Fri04182014

Are police officers’ side businesses a conflict of interest?

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WARNER MACKLIN III

 

Last week the New Pittsburgh Courier received a package of documents regarding the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police from an anonymous source. The documents raise questions about everything from the unauthorized account opened at Greater Pittsburgh Police Federal Credit Union to moonlighting and implicates a slew of

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$1M tax credits awarded to Larimer Housing Plan

KEITH B. KEY and REV. RICKY BURGESS

 

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency has awarded $1 million in low-income housing tax credits for a plan to redevelop Pittsburgh’s Larimer community.
The Housing Authority of The City Of Pittsburgh and the Urban Redevelopment Authority applied for the funding in September after selecting Keith B. Key as the

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2 Ohio football players convicted of raping girl

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CONVICTED--Ma'lik Richmond, center, stands with his father, Nathaniel Richmond, left, and attorney Walter Madison after he and co-defendant Trent Mays, 17, were found guilty on rape and other charges after their trial in juvenile court in Steubenville, Ohio, Sunday, March 17. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, Pool)

by Andrew Welsh Huggins

AP

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Patterson to serve as 2013 Courier Fab 40 master of ceremonies

 

K. CHASE PATTERSON

The New Pittsburgh Courier is proud to welcome back K. Chase Patterson as the master of ceremonies for this year’s Fab 40 awards reception. After serving the same position at the 2012 awards reception, Patterson has become a Courier favorite.

The Awards Reception will be held on Friday, March 22, in the Main Ballroom of the

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School board to vote on superintendent’s contract renewal

 

SUPERINTENDENT LINDA LANE (Courier File Photo)

 

On March 20, the Pittsburgh Public School District Board of Directors is set to vote on the renewal of Superintendent Linda Lane’s contract. The motion will call for extending Lane’s contract through June 30, 2016.

The board is required to notify Lane about the status of her contract, set to expire in

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