Top Pittsburgh news: Man beaten by officer to get $77,500; city to repave more streets

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Pittsburgh leaders say hate crimes aren’t happening in the city as much as people think

Pittsburgh city leaders educated residents on how to recognize and report hate groups and extremism in their neighborhoods Wednesday night.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh increases street-paving budget to $20 million for 2019

Pittsburgh’s increased paving budget will allow the city to pave about 75 miles of streets in 2019, substantially more than three years ago.

Read the full story on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

City of Pittsburgh approves settlement in police excessive force case

Pittsburgh City Council approved granting $77,500 to Gabriel Despres on Tuesday, a payment to settle a federal lawsuit Despres filed after former police Sgt. Stephen Matakovich beat him in 2015. 

Read the full story on WESA.

Pittsburgh Zoo welcomes clouded leopard cub

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has added an adorable new member to its ranks.

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Pittsburgh Penguins tab goalie Matt Murray as King Clancy Memorial Trophy nominee

Matt Murray may be out of the playoffs, but he is being recognized for his work off the ice.

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