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.
A local missionary is in Ukraine and gives us his unique perspective on the protests and unrest.
Service could be a little slower today at fast food restaurants as workers walk off the job to protest the federal minimum wage.
The verdict in the Zimmerman case has many people talking – including here in Pittsburgh.
The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic change in its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.
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.