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As Allegheny Co. Council forms police review board, one member shares story of being racially profiled

BY: - April 30, 2021

"It happened to me. If it happened to me, it happens to too many! We gotta do what’s right," Councilmember DeWitt Walton said in an emotional speech.

‘In way over their heads’: Allegheny Co. jail wasn’t prepared for COVID-19, employees say

BY: - April 7, 2020

An employee suspended for wearing a mask; inmates crowded even closer together in a time of social distancing, and nearly 225 cells sit empty.

COMMENTARY

‘We’re all gonna do great things’: New Allegheny County Council member Bethany Hallam looks to the year ahead

BY: - January 15, 2020

A new partnership with the Pittsburgh Current starts with a Q&A with the newest member of Allegheny County Council, Bethany Hallam.