Thankfully, the teen’s wounds are non-threatening, but his mother has been taken in for questioning for “knowing” her son left the house with a fake weapon.
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Tamir Rice’s mother, Samaria Rice, declines to endorse a presidential candidate. Rice explained in a post that none of the solutions she’s seen incorporates community input.
Seattle’s NAACP leader disputes the police account of the fatal shooting of Che Andre Taylor. The civil rights group is calling for an outside investigation.
Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang, who gunned down unarmed Akai Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project, was found guilty of manslaughter late Thursday, reports the New York Daily News. Liang faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year. News of the verdict spread rapidly across social media mostly because it represents […]
Because Slager’s trial date isn’t until October, lawyers argued that keeping him in jail was akin to punishing him for the crime without a conviction.
Police in Jacksonville, Florida shot and injured a 14-year-old Black male who they say pointed an Airsoft gun at an officer, prompting him to open fire.
The victim was identified as Nicholas Robertson, 28, at a news conference held by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Sunday.
A grand jury has brought an indictment against two Louisiana police officers who fatally shot a six-year-old boy after opening fire into his father’s car.
Back in April, the family of Black Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald was awarded $5 million after the police shooting death of the 17-year-old. Although McDonald…