The Inside Story with Marty Griffin

Maps
Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
July 19, 2018 - 1:22 pm
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) - As travelers across the United States prepare for summer vacations known for road trips and traffic jams, GPS signals get lost and phones die, but paper maps are forever reliable. Are you too young to know what a paper map is, much less AAA’s spiral-bound TripTik...
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Circus
Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
June 18, 2018 - 3:19 pm
Common Pleas Judge Joseph James temporarily curtailed a new Pittsburgh law on animal treatment, allowing the Shrine Circus to return to Pittsburgh. Circus Chairman Paul Leavy stopped by to talk with KDKA Radio's Marty Griffin about the upcoming shows Sept. 14-16 at PPG Paints Arena . "There's an...
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Betsy Devos
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
June 06, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has set up a commission to study school safety in the aftermath of mass shootings like the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre in Parkland, Florida, in February. DeVos revealed that the commission will not study a key...
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Stockton, California
Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
June 04, 2018 - 3:25 pm
The mayor of Stockton, California wants to provide a universal basic income for the city's poorest residents.
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Sterling Brown
(Milwaukee Police Department via AP)
May 24, 2018 - 3:03 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on Milwaukee police releasing body-camera footage showing the arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The president of the NAACP in Milwaukee says he doesn't see anything in a newly released police body-camera video that would warrant officers...
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Texas Shooting
(Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 3:08 pm
By JIM VERTUNO , Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has vowed to address school violence and safety in the wake of another mass school shooting. But Abbott's call to do "more than just pray" for the victims comes in a state that has fully embraced its gun culture and...
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Texas Shooting
(Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP)
Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
May 21, 2018 - 2:26 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting in Texas (all times local): 11:10 a.m. The National Rifle Association's incoming president is blaming the latest deadly school shooting on youngsters "steeped in a culture of violence." Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North tells "Fox News Sunday"...
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Royal Wedding
(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
May 17, 2018 - 2:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the preparation for the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who have remained out of the public eye in recent days, have been spotted being driven into the grounds of Windsor Castle. Britain's Press...
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Yale
Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
May 11, 2018 - 1:51 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University police officers who responded to a call about a black graduate student who had fallen asleep in the common area of a campus residence admonished the white student who reported it, a university administrator said Thursday. The officers interviewed both...
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Cellphone Etiquette
Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
May 10, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Having a cell phone is essential for most people, but it can also be the source of badmanners. Do you ever find yourself getting annoyed when someone whips out a cell phone in front of you in the grocery store line and chats the entire time he's checking out? Do you get tired of being ignored in...
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