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New Bill Hopes To Expand Use Of Police Body Cameras

There has been a push across the country for more police officers to start wearing body cameras.

05/18/2015

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City, ACLU Reach $1.6M Settlement In Police Officer Hiring Discrimination Lawsuit

The City of Pittsburgh and the ACLU have reached a settlement in a discrimination lawsuit over the hiring of African-American police officers.

05/07/2015

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Officials Warn Students About Posting About Plum Incidents On Social Media

Students at Plum High School say school they’ve been told not to talk about the ongoing teacher-student sexual relations investigations.

04/24/2015

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Updated Brochure Aims To Help Smooth Interactions Between Police And Young People

Several groups want to prevent another tragedy by preparing people before they cross paths with police.

03/16/2015

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Pennsylvania House Passes Bill On Cyber Bullying

A bill creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child in Pennsylvania has the overwhelming approval of the state House of Representatives.

02/24/2015

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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Federal Judge Rules Pa. Gay Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

A Federal judge is expected to issue his ruling on Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban.

05/20/2014

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Butler Co. Commissioners At Odds Over “In God We Trust” Motto

A battle is brewing in Butler County over the “In God We Trust” motto.

04/15/2014

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School Teacher Files ACLU Lawsuit Against Officer, Claims Racial Profiling

School teacher Dennis Henderson was arrested on a Homewood Street, after attending a community rally to address police community relations.

11/19/2013

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Pa. Legislator’s Bill Would Require “In God We Trust” In Public Schools

Should “In God We Trust” be posted in public school buildings? That’s what a bill introduced by a suburban Pittsburgh legislator would require.

11/13/2013

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Man Claims “Impeach Obama” Sign Painted Over

His message may not be for everyone, but the president of the Mon Valley Republican Committee says his freedom to deliver that message is being trampled on.

08/20/2013

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Pa. County Would Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Officials in the third-largest county in Pennsylvania have agreed to issue same-sex marriage licenses, despite a state law that bans the practice.

07/23/2013

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Pa. Law Banning Gay Marriage Faces Court Challenge

The American Civil Liberties Union said it filed the first known legal challenge Tuesday seeking to overturn a state law effectively banning same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania, the only northeastern state that doesn’t allow it or civil unions.

07/09/2013

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Community Groups Want Input On New Chief Of Police

Several community groups say they want more input before Mayor Luke Ravenstahl hires a new police chief.

02/27/2013

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Pittsburgh Bureau Of Police Accused Of Discrimination

The ACLU has filed a class-action lawsuit again the Pittsburgh Police Bureau claiming racial discrimination in its hiring policies for police recruits.

08/24/2012

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