A recent study found that the race of victims plays a role in death sentences here in the commonwealth, the Associated Press reports. "The race of a victim and the type of representation afforded to a defendant play more important roles in shaping death penalty outcomes in Pennsylvania than do the race or ethnicity of the defendant," per the Penn State research. So what does that mean for defendants?
A self-driving semi is being tested at Uber's track in Hazelwood, the company confirmed to TribLive. It's also being used as a prop for the self-driving cars zipping around the testing ground — but unlike its four-wheeled companions, it's not yet on public roadways.
With two of the four Carnegie Museums in Oakland, University of Pittsburgh students pass them all the time. But one class takes students inside those museums, as well as the other two on the North Side. Go "Inside the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh" with Erin Peters, as part of our unique college classes series, and pick up some museum pro-tips, too.
Turn on, tune in and stretch out with this silent disco yoga class. Open to all levels of experience, the 75 minute session will use headphones to "free your mind from distraction and allow you to connect more deeply with your asana practice." Bring your own yoga mat, water and hand towel.
Where: Belvederes Ultra-Dive at 4016 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: October 23, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
How much: $10 suggested donation | Pay what you can
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Still trying to find a Halloween costume that is equal parts witty and topical while keeping it affordable? You're in luck. The Incline staff put our heads together, searched our closets and spent roughly $36 for these 13 Pittsburgh Halloween costumes. We've got classics like Mr. Rogers and Rosie the Riveter, but we've also got a few that are just right for 2017.
The co-founders of Smallman Galley are taking the concept to ... Ohio. Cleveland, to be exact. They've even got a location and an anticipated launch date: Fall 2018, The Scene in Cleveland notes. Meanwhile, Federal Galley on the North Side is still in the works, with an anticipated November open — check out its first class.