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Immigration officials make arrest on Craig Street

Immigration and Customs Enforcement made an arrest on Craig Street Thursday. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

By John Hamilton, Janine Faust and Salina Pressimone

January 11, 2018

Immigration officers arrested a person on Craig Street Thursday afternoon as part of a targeted raid in the Oakland area, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Thursday night. ICE officials said the Pittsburgh sub-office conducted an operation that lead to the arrest of one person at the Un...

Student arrested in Hillman

Pitt police arrested a student in Hillman Library Tuesday evening.(Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

By Janine Faust and Caroline Bourque | News Editors

November 16, 2017

Pitt police charged a student with obstructing administration of law or other government function and tampering with evidence at Hillman Library Tuesday night, according to University spokesperson Joe Miksch. Miksch said officers were investigating suspicious activity on a computer on the first floo...

‘It rained for a reason:’ Westboro Baptist Church ends protest early, one counter protester arrested

CMU students dance at a counter protest as Westboro Baptist Church members picketed on campus. (Gif by Christian Snyder / Contributing Editor)

By Bailey Frisco / Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

The Westboro Baptist Church cut its planned protest route short Thursday for reasons unknown to Pitt. “All we know is they didn’t come,” University spokesperson Joe Miksch said in an email. The Westboro Baptist Church protesters — four women toting multiple signs each — arrived at the cor...

Suspects arrested in connection with Meyran vandalism

Two females not affiliated with the University were arrested in connection with graffiti on Meyran Avenue Tuesday morning. John Hamilton | Contributing Editor

By John Hamilton / Assistant News Editor

April 20, 2017

Pitt police arrested two women Tuesday in connection with graffiti painted on sidewalks, vehicles and houses on Meyran Avenue. Pitt police noticed freshly painted graffiti at 4:05 a.m. Tuesday while on foot patrol, according to Pitt spokesperson Joe Miksch. They chased and eventually apprehended t...

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