Pittsburgh

Former Kraft Heinz CEO Bernardo Hees
Keith Srakocic/AP, file
April 22, 2019 - 12:43 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kraft Heinz Co. has named a new CEO as it struggles to remain relevant amid changing American tastes. The company said Monday that Miguel Patricio, a longtime executive at Anheuser-Busch InBev, will replace outgoing CEO Bernardo Hees in July. Patricio, a native of Portugal, served...
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Survivors of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting embrace.
Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP
April 10, 2019 - 12:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Offering prayers and making speeches, Pennsylvania lawmakers came together in an unusual joint session Wednesday to commemorate the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 people last year. The service was held a day after the Pittsburgh mayor signed new gun...
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Pittsburgh City Council
Keith Srakocic/AP
April 02, 2019 - 2:25 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh City Council gave final approval Tuesday to gun restrictions proposed after last year's synagogue massacre, inviting a legal challenge by gun-rights activists who have long tangled with the city over firearms. After taking an initial vote last week, the all-...
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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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Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
March 23, 2019 - 9:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Dozens gathered in Rittenhouse Square today to seek justice in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II. "It's really amazing to me to see so many people out here today in a time like this it really shows how many people are paying attention," said Lee...
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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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People arrive to the Allegheny County Courthouse prior to the start of the second day of the homicide trial of former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld March 20, 2019.
Nate Smallwood/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP
March 20, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A witness in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer said Wednesday he saw the officer standing on the sidewalk, panicking, saying, "I don't know why I shot him. I don't know why I fired." The trial of former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael...
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Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh
CNN
March 20, 2019 - 8:11 am
By Daniel Burke, CNN Religion Editor (CNN) — They are bonded by horror, houses of worship attacked by white supremacists. But Rabbi Jeffrey Myers says he is determined not to let hate have the final say. Members of Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue, where a white supremacist killed 11 worshippers...
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