Pittsburgh To Pay $5.5 Million In Lawsuit Over Police ShootingThe city of Pittsburgh has agreed to pay $5.5 million to resolve a federal lawsuit filed by a black man paralyzed when he was shot by a police officer during a traffic stop.
B-PEP Calling For Resolution To Leon Ford Civil Rights CaseThe Black Political Empowerment Project is demanding a resolution to the Leon Ford civil rights case.
Jury Clears 1 Officer, Deadlocks On Other In Leon Ford Civil Rights TrialA jury has cleared one Pittsburgh police officer and deadlocked on charges against a second in a civil rights lawsuit filed by a black man paralyzed when he was shot during a traffic stop.
Jury Deliberations In Leon Ford Civil Rights Case To Resume TuesdayLeon Ford left the federal courthouse Friday afternoon after the third full day of deliberations still without a verdict in his civil trial against two Pittsburgh Police officers.
Jury Deliberations In Leon Ford Shooting To Continue FridayA federal jury will continue deliberations Friday in a civil rights lawsuit filed by a black motorist paralyzed by a white Pittsburgh police officer during a traffic stop nearly five years ago.
Leon Ford's Lawyer Gives Closing Arguments, Says Officers 'Terrorized' Then Paralyzed His ClientAn attorney for a black man shot by one of three white Pittsburgh police officers involved in a 2012 traffic stop presented closing arguments today in court.
Trial Into Police Shooting Is One Of 'Perspective,' Lawyers SayAttorneys defending the police officers who shot Leon Ford and paralyzed him during a traffic stop say the trial is one of perspective.
Jury To Decide Civil Rights Suit Of Man Shot By OfficerA federal jury will be allowed to decide whether a white Pittsburgh police officer violated the rights of a black man left paralyzed after he was shot during a traffic stop almost four years ago.
Updated Brochure Aims To Help Smooth Interactions Between Police And Young PeopleSeveral groups want to prevent another tragedy by preparing people before they cross paths with police.
Prosecutor Won't Retry Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic StopProsecutors will not retry a black man left paralyzed after he was shot by a white police officer during a traffic stop in Pittsburgh.
Attorneys Seek Hearing On Paralyzed Man's RetrialLawyers for a black man left paralyzed after he was shot by a white Pittsburgh officer during a traffic stop want a judge to schedule a hearing to determine if Allegheny County prosecutors have been fair in delaying a decision whether to retry the man on some criminal counts.
Protesters Call For Removal Of Officer Involved In Leon Ford ShootingDozens of people protested Friday night, singing the national anthem and demanding for justice for Leon Ford.