Antwon Rose

Unrest continues in Pittsburgh after police officer Michael Rosfeld, who shot and killed Antwon Rose who was running away from him during a traffic stop, is acquitted in the boy's death.
Courtesy of Jarah Doose
Justin Udo
March 24, 2019 - 12:57 pm
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. On Friday, former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld was found not guilty of murder...
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Rose family attorney, S. Lee Merritt, left, and Michelle Kenney, mother of Antwon Rose II.
Nate Smallwood/AP
March 23, 2019 - 10:15 am
By Madeline Holcombe and Lauren del Valle, CNN (CNN) -- With the acquittal of an East Pittsburgh police officer in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II, the teen's family attorney said their fight for justice is far from over. "It will have to be challenged, in the Supreme Court of...
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A photo of Antwon Rose II sits with a memorial display for Rose II in front of the Allegheny County courthouse on the second day of the trial for Michael Rosfeld, a former police officer in East Pittsburgh, Pa., Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo
March 22, 2019 - 5:29 pm
By Ramesh Santanam Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh, a confrontation that was captured on video and led to weeks of unrest...
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Michael Rosfeld
Matt Rourke/AP
March 22, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The defense rested its case Friday in the homicide trial of a white police officer charged with shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager near Pittsburgh, signaling the jury will soon get the case. Former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld is charged with gunning...
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Former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld, charged with homicide in the shooting death of Antwon Rose II, walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
March 19, 2019 - 11:47 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black 17-year-old last year goes on trial starting Tuesday in a case that could put him behind bars for life. Lawyers for Michael Rosfeld, 30, are expected to argue that the June shooting of Antwon Rose II after a traffic stop...
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Former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld.
Matt Rourke/AP
March 12, 2019 - 3:59 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers and prosecutors began picking jurors Tuesday to hear the case of a white western Pennsylvania police officer accused of shooting to death a black teenager as he ran from a vehicle last year. The first two jurors in the criminal homicide case of former East Pittsburgh...
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 In this June 22, 2018, file photo, demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of Antwon Rose Jr. cross the Roberto Clemente Bridge during an evening rush hour march that began in downtown Pittsburgh.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File
July 01, 2018 - 11:17 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The day after Antwon Rose Jr. was shot through the cheek and elbow and in the back, killing the 17-year-old honors student, young black people swarmed the East Pittsburgh police station. Over the next several days, outraged protesters took over thoroughfares, disrupted rush hour...
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Antwon Rose in a campaign announcement. East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld who shot Rose, an unarmed black teenager, has been charged with criminal homicide.
John Fetterman for Lieutenant Governor via AP
June 27, 2018 - 9:18 am
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A white police officer was charged Wednesday with criminal homicide for shooting to death an unarmed black teenager who fled a traffic stop after being pulled over on suspicion of involvement in a drive-by shooting. The charge against East Pittsburgh Officer Michael...
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Protests in Pittsburgh, PA following fatal shooting of Antwon Rose, an unarmed black 17-year-old.
June 26, 2018 - 12:17 pm
By Darran Simon, CNN (CNN) -- In his teenage mind, Antwon Rose II wrestled with thoughts of hope, fear and uncertainty about growing up black in America. After a suburban Pittsburgh officer fatally shot the unarmed 17-year-old as he ran from police last week, his family released a poem Antwon had...
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Funeral services are being held Monday, June 25, 2018, for Antwon Rose, who was shot and killed by police when he fled a traffic stop in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
John Fetterman for Lieutenant Governor via AP
June 25, 2018 - 9:48 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Funeral services are being held for a teenager shot and killed by police when he fled a traffic stop in Pennsylvania last week. Hundreds of mourners are expected to attend the service for Antwon Rose Jr. It will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Woodland Hills Intermediate School...
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