Pittsburgh Public Safety

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Some local feminist activists say a fundraiser to bring a large balloon depicting President Trump as a baby to Pittsburgh's Women's March reveals a larger division between feminists in the city.

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This past winter and spring saw record rainfall in Allegheny County, which led to an unprecedented number of landslides and extensive property damage.

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The Lantern Building on Liberty Avenue downtown could soon become a new police substation.

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Pittsburgh's Public Safety Department plans to spend $5 million to upgrade and expand its citywide system of surveillance cameras.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that the city council gave preliminary authorization Wednesday for a three-year $1.25 million contract to upgrade, maintain or replace many of the city's 225 cameras. Public Safety Department director Wendell Hissrich says they also plan to ask for about $3.8 million to buy and maintain 75 new cameras.