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A Week In Review: Headlines From The Week Of March 10th Through March 16th

New Zealand Mosques shooting, college admissions scandal, Trump's first veto, and more. 

March 16, 2019 - 2:48 pm
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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A look back at the headlines from the week of March 10th through 16th: 

LOCAL:

Teen Pleads Guilty To Drive-By Shooting That Occurred Minutes Before Antwon Rose's Death
"A Swissvale teen has pleaded guilty to the drive-by shooting that occurred minutes before Antwon Rose's death." Continue Reading

Completed Jury Ready To Hear Rosfeld Case Next Week
"It took a little over an hour Wednesday for the judge and attorneys in the Michael Rosfeld trial to finish picking a jury in Dauphin County to hear the case in Pittsburgh next week." Continue Reading

Pittsburgh Youth Joins In World-Wide Climate Strike
"To chants of ‘Hey Hey, Ho Ho, Climate Change Has Got to Go,’ young people took over the steps of Pittsburgh’s City-County Building for a Youth Climate Strike." Continue Reading

Security Stepped Up At Mosques In Pittsburgh In Wake Of Tragedy In New Zealand
"Security has been stepped up at mosques in Pittsburgh in wake of the tragedy in Christchurch, New Zealand. " Continue Reading

Mayor Peduto Says Action Being Taken To Protect Local Muslim Community After New Zealand Massacre
"Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is voicing his support for New Zealand and the local Muslim community after a mass shooting at two separate mosques in Christchurch, NZ has left at least 49 people dead." Continue Reading

PA AG Rounds Up Resources For Art Institute Students
"The state attorney general's office has put together resources for Art Institute of Pittsburgh students." Continue Reading

Former Student At St Bernard's Elementary Claims Teacher Sexual Abused Him
"The latest allegations of sex abuse in the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese come from a former student at St Bernard elementary school in Mt. Lebanon." Continue Reading

McKeesport Ranked One Of America's Most Dangerous Cities
"McKeesport has been ranked among America's most dangerous cities." Continue Reading

SPORTS:

A Final Look At The Completed 2018 Steelers Drama List
"It's easy to say the Steelers are involved in too much drama." Continue Reading

‘Elite’ Malkin Joins Prestigious 1,000-Point Company
"Working on the power play, Evgeni Malkin dished a pass to Justin Schultz, who let a shot go. Braden Holtby made the save and Phil Kessel was right there to put the power play rebound goal home." Continue Reading

Pirates Honor World Series Hero Steve Blass
"The Pirates honored broadcaster and World Series hero Steve Blass for his 60 years with the organization on Friday night." Continue Reading

Letang, Rust Practice, May Be Nearing Return
"The Penguins could be getting two massive pieces back to their lineup very soon." Continue Reading

Jeff Capel Calls It A 'Positive' First Season At Pitt
"Jeff Capel wrapped up his first regular season and ACC Tournament as the head coach of the Pitt Panthers with Wednesday's 73-59 loss to Syracuse after an 80-70 win over Boston College in the opening round of the conference tournament." Continue Reading

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Issues Statement On Antonio Brown Trade
"The Pittsburgh Steelers announced what many had already reported: they have agreed to trade wide receiver Antonio Brown to the Oakland Raiders." Continue Reading

NATIONAL:

Trump Issues First Veto After Rebuke Of Border Order
"President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding." Continue Reading

Trump: US Grounding Boeing 737 Max 8, 9 After Ethiopia Crash
"The U.S. is issuing an emergency order Wednesday grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft "effective immediately," in the wake of the crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people, President Donald Trump said." Continue Reading

Actors Felicity Huffman And Lori Loughlin Charged In College Admissions Case
"Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation's most elite schools." Continue Reading

Senate Rejects Trump Border Emergency As Republicans Defect​
"The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal." Continue Reading

Schiff: Pelosi 'Absolutely Right' To Hold Back Impeachment
"A key House investigator said Tuesday that Speaker Nancy Pelosi is "absolutely right" to hold back on impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump." Continue Reading

Beto O'Rourke Announces 2020 Democratic Presidential Bid
"Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke announced Thursday that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, pledging to win over voters from both major parties as he tries to translate his political celebrity into a formidable White House bid." Continue Reading

William H. Macy On 'Stressful' College Process
" William H. Macy talked about his daughter's "stressful" college application process earlier this year." Continue Reading

'He's Shady': Ringleader In College Scandal Irritated Others
"For 25 years, William "Rick" Singer was in the business of helping high school students get into some of the country's top colleges, gaining a reputation as a master salesman who got results, but also someone who came across as devious and way too slick, say some of those who knew him professionally." Continue Reading

WORLD:

Mass Shootings At New Zealand Mosques Kill 49; 1 Man Charged|
"At least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest days." Continue Reading

No Survivors In Ethiopian Airlines Crash En Route To Kenya
"An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after takeoff from Ethiopia's capital on Sunday morning, killing all 157 on board, authorities said, as grieving families rushed to airports in Addis Ababa and the destination, Nairobi. " Continue Reading

Mosque Shooter A White Supremacist Angry At Immigrants
"The gunman behind at least one of the mosque shootings in New Zealand that left 49 people dead on Friday tried to make a few things clear in the manifesto he left behind: He is a 28-year-old Australian white nationalist who hates immigrants." Continue Reading