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Judge Denies Case Dismissal For Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

A hearing will be held to request that charges be dismissed against a man who was shot and paralyzed during a traffic stop in 2012.

07/28/2014

(Source: Todd Hollis)

Chase Suspect To File Civil Lawsuit, Use Dash Cam Video As Evidence

A Pittsburgh Police car captured a number of images on its dash cam when it arrived at the place where Paul Parrish’s white car stopped on Route 65 in Brighton Heights back in July 2012.

06/13/2014

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Pittsburgh Civil Rights Pioneer, Thelma Lovette, Dies At 98

A civil rights leader, born and raised in Pittsburgh, has passed away.

05/25/2014

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Disabled Woman Claims Parking Meters Are Too Tall

A western Pennsylvania woman has sued the local parking authority, saying that its new electronic parking meters are too tall for her to reach from a wheelchair.

05/09/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Local Woman Celebrates Her 106th Birthday

“Happy birthday to you…” Friends and family sing the familiar song as they gather at a Hill District church to celebrate Lillian Allen’s 106th birthday.

04/23/2014

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Peduto: Split Verdict In Miles Civil Case Reflective Of Public’s View

With both Jordan Miles and the three Pittsburgh Police officers claiming a win after Monday’s split jury verdict, Mayor Bill Peduto played it down the middle.

04/01/2014

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Split Verdict Reached In Civil Re-Trial Of 3 City Officers

The jury has reached a verdict in the civil trial against three police officers accused of using excessive force against a former CAPA student.

03/31/2014

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Jury In Jordan Miles Civil Case Asks To Hear Portions Of Testimony Again

After a full day of deliberations, the jury in the Jordan Miles civil trial against three police officers could not reach a verdict, but they did have some questions.

03/28/2014

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Closing Arguments Conclude In Civil Re-Trial Of 3 City Officers

Closing arguments have concluded after days of testimony in the civil re-trial for three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of using excessive force against a former CAPA student.

03/27/2014

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Defense Rests In Civil Re-Trial Of 3 City Officers

The civil re-trial for three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of using excessive force against a former CAPA student resumed Wednesday.

03/26/2014

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Defense Questions Miles’ Friend In Civil Re-Trial Of 3 City Officers

The civil re-trial for three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of using excessive force against a former CAPA student resumed Tuesday.

03/25/2014

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Jordan Miles Cross-Examined In Civil Re-Trial Of 3 City Officers

The civil re-trial for three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of using excessive force against a former CAPA student continued Monday.

03/24/2014

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Jordan Miles Takes Stand In Civil Re-Trial Of 3 City Officers

The civil re-trial for three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of using excessive force against a former CAPA student continued Thursday.

03/20/2014

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Jordan Miles’ Mother Takes Stand In Civil Re-Trial

The civil re-trial for three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of using excessive force against a former CAPA student continued Wednesday.

03/19/2014

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3rd Officer Testifies In Jordan Miles Civil Re-Trial

The civil re-trial continues for three Pittsburgh Police officers who are accused of using excessive force against a former CAPA student.

03/18/2014

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