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Protests in Philly, Pittsburgh as police officer found not guilty in death of Antwon Rose

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Unrest continues in Pittsburgh after a former police offer, who shot and killed a teenager running away from him during a traffic stop, is acquitted in the teen's death.


Pittsburgh Weather: Clear Skies And Sunshine For Sunday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A chilly start to Sunday will evolve in a big warmup!. Temperatures will begin Sunday morning at the freezing level, about 32 degrees. Throughout the day, temperatures will rise to a high of 57 degrees Sunday afternoon.


East Pittsburgh Cop who Shot and Killed 17-Yr-Old Anton Rose Acquitted; Protests Sparked

*Crap! Here we go again. If you haven’t heard, a now former Pittsburgh area cop was acquitted on Friday for fatally shooting Antwon Rose II, an unarmed black teenager. Rose, 17, was shot in the back by then-East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld while fleeing from a traffic stop last June.


In Pennsylvania, young lawmakers drive conversation on reducing student debt

When freshman state Sen. Lindsey Williams, a Democrat from West View, learned Philadelphia Sen. Vincent Hughes was crafting a bill to tackle student debt refinancing, she quickly agreed to circulate a co-sponsorship memo.


Pittsburgh-Area Restaurants Hungry For New Employees

PITTSBURGH, PA - There are many reasons why you should consider pursuing a job in the restaurant industry. By 2025, the restaurant industry is expected to employ 15.7 million workers - and increase of 1.7 million from 2015, according to Jobletics.com. Ninety percent of those who have worked in the i


Pittsburgh Then and Now: Presbyterian Hospital

Medical history was made several times over since Presbyterian Hospital was established in 1893. COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS | Pittsburgh City photographer collection.


Juror who was removed from Michael Rosfeld case on final day of testimony speaks out

The juror who was removed on the final day of testimony from the Michael Rosfeld trial said she agrees with the other jurors who found the former East Pittsburgh police officer not guilty.


‘A profound wound to the community’: Pittsburgh’s black leaders react to the Rosfeld verdict

Pittsburgh’s African-American community Saturday expressed a mixture of grief, disbelief and anger over the acquittal of Michael Rosfeld, the former East Pittsburgh police officer charged for shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager.


Judge orders relocation for convicted sex offender

PITTSBURGH - A federal judge has ordered the relocation of a convicted sex offender who moved to a halfway house just miles away from the victim’s family home. Target 11 was the first to report that Scott Tyree was living in a halfway house in downtown Pittsburgh several months ago after being relea


Live: Vigil in memory of Antwon Rose

Supporters of Antwon Rose plan to gather for a vigil on Sunday, two days after former police Officer Michael Rosfeld was acquitted of homicide in Rose’s 2018 death. The vigil is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. at Hawkins Village in Rankin, where Rose’s mother lives. Organizers have asked people to brin


Antwon Rose Sr. tells crowd to ‘leave the streets alone’

The father of a black teenager shot and killed by a police officer had a message Saturday for young people trying to come to terms with the jury’s not-guilty verdict. “Do what you gotta do for your parents,” Antwon Rose Sr. said. “The streets ain’t it; the streets ain’t it. Read books, man. Do every


Matt Stencel earns All-American honors, wrestling finsishes 28th overall at NCAA Championships

Matt Stencel walked away from the NCAA wrestling championships at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a seventh place finish in the 285-pound weight class. The sophomore heavyweight completed his 4-2 run of the tournament with a 3-1 decision over Trent Hillger of Wisconsin on March 23.


Marc Andre Fleury and wife welcome third baby, son James

The “Flower” and family welcomed a son. Marc Andre Fleury, the former Pittsburgh Penguins goalie, who now guards the net for the Vegas Golden Knights, and his wife Veronique Larosee welcomed their third child this weekend.


Police Investigating Armed Robbery At Local Business

WHITE OAK, Pa. (KDKA) – Police in White Oak are investigating the armed robbery of a business Friday night. A business located in the 2800-block of Jacks Run Road was robbed by two black males that were armed with pistols, according to police in a post to the White Oak Police Department Facebook pag


Pittsburgh jury clears white cop in fatal shooting of fleeing black teenager

A Pittsburgh jury acquitted a white former police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in the back last summer as the young man fled a traffic stop. Video of the incident captured by a local resident and posted online went viral and led to weeks of demonstrations.


State police investigating after teen shot at movie theater

NORTH FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — State police are investigating after a teen was shot inside of a movie theater in Washington County. State police say that they were called to the Regal Cinemas in North Franklin Township late Saturday night.


Teen’s mom on cop’s acquittal: ‘Hope that man never sleeps’

PITTSBURGH — The fam­ily of an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a white police of­fic­er is ex­press­ing anger and sad­ness over a jury’s de­cis­ion to acquit, and Pitts­burgh braced for protests a day after the verdict.


Penguins in midst of remarkable defensive turnaround

It’s not all that surprising that the Pittsburgh Penguins have one of the best records in hockey since the NHL trade deadline. They’re a talented, veteran group that has been through the wringer of an 82-game schedule before. They know when it’s time to buckle down.


Emmanuel Sanders blasts Pittsburgh radio personality for calling him a liar

It’s safe to say the Pittsburgh Steelers harbor some regret over re-signing Antonio Brown to a five-year, $73 million contract in February 2017. At the time, however, general manager Kevin Colbert was apparently so enamored with the six-time Pro Bowler that he was using Brown’s status as one of the


Craving ice cream and frozen yogurt? Here are Pittsburgh's top 5 options

Need more ice cream and frozen yogurt in your life?. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top ice cream and frozen yogurt spots in Pittsburgh, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.