Rosemary Ketchum Becomes First Openly Transgender Elected Official In West VirginiaRosemary Ketchum won a seat on a City Council in West Virginia, making her the first openly transgender elected official in the state.
Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Comments On Marsy's Law Ballot ChallengeDistrict Attorney Stephen Zappala commented on a challenge to a Marsy's Law ballot question scheduled to be voted on this November.
Lawsuit Over Black Student Union Settled Between ACLU, McKeesport Area School DistrictThe American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU) announced a settlement Monday in its federal civil rights challenge against the McKeesport Area School District.
McKeesport School Officials Blame Mayoral Candidate For Complaint About Black Student UnionMcKeesport Area School District officials say a local mayoral candidate is to blame for a complaint that the school wouldn't let students form a Black Student Union.
ACLU Sues McKeesport Area School District Over Denial Of Black Student UnionThe American Civil Liberties Union is now involved in a dispute over the formation of a Black Student Union at McKeesport Area High School.
Superintendent Says Students Don't Want Black Student Union As ACLU Threatens Court InjunctionThe McKeesport School District missed a deadline imposed by the American Civil Liberties Union to allow the formation of a black student union at the high school.
Court To Rule On Secrecy Of State Police Social Media PolicyPennsylvania's highest court has agreed to consider whether state police should have to disclose more details about how they use information from social media to investigate crimes and make their own hiring decisions.
Voters Sue Pennsylvania Officials Over Absentee Ballot RulesA lawsuit claims Pennsylvania sends out absentee ballots too late, preventing some people from returning them in time.
ACLU Asks State Officials To Provide Info On Inmate Health During LockdownThe American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania wants the state prison system to reinstate inmate mail and visitation privileges that have been suspended because about 50 guards and other employees have fallen sick in recent weeks.
Officer Who Was Fired After Refusing To Shoot Armed McKees Rocks Man Settles LawsuitA white West Virginia police officer who was fired after he refused to shoot a black man who had a gun has settled a lawsuit for $175,000.
ACLU Issues Ultimatum To Councilwoman Over Blocking Facebook CommentersThe ACLU has issued an ultimatum to Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Darlene Harris.
ACLU Sues Trump Over Transgender Military BanThe American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals joining the military.
ACLU Sues Allegheny County Jail Over Pregnant Women In SolitaryThe American Civil Liberties Union is suing Pennsylvania's second-largest county for putting pregnant inmates in solitary confinement in its jail.
Get Marty: Transgender Student Challenges Bathroom Policy At Norwin High SchoolA Norwin High School student, challenging the policies at his school for equal access, reached out to Get Marty for help.
ACLU Lawsuit: Man Wrongly Arrested, Jailed For Recording PoliceA Pennsylvania man was wrongly arrested, given a rough ride in a police car and jailed for hours after posting a Facebook video he recorded when a police officer responded to a parking dispute at his home, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday.