February 13, 2016

Homewood teen’s lawsuit seeks Pittsburgh officers’ removal

Brian Bowling and Bobby Kerlik, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—A Homewood teenager who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and three Pittsburgh police officers wants a judge to take the officers off the street.

Despite rumors, investigation of three Pittsburgh officers continues

Jeremy Boren, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—A federal civil rights investigation into three Pittsburgh officers accused of beating a Homewood teenager remains open despite a flurry of rumors that brought a rebuke from the police chief this week. “They have not told us the investigation is over,” said J. Kerrington Lewis, one of two attorneys representing Jordan Miles, […]

BPEP ‘Disappointed’ In Jordan Miles Case

KDKA—The community is reacting to the news that the Justice Department will not pursue charges. KDKA’s David Highfield reports. [jwplayer file=”http://justiceforjordanmiles.com/media/video/20100828-kdka-jordan-miles.flv”]

Jordan Miles’ Family Plans to File Lawsuit

KDKA—A lawyer representing Jordan Miles, who says he was beaten by three plainclothes officers, says the family plans to sue. [jwplayer file=”http://justiceforjordanmiles.com/media/video/20100827-kdka-miles-case-over.flv”]

Pittsburgh solicitor says investigation into Miles case still open

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—The city’s probe into a high school student’s claims that three police officers beat him in January remains open pending the outcome of an FBI investigation into the allegations, city solicitor Daniel Regan said Tuesday.

Dowd demands city to release report on Jordan Miles arrest

Sadie Gurman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Councilman Patrick Dowd says the city’s investigation into a high school student’s claims that three police officers beat him in January is complete, and Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is needlessly withholding its findings from the police chief.

FBI gets Homewood teen’s DNA for beating probe

Jill King Greenwood and Bobby Kerlik, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—The FBI this week took a DNA sample from Jordan Miles to compare to hair and braids found on a Homewood sidewalk as part of an investigation into his allegations that three Pittsburgh police officers beat him, the teenager’s mother said Thursday.

Justice Department investigating police beating of CAPA student

Dennis B. Roddy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—The Department of Justice Wednesday confirmed that its civil rights division has opened an investigation into the Jan. 12 arrest and beating of Pittsburgh high school student Jordan Miles.

Grand jury subpoenas city records in Jordan Miles case

Dennis B. Roddy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—A federal grand jury has subpoenaed interview records for seven people, including five city police officers, as part of a look into complaints of police brutality in the beating of a city high school student.