Animal Activists Again Protest Vick Outside Steelers GameAnimal rights activists have once again protested outside a Pittsburgh Steelers game to protest the signing of quarterback Michael Vick.
Upset Families Protest After Being Locked Out Of Cemetery Facing Imminent BankruptcyTo 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.
Local Officials On Alert, Discussing Preparedness In Wake Of Baltimore RiotsThe riots in Baltimore have put police on alert in nearly every American city.
Pittsburghers Join In “Fight For $15” Protests With Demonstration In OaklandThe 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.
Penn State Students Protest Against Frat Over Nude Photo PostsMore 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.
Mt. Lebanon Deer Cull To Start MondayA controversial plan to shoot and kill dozens of deer in Mt. Lebanon gets underway Monday.
Former DA Compares Eric Garner Case To 20-Year-Old Pittsburgh OneFor 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 Protest At Ross Park MallDozens of protesters are demonstrating inside the Ross Park Mall.
Protests Shut Down Major Pittsburgh RoadsPittsburgh 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.
Protests Continue In Pittsburgh, Shutting Down Parkway, Oakland StreetsLocal 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.
Allegheny Co. Police Say Use Of Eric Garner Chokehold Not PermittedPeople 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.
Protestors Demand Justice, End To Police Brutality During Downtown DemonstrationAcross 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.