To the chants of “take the chain down” and “cut the chain,” several dozen protestors gathered at the entrance to the Homestead Cemetery in Munhall Wednesday evening.
The riots in Baltimore have put police on alert in nearly every American city.
The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement.
More than 100 Penn State University students and other supporters demonstrated Friday against a fraternity accused of posting photos of nude or partly nude women, some asleep or passed out, on an invitation-only Facebook page, urging the administration to take stronger action against those involved.
A controversial plan to shoot and kill dozens of deer in Mt. Lebanon gets underway Monday.
For the first time, a former Allegheny County District Attorney speaks out about the Eric Garner case in New York and about its similarity to a case he prosecuted here nearly 20 years ago.
Dozens of protesters are demonstrating inside the Ross Park Mall.
Pittsburgh Police said there were no arrests Friday night after as many as 400 to 500 demonstrators temporarily forced the closing of a section of the Parkway East, Carson Street, the Smithfield Street Bridge and several other roads.
Local demonstrators will be out again today and this weekend to protest a decision by a grand jury in New York City that cleared a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.
People nationwide and here in Pittsburgh were back out on the streets, angry about a grand jury’s decision not to charge a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black suspect last summer in New York.
Across the country and here in Pittsburgh, protests continue today in response to a decision by a grand jury in New York City to not indict another white police officer in the death of a black suspect.
Crowds protesting the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of police are demonstrating in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Connie Parker, President of the Pittsburgh chapter of the NAACP said violence was not the answer to fixing “a broken down criminal justice system.”
Pittsburghers have been speaking out after the Ferguson grand jury decision Monday night, joining in protests around the city.
The governor of Missouri has declared a state of emergency ahead of a grand jury’s decision on whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the shooting of Michael Brown.