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Pittsburgh police alter policy over calls handled by phone
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh public safety officials have reversed course and will scale back a new policy that had clerks taking some crime reports over the phone rather than dispatching a police officer. Police Chief Cameron McLay last month issued an order prohibiting officers from appearing in person to handle ...
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Eyewitness 1967: ‘Dial-a-Prayer’ marks its 10th birthday
Pittsburgh’s version of “Dial-a-Prayer” offered callers familiar words on Valentine’s Day 50 years ago: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son …” That verse from the New Testament’s Gospel of John had been part of the first prayer message that the Rev. August F. Brunn had delivered via telephone a decade earlier.
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Obituary: Steve Weber / Gregarious longtime media director of Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
Steve Weber was very much a family man, a top-notch father with many interests, but most of all he was a great friend.
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Consol to lay off 200 mine workers in Greene County
Consol Energy Corp. announced today it will lay off 200 workers at its Bailey coal mine in Greene County.
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Ethics Board: No probable cause to probe Peduto fundraising
Pittsburgh's Ethics Hearing Board has found no probable cause to investigate the fundraising activities of city Chief of Staff Kevin Acklin on behalf of Mayor Bill Peduto, according to a letter released today.
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Police: Mom abused 5-year-old son, forced him to smoke crack
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Police have charged a Pittsburgh woman after they say she physically abused her 5-year-old son, left him alone for extended periods of time and forced him to smoke crack cocaine.
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Report finds Allegheny County is jailing too many people
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A new report commissioned by officials in Allegheny County found that the county is incarcerating too many people at its jail at great cost to local taxpayers. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2fZq0JY ) that University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics researchers discovered that the Allegheny County Jail's ...
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Uber looks to tap local high-tech talent
Uber will open a new research center in metro Detroit by the end of this year.        
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Donald Trump to speak at Shale Insight event in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Organizers say Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will speak Thursday at the annual Shale Insight conference at Pittsburgh's David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Conference officials tell the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit.ly/2cjRmeO ) that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton was also invited but declined, citing a scheduling conflict. The pro-drilling ...
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