A group of people have staged a sit-in outside of the Mayor’s Office in Pittsburgh in support of Trayvon Martin.
The arrest of a local teacher outside of a community meeting in Homewood led to protests outside the Pittsburgh Police Zone 5 station. The charges were eventually dropped, but now the police officer involved in the arrest has been reassigned to desk duty.
Teacher Dennis Henderson was relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.
It was initially a meeting about how to improve community relations with police. However, the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher was arrested last week.
On Wednesday, a state Senate committee gave up its effort to expand the state’s Medicaid program to tens of thousands of uninsured Pennsylvanians.
It was a meeting about how to improve community relations with police, but the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher had an encounter with an officer.
About two dozen people gathered Wednesday night outside the Pittsburgh Zone 5 Police Station after an incident on Kelly Street in Homewood where there was a meeting of a group called the Community Empowerment Association.
Hundreds of teachers and public school supporters rallied in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon hoping to stall school closings and layoffs this fall.
Monday morning – David and Mary Neese planned to protest outside the Greene County Coroner’s Office on West High Street in Waynesburg out of pure frustration.
Cecil Township Supervisor Elizabeth Cowden had a very personal reason for making the four-hour trip from Washington County to Harrisburg Tuesday.
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s political ad campaign against Councilman Bill Peduto brought dozens of protestors to his office today.
At the Beaver County Commissioner’s meeting there were tears from those with loved ones at Friendship Ridge nursing home.
A protest will be held downtown Wednesday afternoon to urge the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese to break their silence about an alleged predator priest who used to work in the city.
More people gathered Saturday to rally after the alleged rape of a teenage girl by members of the Steubenville High School football team.
Some Walmart employees across the country, including here in Pittsburgh, are planning to walk out on Black Friday.