Top Pittsburgh news: Council weighs parks tax; inmate apprehended after escape; more

Top Pittsburgh news: Council weighs parks tax; inmate apprehended after escape; more
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By Hoodline - Published on January 22, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Pittsburgh.

A handy guide to all the Pittsburgh restaurants opening, closing, and 'coming soon' in 2020

Can’t keep up with Pittsburgh’s fast-changing food scene? Don’t panic. We’ve broken down the latest food news for you, from restaurant openings and closings to the hot spots you should be keeping an eye on. 

Read the full story on Pittsburgh City Paper.

Pittsburgh City Council weighs parks tax proposal

Pittsburgh City Council resumed discussion of the city's parks tax on Tuesday, with the introduction of legislation to collect and spend the proceeds. 

Read the full story on WESA.

Pittsburgh Police announce death of retired K-9 Sonic

The Pittsburgh Police K-9 Unit is mourning the loss of K-9 Sonic.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Penguins set to hold 'Black Hockey History Day' Jan. 31

For the first time, the NHL Black Hockey History mobile museum is on the way to Pittsburgh.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Inmate apprehended following escape from the Pittsburgh Community Corrections Center

On Tuesday, the state police said Kaila Rae Rose Sloan was apprehended on Sunday. She is now in the Venango County Jail.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.


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