Man Accused Of Attacking Mounted Unit, Police Car During Downtown Riots Pleads GuiltyA man who police say wielded a stop sign as he attacked horses with the Pittsburgh Police Mounted Unit and a cop car during the downtown protest that turned violent on May 30 has pleaded guilty.
Report: Ohio Capital Unprepared For Protests’ Size, EnergyOhio’s capital was unprepared for the size and energy of protests last year over racial injustice and police brutality, according to a report released Monday that also found most police officers felt abandoned by city leadership during that time.
Ohio Republicans Push 4 Bills Aimed At Criminalizing Or Increasing Penalties For Protest BehaviorRepublicans at the Ohio Statehouse are backing four bills aimed at criminalizing or increasing penalties associated with behavior at protests in the wake of mass demonstrations that swept across Ohio last year in response to the death of George Floyd.
Pittsburghers Gather At Freedom Corner Before Hitting Streets After Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty In Murder Of George FloydPittsburghers gathered at Freedom Corner after Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd.
Pittsburgh And Pennsylvania Figures React To Derek Chauvin Guilty VerdictOfficials in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania are reacting to Derek Chauvin being found guilty on all three charges in connection to the death of George Floyd.
Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict: Pittsburgh Athletes, Coaches, Penguins Organization ReactThe Pittsburgh sports community is reacting to the news of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin being found guilty on all charges.
Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Calls For Peace Following Outcome Of Derek Chauvin Trial, City Leaders Planning For ProtestsPittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich is asking for peace following the outcome of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
Man Sues City Of Pittsburgh For Fractured Skull During East Liberty Black Lives Matter ProtestA man is filing a lawsuit against the City of Pittsburgh, claiming police used excessive force during a Black Lives Matter protest this summer.
Brian Bartels, Accused Of Destroying Pittsburgh Police Car During Riots, Sentenced To 6 Months In Halfway HouseA Shaler man who was accused of destroying a police car during riots in downtown Pittsburgh has been sentenced to six months in a halfway house.
Allegheny Co. District Attorney To Re-File 'Failure To Disperse' Charges Against 24 People In Connection With Pittsburgh RiotsThe District Attorney for Allegheny County will re-file charges in connection with riots on May 30 and June 1 in Pittsburgh. 
LOOKING BACK: Pittsburgh's Non-Coronavirus News Of 2020It's been quite the year. The coronavirus pandemic dominated the headlines in 2020, but there have been other big stories to start the decade. Here's a look back at some of the bigger stories that made headlines in Pittsburgh.