Pittsburgh

Mass Shootings

The DOJ Wants the Death Penalty for the Accused Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter

The shooter is accused of killing 11 people attending Shabbat services at the Tree of Life synagogue last October.
Tess Owen
8.26.19
Features

Pittsburgh's Rap Scene Is Wounded But Optimistic

Following the deaths of two of the city's most prominent exports, Mac Miller and Jimmy Wopo, rappers like Benji. and My Favorite Color are doing their best to pick up the pieces.
Casey Taylor
5.14.19
White Nationalism

The first congressional hearing on white nationalism since Charlottesville was a train wreck

Lawmakers and their guests railed against the media’s treatment of President Trump and yelled about Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.
Tess Owen
4.9.19
gun violence

Someone painted a swastika on a memorial to the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

“Last night, a tribune on the East Campus Bridge to the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue massacre was defaced by a large, red swastika," the Duke University president said.
Tess Owen
11.20.18
GAB

Gab is back online — and already flooded with anti-Semitic hate

"Name the Jews who are trying to shut us down.”
David Gilbert
11.5.18
Pittsburgh Shooting

Prosecutors seek death penalty for man accused of killing 11 at Pittsburgh synagogue

“Hatred and violence on the basis of religion can have no place in our society."
Tess Owen
10.31.18
Mass Shootings

After Pittsburgh, American Jews Are Mournful, Afraid, and Defiant

"We shouldn’t be shocked that something like this happened.”
Eve Peyser
10.30.18
Views My Own

A New American Civil War Feels Closer Than Ever After Pittsburgh

After the worst attack on Jews in American history, it's time to be afraid for the future.
E.J. Graff
10.29.18
Pittsburgh Shooting

Everything we know about the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect

The Pittsburgh shooting suspect’s darker, anti-Semitic persona, lived on social media — until Saturday morning.
Emma Ockerman
10.29.18
Pittsburgh Shooting

Gab booted off the internet after Pittsburgh shooting

Hours before a shooter burst into the Tree of Life synagogue during Saturday morning Shabbat services armed with multiple guns, he’d posted on Gab.
Tess Owen
10.29.18
Synagogue Shooting

Pittsburgh’s Jewish leaders to Trump: Stay away until you denounce white nationalism

Their letter said: "You yourself called the murderer evil, but yesterday’s violence is the direct culmination of your influence.”
Emma Ockerman
10.29.18
Synagogue Shooting

At least 11 dead in mass shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

A man armed with an assault rifle and multiple handguns attacked a Shabbat service Saturday.
Tess Owen
10.27.18
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