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New Charge Filed Against Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

Leon Ford was shot during a 20-minute traffic stop last November. Now, he could have charges against him dropped as officials look at crucial piece of evidence – dash cam video.

10/16/2013

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Community Joins Together To Support Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

His attorney and supporters say dashboard camera video proves that the numerous charges stacked against Leon Ford, Jr. should be thrown out in court.

10/15/2013

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Parents Upset After Trayvon Martin Day Planned During Local Homecoming Week

Parents are upset after Carrick High School approved a plan to have a Trayvon Martin theme day during the school’s homecoming.

10/07/2013

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Protestors Demand Action From Justice Dept. In Zimmerman Verdict

One day after President Obama spoke out on the George Zimmerman verdict, protestors returned to the Federal Building in Downtown Pittsburgh.

07/20/2013

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Pa.’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Different From Florida’s

The George Zimmerman case has raised lots of questions about so-called “stand your ground” laws.

07/18/2013

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Protestors Post Signs, Letter At Mayor’s House

They came to City Hall see the mayor, and when he declined to meet with them, they went to his house in the middle of the night and planted protest signs.

07/18/2013

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Niece Calls For Peace

Dr. Alveda C. King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is asking for American’s on both sides to come together, transform our hearts to love and pray for the Zimmerman’s and the Martin’s.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/18/2013

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Group Protests Zimmerman Verdict Outside Mayor’s Office

A group of people have staged a sit-in outside of the Mayor’s Office in Pittsburgh in support of Trayvon Martin.

07/17/2013

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Local Figures Discuss Zimmerman Verdict On KDKA Radio Panel

The not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman case came down on Saturday and has everyone talking.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/15/2013

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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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Jurors Find Zimmerman Not Guilty

After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After days of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.

07/13/2013

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Litigator Discusses Trayvon Martin Case Latest

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA by Marc Fernich, who is a criminal and civil litigator based in Manhattan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/11/2012

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Local Students Show Support For Trayvon Martin With “Hoodie Day”

The shooting death of a Florida teenager is a story that’s been in national headlines, and now students in Pittsburgh are showing their support today for Trayvon Martin.

03/30/2012

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CMU Protestors Remember Trayvon Martin, Rally Against Gun Violence

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.

03/26/2012

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Local Teens, Young Adults Hold Rally In Wake Of Trayvon Martin’s Death

Rallies and demonstrations, both large and small, are being held in cities across the nation following the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida.

03/25/2012

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