India Beaty, 25, and India Kager, 28, were killed in separate incidents last year by Virginia police officers, who will not face prosecution.
Cook County Judge Donald Panarese, Jr. ordered the release of Chicago officer Lowell Houser after the cop was charged with murder in an off-duty fatal shooting. The move comes at the same time that prosecutors alleged that the officer brandished a gun and threatened the victim weeks before the deadly incident.
Authorities say they were forced to fire at Gaines after she pointed her gun at them, threatening to kill. Officers, whose names have not been released, fired one shot, missing Gaines. She then fired back twice in retaliation, and was fatally struck by three bullets.
The ESPY’s were powerful and monumental last night. Four of the NBA’s biggest stars, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwayne Wade and LeBron James used the opening moments to call for social change. The NBA players issued a call to action to stop racial profiling and police violence and stress that “enough is enough.” ESPY’s Highest Honor […]
A Baltimore school police officer, captured slapping and kicking a student last month in a viral video, will not face child abuse charges, reports The Baltimore Sun.
Police in San Antonio are investigating a video that allegedly shows a school district officer body-slamming a middle school student to the ground. CBS News.com reports: In the…
While video cameras captured the controversial arrest and Grays' compliance, what they didn't capture was what happened in the vehicle after officers pulled off.
A New Jersey police chief who allegedly wrote an email defending racial profiling of "suspicious Black people in White neighborhoods," has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the correspondence.
The move comes after the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, the Black man who was killed by two Minneapolis cops last fall. His death sparked months of protests to release the video of his shooting and prosecute the officers involved.
Ken Johnson, 35, opened fire while pursuing the fleeing teenagers, identified as Jose Cruz and Edgar Rodriguez, in his vehicle. The boys were allegedly attempting to break into an SUV, which was parked in his apartment building's parking lot.
Veteran San Antonio police officer John Lee is expected to be terminated for shooting and killing an unarmed Black man last month.