Gabriel Despres, 20, talks about his November encounter with former Pittsburgh police Sgt. Stephen Matakovich during a news conference at the Downtown office of his attorney, Tim O'Brien (background). Mr. Despres was arrested at Heinz Field in November for public drunkeness, and was pushed and hit by Mr. Matakovich, who has since been fired from the force.
In five years, across Pennsylvania and seven other Appalachian states, 608 doctors were disciplined for overprescribing narcotics, a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette investigation found. Read this special report and more: