Top Ten Stories Of 2014The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local's top ten news stories of 2014.
Confusion Surrounds Origin Of Memo Warning Of Threat To PolicePolice departments around the country are on alert following the killings of two New York City police officers over the weekend.
Lawmaker Angered Over PSU Chief's Hands-Up GestureA state lawmaker is demanding that Penn State University's president apologize for making the "hands up" gesture associated with nationwide protests over the killing of a black Missouri teenager by a white police officer.
Former DA Compares Eric Garner Case To 20-Year-Old Pittsburgh OneFor 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 Protest At Ross Park MallDozens of protesters are demonstrating inside the Ross Park Mall.
Protests Shut Down Major Pittsburgh RoadsPittsburgh 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.
Protests Continue In Pittsburgh, Shutting Down Parkway, Oakland StreetsLocal 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.
Allegheny Co. Police Say Use Of Eric Garner Chokehold Not PermittedPeople 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.
Protestors Demand Justice, End To Police Brutality During Downtown DemonstrationAcross 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 Protest After Eric Garner Decision In Pittsburgh, PhillyCrowds protesting the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of police are demonstrating in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.