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Former DA Compares Eric Garner Case To 20-Year-Old Pittsburgh One

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.

12/08/2014

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Dozens Protest At Ross Park Mall

Dozens of protesters are demonstrating inside the Ross Park Mall.

12/06/2014

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Protests Shut Down Major Pittsburgh Roads

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.

12/05/2014

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Protests Continue In Pittsburgh, Shutting Down Parkway, Oakland Streets

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.

12/05/2014

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Allegheny Co. Police Say Use Of Eric Garner Chokehold Not Permitted

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.

12/04/2014

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Protestors Demand Justice, End To Police Brutality During Downtown Demonstration

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.

12/04/2014

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Crowds Protest After Eric Garner Decision In Pittsburgh, Philly

Crowds protesting the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of police are demonstrating in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

12/03/2014

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NAACP Leader Urges Violence Not The Answer After Ferguson Decision

Connie Parker, President of the Pittsburgh chapter of the NAACP said violence was not the answer to fixing “a broken down criminal justice system.”

11/25/2014

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Pittsburghers React To Ferguson Decision In City-Wide Protests

Pittsburghers have been speaking out after the Ferguson grand jury decision Monday night, joining in protests around the city.

11/25/2014

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Pittsburgh Officials Brace For Possible Outbursts To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

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.

11/18/2014

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Missionary Offers Insider’s View Of Unrest In Ukraine

A local missionary is in Ukraine and gives us his unique perspective on the protests and unrest.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/06/2014

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Fast Food Workers Across Country Protest Federal Minimum Wage

Service could be a little slower today at fast food restaurants as workers walk off the job to protest the federal minimum wage.

12/05/2013

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Locals Rally After Zimmerman Verdict

The verdict in the Zimmerman case has many people talking – including here in Pittsburgh.

07/14/2013

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Boy Scouts Considering Changing No-Gays Policy

The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic change in its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.

KDKA-TV–01/28/2013

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Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

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