Guns don't commit crimes, the folks who wield them do -- as is the case with any other tool, like a common sledge hammer.
Police said the son of a former West Mifflin Area schools superintendent broke into a videographer's Butler home with a sledge hammer last week, demanding footage from his sister's wedding. (P-G, Sadie Gurman)
Yes, that son of a former schools superintendent. Made famous by Rich Lord and Mary Neiderberger.
The younger Mr. Risha also made headlines and angered some West End residents when he sought to build a strip club on West Carson Street. (ibid)
There has been a debate raging for years as to whether or not the sex industry, when left unregulated, unfettered and "well enough alone", tends to attract an element that can be "not exactly law abiding" and result in public safety "hot spots". Pending the outcome of this trial, this could or could not become another data point for that criminological theory; note the variety of charges against the two alleged co-conspirators.
Approaching the end of an era: 200 Ross Street is up for sale, as-is. All those bureaucrats, scattered to the four winds. But this may take awhile: LINK.
Governor Tom Corbett warns us that the natural gas industry will "take the tax but only if it gets the regulations on forced pooling." GOOD TO KNOW WHO IS IN CHARGE. If Pennsylvania really is the Saudi Arabia of natural gas with our Marcellus and Utica shales, then with wind and solar being so woefully far distant from cost-efficiency and with nuclear power being what it is, don't we get to call the shots? We should demand an extraction tax, no forced pooling, and pitchers of mojitos every day at 2:00 PM. LINK.
If you haven't voted 130 times for Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12 yet, for goodness sakes why do you hate Pittsburgh? LINK.