Pittsburgh: Community Fights for Jim Rogers, State Leaks Rumors of Officer Firings and Retirements

Photo: A vigil held at the First United Methodist Church of Pittsburgh for Rogers on December 12 By Maria DeCoteau Roughly two months after the murder of Jim Rogers, community members and Rogers’ family continue to fight for justice as the State drags its feet in doling out disciplinary action or criminal charges for Rogers’ murder. Rogers was an unarmed, homeless Black man killed by … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Community Fights for Jim Rogers, State Leaks Rumors of Officer Firings and Retirements

EXCLUSIVE: Two More Pittsburgh Officers who Murdered Jim Rogers Identified

Photo: Officer Patrick DeSaro (Left) and Officer Gregory Boss (Right) By David Martinez Tribune of the People has identified two other Pittsburgh Bureau of Police (PBP) officers involved in the murder of Jim Rogers, a homeless, unarmed Black man who died on October 14 after the police attacked him on October 13. Photo and video evidence has confirmed Gregory Boss and Patrick DeSaro as the … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Two More Pittsburgh Officers who Murdered Jim Rogers Identified

Pittsburgh: Protest Calls for People’s Justice for Jim Rogers

By Maria DeCoteau Activists and the family of Jim Rogers held a protest this past Saturday demanding answers and justice in Rogers’ murder by Pittsburgh police in October. Rogers, a 54-year-old homeless Black man, was killed after police officer Keith Edmonds tased him four times, and officers Gregory Boss and Patrick DeSaro attacked Rogers, denying him proper medical attention as he pleaded to be taken … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Protest Calls for People’s Justice for Jim Rogers

“Pittsburgh Police Murdered Jim Rogers” Painted on Mayoral Campaign Offices

By Jakob Stein On October 22, graffiti reading “Pittsburgh police murdered Jim Rogers,” was seen on the campaign offices for Pittsburgh mayoral candidates Tony Moreno and Ed Gainey. The graffiti refers to Jim Rogers, the unarmed, homeless Black man killed by officer Keith Edmonds earlier this month. One of the glass doors at Moreno’s office had also been broken. Gainey is a member of the … Continue reading “Pittsburgh Police Murdered Jim Rogers” Painted on Mayoral Campaign Offices

Pittsburgh: Thoughts from the Community on Officer Keith Edmonds, Jim Rogers’ Killer

Photo: A Tribune article identifying Keith Edmonds as the murderer of Jim Rogers is posted up in a local market in the Homewood area of Pittsburgh. By David Martinez On Monday afternoon, supporters of Tribune of the People in Pittsburgh distributed hundreds of copies of Tribune’s article exposing the identity of police officer Keith Edmonds, the murderer of Jim Rogers, in the Homewood area where Edmonds reportedly lives, and … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Thoughts from the Community on Officer Keith Edmonds, Jim Rogers’ Killer

Monopoly Media is the Pittsburgh Police’s Public Relations Team

By the Editorial Board After Tribune of the People exposed Keith L. Edmonds as the Pittsburgh police officer who murdered Jim Rogers, an unarmed, homeless Black man, there has been a complete media blackout in Pittsburgh on Edmonds’ identity despite clear video evidence. While these media outlets claim to be ‘unbiased’ and ‘objective’ reporters, they show themselves as nothing more than despicable lap dogs of … Continue reading Monopoly Media is the Pittsburgh Police’s Public Relations Team

Pittsburgh: Officer Keith Edmonds and His Brother Karl Misled Woman to Collect Bounty in 2015

By David Martinez Keith Edmonds, the Pittsburgh police officer identified as the killer of Jim Rogers, has not only used his power as a law enforcement officer to kill, but in 2015, he aided his twin brother Karl to mislead a woman so that Karl could collect a $500 bounty. Karl was charged with impersonating a public servant, obstructing administration of law, and official oppression. … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Officer Keith Edmonds and His Brother Karl Misled Woman to Collect Bounty in 2015