The Pennsylvania legislature is again facing a fundamental question about police-worn body cameras: What — and who — are they for? Senate Bill 560 would standardize policies for the cameras across the state. A second police transparency bill would require jurisdictions to withhold the names of officers involved in shootings or other “use of force” incidents until an investigation is complete or until 30 days have passed. See the stances of the Allegheny County delegation, and catch up on your representatives' other views, too.
Pittsburgh leaders Dan Rooney, owner of the Steelers, and Henry Hillman, billionaire philanthropist, died just a day apart last week. Both men had furthered their family businesses while choosing to stay in Pittsburgh and helping the city, the Post-Gazette reported. Their deaths are “the end of an era,” Andrew Masich, president and CEO of the Senator John Heinz History Center told the PG. Read more about Rooney’s life on the North Side.
Protesters across the county took to the streets this weekend to call on President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. In Pittsburgh, marchers went from the City-County Building to Market Square, KDKA reported. And speaking of taxes, don't forget your deadline is tomorrow.
|What||You don't know what you'll get but that's part of the fun. At Unplanned Comedy's Five and Dime, it's an open session for comedians, storytellers and improvisers.|
|Where||Hambone's at 4207 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)|
|When||April 17, 2017 at 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm|
The Incline Likes
The weekend is over, but on the bright side that means you got your research done. What research? Finding the best nominees for Who's Next: Drink. Help us honor Pittsburgh's young leaders in the beverage scene. From bartenders to brewers, we want to meet 'em. Deadline to nominate is 5 p.m. Friday.