Top Pittsburgh news: 2 charged in strangulation death; cops investigate homicide in Baldwin; more

Top Pittsburgh news: 2 charged in strangulation death; cops investigate homicide in Baldwin; more
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By Hoodline - Published on February 18, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Democrats backed a candidate who blasted Obamacare and wrote 'Go Trump!' on Facebook

The endorsement Sunday by the Allegheny County Democratic Committee generated backlash among progressives and a rebuke from an influential labor group, which said it was “appalled” by the development.

Read the full story on Philadelphia Inquirer.

Biracial student journalist at Beaver County school stands her ground with KKK leader

A search for a story idea results in a phone interview that becomes the cover article for her high school newspaper.

Read the full story on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

2 men charged in strangulation death of woman found in park

Authorities have charged two men in the strangulation homicide of a woman whose body was found in a western Pennsylvania park last year. Allegheny County police say the pair, who are already incarcerated, are charged in the death of 43-year-old Tameka Dallas, whose body was found Sept. 12 in a wooded area of Renziehausen Park in McKeesport. 

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.

Allegheny County Police investigating homicide in Baldwin

Officers determined the death to be suspicious and requested the assistance of the Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit. They believe this was targeted.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Girl, 3, laid to rest after fatal shooting in Belthoover

Family and friends gathered to say goodbye to a 3-year-old girl who was shot and killed earlier this month in Belthoover.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.


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