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Officials: Beware of tragedy scammers

Officials: Beware of tragedy scammers

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH - Officials in Pittsburgh are warning community members to double check before making a donation. In a statement to the media, city officials said that they have received reports of scammers who are asking for donations for the victims and police officers who were injured in the mass shooting...

Robert Morris University issues statement on synagogue shooting

Robert Morris University issues statement on synagogue shooting

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 31, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - A spokesperson for Robert Morris University has released a brief statement regarding Tree of Life Synagogue shooting that occurred on Saturday. RELATED STORIES: City of Pittsburgh issues statement on presidential visit Statement from Pittsburgh Public Safety on synagogue shooting ...

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

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...

Colfax Elementary school in Squirrel Hill on lockdown after threat

Colfax Elementary school in Squirrel Hill on lockdown after threat

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 31, 2018

SQUIRREL HILL -- The Colfax Elementary school in Squirrel Hill is on lockdown, a district representative confirmed to RMU Sentry Media. The district said in a phone call that the lockdown was due to a threat against the school. A tweet from Pittsburgh Public Safety confirmed the incident via Twitter....

City of Pittsburgh issues statement on presidential visit

City of Pittsburgh issues statement on presidential visit

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2018

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...

Names of officers injured in synagogue shooting released

Names of officers injured in synagogue shooting released

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Manager

October 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH - The names of the six officers injured during the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue has been released. Police say that 46-year-old Robert Bowers entered the place of worship Saturday morning where he opened fire killing 11 people and injuring another six people, including four...

Mayor Bill Peduto: Social media carries the city

Mayor Bill Peduto: Social media carries the city

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH - Following the murder of 11 people at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto took to Twitter to console the entire community. A timeline of posts to Twitter from Peduto are listed below, starting with his first about the incident. The posts are listed...

Statement from Pittsburgh Public Safety on synagogue shooting

Statement from Pittsburgh Public Safety on synagogue shooting

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH - The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety released a statement on the Tree of Life Synagogue mass shooting. 46-year-old Robert Bowers entered the synagogue Saturday morning where he killed 11 people and injured 6 more, 4 of which are police officers. RELATED STORIES: Names...

Daily News Brief (10/29)

Daily News Brief (10/29)

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2018

A breakdown of today's latest news, sports and weather. RMU Sentry Media's Gage Goulding reports.

Vigil held for victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Vigil held for victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Gage Goulding, News Editor

October 27, 2018

SQUIRREL HILL - During the worst anti-Semitic shooting in U.S. history, 11 people were killed and 6 more were injured at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh when 46-year-old gunman Robert Bowers opened fire inside the place of worship.