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.
His attorney and supporters say dashboard camera video proves that the numerous charges stacked against Leon Ford, Jr. should be thrown out in court.
The verdict for a former Pittsburgh Police officer accused in connection with a motorcycle crash that left his fiancé’s intended maid of honor dead was found was read Tuesday morning.
Closing arguments begin Wednesday morning in the trial of former City of Pittsburgh Police Officer Adam Lewis.
The Pittsburgh Police officer involved in a fatal Bloomfield shooting over the weekend has been arrested and charged.
The arrest of a local teacher outside of a community meeting in Homewood led to protests outside the Pittsburgh Police Zone 5 station. The charges were eventually dropped, but now the police officer involved in the arrest has been reassigned to desk duty.
Teacher Dennis Henderson was relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.
It was initially a meeting about how to improve community relations with police. However, the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher was arrested last week.
Activists, politicians, and top law enforcement spent three-hours behind closed doors talking about improving relationships between residents and Pittsburgh police, primarily in the city’s zone 5 neighborhoods.
It was a meeting about how to improve community relations with police, but the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher had an encounter with an officer.
About two dozen people gathered Wednesday night outside the Pittsburgh Zone 5 Police Station after an incident on Kelly Street in Homewood where there was a meeting of a group called the Community Empowerment Association.
Police are looking for a person suspected of trying to lure a girl on her way to school.
For 13 years Michelle Auge has worn the badge of the Pittsburgh Police, and every night before she hits the streets, she talks to her mom.
Eight years with Pittsburgh Police and now the force is rallying around Officer Morgan Jenkins who was shot in the line of duty early Thursday morning.
A teenager and a Pittsburgh Police officer are recovering from wounds they sustained during a shootout late Saturday night and early Sunday morning in East Liberty.