Bystanders watch as flames and smoke billow from the roof of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. Xxx The Cathedral Of Notre Dame 521 Jpg


A Week In Review: Headlines From The Week Of April 14th Through 20th

Notre Dame Cathedral fire, Mueller Report, Pirates in first place, and more news headlines from the past week

April 20, 2019 - 11:24 am

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A look back at the headlines from the week of February 3rd-9th: 

Local News:

B-PEP Compiles Recommendations To Improve Police, Community Relations
"The Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP), in collaboration with several other local organizations, has compiled several recommendations to improve community relationships with police." Continue Reading

Student Suspended After Reaching Out For Help To Return To School Tuesday
"A student who approached a school counselor after being bullied last week said that he thought about bringing a gun to school." Continue Reading

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Wins Pulitzer Prize For Coverage Of Tree Of Life Shooting
"The South Florida Sun Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette won Pulitzer Prizes on Monday and were recognized along with the Capital Gazette of Annapolis, Maryland, for their coverage of three horrifying mass shootings in 2018 at a high school, a synagogue and a newsroom itself." Continue Reading

Pittsburgh Zoo Introduces New Family Member: A Clouded Leopard Cub!
"There is a new member of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium family: a one-month-old clouded leopard cub!" Continue Reading

Man Drinking Only Beer Lost 43 Pounds During Lent
"We’ve been following the story of Del Hall, a 43-year-old director of sales for Fifty West Brewing Company in Cincinnati decided he was going to drink only beer and water for Lent. No food!" Continue Reading

Police Probe Shooting Of Ex-High School Wrestling Champion
"Authorities in Pennsylvania are investigating the police-involved shooting of a former high school wrestling champion following a domestic violence call." Continue Reading

Man Sleeping In McKees Rocks Dumpster Ends Up In Trash Truck
"Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg." Continue Reading

Derry Borough Mayor Accused Of Pointing Loaded Gun At Children
"The mayor of Derry Borough in Westmoreland County is accused of pointing a loaded gun at children over the weekend."Continue Reading

Ambridge's Suspended Police Chief To Stand Trial
"Ambridge's suspended police chief will stand trial on multiple charges." Continue Reading

University Of Pittsburgh Will Receive 10k From PepsiCo Recycling’s Zero Impact Fund
"The University of Pittsburgh was one of the 27 colleges and universities selected to receive PepsiCo Recycling’s Zero Impact Fund for campus sustainability." Continue Reading

Sports News: 

Pirates Extend Winning Streak To Four With 4-1 Win Over Giants
"A 2-run Double by Francisco Cervelli and RBI Single's by Pablo Reyes and J.B Shuck in the 1st inning was all the Pirates needed offensively to go with 6 shutout innings from Starting Pitcher Jordan Lyles as the Pirates defeat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 Friday night at PNC Park." Continue Reading

Rutherford: Pens ‘Weren’t a Team From Day One’
"Jim Rutherford is not going to stand for what he saw from his team this season." Continue Reading

Sullivan Says Pens Are Not Hard Enough to Play Against
"Pens head coach Mike Sullivan said they all take responsibility for what happened series loss to the Islanders." Continue Reading

Le’Veon Bell Loves Pittsburgh, Steeler Nation
"Replying to a tweet that said Steeler Nation was willing to bury the hatchet and wished him good luck in with the Jets, former Steelers running back replied with a tweet praising Pittsburgh and the fans." Continue Reading

Grove: Islanders Wanting It More Than Penguins Biggest Issue In Sweep
"When it was over, Mike Sullivan talked about the need to defend harder, about his team's inability to keep a lead." Continue Reading

Cullen: Too Early to Push Panic Button on Pens’ Core
"It may be the end of the line for veteran Penguins forward Matt Cullen." Continue Reading

Is JuJu Trolling AB In His Latest Tweet?
"Fan Morning Show co-host Chris Mack thinks Antonio Brown isn’t going to like it when he sees JuJu Smith-Shuster’s latest tweet." Continue Reading

Letang Has No Plans to Change His Game
"Kris Letang has no intentions of changing his game." Continue Reading

National News:

'A Good Day': Trump Claims Victory With Mueller Report Out
 "Before the world glimpsed the redacted version of the special counsel's report , President Donald Trump tried once more to frame the moment as a political victory." Continue Reading

Young Woman 'Infatuated' With Columbine Found Dead
"A young Florida woman who traveled to Colorado and bought a shotgun for what authorities feared would be a Columbine-inspired attack just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found dead Wednesday in an apparent suicide after a nearly 24-hour manhunt."Continue Reading

Man With Gas Cans Arrested At St. Patrick's Church In NYC
"A New Jersey man was arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, the New York Police Department said, just days after flames ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris." Continue Reading

Attorney General William Barr Addresses Media Before Mueller Report Release
"Attorney General William Barr says President Donald Trump did not exert executive privilege over any information included in special counsel Robert Mueller's report." Continue Reading

Texts: Chicago Prosecutor Called Smollett 'Washed Up Celeb'
"Chicago's top prosecutor injected herself into the criminal case of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett after saying she had recused herself, texting her deputy that Smollett was a "washed up celeb" who had been overcharged." Continue Reading

US Measles Count Up To 555, With Most New Cases In New York
"U.S. measles cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years." Continue Reading

Loughlin, Giannulli Plead Not Guilty In College Scam
"Actress Lori Loughlin , her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli and other prominent parents are pleading not guilty in the college admissions bribery scam." Continue Reading

'Mayor Pete' Joins 2020 Dem Race As Face Of New Generation
"Pete Buttigieg, the little-known Indiana mayor who has risen to prominence in the early stages of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, made his official campaign entrance Sunday by claiming the mantle of a youthful generation ready to reshape the country." Continue Reading

World News:

Catastrophic Fire Engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris
"A massive fire engulfed the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of the French capital Monday, toppling its spire and sending thick plumes of smoke high into the blue sky as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below." Continue Reading

Official: Notre Dame Faced 'Chain-Reaction Collapse'
In Fire"Notre Dame Cathedral would have burned to the ground in a "chain-reaction collapse" had firefighters not moved as rapidly as they did to battle the blaze racing through the beloved landmark building, a French government official said Wednesday." Continue Reading

French Tycoons Show Competitive Streak Over Notre Dame Aid
"Two of France's richest men, long locked in a very public rivalry, are once again pitted against each other — this time over flashy and competing donations to rebuild Notre Dame." Continue Reading

Time Releases Its 100 Most Influential People Issue
Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue." Continue Reading 

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