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Synagogue Shooting

Authorities: Mass shooting suspect said he wanted ‘all Jews to die’
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/10/28/Affidavit-Suspect-robert-bowers-pittsburgh-squirrel-hill-mass-shooting-tree-of-life-synagogue/stories/201810280173

Suspect identified as Robert Bowers, 46, in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
https://www2.philly.com/philly/news/robert-bowers-pittsburgh-synagogue-shooting-20181027.html

Dozens of federal, state charges filed against shooting suspect Robert Bowers
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/10/27/squirrel-hill-synagogue-shooting-suspect-pittsburgh-mass-officers-victims-casualties/stories/201810270072

Suspected Squirrel Hill synagogue gunman: ‘Jews are the children of Satan’
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14220087-74/suspected-squirrel-hill-synagogue-gunman-jews-are-the-children-of-satan

Squirrel Hill massacre ‘likely the deadliest attack on Jewish community’ in U.S. history
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14220136-74/squirrel-hill-massacre-likely-the-deadliest-attack-on-jewish-community-in-us

‘Sickening’ ‘Gutless.’ Politicians react to Pittsburgh shooting.
https://www2.philly.com/archive/tom_avril/pittsburgh-shooting-politicians-react-20181027.html

Leaders condemn deadly shooting at Squirrel Hill synagogue
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14219845-74/leaders-condemn-fatal-shooting-at-squirrel-hill-synagogue

‘Simply unconscionable’: Nation, world mourn with Pittsburgh, react to deadly attack
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2018/10/27/Nation-world-react-to-mass-shooting-at-Pittsburgh-synagogue-Tree-of-Life-and-Squirrel-Life/stories/201810270074

The incident in Pittsburgh was ‘an attack on all people’
https://observer-reporter.com/news/localnews/the-incident-in-pittsburgh-was-an-attack-on-all-people/article_e7f9a522-da05-11e8-96b2-ffa1e7fcd739.html

Thousands gather for vigil honoring victims in Squirrel Hill shooting
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/10/27/Two-vigils-planned-pittsburgh-mass-shooting-tree-of-life-synagogue/stories/201810270084

Hundreds hold vigil for victims of Squirrel Hill synagogue shooting
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14221083-74/squirrel-hill-mourns-mass-shooting-during-vigil

Heart of Pittsburgh’s Jewish community mourns victims of mass shooting
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14220409-74/heart-of-pittsburghs-jewish-community-mourns-victims-of-mass-shooting

Western Pa. Jewish leaders: ‘Just utter shock’ over synagogue shooting
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14220482-74/western-pa-jewish-leaders-just-utter-shock-over-synagogue-shooting

Jewish leaders in Berks County react to synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/jewish-leaders-in-berks-county-react-to-synagogue-shooting-in-pittsburgh

Lehigh Valley Jewish leaders mourn loss of life in Pittsburgh and look to address security here
https://www.mcall.com/news/local/mc-nws-pittsburgh-shooter-lehigh-valley-jewish-20181027-story.html

Pa. Jews see ugly parallels in synagogue attacks
https://www.timesleader.com/news/723045/723045

Shooting prompts Pittsburgh synagogues to go on lockdown but worship services continue
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2018/10/27/tree-of-life-shooting-11-killed-Squirrel-Hill/stories/201810270108

Squirrel Hill shooting victim Dan Stein remembered as a kind soul
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14221475-74/squirrel-hill-shooting-victim-dan-stein-remembered-as-a-kind-soul

UPMC chaplain, in critical condition, identified among Squirrel Hill shooting survivors
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/10/27/Pittsburgh-Squirrel-Hill-mass-shooting-survivors-victims-Daniel-Leger-UPMC-chaplain/stories/201810270086

Active member of Dor Hadash congregation ID’d by brother as victim of Squirrel Hill shooting
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14220510-74/active-member-of-dor-hadash-congregation-idd-by-brother-as-victim-of

‘It’s just frightening’: Area Jewish congregations react to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pittsburgh-area-jews-20181027.html

Local Jewish leaders call attack in Pittsburgh a ‘game changer’
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/local-jewish-leaders-call-attack-in-pittsburgh-a-game-changer-1.2403385

Rabbis reflect on use of social media platform used by suspected shooter, created by Moosic native
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/rabbis-reflect-on-use-of-social-media-platform-used-by-suspected-shooter-created-by-moosic-native-1.2403518

Gov. Tom Wolf orders flags lowered to half-staff after Squirrel Hill mass shooting
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2018/10/27/Gov-Tom-Wolf-orders-flags-lowered-to-half-staff-pittsburgh-Squirrel-Hill-mass-shooting/stories/201810270106

Kevin Gorman: ‘Your heart just aches for their pain’
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14220855-74/your-heart-just-aches-for-their-pain

Dispatch from Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill: ‘… it has happened here’
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pittsburgh-synagogue-shooting-squirrel-hill-david-shribman-20181027.html

Photos: A day of tragedy and horror in Squirrel Hill
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14220856-74/photos-a-day-of-tragedy-and-horror-in-squirrel-hill

Snipers targeted Pittsburgh synagogue shooter from prep football star’s home
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/10/gunshots_swat_banging_on_the_d.html#incart_river_index

Trump to visit Pittsburgh in wake of shooting; calls incident a ‘wicked act of mass murder’
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/10/27/Trump-reaction-comments-Pittsburgh-squirrel-hill-mass-shooting/stories/201810270073

Trump to visit Pittsburgh in wake of Squirrel Hill massacre, orders flags at half-staff
https://triblive.com/usworld/world/14220971-74/trump-to-visit-pittsburgh-in-wake-of-squirrel-hill-massacre

Crime/Punishment

Card skimming a growing crime locally, nationally
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/card-skimming-a-growing-crime-locally-nationally-1.2403507

Education

I-LEAD supporters rally ahead of charter renewal
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/i-lead-supporters-rally-ahead-of-charter-renewal&template=ourcityart

Community tackles devasting cancer diagnosis for Berks Catholic player
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/community-tackles-devasting-cancer-diagnosis-for-berks-catholic-player

School superintendents voice pipeline concerns
https://www.dailylocal.com/news/local/school-superintendents-voice-pipeline-concerns/article_75bd8d54-d959-11e8-a08c-839af99f66ff.html

Elections/Politics

Tom Wolf is our choice for governor | Editorial
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/editorials/tom-wolf-scott-wagner-pennsylvania-governor-midterm-election-2018-endorsement-20181028.html

Wolf earns second term
https://www.citizensvoice.com/opinion/wolf-earns-second-term-1.2403252

Scott Wagner’s unconventional campaign for Pa. governor: ‘Who allowed him to say that?’
https://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/scott-wagner-pennsylvania-governor-philadelphia-diamond-silk-trump-20181027.html

Casey for Senate: The Post-Gazette endorses Bob Casey Jr. in 2018
http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2018/10/28/Casey-for-US-Senate-Pittsburgh-Post-Gazette-endorses-Bob-Casey-Jr-in-2018/stories/201810280107

Property tax debate divides candidates in 22nd district
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/property-tax-debate-divides-candidates-in-22nd-district-1.2403291

Mullins, Lemoncelli set for 112th state House District showdown
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/mullins-lemoncelli-set-for-112th-state-house-district-showdown-1.2403347

Candidates in 12th district see midterms as Trump referendum
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/candidates-in-12th-district-see-midterms-as-trump-referendum-1.2403288

Pashinski, Henry differ on issues in 121st race
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/pashinski-henry-differ-on-issues-in-121st-race-1.2403285

111th and 139th Republican reps. face Democratic challengers in Nov. 6 election
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/111th-and-139th-republican-reps-face-democratic-challengers-in-nov-6-election-1.2403352

Heffley, Scott fight for 122nd seat
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/heffley-scott-fight-for-122nd-seat-1.2403242

Kelly, DiNicola on the issues
http://www.goerie.com/news/20181028/kelly-dinicola-on-issues

In Barletta, Casey, voters have some pretty clear contrasts | Kirstin Snow
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2018/10/in_barletta_casey_voters_have.html#incart_river_index

Can Lou Barletta pull off a fourth quarter win against Bob Casey? | Charlie Gerow
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2018/10/can_lou_barletta_pull_off_a_fo.html#incart_river_index

Reschenthaler aims his quick political rise to Washington through new 14th Congressional District
https://triblive.com/politics/politicalheadlines/14219633-74/reschenthaler-aims-his-quick-political-rise-to-washington-through-new-14th-congressional

High turnout would offset sleepy, top-ticket races
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/high-turnout-would-offset-sleepy-top-ticket-races-1.2403217

Local News

A drill in Scranton, a tragedy in Pittsburgh
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/a-drill-in-scranton-a-tragedy-in-pittsburgh-1.2403528

$1.8 million sale possible record for county home market
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/1-8-million-sale-possible-record-for-county-home-market-1.2403227

Ketchup named for NEPA town taps into taste for local products
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/ketchup-named-for-nepa-town-taps-into-taste-for-local-products-1.2403420

Facing uncertainty, Waynesburg residents brace for impact
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2018/10/27/Waynesburg-Greene-county-pennsylvania-our-towns-borough-council-mayor-Brian-Tanner/stories/201807170153

Greensburg program aims to fill vacant lots with new homes
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14222032-74/greensburg-program-aims-to-fill-vacant-lots-with-new-homes

Westmoreland YWCA’s new director looks to expand organization’s reach
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14222035-74/westmoreland-ywcas-new-director-looks-to-expand-organizations-reach

Deer Lakes Food Service Director appointed to state Beef Council
https://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/14218040-74/deer-lakes-food-service-director-appointed-to-state-beef-council

‘Orange Is The New Black’ actress bolsters group at Reading rally
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/actress-bolsters-group-at-reading-rally

National News

Squirrel Hill synagogue massacre latest in series of hate crimes nationwide
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14220788-74/squirrel-hill-synagogue-massacre-latest-in-series-of-hate-crimes-nationwide

Restoring voting rights to people with felonies might also reduce crime | Opinion
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2018/10/restoring_voting_rights_to_peo.html#incart_river_index

Pitt

Timeline: Mass shootings an unfortunate part of Pittsburgh’s recent history
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/10/27/Mass-shootings-in-Pittsburgh-history-timeline-baumhammers-taylor-poplawski/stories/201810270082

Children’s Museum to offer free admission for families following Squirrel Hill shooting
http://www.post-gazette.com/life/recreation/2018/10/27/pittsburgh-Children-s-Museum-free-admission-families/stories/201810270096

State News

Capitol Roundup: Pa. Secretary of State urges voters to know their rights at the polls
https://www.timesleader.com/news/722985/capitol-roundup-pa-secretary-of-state-urges-voters-to-know-their-rights-at-the-polls

A look at recent mass shootings in Western Pa.
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14220839-74/a-look-at-recent-mass-shootings-in-western-pa

Erie woman’s addiction fight ended with deadly infection
http://www.goerie.com/news/20181028/erie-womans-addiction-fight-ended-with-deadly-infection

Transportation

PennDOT hosts community event on new stretch of U.S. Route 219
https://www.tribdem.com/news/penndot-hosts-community-event-on-new-stretch-of-u-s/article_d5451afa-da65-11e8-967d-1723e68d44da.html