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Relatives of Antwon Rose say they are "seeking the justice they so deserve" as a white police officer goes on trial in the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teenager.

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Former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld goes on trial Tuesday for fatally shooting 17-year-old Antwon Rose last summer.

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A jury of six men and six women is in place for next week's trial of a white former Pennsylvania police officer accused of criminal homicide for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager last year.

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A judge in the case of a white western Pennsylvania police officer accused of shooting to death a black teenager last year put a black woman on the jury Tuesday over the defense's objections but said he will reconsider the decision. 

Jury Selection Begins For Trial Of Officer Charged With Killing Antwon Rose

Mar 12, 2019
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Jury selection begins Tuesday in a Harrisburg courtroom in the case of a white police officer accused of shooting to death an unarmed black teen in western Pennsylvania last summer.

The jurors will be taken to Allegheny County for the trial next week of Michael Rosfeld, a former East Pittsburgh Police officer charged with criminal homicide for the June 19 death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II.

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Jury selection starts Tuesday in the homicide trial of Michael Rosfeld, the white police officer who fatally shot black unarmed teen Antwon Rose last summer in East Pittsburgh.

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The trial for Michael Rosfeld, who is accused of shooting and killing Antwon Rose in June, has been postponed until March 19. 

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The jury for East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld’s trial will come from Dauphin County.

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The mother of Trayvon Martin, whose 2012 death was a key moment in the Black Lives Matter movement, said there were unsettling parallels between the killing of her son and that of black Rankin teen Antwon Rose.

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A judge ordered Monday that a jury be selected from another county for the trial of a western Pennsylvania police officer accused in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager last year.

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Six months after a white East Pittsburgh police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teen, Allegheny County Council has taken up legislation to create an independent board to review allegations of officer misconduct.

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The parents of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by an East Pittsburgh police officer as he fled a traffic stop are suing the officer's former employer— the University of Pittsburgh— for failing to properly discipline him or record performance issues in his personnel file.

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The community of East Pittsburgh will disband its police department, with the Pennsylvania state police providing services instead starting this weekend. The borough's police department has been widely criticized since officer Michael Rosfeld fatally shot unarmed teenager Antwon Rose this summer.

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A gag order barring anyone involved with the case against East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld from talking about it has been issued.

According to multiple reports, judge Alexander Bicket issued the gag order late Wednesday.

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The judge overseeing East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld’s case has recused himself.

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Prosecutors are seeking a gag order in the case of a western Pennsylvania officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that an Allegheny County court hearing is scheduled Wednesday on the request to bar lawyers, potential witnesses and others from talking about the case.

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Local Democratic state lawmakers announced Thursday they’ll soon introduce a raft of reforms to improve police-community relations and enhance management at local departments. 

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In court Tuesday morning, East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld’s lawyer said he may file motions to seek a jury outside of Allegheny County and to have the judge hearing the case removed.

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The community where a police officer fatally shot Antwon Rose in June might get rid of its police department. East Pittsburgh officials said last month they’d consider paying another agency to police their borough.

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A Pittsburgh grand jury has indicted a teenager allegedly involved in the drive-by shooting that preceded the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager fleeing a traffic stop.

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Two months after fatally shooting 17-year-old Antwon Rose, East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld, 30, did not appear for his formal arraignment Wednesday. At the brief session, court officials set the date for Rosfeld’s pretrial conference.

According to the district attorney's office, the pretrial conference is set for Sept. 11. 

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The family of 17-year-old Antwon Rose has filed a federal lawsuit against the borough of East Pittsburgh, as well as its mayor, police chief and the officer who shot Rose.

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Protesters marched Downtown Friday, while criticizing city leaders for new protest policies that limit their abilities to block certain roads. 

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The city of Pittsburgh issued new rules for protesters late Thursday afternoon – releasing a new policy that seeks to limit protests  that have shut off area streets since the police shooting of Antwon Rose last month.

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A white police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black Pennsylvania teenager as he fled a traffic stop has waived his preliminary hearing.

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An effort to create a countywide civilian police review board has gained momentum since a police officer shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose last month.

Two weeks ago, a closely divided Allegheny County Council voted to hold up to four public meetings on how to form such a board.

But as the city of Pittsburgh has learned, establishing such a board may be the easy part.

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Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said he was "stunned" by results of his audit on the Woodland Hills School District. 

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The June shooting death of  Antwon Rose, an unarmed black 17-year-old, by Michael Rosfeld, a white East Pittsburgh police officer, continues to have political, policy and policing repercussions.

In addition to protests large and small, as well as various community meetings since Rose's death:

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