Police Use Violence On Protesters Against Police Violence

By Jake Mysliwczyk, Pittsburgh Current. -

A group of protesters gathered again Wednesday evening at the Point Breeze home of Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto to protest the snatching of a protest marshal off the street over the weekend by [...]

Residents Shout Down Oil And Gas Execs Over Fracking At US Steel Mill

By Kristina Marusic, Ehn.org -

Tensions ran hot Wednesday night during a community meeting about proposed fracking at the site of U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson Steel mill in Braddock, 10 miles east of downtown Pittsburgh. [...]

Protesters Block Expressway After Officer Who Shot Antwon Rose Granted Bail

By Por Doha Madani, Huffingtonpost.com -

Protesters shut down a portion of the Tri-Boro Expressway outside Pittsburgh on Thursday after the officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose was released on bail. East Pittsburgh police [...]

Officer In Antwon Rose Shooting Charged With Homicide

  By Hayley Miller and Sara Boboltz, Huffingtonpost.com.mx   -

The suburban Pittsburgh police officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose was charged Wednesday with criminal homicide. East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld shot Rose, who was [...]

Breathless: Pittsburgh’s Asthma Epidemic And The Fight To Stop It

By Kristina Marusic, Ehn.org -

Asthma plagues children in Allegheny County—and air pollution is making it worse. How bad is it? With data lacking, a pediatrician and her colleagues set out to put a number on the problem. [...]

Pittsburgh Police Prepare For Possible Riots If Trump Fires Mueller

By Edward Helmore, Theguardian.com -

Pittsburgh police have issued a memo to department detectives to prepare for possible protests should President Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller.  The memo, issued by Victor Joseph, [...]

East Pittsburgh Creates Path For Sustainable Economic & Green Community

By Pamela Boyce Simms, www.geo.coop -

By Pamela Boyce Simms for Grassroots Economic Organizing - The cast of characters assembled on vacant lots in Larimer, an East Pittsburgh neighborhood. A fiery community champion, the barons of [...]

Residents Fight Back Against Pittsburgh’s Privatized Water Authority

By Aaron Miguel Cantú, www.truth-out.org -

By Aaron Miguel Cantú in TruthOut - On June 24, dozens of Millvale residents have gathered in a community space to learn about a class-action lawsuit recently filed on their behalf against the [...]