Stories tagged: "Pittsburgh"

FILE - In this June 7, 2020, file photo, protesters participate in a Black Lives Matter rally on Mount Washington overlooking downtown Pittsburgh, to protest the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. In recent years, there have been dozens of examples of officers who had numerous complaints against them of excessive force, harassment or other misconduct before they were accused of killing someone on duty. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Pittsburgh Protesters Are Now Suing the Police

The lawsuit includes videos of officers firing projectiles at protesters, firing a canister at the chest of a female protester from about 10 feet away, and firing tear gas and smoke at people walking away from the protest site.

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Instagram Helped Save This Pittsburgh Woman’s Small Business

Because of the pandemic, Vintage Grace, like other businesses across the country, had to pivot in order to find a way to survive.

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Grassroots Organizers Channel Hometown Hero Mr. Rogers to Keep Spirits Up in Pittsburgh

In the undertow of health care and self-driving cars, grassroots support systems connect and support Pittsburgh—much like the iconic bridges that define us on postcards.

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These Western PA Counties Are the Next to See Lockdown Restrictions Lifted

The area is home to nearly 2.7 million Pennsylvanians.

Boxes of food are distributed by the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, at a drive thru distribution near PPG Arena in downtown Pittsburgh, Friday, April 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
A Pittsburgh Charity Gave Away Food on Friday. The Line Was a Mile Long.

The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank distributed two boxes of food to each vehicle, enough to make 40 meals.

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Pittsburgh Will Light Up Tonight as a ‘Thank You’ to Essential Workers

Residents are being asked to turn on their lights, step outside, and honor first responders, grocery store employees, and other workers who have proven to be essential by risking their own well-being for the service of others in this time of crisis.