Pittsburgh City Council

Stephen Zappala
Joe DeStio
Lynne Hayes-Freeland
January 15, 2019 - 11:14 am
In a letter to Pittsburgh City Council, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala is warning members about possible repercussions of the gun control legislation before them.
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Bill Labovitz
Robert Mangino
January 10, 2019 - 11:10 am
Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Darlene Harris wants more information before voting on a package of gun control bills before them.
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Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
January 07, 2019 - 2:18 pm
It was a loud and boisterous rally downtown Monday afternoon, but hundreds of gun rights supporters were orderly while many of them carried semi-automatic rifles on their shoulders.
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Bill Labowitz
Gun right supporters are expected to turn out in the hundreds Monday at noon in downtown Pittsburgh to protest legislation before City Council to ban semi-automatic weapons.
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Robert Mangino
December 18, 2018 - 4:57 pm
Stemming from the Tree of Life synagogue shooting that left 11 people dead and six injured ,city council introduced legislation Tuesday that would ban so-called assault weapons in the City of Pittsburgh.
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Andrew Limberg
December 18, 2018 - 1:07 pm
An online petition calling for an end to the proposed gun ban in Pittsburgh is gaining traction online.
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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto
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Joe DeStio
November 14, 2018 - 11:14 am
City officials are ready to take the wraps off a new program to get non-profits to help fund community goals.
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Joe DeStio
November 12, 2018 - 4:02 pm
Any effort to restrict gun and ammunition sales in the city of Pittsburgh is doomed to fail according to a law expert at Duquesne University. Professor Bruce Ledowitz says the Pennsylvania Constitution authorizes the state legislature to decide what it will or will not regulate.
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A young Squirrel Hill resident talks with police as the Tree of Life Synagogue sits in the background
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November 08, 2018 - 9:18 am
The City of Pittsburgh has created a special trust for donations to the Department of Public Safety.
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Andrew Limberg
Marty Griffin
September 07, 2018 - 12:04 pm
Marty Griffin calls Pittsburgh City Council “the most liberal on earth” says and their decision to outlaw a number of tools used to control or train wild animals is ridiculous and will make it difficult for acts like the Shrine Circus, the biggest fundraiser for the Syria Shriners, to continue.
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