases statement regarding Squirrel Hill shooting

RMU President Howard releases statement regarding Squirrel Hill shooting

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

October 27, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- After the tragic events that left 11 dead and 6 more injured at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh, the President of Robert Morris University, Dr. Christopher B. Howard released a statement in an email to all students, staff and faculty regarding...

Arrest made in West End weekend shooting

Arrest made in West End weekend shooting

Gage Goulding

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH — Police in Pittsburgh arrested a man who was involved in a shooting on Saturday. According to a statement from Pittsburgh Police, authorities arrested 18-year-old Kenneth Parker of Elliot on Tuesday in connection with a non-fatal shooting in Elliot on Oct. 20. Kenneth shot a 35-year-old...