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Gorman: Slain New Kensington officer was son of Alle-Kiski Valley

Updated less than a minute ago Teenage boys stood in solemn silence along Leechburg Road as the funeral procession passed, a seemingly endless parade of police vehicles flashing blue-and-red lights. Wearing their Burrell letterman jackets, they signaled to each other to remove their hats out of r

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-11-22 23:21:54

Funeral for slain New Kensington cops provokes tears, galvanizes support for police

Updated less than a minute ago Caroline Veitch, 17, clutched her mother's arm and fought back tears as she watched the massive motorcade make its way down Burrell Road in Lower Burrell toward the funeral of slain Officer Brian Shaw. "I didn't know him personally," she said, "but it's just that it

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-11-23 00:06:54

In an emotional farewell, thousands pay respects to fallen New Kensington police officer Brian Shaw

Updated 4 minutes ago Frazer Police Chief Terry Kuhns sat across the table from the wide-eyed job candidate and asked the standard question: "Why do you want to be a cop?" The young man, Brian Shaw, responded with what could be perceived as a standard answer. "He looked at me and said, 'Because

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-11-22 18:51:53

PHOTOS: The funeral procession and service for New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw

Officer Brian Shaw's hearse leaves Rusiewicz Funeral Homes in Lower Burrell, en route to Mount Saint Peter Church in New Kensington for a funeral Mass. A police car with flowers and black mourning bands drove ahead of the hearse in the funeral procession. Tributes to the fallen officer could be seen

WTAE.COM - 2017-11-22 19:14:00

Developing coverage of New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw's funeral

Updated less than a minute ago A funeral will be held today for fallen New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw, who was shot and killed following an attempted traffic stop Friday night. Mourners and members of the public are expected to line the procession route along Leechburg and Freeport road

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-11-22 12:12:49

Thousands Line Streets To Honor Fallen New Kensington Officer

NEW KENSINGTON (KDKA) - Thousands of people lined the streets to pay their respects to Officer Brian Shaw Wednesday morning. Comfort can come in many forms. Along the funeral procession route, comfort came in supportive signs, and American flags. As the New Kensington Police Department prepared to b

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-22 13:25:38

Arnold man turns himself in on charges he strangled woman in New Kensington

Updated less than a minute ago An Arnold man turned himself in to Pittsburgh Police Tuesday night on charges that he assaulted a woman twice in New Kensington, Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV reported. Gregory Paul Baucum Jr., 47, of Arnold, turned himself in at a Pittsburgh shelter on a stat

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-11-22 11:03:54

New Details Emerge In New Kensington Officer's Slaying

PITTSBURGH, PA - Slain New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw was unable to return any gunfire while being fatally wounded Friday after an attempted traffic stop, officials said Tuesday. At least six shots were fired at the officer. Those were among the details to emerge at a news conference Tuesd


Thanksgiving Reflected In Alameda PD Profile Photo

If you want to know what time of year it is, take a look at the profile photo for APD. ALAMEDA, CA - Are you in the holiday spirit? Someone at the Alameda Police Department certainly is - take a look at the new profile photo for the department. The logo is now surrounded with turkey feathers and the


Activist groups ask supes to audit Alameda Co. Sheriff's budget

OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - By Bay City News Service About two dozen speakers from several activist groups asked the Alameda County Board of Supervisors today to conduct an audit of the Sheriff's office, saying that's budget has increased at the same time that the county's jail population has decreased.

BAYINSIDER - 2017-11-22 05:16:00

Editorial: Give thanks in a time of trial and disaster? Yes you can

The year since last Thanksgiving has seemed like a relentless stream of disasters, both natural and man-made. It could be a hard time to rally spirits and be thankful. But we're going to give it a try.We need to keep a grip on what's good in our lives, our communities and our country. Ironically, at

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-11-23 14:30:41

East Bay coffee shops see spike in laptop thefts

Several East Bay cities have seen a spike in laptop thefts recently. This is a cautionary tale for those who use their laptops in coffee shops or other public places. "All I saw was kind of a hand and my laptop was just swiped away," recalled Sarah Mahler. Alameda's South Shore Center Starbucks was

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-11-23 06:21:06

Wayback Machine, 1992: New Giants owner fires manager Roger Craig

Here is a look at the past. Items have been culled from The Chronicle's archives of 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago. Dec.2: The new owners of the San Francisco Giants acted swiftly yesterday to put their mark on the team by firing manager Roger Craig. Peter Magowan said he phoned Craig to inform him of

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-22 21:26:00

For Warriors' David West, age is just a number

Mayor Lee wants to pull 1,000 homeless people off SF streets... "We call him Benjamin Button," point guard Shaun Livingston said. "He's aging backwards." West's minutes are down slightly from last season, but he is averaging more points, rebounds and blocks per game. His shooting clip of 67.6 perce

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-23 15:44:00

Thanksgiving Can Be Hard; Coats-For-Kids; More Local Stories

Some of the best and most useful content comes from the Patch community. Here's a roundup of stories from this week. At Patch, we believe that some of the best and most useful content comes from our Patch communities. Here's a roundup of some of the best content from Patch Contributors and Posters f

PATCH - 2017-11-23 17:08:37

Raiders podcast: What to make of Ken Norton Jr.'s firing

Matt Schneidman and Jerry McDonald sort through the mess the Raiders find themselves in after an embarrassing loss to New England in Mexico City last week with an AFC West game against Denver looming Sunday. If you haven't subscribed to Inside The Black Hole on iTunes yet, do so here.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:05:50

Car strikes pole on Rt. 140 in Norton

A car struck a pole on Rt. 140 Tuesday night causing the pole to fall onto another vehicle and wires to land on a third car, according to Norton police. A car struck a pole on Rt. 140 Tuesday night causing the pole to fall onto another vehicle and wires to land on a third car, according to Norton po

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 18:59:03

Norton Halloween parade a smashing success

The Norton Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank the entire community for coming out and supporting the annual Chartley Halloween Parade. This year, the parade's 25th anniversary, was a huge success. First and foremost, we have to thank Norton Community Media Center, Salt Marsh Foods,


Former student: Stoughton principal investigated Norton relationship in 2015

DEDHAM - Principal Juliette Miller investigated the relationship between former Stoughton High School teacher Timothy Norton and a student in the fall of 2015, according to that student's lawsuit against the town and school. That investigation would have taken place two years before Norton, an engin

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-21 22:42:14

Former student sues town, Stoughton school officials in Norton case

The student believed to have an inappropriate sexual relationship with former high school teacher Timothy Norton has filed a lawsuit against the town, superintendent Marguerite Rizzi and principal Juliette Miller. DEDHAM - The student who had a years-long sexual relationship with former high school