Police Brutality

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Judge Refuses To Enter Judgment Of Acquittal On Remaining Leon Ford Charges

Allegheny County Judge Donald Machen refused to enter a judgment of acquittal on the remaining charges against Leon Ford Tuesday.

10/07/2014

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Juror Excused In Trial Of Man Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

Jury deliberations in the trial of Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End, will begin from the beginning.

09/11/2014

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2nd Day Of Deliberations Ends In Trial Of Man Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

Jury deliberations resumed Wednesday in the trial of Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End.

09/10/2014

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Closing Arguments Wrap Up In Trial Of Man Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

The jury heard closing arguments today in the trial of Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End.

09/09/2014

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Defense Expert: Police Violated Procedure In Traffic Stop That Left Man Paralyzed

The trial for a man of a man left paralyzed following a traffic stop in the city’s East End in November of 2012 resumed Monday morning.

09/08/2014

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Testimony Continues In Case Against Man Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

Testimony continues Friday at Leon Ford’s trial.

09/05/2014

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Officer Denies Telling Injured Suspect, ‘I Hope You Die’ After Police Confrontation

A second police officer resumed his testimony Thursday in the trial of a man left paralyzed following a traffic stop in the city’s East End in November of 2012.

09/04/2014

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Officers Testify In Trial For Man Shot, Paralyzed During Police Confrontation

The trial for a man who was shot and paralyzed during a traffic stop with Pittsburgh Police continued Wednesday.

09/03/2014

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Trial Begins For Man Shot, Paralyzed During Police Confrontation

The trial for a man who was shot and paralyzed during a traffic stop with Pittsburgh Police began Tuesday morning.

09/02/2014

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Trial Scheduled For Man Shot, Paralyzed During Police Confrontation

Opening arguments are expected Tuesday morning in the trial of a man who was shot and paralyzed during a traffic stop with Pittsburgh Police.

09/01/2014

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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

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Community Rallies Around Man Shot, Paralyzed During 2012 Traffic Stop

More than 200 people gathered for a 20-year-old man who they say was the victim of alleged police brutality during a traffic stop in 2012.

03/08/2014

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Another Witness Comes Forward In Station Square Police Incident

A second witness to an alleged case of police brutality is speaking to investigators about the incident, which happened during Saint Patrick’s Day weekend at Station Square.

03/21/2013

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Citizens Review Board Director Says Consent Decree Could Be Ahead For City Police

Two alleged cases of police brutality are now under review by the Pittsburgh Office of Municipal Investigation. And, at least one of them has also caught the attention of the FBI.

03/20/2013

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Witness Comes Forward In Station Square Police Incident

Eddie Lojak, his face scarred by a weekend incident with police officers, turned himself in at Pittsburgh Police headquarters on Wednesday.

03/20/2013

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