Tag Archives: Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Readies Riot Police In Case Of Mueller Firing

Pittsburgh’s CBS affiliate reports: Pittsburgh Police are gearing up for possible protests in the event President Donald Trump fires special counsel Robert Mueller. A memo went out to the police department from Victor Joseph, commander of the Pittsburgh Bureau of police. In the memo the department’s detectives are instructed to begin wearing a full uniform and carrying riot gear with ...

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PITTSBURGH: Mayor To Sign Ex-Gay Torture Ban Into Law After Unanimous Vote By City Council

The Associated Press reports: The Pittsburgh City Council has unanimously voted to ban mental health professionals in the city from using on minors a therapy that attempts to change sexual orientation or how people identify their gender. City spokesman Timothy McNulty tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that Mayor Bill Peduto plans to sign the legislation. Numerous medical and psychiatric groups oppose ...

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PITTSBURGH: Investigation Launched After Cop Punches Teen Girl At Pride Fest

A Pittsburgh police officer has been placed on administrative duty pending an investigation after he was caught on video punching a teenage girl who had been confronting Christian protesters during the city’s gay pride event. According to the criminal complaint, Ariel Lawther was fighting with a man named Eric Moore. The officer involved said when he went to break the ...

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PITTSBURGH: Mayor Bill Peduto To Officiate Mass Wedding At Gay Pride

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto will officiate for as many as 20 same-sex couples during his city’s gay pride event. In the wake of the ruling, Mr. Peduto said he wanted the first marriage he officiated to be one for a same-sex couples. Now, he’s opening up a ceremony to 20 couples, whose marriages he will officiate in Triangle Park Downtown, ...

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At The Pittsburgh Celebration

Stick around for the proposal.

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At Least 20 Students Injured In Stabbing Spree At Pennsylvania High School

CNN reports: At least 20 students were injured Wednesday morning in a stabbing incident at Franklin Regional Senior High School in the Pittsburgh area, said Dan Stevens, an emergency management agency spokesman. Four people were flown to hospitals by helicopter, he said. A message on the Franklin Regional School District’s website said all of its elementary schools were closed after ...

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Pittsburgh High School Lip-Dubs Avicii

These are always fun. But when did high schools get so huge? This place looks more like a college.

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Anthony Weiner For Mayor Of Pittsburgh

The Weiner campaign was embarrassed yesterday when Pittsburgh bloggers noticed that the banner on his website featured the silhouetted skyline of their city and not New York.  The bottom image above is the one that Weiner’s site designers apparently used. The company has apologized for their “honest mistake” and has updated the site with actual photos of Gotham.

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Sonic Weapon Used On Protesters At G20 Summit In Pittsburgh

Police used a sonic weapon to drive back the protesters at the G20 Summit in Pittsburgh on Thursday afternoon. It’s believed to be the first time such a weapon was used on a crowd in the United States.

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There’s No Furries In Baseball

The NY Mets were “justifiably freaked out” to realize they were staying in the same hotel as a furry convention during this week’s away games in Pittsburgh. Above, Mets announcer Kevin Burkhardt poses with a beaver. I think that’s a beaver. Anthrocon 2009 continues through Sunday. Pittsburgh continues in last place.

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McCain Worker Admits She Lied About Being Mugged By Obama Supporter

Yesterday the exec VP of Fox News said: “This incident could become a watershed event in the 11 days before the election. If Ms. Todd’s allegations are proven accurate, some voters may revisit their support for Senator Obama, not because they are racists (with due respect to Rep. John Murtha), but because they suddenly feel they do not know enough ...

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Tawana Brawley II

McCain campaign volunteer Ashley Todd, 20, of College Station, Texas claims she was using an ATM on the “wrong side of Pittsburgh” when a Huge! Scary! Negro! mugged her. After robbing her of $60, the mugger dragged Todd to her car and became so enraged upon seeing her McCain bumper sticker that he punched her in the eye and carved ...

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