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Pa. attorney general and Antwon Rose’s mother announce launch of police misconduct database

All police agencies in Pennsylvania are required to submit information to the database and use it during the hiring process.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

Organizer Christian Carter: Antwon Rose key to advancing ‘long fight’ for racial justice

Friday marks two years since the teenagers was shot and killed by a white East Pittsburgh police officer.
By An-Li Herring/WESA

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Police reforms proposed after Antwon Rose’s killing have languished in Pa. Will now be any different?

The death of George Floyd has reignited a push by Democrats, but without Republicans the measures don’t stand a chance.

By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA

Family lawsuit in fatal police shooting of Antwon Rose in East Pittsburgh settled for $2 million

Allegheny County court records for the teenager's estate include the settlement amount.
By The Associated Press

State representatives hold public hearing on amending use of force laws

Rep. Summer Lee said the first hurdle the bills face is getting Republicans, who control the legislature, to give the bills a hearing.

By Ariel Worthy/WESA

Drive-by preceding police shooting of teen nets prison term

“I am deeply sorry for my actions — because my actions cost my friend his life,” said Zaijuan Hester. “I haven’t been the same since.”

By The Associated Press