Nigel Parry reporting for Rustbelt Radio—Featuring audio of Rev. David Thornton, Paradise Gray, Tim Stevens, Brandi Fisher, Terez Miles and Fred Dukes.
The feature takes a look back at the 15 months since Jordan was beaten, the recent news that the federal government are not going to prosecute the cops for civil rights violations of Miles—which the Mayor and Police Chief are trying to spin as a blanket pardon. Listen to speakers including Tim Stevens, Paradise Gray, [...]
Nigel Parry for Pittsburgh Indymedia—27 minutes of raw footage of speakers at the Justice for Jordan Miles emergency protest held outside the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh on 6 May 2011. Speakers: Tim Stevens (video start), Bria Adams (jump to 1:25), Pete Shell (jump to 4:12), Bob Maddick (jump to 7:13); Paradise Gray (jump to [...]
Rich Lord, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Mediation has failed to resolve a civil lawsuit stemming from the 2010 beating of Jordan Miles, because a criminal probe complicated settlement talks, court papers filed Sunday indicate.
Chris Young, Pittsburgh City Paper—It’s been nearly a year since photos of Jordan Miles’ bruised and swollen face surfaced on local newscasts. Those wounds have healed, but as we approach the one-year mark of the former CAPA student’s controversial Jan. 12 arrest, frustration festers among some local activists and city officials. The investigation “is just [...]
Chris Young, Pittsburgh City Paper—Thanks to an agreement worked out between the city and the police union, three officers under investigation for allegedly beating a Homewood teen are getting paid overtime without ever setting foot on the streets or buckling into a patrol car — and that may continue for a while.