Top Pittsburgh news: Body found in Swissvale; missing 12-year-old boy found safe; more

Top Pittsburgh news: Body found in Swissvale; missing 12-year-old boy found safe; more
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By Hoodline - Published on February 19, 2020.

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Report notes growth, inequities in Pittsburgh's arts community

Big increases in attendance and full-time jobs marked the past five years on Pittsburgh’s arts scene. But the arts community needs to become more equitable.

Read the full story on WESA.

Police investigating body found in Swissvale

Police say the man was around 50 years old and lived in the Swissvale area. They do not suspect foul play.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

1 of 4 defendants gets life in slaying of Somali cab driver

One of four defendants has been sentenced to life in prison in the death of a Somali immigrant cab driver three years ago in Pittsburgh. Daniel Russell, 23, told an Allegheny County judge during Tuesday's sentencing that he needed a new court-appointed attorney so he could file an appeal, accusing his current attorney of being ineffective. 

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.

Pittsburgh Police locate missing 12-year-old boy

Police did not say where Gibson was found, but did say he is safely back home with his family.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

2 suspects named after jitney driver reports being robbed at gunpoint

Police say they apprehended two suspects in a reported robbery of a jitney driver.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.


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