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Pittsburgh DA fends off primary challenge, 1st in 20 years

May. 22, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh's longtime top prosecutor has fended off a challenge in the Democratic primary, his first in 20 years. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala on Tuesday defeated a former public defender who criticized his handling of the case of a white police officer charged in...

Lawmakers hope to change state's rules on police shootings

Apr. 16, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A group of Democrats in the General Assembly said Tuesday shootings by police show the need to change the rules for when Pennsylvania officers can use deadly force and to reform their oversight and training. Members of the Legislative Black Caucus outlined a legislative agenda that...

Activists: Cop's shooting of white woman treated differently

Apr. 13, 2019 9:16 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When an unarmed white woman who called 911 to report a crime was fatally shot by a black, Somali American police officer in Minneapolis, the racial dynamic seen in many police shooting cases in the U.S. was flipped on its head, and a different narrative emerged. Justine Ruszczyk Damond...

Sunoco cuts ties with gas station owner over billboard slur

Mar. 28, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

WORTHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Sunoco has cut ties with a Pennsylvania gas station owner after a digital billboard flashed a racial slur and praised the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen. The billboard is owned by John Placek and is about a quarter mile from the...