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Police blotter Sept. 10 – Sept. 16

Police blotter Sept. 10 - Sept. 16

By News Editors

September 18, 2020

Burglary, liquor law violations, criminal mischief and more in this week’s police blotter.

‘A pandemic inside of a pandemic’: Panel discusses domestic violence crisis

“Violence on the Rise: The Troubled Relationship Between Covid-19 and Domestic Violence” led by Carrie Benson, the prevention and education coordinator in Pitt’s Sexual Violence Prevention Office, and Paula Davis, the associate vice chancellor for diversity in the School of Health Science, took place on Wednesday and was the next installment of Pitt’s ‘This is not Normal’ town hall series.

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

According to Rhonda Fleming, the director of education and outreach for the Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped domestic violence. 

Police Blotter Sept. 3- Sept. 9

Police Blotter Sept. 3- Sept. 9

By News Editors

September 10, 2020

Fires, liquor law violations, graffiti and more in this week’s police blotter.

‘Terrifying’: Title IX office, students react to new federal regulations

Pitt’s Title IX office has implemented a number of new controversial changes announced by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, meeting the federal government’s Aug. 14 deadline and drawing concerns from some students and Title IX officials in the process.

By Natalie Frank, Staff Writer

September 4, 2020

Pitt’s Title IX office has implemented controversial new federal Title IX regulations — meeting the federal government’s Aug. 14 deadline — despite strong opposition from some University officials. Carrie Benson said she has many concerns about the new rules, but her office will comply with them.

Police Blotter Aug. 27- Sept. 2

Police Blotter Aug. 27- Sept. 2

By News Editors

September 3, 2020

Drug possession, theft, burglary and more in this week’s police blotter.

Police Blotter Aug. 20-26

Police Blotter Aug. 20-26

By News Editors

August 27, 2020

A drug violation, theft and a criminal mischief in this week’s police blotter.

Pitt students, faculty express concerns over City arrest in unmarked van

Plainclothes police in an unmarked van arrested Matthew Cartier, a protest marshal helping to clear traffic for the Black Lives Matter march through Oakland, outside of Pitt’s Barco Law Building last Saturday.

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor

August 21, 2020

For Eric Macadangdang, the arrest of a protest marshal by City police officers outside Pitt’s Barco Law Building last Saturday is a safety concern for all Pitt students.

Police blotter: Aug. 13 – Aug. 19

Police blotter: Aug. 13 - Aug. 19

By News Editors

August 20, 2020

Disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and more in this week’s police blotter.

Rosfeld wrongful termination lawsuit dismissed

U.S. District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan said there was no evidence to suggest Rosfeld's resignation was coerced under duress.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

August 12, 2020

Rosfeld filed a civil complaint in January against the University, Pitt police Chief James Loftus and Kathy Humphrey, the senior vice chancellor for engagement, for allegedly violating his due process rights and the 14th Amendment in his Jan. 18, 2018 termination.

Port Authority bus driver charged months after Pitt student struck, killed

Barbara Como, a senior anthropology major, was struck by a Port Authority bus turning from Fifth Avenue onto DeSoto Street on Jan. 18.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

June 18, 2020

The 33-year-old Port Authority bus driver that struck and killed a Pitt student is facing multiple charges, including involuntary manslaughter.

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