With upcoming Downtown events, city up for challenge of keeping visitors safe

Steelers fans line the Boulevard of the Allies in downtown Pittsburgh for the Super Bowl XLIII victory parade in February 2009.

March 26–In his 25 years with the FBI, Wendell Hissrich had to concern himself with security of large crowds while working at ...

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South Florida mother makes up story of daughter’s kidnapping

Nataly Irias. Image credit: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

March 26–The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said a Greenacres mother could be facing charges after falsely reporting her daughter was kidnapped. ...

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Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures several

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Gunfire erupted early Sunday inside a crowded nightclub with a history of violence, killing one person and wounding more ...

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Deputy justified in shooting of suspect near Hayward

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March 25–A Washburn County sheriff’s deputy was justified in shooting a Minong man who was under the influence of methamphetamine and appeared ...

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Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia

This photo provided by the Winchester Police Department shows Jeremy Putman, who police in Winchester, Va., arrested Friday, March 24, 2017, after callers reported seeing him walking, wearing a cape, carrying a sword and made up as the Batman villain the Joker. Authorities charged Putman with wearing a mask in public, a felony that can result in a sentence of a year in jail. (Winchester Police Department via AP)

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly ...

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Westminster attacker told friend of desire to kill people

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The terrorist behind the Westminster attack sought professional help for anger issues and told friends he dreamed of killing someone, according to ...

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Utah passes bill that lowers the blood alcohol limit for DUI to .05%

FILE - In this March 9, 2017, file photo, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert speaks during an interview at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Utah's governor announced Thursday, March 23 that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s governor has signed legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country. Gov. Gary Herbert’s ...

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Texas woman with felony warrants calls local news station during high-speed chase

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A Texas woman called a local news station in Houston during a high-speed chase, terrified that she was going to be shot ...

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New mayor looks to cut at least $5.5 million from Baltimore Police Department budget

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Mayor Catherine Pugh wants to cut at least $5.5 million from the Baltimore Police Department to help plug a shortfall in the ...

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