A fluctuating crowd of protesters joined unionized workers at Starbucks' Bloomfield branch during a weekend-long protest against alleged budget cuts and employee terminations. Now and then, passing drivers would honk their horns in support and the protesters would respond with loud cheers...
After many months of COVID-19-induced delays, Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey finally held his inaugural celebration this Saturday. The event was filled with pizazz and glamor, and even saw the mayor break out into a few measures of rap.
This morning, several maternal-child health (MCH) nurses and a few children gathered outside West Penn Hospital to address the anticipated impacts of the fall of Roe v. Wade on Pittsburgh patients, families, and healthcare workers. The nurses say that the Supreme Court has taken away the ability to make “the best healthcare choices” from pregnant people and their families and warn that the consequences of the Supreme Court decision “will be devastating" and result in worse medical care for all patients.
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.