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.
Rallies and demonstrations, both large and small, are being held in cities across the nation following the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida.
The end is here for one of the last remaining sites for the Occupy movement in the United States. After months in a downtown park, protestors are facing an eviction deadline today.
The Occupy Pittsburgh movement is taking up a different cause today.
The rallying cry of Steelers Nation was heard loud and clear today as Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh hosted a “Break the Broncos” pep rally downtown ahead of this weekend’s Wild Card playoff matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Denver Broncos.
In addition to battling frigid temperatures, Occupy Pittsburgh protesters are fending off a fight to evict them from their downtown location.
Time is running out for Occupy Pittsburgh. BNY Mellon has issued an ultimatum, threatening to go to court if tents are not removed from BNY Mellon Green by noon Sunday.
Even as Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was preparing to announce his retirement, hundreds of the Penn State faithful gathered outside Paterno’s home in State College last night in a show of support for the coach and the six decades he has spent with the school’s football program.
Unless something changes rapidly, Urban Youth Action will shut down after 45 years of serving the African-American youth of Pittsburgh.
The Occupy Wall Street movement arrived in Pittsburgh Saturday as a crowd estimated around 2,000 people marched, rallied and protested against corporate greed and social inequality. It was a peaceful crowd of union members, college students and parents with kids.
PITTSBURGH (NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA) — KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek discusses the planned rally and march with Jeffery Cech, a member if the “Occupy Pittsburgh” organization. They talk about the goals for the rally as well as Saturday’s […]
The Occupy Pittsburgh demonstration is set to flood the streets this Saturday, and that means there will be some closures to contend with in the city.
The Occupy Pittsburgh demonstration is set to flood the streets this Saturday, and that means there will be some closures to contend with in the city. Crowds will be gathering at three locations including Freedom Corner, the City County Building and Market Square.
A march and rally are scheduled for this Saturday as Pittsburgh joins a national movement. Drawing inspiration from groups across the country, the Occupy Movement is coming to Pittsburgh.
The KDKA Afternoon News talks to Nathaniel Glosser, an organizer of the group Occupy Pittsburgh, about a planned march and rally.