Joe Smydo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—The Pittsburgh police department must receive additional public scrutiny, city council was told Thursday, to avoid continued erosion of trust in the police in some of the city’s most vulnerable neighborhoods.
Rich Lord, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—The unveiling Tuesday of a new civil rights section within the U.S. attorney’s office spawned expectations among some 80 advocates and activists gathered at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.
Charlie Deitch, City Paper—“Piece of junk!” Beth Pittinger hisses at her Hewlett-Packard computer through clenched teeth.
Chris Potter, City Paper—There’s been a nightmarish familiarity about the allegations of police brutality against Jordan Miles, a CAPA honors sudent. I remember a cluster of similar allegations in the years leading up to a lawsuit and federal consent decree imposed on the city during the Murphy Administration.