Pittsburgh

The men, Cheron Shelton, 29, and Robert Thomas, 27, each face five counts of homicide, six of aggravated assault, six of recklessly endangering another person, conspiracy, and criminal homicide of an unborn child,

The mass shooting that left six dead in Pittsburgh, Pa. Wednesday has been deemed a "calculated, brutal" operation by the Allegheny district attorney.

According to WTAE, Janese Talton-Jackson, 29, was shot early Friday morning after she declined to speak to 41-year-old Charles McKinney inside a Homewood neighborhood establishment.

Growing up, AmaRece Davis (pictured) didn’t have the most-positive outlook. In fact, it was the same outlook as most of the young men in Homewood, one of the most economically depressed, crime-ridden areas of Pittsburgh, Pa. Drugs, gangs, poverty, lack of opportunities. The turf is as familiar as the routine. Two of his older brothers […]

A 29-year-old high school teacher in Pittsburgh stands accused of sexually assaulting two female students, WPIX-11 reports. Michael White, a teacher at Perry Traditional Academy, was charged with two counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, one count indecent assault, selling or furnishing liquor to minors, sexual assault, corruption of minors, unlawful contact with a minor […]

PITTSBURGH  — A white man claims he was fired as manager of a suburban Panera Bread shop for repeatedly having a black man work the cash register instead of putting him in a less visible location and having “pretty young girls” be the cashiers. Scott Donatelli contends in a federal lawsuit he was denied extra […]

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh officials say a city investigation has cleared three white police officers who were found not to have committed crimes in their interactions with a black teenager who claims he was wrongly beaten. Police Chief Nate Harper said Thursday that he’s begun the process of reinstating the officers who were suspended shortly after […]

PITTSBURGH – A local man finally realized his dream of homeownership after he bought a foreclosed house in November and began making repairs on it. When Andre Hall, 40, showed up on Monday to continue preparing the house for his wife and kids, he found a backhoe sitting on top of it, reports the Pittsburgh […]

PITTSBURGH — A hearing for the Aliquippa man who told police he accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend while they were “goofing around” with a gun has been postponed.

Pittsburgh (PittsburghLive)– Police in western Pennsylvania have decided to take advantage of local felons passion for the Pittsburgh Steelers by using a Steelers van as bait to serve warrants.  Pittsburgh Live reports: Pennsylvania Constables Hubie Coleman and Albert “Rocky” Younkin serve arrest warrants and take those individuals to district court but have an especially long […]

The Pittsburgh Gazzette is reporting on a case of a An Allegheny County judge who rejected a plea deal from a defendant and the District Attorney, given that he saw it as racially biased. Common Pleas Judge Joseph K. Williams, who is black, rejected a deal to allow a white defendant — Jeffery McGowan, 24, […]

A restaurant in Pittsburgh is being criticized for a flavor of chicken wings called “Black On Black Crime,” WPXI reports. Big Shot Bob’s is more popularly known for its 100 different flavors of wings, but it was the “black on black crime” wing flavor that generated the negative publicity. Channel 11 first learned about the […]