Robert Morris

Veterans Day

The crowd cheers for Vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin when she made an appearence at a rally at Beaver Area High School, Thursday, October 23, 2008.

Pitt student Derek Kwait studies at the Cathedral of Learning, Thursday, October 30, 2008.


The coffin of Christian Lanese is carried out of Saint Louise deMarillac Church in Upper Saint Clair, Saturday, October 24, 2008 as balloons were handed out to mourners in memory of Lanese. The nine year-old Upper Saint Clair boy was the victim of an accidental shooting Saturday, October 18, 2008.

Hines Ward

Hines Ward's son Jaden hides from the crowd when Ward addressed the group about a group of biracial kids from South Korea who came to Pittsburgh to spend the weekend with Ward, who's Helping Hands foundation underwrote the trip, at the Pittsburgh International Airport, Friday, November 7, 2008.


Wide angle mayor


Marie Issa George (left) scans the rack of clothes while Bill Blass District Sales Manager Carlene Gnazzo (second from right) helps customer Bonnie Kristofic of Shadyside at the Mount Lebanon home of Tovah Green (far right) who sells Bill Blass New York fashions from her home, Tuesday, November 11, 2008.

Fugitive Squad

McKeesport's Justin Keys gets arrested by Allegheny County Sheriff's Deputies, Wednesday, October 9, 2008.

Surreal Soccer

Bradford Woods Volunteer Firefighter Patrick Kelly kicks off when the Bradford Woods Volunteer Fire Department faced off against Marshall Volunteer Fire Department in full turnout gear and oxygen tanks in a cooperative training excercise at Marshall Elementary soccer fields, Tuesday, October 7, 2008. This is the tenth year for an athletic competition between Marshall Volunteer Fire Department, Bradford Woods Volunteer Fire Department and Wexford Volunteer Fire Department.


The family of a shooting victim at Climax and Curtain in Beltzhoover react to the news that the victim died after three people were shot in the incident, Wednesday, September 24, 2008.


Seven year-old Grace Wilshire raises her hand to answer a question during her second-grade class at Redeemer Lutheran School in Oakmont, Wednesday, September 24, 2008. This month Redeemer Lutheran School is celebrating its 25th year of educating children.

Wednesday in the Park

Nonie Heystek, left, laughs with Babita Heystek as Mitra Nourbakhsh as the sun sets in Frick Park, Wednesday, September 18, 2008.

Art Therapy

Art Therapist Jeri Corbin (right) helps Covenant at South resident Corrine Siegel with her water colors during Art Therapy at Covenant at South in Mount Lebanon, Tuesday, September 16, 2008.


Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Emeritus Ralph J. Cappy talks during the press conference announcing the formation of the Allegheny County District Attorney Taser Working Group, a group formed to study the impact tasers have on local policing, at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Wednesday, September 17, 2008.


Emsworth's Gwen Trosky sits in her home without electricity with her daughters, Kierra, 4 and Clarissa, 2, when the family returned to their home to get some personal items and let their dog out, Tuesday, September 16, 2008. Most of the houses on the northern end of Allegheny Avenue in Emsworth are without power.


Nine-year old Billy Quivers cheers after winnng the bean bag toss at a party given by Dr. Ray Wisniewski of Your Body By God, celebrating 25 years as a chiropractor at Hebron Church's Barclay Building in Penn Hills, Saturday, September 13, 2008.

Boxes and more Boxes

City Parks' intern Pete Hammerle takes a break from breaking down cardboard boxes at the Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Great Race Expo at the Circuit Center in the Southside Works, Friday, September 26, 2008. This year's Great Race will recycle most of the components from the racer's numbers to the cardboard boxes containing registration material.

Shoes on a Wire

Comcast technician Brad McMahon reconnects a cable line on Murray Avenue in Greenfield next shoes hanging from the line, Thursday, September 11, 2008.


Pittsburgh Fashion designer Nicole Scarpone (seated) shows off some of her line with animals that are up for adoption through the Humane Society along with Elena LaQuatra, Samantha Sham Erin Sledge and Carrie Finney. Scarpone will be having a trunk show at Diesel Club Lounge on Friday, September 19th that benefits the Human Society.


Paramedics escort a man who backed his car through the front wall of Jackson Hewitt Tax Service at 2000 Wharton Street on the Southside, Tuesday, September 2, 2008. Kevin White, 51 of Lawrenceville, who witnessed the incident said the man, "shot across the parking lot, jumped the curb and crashed through the wall. He was real dazed and shook up when he got out of the car."

Not to be left out...

I shot these three years ago on a D1. Sorry about the quality

St. Pat

The statue of St. Patrick was moved to St. Stanislaus Koska for the mass at to celebrate the bicentennial of St. Patrick in the Strip District, Sunday, April 27, 2008. The St. Stanislaus Koska parish and St. Patrick Parish were merged in 1993.

Striking Distance

Pittsburgh Police pull a man out of the Ohio River after he fled into the water from a plainclothes officer who approached the man for questioning in a shooting that occured on North Charles Street, Tuesday, September 9, 2008.

Clean up

Bethany Boise, 16, Monroeville, cleans some of the artwork from a house that was being rebuilt on Forbes Avenue and Jumonville in the Hill District as part of the Rebuild Together Pittsburgh project which provides free home repair for low-income and elderly homeowners, Saturday, April 26, 2008.


Chase Andronas stands with his father South Park Partolman Andronas during a candlelight ceremony honoring fallen police officers at the police memorial site on the North Side. This year, all past Allegheny County police officers who died in the line of duty were honored as well a four names that were added to the wall.