A Week In Review: Headlines From The Week Of February 9th Through 15th

Penguins trade for Jason Zucker, Holy sentenced to death for killing Officer Brian Shaw, and more news: 

Rachel Kalas
February 12, 2020 - 9:07 pm
Cheron Shelton

Allegheny County Jail

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) -- A look back at the headlines from the week of February 9th through February 15th: 


Not Guilty Verdict Reached In Wilkinsburg Mass Shooting Case
Cheron Shelton was accused of shooting 5 people in a backyard BBQ in Wilkinsburg in 2016 Continue Reading

Holt Sentenced To Death For Killing Of New Kensington Police Officer
"A judge Wednesday morning sentenced Rahmael Holt to death for the killing of New Kensington Police officer Brian Shaw." Continue Reading

Making History: Tree Of Life Congregation Seeks Stories Of Memorial Items
"Tree of Life Congregation is looking to collect and document the stories behind items left at the makeshift sidewalk memorial set up outside the synagogue after the 2018 mass shooting." Continue Reading

Allegheny County Council Passes Conversion Therapy Ban
"There are question is to whether the conversion therapy ban passed last night in Allegheny County council could lead to a court challenge." Continue Reading

Video Released Of Suspects In Fatal Wilkinsburg Shooting
"Video has been released of two suspects in a fatal shooting that injured a 5-year-old." Continue Reading

Finalist In Westminster Dog Show Related To Pittsburgh Police K9 Zane
"Daniel the golden retriever came up short of winning Best in Show at the 2020 Westminster Dog Show but did win the sporting group." Continue Reading

University of Pittsburgh To Work On Coronavirus Vaccine
"The University of Pittsburgh is working on a vaccine for the coronavirus." Continue Reading

3-Year-Old Shot Dead In Beltzhoozer
"A 3-year-old girl is dead, shot in the neck early Sunday at a home in the 200-block of East Warrington Avenue in Beltzhoover." Continue Reading

It's Official: The Clark Bar Is Coming Back To Pittsburgh
"The iconic Clark Bar will once again be available in the area beginning this Friday, Valentine’s Day." Continue Reading

Former Delta Foundation President Heading To Court
"The former head of Pittsburgh's largest LGBTQ organization is headed to court." Continue Reading

Kennywood's General Manager Has Stepped Down
"Kennywood's general manager has resigned." Continue Reading

McKees Rock Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Narcotics And Firearms Charges
"A young man who used to live in McKees Rock plead guilty to federal narcotics and firearms charges." Continue Reading

Second Lady Gisele Fetterman Is Ready For Carnival
"The Second Lady of Pennsylvania is ready to celebrate Carnival." Continue Reading

Pitt To Open Two Student-Run Cafe's This Fall
"The University of Pittsburgh is opening two exclusively student-run cafes on its campus beginning this fall." Continue Reading

Primanti Bros. And East End Brewing Debut Chocolate/Cherry Beer
"East End Brewing Company and Primanti Bros. are teaming up once again, this time for Valentine’s Day." Continue Reading

5 Westmoreland County Prison Inmates Face Charges Over Fight That Injured Another Inmate
"Five prison inmates are facing charges after a fight injured a sixth inmate at the Westmoreland County Prison back in December, according to the Tribune Review." Continue Reading

Detroit Man Arrested For Allegedly Selling Drugs In Beaver County
"A man from Detroit has been arrested for allegedly selling drugs in Beaver County." Continue Reading

PWSA Announces Expansion To Free Lead Line Replacement Program
"The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is expanding the free lead line replacement program." Continue Reading

Engaged Couple May Lose $8,000 Due To Abrupt Closing Of Noah's Event Venue
"A popular event center in the north and south hills have closed its doors - very abruptly." Continue Reading

Hays Bald Eagles Nest Has Newly Laid Egg

"The Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania confirms that a new egg has been laid in a bald eagles nest in Hays." Continue Reading


Penguins acquire forward Zucker from Wild for Galchenyuk
"The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired veteran forward Jason Zucker from Minnesota, giving the Penguins' top-six forward group a jolt as they prepare for a postseason push." Continue Reading

Derek Shelton Reflects On His First Day As Manager Of The Pirates
" There are certain achievements in life that you likely can only appreciate with experience.  To hear Derek Shelton say it, putting on the uniform as manager of a Major League Baseball team for the first time is one of those." Continue Reading

Myles Garrett Reinstated By NFL
" According to reports, Myles Garrett has been reinstated by the NFL." Continue Reading

AB Admits How Good He Had It With Ben Roethlisberger
"Last week on The Fan, Antonio Brown apologized to the entire Steelers organization including owner Art Rooney II, GM Kevin Colbert, Coach Mike Tomlin and even quarterback Ben Roethlisberger." Continue Reading

Ben Roethlisberger Rewards K9 Grants To Local Police And Fire Departments
"The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at the Giving Back Fund is giving six grants to police and fire K-9 programs in Pittsburgh and two in Ohio." Continue Reading

Grove: Jim Rutherford Does It Again With Zucker Deal
"Jim Rutherford, like Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, has won three Stanley Cups. And the Hockey Hall of Fame general manager, like the future Hall of Fame centers who play for him, is looking for more." Continue Reading

Kobe Bryant, daughter buried in Southern California cemetery
"Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were buried Friday in a cemetery near the family's Southern California home, according to death certificates." Continue Reading


Missing Indiana County Woman Found Dead
"An Indiana County woman reported missing Friday has been found dead." Continue Reading

New Bill Would Ban All Public Smoking In PA
"There would be no more smoking in any public place in Pennsylvania under legislation proposed by a Pittsburgh state lawmaker." Continue Reading

Two Cows Shot Dead In Somerset County
"According to a report, Pennsylvania State Police in Somerset County are looking who is responsible for shooting two cows, killing them." Continue Reading

AG Josh Shapiro Taking JUUL To Court
"Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is taking JUUL to court, accusing the company of endangering the health of residents and violating consumer protection law." Continue Reading

Transgender Felons Seek To Ease State Rules On Name Changes
"A Pennsylvania court this week will consider a legal challenge by three transgender women to a two-decade-old state law that prohibits people who have committed serious felonies from ever changing their names." Continue Reading

Penn State Places Second Fraternity On Interim Suspension
"Penn State University has placed a second fraternity on interim suspension." Continue Reading


Man charged in Walmart shooting appears in federal court
"Lawyers for the suspect in a shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people waived a federal bond hearing and the reading of the indictment Wednesday, as survivors of the attack teared up and consoled one another." Continue Reading

Actor Jussie Smollett faces 6 new charges in Chicago
"A grand jury returned a six-count indictment accusing actor Jussie Smollett of lying to Chicago police when he reported a racist and homophobic attack last year, a special prosecutor announced Tuesday." Continue Reading

Trump paying tribute to 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan
" President Donald Trump was traveling to Dover, Delaware, to pay respects to two U.S. soldiers killed Saturday in Afghanistan when a soldier dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire with a machine gun." Continue Reading

Iowa Democratic Party chairman resigns after caucus chaos
"The chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party announced his resignation Wednesday after a disastrous caucus process beset by technical glitches led to a dayslong delay in reporting the results, inconsistencies in the numbers and no clear winner." Continue Reading

Boy, 9, charged with attempted murder of 5-year-old sister
"A 9-year-old boy has been charged with trying to kill his 5-year-old sister by stabbing her with a kitchen knife inside their Florida apartment last month, officials said." Continue Reading

First polls close in NH as Dems look for clarity in race
"Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire’s presidential primary, edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first clear victory in the Democratic Party’s chaotic 2020 nomination fight." Continue Reading

Trump easily wins New Hampshire GOP primary
"President Donald Trump has easily won New Hampshire’s Republican primary against minimal opposition." Continue Reading

Fox News has best ratings since Trump election, inauguration
"The week President Donald Trump was acquitted in his impeachment trial was Fox News Channel's best in the ratings since the weeks he was elected and inaugurated." Continue Reading

4 lawyers quit case after DOJ decision on Stone prison time
"Four lawyers who prosecuted Roger Stone quit the case Tuesday after the Justice Department said it would take the extraordinary step of lowering the amount of prison time it would seek for President Donald Trump's longtime ally and confidant." Continue Reading


US, Taliban close to 'reduction in violence' agreement
"President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Tuesday he is cautiously optimistic that there could be a U.S. agreement with the Taliban over the next days or weeks, but a withdrawal of American forces is not “imminent.”" Continue Reading

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