Gregg Roman, 29, of Swissvale, a college friend of Steven Sotloff, worked to remove personal information about Sotloff being Jewish and an Israeli citizen from the internet while he was held captive by ISIS. To read more about Roman and his friendship with Sotloff visit the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Slim Forsythe, 58, is photographed at Nieds Hotel, where he lives and performs, in Lawrenceville on Wednesday evening, Sept. 2, 2014. Forsythe who works in the city's budget office has lived a colorful life, having worked as a lawyer, a self-published author, a volunteer at Mother Teresa's House of the Dying in Calcutta, an anti-nuke protester, a school bus driver, and many other endeavors. On Aug. 29 Forsythe was inducted into the America's Old Time Country Music Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Iowa. To read more about Forsythe visit the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk and his Birdhouse Skateboards Team visited Pitcher Park Memorial Skatepark in Carnegie on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. The team visited the world-class skatepark as part of a pre-opening performance at the conclusion of their Midwest Birdhouse on the Road Tour. The 17,000-square-foot skatepark is named in memory of Vincent and Stephen Pitcher, avid skateboarders, who drowned on a camping trip in 2008.
Pittsburgh country-rock musicians, Bob Corbin, left, and Dave Hanner, right, of the Corbin-Hanner Band, photographed in Hanner's son, Jake's studio in Richland Township on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Corbin and Hanner wrote hits for some of the biggest stars in music, including Kenny Rogers, Alabama, Hank Williams Jr., and the Oak Ridge Boys.
Julia Johnson, 22, of the South Side stands along Grant Street during a rally against police violence at the City County Building, Downtown on Thursday evening, Aug. 14, 2014.
Raymond Robinson, 39, of Brentwood, holds a sign as he joins the demonstration against police violence.
Vee King, 28, of Penn Hills holds a candle during the vigil.
Terry Kennedy of Sq. Hill joins in a protest against UPMC, calling for good jobs with a union for all service workers, Downtown on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The protestors began with a rally in Mellon Square Park then marched to UPMC's headquarters where around 30 demonstrators were arrested by police.
Lucille Prater-Holliday of Homewood listens on during a protest against UPMC.
Erin Kramer of Sq. Hill, right, chants during the protest.
Pittsburgh Police Commander Scott Schubert informs demonstrators blocking Grant Street that they will be arrested if they don't move.
Demonstrators are arrested along Grant Street.
Two girls react at the scene of a fatal shooting along Penfort Street inside the Northview Heights housing complex on Wednesday afternoon, July 30, 2014. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office identified the man who died as Eugene T. David Jr., 19, of Braddock. Family at the scene said David also rapped under the name “Booga-C.”