Year in photos: News photos

A woman reacts at the scene of a mass shooting in Wilkinsburg, Pa., where, as of 1 a.m. on March 10, 2016, 5 people had been confirmed killed by multiple gunman. (Michael Henninger/Post-Gazette)
Hillary Clinton hugs President Obama on stage after he addressed the delegation during Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to close out the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday, July 22, 2016. (Michael Henninger/Post-Gazette)
One of the daughters of Tina Shelton waits in a vehicle for the start of her mother’s funeral at Mulberry Community Church in Wilkinsburg on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Ms. Shelton was one of six killed in Wilkinsburg on March 11. (Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)
Pitt students, Daneya Johnson, Morgan Overton, and Rebecca Reid, rally before joining protesters in a march to UPMC Montefiore on April 14, 2016 in Oakland. Some UPMC workers stayed at home on Thursday as a part of their year long fight to unionize. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
A City of Pittsburgh Paramedic supports a woman as she collapses , after she arriving at the scene of a triple fatal fire in the 1500 block of North Lang Ave., in the Homewood section of Pittsburgh. The woman Latoya Lyerly, 42, was arraigned on three counts each of homicide and aggravated arson, causing a catastrophe and other charges. The house was used as a “boarding house” according to spokesperson Emily Schaffer. The call came in a 6:21 a.m. (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette)
On Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, the 100th anniversary of Harry Houdini’s straightjacket escape while hanging from a building in Downtown Pittsburgh, Magician Lee Terbosic recreates the feat, successfully escaping a straitjacket while hanging 90 feet upside down from a crane on Wood Street in Downtown Pittsburgh. Here, Terbosic is lifted off the stage to be positioned over the crowd gathered to watch. (Michael Henninger/Post-Gazette)
Sunday night’s supermoon rises over PPG Place in Downtown Pittsburgh on Nov. 13, 2016. (Michael Henninger/Post-Gazette)
President-elect Donald Trump greets the crowd after giving a speech during his Thank You Tour at the Giant Center in Hershey on Thursday, December 15, 2016. (Rebecca Droke/Post-Gazette)
A protester is quelled by supporters during the evening session of the Republican National Convention at Quickens Loan Arena in Cleveland on Monday, July 18, 2016. (Rebecca Droke/Post-Gazette)
Thousands of mine workers and supporters attend a rally at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Waynesburg for a rally by the United Mine Workers of America on April 1, 2016. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Surrounded by her family, Georgia Touloumes, center, 86, of Venetia, shouts with joy as more states are announced for Donald Trump during an area GOP Election Night party at the Crowne Plaza in Bethel Park on Tuesday evening, Nov. 8, 2016. “I am so excited because I can see the future of my children,” said Touloumes. “To live in an America that is home of the free, home of the brave.” (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)


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