‘We had to start somewhere’: Pa. officials say police misconduct database is a step toward reform
A new statewide database will let Pennsylvania police agencies check for “red flags” among prospective hires, but it’s just the beginning of efforts to weed out bad actors.
Pittsburgh Steelers will display Antwon Rose Jr.’s name on helmets for whole season
And his name will be there for the whole season, a decision the entire team came together to make.
‘Feed The Hood’ providing free meals to honor Antwon Rose on 2nd anniversary of his death
Feed the Hood has 500 meals earmarked for Hawkins Village. After Friday’s event there are plans to keep it as a distribution site.
Pa. House Democrats will talk how police officers use deadly force — without the police
Update, 11:42 a.m., August 28: Tuesday night, after the hearing, Rep. Sara Innamorato, D-Allegheny, tweeted that she brought a local police chief to speak at the meeting. Actually I was able to get one of the police chiefs from the district I represent to testify at the hearing. — Rep. Sara Innamorato (@RepInnamorato) August 28, […]
‘This legislation is not anti-police’: Pa. House Dems propose package of police reform bills
Democrats in the state House on Tuesday unveiled a quintet of police reform proposals they say will provide for increased oversight and training for law enforcement.
The officer who fatally shot a black teen in East Pittsburgh was acquitted. But that’s not the end of the story in Harrisburg
On Friday, the former police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in East Pittsburgh was acquitted of murder and manslaughter charges. Supporters of Antwon Rose II, who was 17 at the time of his death in June 2018, took to the streets of neighboring Pittsburgh to protest the decision. State representatives, including Summer […]