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‘Den of Thieves’s’ plot keeps watchers enticed

‘Den of Thieves’s’ plot keeps watchers enticed

By Nicole Prieto | Staff Writer 01/25/2018 Den of Thieves is a power fantasy that blends the trappings of a smart crime-thriller and operatic drama. The film pits convicts against cops in a deadly cat-and-mouse game involving one of the least “caseable” banks in the nation: the Federal Reserve. Ray Merrimen (Pablo Schreiber) is a […]

Body of missing DU student Dakota James found

Body of missing DU student Dakota James found

Brandon Addeo | News Editor 3/6/2017 Police confirmed a body found this morning in the Ohio River in Robinson Township is that of missing Duquesne student Dakota James. A police official said they got a call at about 9 a.m. of a body in the river. The medical examiner confirmed the body was James’. There […]

Former Duquesne student found dead in possible homicide

Former Duquesne student found dead in possible homicide

Brandon Addeo | News Editor 8/26/2016 3:30 p.m. A former Duquesne student was found dead on August 25 in Washington County. Ryan Ramirez, 21, of McKees Rocks, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound in a wooded area in Hanover Township on Thursday. His family reported him missing on the same day. Allegheny County detectives […]

Duquesne clinical adviser found dead of gunshot wound

Duquesne clinical adviser found dead of gunshot wound

By Julian Routh | Editor-in-Chief A clinical supervisor in the Duquesne psychology department was found dead of a gunshot wound Sept. 28 in Fayette County, according to a release by Pittsburgh police. Ryan Hunt, 40, of Observatory Hill, had been missing since Sept. 22 before he was found dead on state game land in German […]

Duquesne football safety Chris Johnson found dead

Duquesne football safety Chris Johnson found dead

By Julian Routh | News Editor Duquesne football standout and Florida transfer Chris Johnson, 22, was found dead Friday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office.  The medical examiner ruled Johnson’s death a suicide. Duquesne head football coach Jerry Schmitt said in a statement Sunday that “everyone […]

Friends remember Fleming as caring, dedicated

Friends remember Fleming as caring, dedicated

By Julian Routh | News Editor The sophomore business student who died Sunday morning was caring, hardworking and “always nice to everybody,” his friends said. Ryan Fleming, 20, of Johnstown, Pa., died in his sleep from a cardiac condition, his family said. His body was found in his room on the 12th floor in Towers […]