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‘A total disgrace:’ Police review board report on Pittsburgh bar fight paints troubling picture

According to the report, four detectives consumed dozens of alcoholic drinks while surveilling an individual they believed to be involved in the drug trade.

By Liz Reid/WESA

Demonstrators in Pittsburgh chant ‘burn your mask’ and ‘impeach Wolf’ in protest of coronavirus restrictions

The “Americans For Freedom” rally called for the end of a statewide mask mandate and other mitigation practices put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

By Liz Reid/WESA and Katie Blackley/WESA

UPMC inoculates remote employees, while other frontline workers wait for COVID-19 vaccine

The state’s largest health care system has been vaccinating non-clinical and non-patient facing staff, including those who work at home, employees say.

By Sarah Boden/WESA, Kiley Koscinski/WESA and Liz Reid/WESA

Wolf Administration wants more flexibility in adminstering food assistance during COVID-19 pandemic

"Our fear is that the federal government seems to want to get back to normal faster than I think we’re going to be able to do that safely.”
By Liz Reid/WESA

Businesses in Northwest Pa. ‘proceed with caution’ as they begin to reopen

“I felt that it was irresponsible for me to stay open when I'm selling candy. It was important to me to keep this virus under control as best we could.”
By Liz Reid/WESA

How supercomputers can help answer questions about the coronavirus

“The simulations can guide and point experimentalists in a good direction, and then in turn the experiments can suggest new simulations."
By Liz Reid/WESA