It’s a case that ignited a media frenzy like no other for the small Ohio town of Steubenville. As the trial begins for two teenage boys, news satellite trucks and protestors surround the courthouse.
Protestors flooded the steps of the Jefferson County, Ohio, courthouse after accusations that members of the Big Red football team allegedly raped a teenage girl in mid-August.
A number of protesters confronted senior officials of UPMC Wednesday evening at a public hearing on UPMC’s tax-exempt status.
The theme on Carnegie Mellon University’s campus today is “We are Trayvon,” as demonstrators are set to rally this afternoon to remember the Florida teenager Trayvon Martin who was gunned down a month ago today.
It appears that time has officially run out on Occupy Pittsburgh protestors. The group was ordered by a judge to leave Mellon Green by Monday afternoon. On Tuesday, sheriff’s deputies and posted “No trespassing” signs and then left the area.
After the eviction deadline passed, a group of Occupy Pittsburgh protestors and a few tents were still at the Mellon Green in downtown Pittsburgh.