Top Pittsburgh news: Death penalty for man who killed police officer; tax to upgrade parks in limbo

Top Pittsburgh news: Death penalty for man who killed police officer; tax to upgrade parks in limbo
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By Hoodline - Published on February 13, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in Pittsburgh? Read on for everything you need to know.

Exhibits honor women's historic role in Pittsburgh arts scene

The exhibit “Mary Ethel McAuley: Behind the German Lines” will probably be most audiences’ introduction to a famed Pittsburgher of century ago. A concurrent show at the University Art Gallery seeks to connect the dots between important women artists on the local scene generations apart.

Read the full story on WESA.

Is Allegheny County ready for April 28 vote?

The Allegheny County Executive and FBI Pittsburgh weigh in on local election security.

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Man sentenced to death for murder of New Kensington police officer

A judge formally sentenced Rahmael Holt to death for killing New Kensington Police officer Brian Shaw. In November, a jury unanimously decided on the death penalty for Holt.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Former Delta Foundation president held on all charges

The former president of the Delta Foundation, the region’s largest LGBTQ organization, is charged with forgery and impersonating an Allegheny County sheriff's deputy. He appeared in court Wednesday and was held on all charges.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

City tax to upgrade parks may be delayed as council hashes out spending plan

The City Council has been unable to agree on when to start collecting the park tax or where to spend it.

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