The week in photos: May 11-17

The week in pictures in Pittsburgh as seen through the eyes of our photojournalists.


Mayor of Braddock John Fetterman talks to the media outside his home and primary election watch party on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Braddock. Fetterman won the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor in Pennsylvania. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)
Self taught coder Jamaal Davis poses for a portrait featuring lines of code at his home Tuesday May, 15, in North Oakland. Most recently Davis accepted a job at the Goodwill center developing digital curriculum for those that need workforce training. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
Elizabeth Hrabic leans down to give her two-year-old son Randy Gatz Jr. a kiss before rewarding him with a lollipop Friday, May 4, 2018, at her home in South Park. Hrabic previously had substance abuse issues, however, has recently completed the Drug Court program in which she was on a year of house arrest and underwent random drug testing. Hrabic is now clean and sober and lives with her boyfriend and their three children. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
Dalton Wilkinson, Eliza Davis, and Vera Wilkinson, of Millvale, left to right, play in puddles after a sudden rainstorm hit the Millvale Music Festival, Saturday May 12, 2018, in Millvale. (Michael M. Santiago/Post-Gazette)
Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP) “Election Protection” volunteer Carl Mudd, center, 54, of Brighton Heights, talks outside Grace Memorial Baptist Church polling station on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, during the Pennsylvania primary in the Hill District. Mudd, his daughter, and a car full of other volunteers were part of an organized group of Election Protection volunteers making the rounds to area polling locations to check in with election judges. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)
A police officer works out of the back of his vehicle as flares alert drivers to the closure of Becks Run Road by the intersection of East Agnew Ave. due to flooding and heavy rains on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Carrick. Flooding shut down roads across the South Hills as rain fell on Wednesday evening, sending traffic to a crawl down Brownsville Rd. and other road arteries. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)
Hannah DeWeese, an employee at American Eagle Outfitters races Arlington Elementary second grader Janice Lewis, 7 on top of a parking garage during AEO Better World Community Day on Friday, May 11, 2018 on the South Side. The company donated bikes and helmets to a group of students from the Arlington Elementary. AEO organized 35 projects globally including 17 in Pittsburgh. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
One of two peregrine falcon chicks looks into the camera while wrapped in a towel after being banded in the conference room on the 40th floor of the University of Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning, Friday May 11, 2018 in the Oakland. The two Chicks were retrieved by the state Game Commission and given a psychical exam, then banded by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette)
Matthew Opdyke of Gibsonia plays with his son Benjamin Opdyke in the Youghiogheny River after a canoe trip, which ended at the Youghiogheny Canoe Outfitters and Campground, Saturday May, 12, 2018 in West Newton. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
A man died and four people were injured, including three children, in a three-vehicle crash Saturday, May 13, 2018, that forced authorities to shut down the 10th Street Bypass, Downtown. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)
Emma Glendenning, 8, of Union Township, strikes a pose while dancing with the other girls during a spa date night with their moms on Monday, May 14, 2018 at Sweet & Sassy Spa in Bethel Park. (Antonella Crescimbeni/Post-Gazette)
State Rep. Rick Saccone of Elizabeth Township, left, hugs Barbara Stiegler of Finleyville as Bobbi Bauer of Elizabeth Twp. claps in excitement during Saccone’s election party on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at the Jacktown Ride & Hunt Club in Irwin. Saccone went on to lose to Guy Reschenthaler later that night. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Dance partners Alisha Carter and Michael Gredler wait with other 5th graders from Pittsburgh Montessori before the Final Team Match of Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in Oakland. The program of Mercy Community Health was introduced in 2009 and over 6,000 children have gone through the program. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Fifth-grade students from Community Day School celebrate after winning the gold medal during the Final Team Match of Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in Oakland. This was the first year the school participated in the program. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
San Francisco Giants right fielder Andrew McCutchen acknowledges a standing ovation from the crowd in the first inning against the Pirates Friday, May 11, 2018 at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Cristiane Souza of Swissvale sheds tears following the Survivors & Thrivers Parade on Sunday May 13, 2018, during the Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure in Oakland. (Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette)