Erie mayor ‘outraged by officer, outside agitators’

    The Times-News of Erie has more on the incident involving a city police officer. The newspaper reports that “Erie Mayor Joe Schember said he is committed to a “full investigation” into the riot that occurred Saturday in downtown Erie, including the conduct of a city police officer who was recorded kicking a protester.”

     

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    A 3-decade veteran of the news business, John L. Micek is the Pennsylvania Capital-Star's Editor-in-Chief. An award-winning political reporter, Micek’s career has taken him from small town meetings and Chicago City Hall to Congress and the Pennsylvania Capitol. His weekly column on U.S. politics is syndicated to 800 newspapers nationwide by Cagle Syndicate. He also contributes commentary and analysis to broadcast outlets in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Micek’s first novel, “Ordinary Angels,” was released in 2019 by Sunbury Press