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Pittsburgh Police increase security at local mosques following deadly New Zealand mass shooting

Pittsburgh Police increase security at local mosques following deadly New Zealand mass shooting

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH - Officials in Pittsburgh have increased security at local places of worship following a deadly mass shooting in New Zealand. City officials released a statement Friday morning stating that public safety officials have been in contact with local Islamic leaders. Authorities say they...

Pittsburgh among America’s safest and most affordable places to live in 2019

Pittsburgh among America’s safest and most affordable places to live in 2019

Megan Shandel, Assistant Multimedia Manager

January 25, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH — The Steel City has been named among the top 10 safest and most affordable cities in America. According to Realtor.com, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is No. 2 on the list with a total crime rate of 18.44% and a median home list price of $170,000. Coming in at number one is Grand Rapids, Michigan, with...

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 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...

City creates Public Safety Support Trust Fund

City creates Public Safety Support Trust Fund

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- The City of Pittsburgh announced on Wednesday that it has created the Public Safety Support Trust Fund. With the authorization of the city controller, the City Council of Pittsburgh created the fund that will hold monetary donations in support of the Public Safety Department, said the...

AJR comes to Stage AE, donates to synagogue shooting

AJR comes to Stage AE, donates to synagogue shooting

John Blinn

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Sunday night a line of people wrapped around Pittsburgh's Stage AE in hopes to see indie pop band AJR headline for the first time in the Steel City. The indoor entertainment venue filled to it's maximum occupancy of 2,400 people, attendees extremely close to the back walls once doors opened. The concert...

Rally for peace scheduled at Point State Park

Rally for peace scheduled at Point State Park

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- Mayor Bill Peduto announced a citywide rally for peace that will be held on Friday. In a statement to media, the Pittsburgh mayor invited all Pittsburgh residents to join him at a public event Friday at 12 p.m. The rally, which will be held at Point State Park, will honor the victims...

Pittsburgh Public Safety thanks the city

Pittsburgh Public Safety thanks the city

Megan Shandel, Assistant Multimedia Manager

November 4, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH — After the shooting at a Squirrel Hill synagogue on Oct. 27, officials in Pittsburgh Public Safety remain overwhelmed with the continuous support of the community. First responders in stations across the city have received numerous visitors who show their appreciation by offering food,...