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DA in Erie to review probe of fatal gun range shooting

State police said earlier that a man firing shots at the State Gamelands gun range in Greene Township on Dec. 22 began firing at another man and was then shot to death by a third man.

By The Associated Press

Eager to shake its Rust Belt designation, Erie is a profile of redefinition

The northwestern Pennsylvania city, at the heart of an area seen as key to political fortunes of both Republicans and Democrats, strives to redefine itself after decades of decline.

By Sam Dunklau

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Lawsuit by Erie protester kicked by officer heading to federal court

It alleges violation of protester Hannah Silbaugh's constitutional rights regarding unreasonable seizure, substantive due process and excessive force.
By The Associated Press

Erie police officer seen kicking seated protester won’t face charges

The DA says the officer, who has not been identified by city officials, had the right to use that kind of force under the circumstances.
By The Associated Press

Erie community college gets greenlight from state Board of Education

“This is a giant step forward."
By Ed Mahon

Attorney of kicked protester seeks Erie Police officer’s name

Attorney Timothy McNair expects to file a formal complaint alleging excessive force and arguing his client was denied her constitutional right to demonstrate.
By The Associated Press

Three-day suspension for Erie officer who kicked protester

"In my view, it can’t be minimized and it can’t be justified. ...I think that he’s just going too far to protect one of his men.”
By Ed Mahon