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Op-ed: Memory of Antwon Rose denied justice

A demonstrator holds a sign reading “enough is enough” at the die-in demonstration organized by Black Action Society on Wednesday.

By Black Action Society of the University of Pittsburgh

March 28, 2019

To the Black community of Pittsburgh: with each passing acquittal, we are blatantly shown our value in the eyes of those designated to “protect us.”

Editorial: Rosfeld decision isn’t surprising, still disappointing

Following Michael Rosfeld’s acquittal on Friday night, protests continued in Oakland Saturday afternoon.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 24, 2019

The time it took for the jury to reach a decision compared to the gravity of the crime shows how little we value the lives of young black men in America.

GALLERY: Rosfeld verdict protest

Pitt Police officers blocked the Fifth Avenue entrance to Litchfield Towers as protesters filled the street.

By Hannah Heisler, Bader Abdulmajeed, and Thomas Yang

March 23, 2019


Lawsuit alleges Pitt responsible for dropped criminal charges

Daniel Humphrey, the son of Pitt Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement Kathy Humphrey, was arrested by Pitt police in a December 2017 incident at Garage Door Saloon. The charges were dropped at the preliminary hearing, and now lawyers for the bar allege Humphrey and other Pitt affiliates were responsible.

By Jon Moss, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

The owner of Garage Door Saloon says he is intending to prove Pitt's involvement in the district attorney's dismissal of criminal charges against students.

Michael Rosfeld charged with homicide in Antwon Rose killing

Telmar Palmer was charged Sept. 1 with invasion of privacy and attempted indecent assault.

By Christian Snyder | Editor-in-chief

June 27, 2018

Michael Rosfeld, the 30-year-old East Pittsburgh police officer from Penn Hills who fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose on June 19, has been charged with one count of criminal homicide, according to court documents filed Wednesday morning. Rosfeld turned himself at City Court on Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. and was granted an unsecured $250,000 b...

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