crime

UPDATED: Suspect of May 24 theft from Fisher Hall caught

UPDATED: Suspect of May 24 theft from Fisher Hall caught

Raymond Arke | News Editor 06/27/17: The suspect from the May 24 theft in Fisher Hall was apprehended on June 26, according to a Duquesne Public Safety alert. The suspect, James D. Carrington of Swissvale, PA, was caught on Monday attempting to steal from an unoccupied office in Rockwell Hall.  A student aide noticed Carrington […]

Alcohol offenses spike on DU campus

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke  Liquor law violations on campus increased again in 2013, according to the public safety department’s annual security and fire safety report. During the 2013 calendar year, there were 654 reported alcohol violations on campus, 194 more than the amount in 2012. There were also 15 liquor law arrests, […]

Police Briefs

Uncle PB doesn’t deal well with goodbyes. As members of his prestigious crime staff graduate from the police academy and move onto greater adventures, ol’ PB can’t help but smile. As Dr. Seuss said, “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” Uncle PB applauds each and every one of you for your continued […]

Police crack down on St. Patrick’s Day parade

Police crack down on St. Patrick’s Day parade

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke No major incidents were reported during this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday in Pittsburgh. In a statement released by the Pittsburgh police department, there were 71 total arrests, 29 of which were “on-view,” with 21 occurring on the South Side. There were five summary arrests and […]

Staff Editorial: Famous athletes not always the best role models

By Duke Staff The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a role model as “someone who another person admires and tries to be like.” Children all over the country have life-sized posters of famous athletes, emblazoned on their walls. Sports are becoming a place where kids find their role models, but should this be the case? We at […]

Police Briefs- September 5

In result of Labor Day festivities last year, Uncle PB had to recite 19 incidents in the police report. This year, he counts only six, which is a cause for celebration. And luckily, he bought a superfluous amount of confetti at Party City because of the Pirates capping off their first .500 season since George […]