Michael Rosfeld

A Week In Review: Headlines From The Week Of March 17th Through March 23rd

Michael Rosfeld, Antwon Rose, Mueller Report, Russian Probe, and more. 

March 23, 2019 - 2:20 pm

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A look back at the headlines from the week of March 17th through the 23rd: 

LOCAL: 

Michael Rosfeld Found Not Guilty In Antwon Rose Shooting
"A jury on Friday acquitted a white former police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in the back as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh, a confrontation that was captured on video and led to weeks of unrest." Continue Reading

Pat Thomassey, Attorney For Michael Rosfeld, Reports Law Firm Targeted By Gunfire Overnight
"Pat Thomassey, attorney for former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld, told KDKA Radio's Marty Griffin Saturday morning that his law firm in Monroeville was targeted and hit by several gunshots sometime overnight." Continue Reading

Bill Peduto: 'Tonight I Grieve With Antwon’s Family'
"Friday night, after a jury found former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld 'not guilty' in the shooting death of Antwon Rose, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said in a tweet that he grieves "with Antwon’s family, friends, and the entire community."" Continue Reading

Protesters Gather Outside Allegheny County Courthouse After 'Not Guilty' Verdict In Antwon Rose Shooting Death
"Protesters gather in Pittsburgh outside the Allegheny County Courthouse following the 'not guilty' verdict of Michael Rosfeld in the shooting death of Antwon Rose." Continue Reading

 

DA Zappala 'Respectfully' Disagrees With Rosfeld Verdict
"Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala says he may disagree with the verdict handed down in the trial of Michael Rosfeld, he still respects it." Continue Reading

Michelle Kenney: "I Am Antwon’s Mom, And I’m Not Going To Stop Speaking Up.”
"An hour after East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of her son, Antwon Rose II, Michelle Kenney said that the verdict “isn’t what I hoped for, but it’s what I expected.”" Continue Reading

U.S. Steel Expands Benefits To Include Parental Leave, Gender Confirmation Coverage
"U.S. Steel is implementing a series of employee benefits that place an emphasis on new families and the LGBTQ community, according to a company press release." Continue Reading

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner And Husband Khari Mosley Officially Charged
"Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner and her husband Khari Mosley are officially being charged in connection to altercation that happened with Detroit police earlier this month at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel. " Continue Reading

STATE:

State Senator: It’s Time To End The Prohibition Of Adult Use Of Cannabis
"Medical Marijuana is currently available to the people of Pennsylvania but Senate Bill 350 would legalize cannabis for recreational use among adults." Continue Reading

Beto O'Rourke Makes Big Impression In Pennsylvania Visit
"Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke is making a big impression in Pennsylvania, a late-voting state that may yet play a role in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary contest." Continue Reading

PA Lawmakers Considering Bill To Create Statewide Firearm Registry
"Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering a bill to create a statewide firearm registry." Continue Reading

Johnstown Doctor Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Young Patients Gets 79 To 158 Years
"A local doctor convicted of sexually assaulting 31 young patients has been sentenced to 79 to 158 years in prison." Continue Reading

NATIONAL:

Mueller Concludes Russia Probe, Delivers Report To AG Barr
"Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president's closest associates." Continue Reading

Records Show FBI Was Probing Michael Cohen Long Before Raid
"Special counsel Robert Mueller began investigating President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, for fraud in his personal business dealings and for potentially acting as an unregistered foreign agent at least nine months before FBI agents in New York raided his home and office, according to documents released Tuesday." Continue Reading 

Biden's Verbal Slip About Campaign Draws Democrats' Cheers
"Did Joe Biden accidentally reveal his plans to run for the White House?" Continue Reading

Meghan McCain Fires Back At Trump Tweets Against Her Father
"Meghan McCain says President Donald Trump's life is "pathetic" after his weekend Twitter attack against her father, the late Sen. John McCain." Continue Reading

Warner Bros.' Tsujihara Steps Down Following Scandal
"Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara is stepping down after claims that he promised acting roles in exchange for sex." Continue Reading

WORLD:

Trump: Media Trying To Blame Him For NZ Attacks
"President Donald Trump says he is being unfairly blamed for the New Zealand mosque attacks in which 50 people died." Continue Reading

New Zealand Bans 'Military-Style' Guns After Mosque Attacks
"The government of New Zealand announced a ban on "military-style" semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines Thursday, just a week after such weapons were used in attacks on two mosques in the city of Christchurch that killed 50 people." Continue Reading

New Zealand Police: Mosque Gunman Had Planned A 3rd Attack
" A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that horrified a nation known for being welcoming and diverse." Continue Reading