Pittsburgh Festival Opera continues its commitment to bringing fresh and innovative acts to stages across Pittsburgh in its new season, with performances in-person after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19.
La'Tasha D. Mayes, founder of New Voices for Reproductive Justice and Democratic candidate for Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey's former state House seat in District 24, talks to Natalie Bencivenga from a rally in Downtown Pittsburgh following the June 24 overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Pittsburgh Councilman Bobby Wilson has proposed a trio of bills to protect abortion rights in Pittsburgh following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that determined they are no longer protected by the constitution.
Court watch volunteers have helped document alleged judicial misconduct in Allegheny County
By Jordana Rosenfeld
Two years after launching its Allegheny County court-watching program, the ALC is looking to boost its volunteers numbers to bring greater accountability and transparency to the criminal justice process.
Eleven employees of the former Sheridan Broadcasting Network still haven't received wages or severance packages owed since their abrupt terminations in 2017. A federal judge confirmed the company owes them $240,000 but so far hasn't paid a penny.
Lawyers for a trans man incarcerated in Allegheny County Jail say their client is experiencing medical emergencies for which he has not received adequate medical attention. Expressing their concerns in a letter to the warden, the lawyers say he has developed a serious infection while at ACJ, and is being denied timely access to his physician-prescribed hormone replacement therapy.