News in Pittsburgh: Local News Stories & Features | Pittsburgh City Paper
Pennsylvania’s black and Latino populations are simultaneously growing and underserved. What can be done to ensure they succeed?

Pennsylvania’s black and Latino populations are simultaneously growing and underserved. What can be done to ensure they succeed?

“There is no reason we shouldn’t be in the top 10 in the nation.”


Community activists call on Pittsburgh and Allegheny County officials to address police brutality

“It’s not just about rallying, it’s not just about protesting — it’s about voting, it’s about getting these people out of office who are in control.”

Magazine, podcast working to bring Pittsburgh’s African-American community into the craft-beer scene

“It’s always good to see people like yourself doing the same thing.”

Impeach Trump

Donald Trump is unable to handle the job of President of the United States

Pittsburgh City Paper editorial team calls for impeachment of Donald Trump

It’s clear to a great many people that the Donald Trump experiment is a colossal failure

Sign the petition, call your Congressional reps, let’s impeach Donald Trump

“The nation is now witnessing a massive corruption of the presidency, far worse than Watergate.”

A look at the Founding Fathers’ motivation for impeachment and how it could be done today

Benjamin Franklin cited a person called the Prince of Orange as an example of when impeachment might be necessary

Could Trump’s response to Puerto Rico motivate enough Puerto Ricans in Pennsylvania to help turn the state blue?

“We are helping to direct this outrage not only into the streets, but into the ballot boxes.”

In the year since Trump was elected, Pittsburgh college students have worked to find common ground

“I think it also as a result fostered a larger sense of community than I have ever felt in all of my life.”

A new study from Pitt and CMU finds that suicidal thoughts may be identifiable using fMRI

“I want to understand human thought, what the pieces are, how you combine them.”

Drag queens get all the attention, but there’s more to the drag community than what’s on TV

“There needs to be more representation of kings, so people can get to know us.”

12-year-old drag artist E! The Dragnificent wants people to change the way they view gender

“Unlearning gender means boys and girls should express themselves the way they want to.”

Activists and elected officials say CHIP amendment is an attack on the trans community

“It sets the tone for discrimination against people.”

Two-on-one: Pittsburgh Drag Queen Marsha Monster Mellow and her alter ego discuss their 20 years together

"We were just this little gay girl and scared little gay boy who turned into the fabulous Marsha Monster Mellow"

Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Under the Radar

Allegheny County Council District 3

Right and Left

Magisterial Judge District 31

Magisterial Mahyem

The state’s ‘stand your ground’ law has failed to make waves, but activists and experts say Pennsylvanians shouldn’t forget about it

“These laws are important to keep your eye on because they often have effects that are counterintuitive to people.”



CP Newsletters

Sign up to get the freshest content sent right to your inbox.

Digital Issues

This Week...

Read Past Issues

© 2017 Pittsburgh City Paper

Website powered by Foundation

National Advertising by VMG Advertising