Gab is back a week after Pittsburgh shooting controversy forced it offline

Enlarge / A woman stands at a memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue after a shooting there left 11 people dead in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on October 27. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) Gab, the “free speech” social media site that’s popular with the alt-right, is back online. “We will never get […]

Rosenstein calls the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting ‘a stark reminder’ that ‘all Americans’ need to be protected from hate crimes

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made his first public remarks about the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting Monday, saying that law enforcement must make sure that all Americans are protected from hate crimes. A man killed 11 Jewish worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday and injured several others. Rosenstein […]

Here’s exactly how the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting unfolded

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar Eleven people were killed and six others were injured when a gunman armed with an AR-15 and handguns stormed the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday. When police rushed the synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood, they were met with gunfire. The suspect, Robert Bowers, was eventually taken into […]

Muslims raise over $50k for victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

The Muslim-American community has raised more than $ 50,000 for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left at least 11 people dead and six injured. The ‘Muslims Unite for Pittsburgh Synagogue’ campaign, hosted by the Muslim crowdfunding site LaunchGood, aimed to raise funds to support the shooting victims with funeral expenses and medical […]

A GoFundMe for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting has raised over $140,000 in just 9 hours. Here’s how you can help.

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images A man killed 11 people and injured six more in a horrific shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday morning. When 29-year-old Shay Khatiri heard about the tragedy, he decided to set up a GoFundMe page for the victims and their families. By Saturday night, the page had raised over $ […]

Here’s what we know about Robert Bowers, the suspected Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

Reuters Police believe the gunman who opened fire at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, killing at least 11 people and injuring 12 others, is 48-year-old Robert Bowers. Bowers is believed to live in the Versailles borough of Pittsburgh, and has been described as a heavy set, white male with a beard. […]

At least 11 people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue while shouting anti-Semitic slurs

Gene J. Puskar/AP At least 11 people have been confirmed dead and six more are injured after a gunman opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday morning. Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich said Saturday afternoon no children were killed or injured in the attack, which occurred during a baby-naming ceremony. Officials confirmed a suspect […]

Trump calls synagogue attack 'assault on humanity', plans to go to Pittsburgh

US President Donald Trump has said that he would go to Pittsburgh, where a gunman with an AR-15 rifle went on a rampage inside a synagogue on Saturday. Trump has denied any link to the attack, saying the man was not his supporter. Speaking to reporters ahead his scheduled rally in Illinois, the president confirmed […]

Heartland Tech Weekly: In Pittsburgh, big tech continues to lure university grads to the Valley

Research universities are often pointed to as one of the most important drivers of tech activity in the Heartland. They not only provide a pipeline of talent for established tech companies, but can help facilitate the creation of startups if they give students and researchers the resources to help them start their own companies. But what […]