Gov. Wolf Signs First George Floyd-Inspired Bills Into Law In PennsylvaniaThe first bills passed by Pennsylvania's Legislature in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota are now law with Gov. Tom Wolf's signature.
Pennsylvania House, Senate Passing Police Reform BillsPennsylvania’s House and Senate have begun passing legislation spurred by widespread protests over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd.
President Trump References Antwon Rose In Speech Before Signing Executive Order On Police PracticesFollowing weeks of national protests since the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on policing Tuesday.
Local Artist Painting Mural In Homewood To Honor Victims Of Police BrutalityIn Homewood, a massive mural is honoring the victims of police brutality.
'Pittsburghers Unite Against Racism, Against Hate': Downtown Protests Were Peaceful, Until They Weren'tFor hours, protestors were passionate, peaceful, and proud until some turned the demonstrations violent.
How Can Police & African-American Community Improve Relations?Within the last month, we have seen numerous shooting incidents involving law enforcement and unarmed African-Americans.
Updated Brochure Aims To Help Smooth Interactions Between Police And Young PeopleSeveral groups want to prevent another tragedy by preparing people before they cross paths with police.
Pa. School District Upset By Team's 'I Can't Breathe' ShirtsA western Pennsylvania school district is considering disciplining girls' basketball players for wearing T-shirts with the words "I Can't Breathe."
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.
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.
Judge Refuses To Enter Judgment Of Acquittal On Remaining Leon Ford ChargesAllegheny County Judge Donald Machen refused to enter a judgment of acquittal on the remaining charges against Leon Ford Tuesday.
Juror Excused In Trial Of Man Paralyzed During Traffic StopJury deliberations in the trial of Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End, will begin from the beginning.
2nd Day Of Deliberations Ends In Trial Of Man Paralyzed During Traffic StopJury deliberations resumed Wednesday in the trial of Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End.
Closing Arguments Wrap Up In Trial Of Man Paralyzed During Traffic StopThe jury heard closing arguments today in the trial of Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End.