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Investigators, family raise new questions in Dakota James case

Investigators, family raise new questions in Dakota James case

Josiah Martin | Arts & Entertainment Editor 12/14/18 At a press conference in downtown Pittsburgh on Dec. 13, retired detective sergeant Kevin Gannon of the New York City Police Department claimed that he and several colleagues have found “significant physical and forensic evidence” that suggests Duquesne student Dakota James’ death was not an accident. “We […]

District attorney calls on DU law school for building code help

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke A group of Duquesne law students are assisting the district attorney in his efforts to crack down on building code violations. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. asked for the support of the Duquesne law school in his initiative to indict violators of McKeesport building code requirements, […]

Zappala shuts down South Side lounge

By Julian Routh | News Editor Following several meetings with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, the owners of Levelz Sports Lounge in South Side have reached an agreement to close the bar’s doors for a year. The consent agreement between Levelz owners Mark Heuer, Joseph Molinaro, Dino Pietrantoni and Drew Ziccardi and district attorney […]