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Western Pennsylvania hospitals, like most employers, shed jobs in the wake of the 2008 recession, but job losses have continued.
In 2013, Pittsburgh police responded to 10,622 calls for domestic violence, sergeant Eric Kroll said.
The city council advanced a request to renew a contract with a North Carolina company handling scheduling for police off-duty work.
Testimony came during a sentencing hearing Wednesday, a day after jurors convicted Robert L. Burgess of two counts of first-degree murder.
Mayor Bill Peduto and the Rev. Regis Farmer, pastor of St. Maria Goretti Parish, will serve as grand marshals.
Pittsburgh Public Schools said the 15-year-old girl entered the teachers’ lounge about 9:15 a.m. and grabbed a steak knife.
The two-minute video, filmed in New York City, was made by the group Hollaback! to raise awareness of street harassment.
Termaine Washington pleaded guilty in 2013 to using a stolen cell phone to call in various bomb threats in September 2012.