Pittsburgh

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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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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Mar 17, 2019; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier (14) celebrates after scoring the game winning goal with defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere (53) against the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime at PPG PAINTS Arena. Philadelphia won 2-1
Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports
March 18, 2019 - 12:14 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clock ticking down on both the game and in some ways their season, the Philadelphia Flyers summoned some more late magic to stun the Pittsburgh Penguins yet again. James van Riemsdyk scored with 18 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Sean Couturier finished off a...
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A memorial outside the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in Pittsburgh is seen during the visit of President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018.
Andrea Hanks/White House
March 15, 2019 - 11:27 am
By Josh Campbell, CNN (CNN) -- There is an uptick in US domestic terror arrests, according to a senior FBI official, who says that with nearly 25 arrests in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, it's one of the "highest arrest tempo quarters in the last few years" related to domestic terrorism...
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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 Oct. 27, 2018 photo, Rabbi Eli Wilansky lights a candle after a mass shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
Steph Chamber/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File
February 11, 2019 - 9:08 am
UPDATED: 11:40 a.m. By Ramesh Santanam PITTSBURGH (AP) — The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges Monday as his new lawyer, a prominent death penalty litigator who represented one of the Boston Marathon bombers, signaled he might be open to a plea...
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