The Chicago Police Department is investigating whether at least 6 officers gave false court testimony. The probe stems from a Chicago Tribune investigative article.
A bidder driving the offer up identified themselves as Tamir Rice. And the top bidder’s online name appeared to be “Racist McShootface.”
“I am honored and humbled to announce the sale of an American firearm icon. The firearm for sale is the firearm that was used to defend my life and end the brutal attack from Trayvon Martin,” he said in the description.
New developments in the Freddie Gray trials in Baltimore City may have a major impact on the case. The Baltimore Sun reports a memo was sent to prosecutors notifying them that Lisa Phelps, a veteran assistant State’s Attorney, and Sarah David, who joined the office in 2014, were selected to be part of what is called […]
Sixteen female West Point cadets, who took a photo with their arms raised in Black Power fists, did not violate a directive that warns against “partisan political activity” while in uniform
A recent Chicago Tribune investigation has documented more than a dozen examples in which officers within the Chicago Police Department have given false testimony, but experienced few, if any, repercussions. As a result of this, police officers have been able to testify in court with little fear of prosecution or discipline. The U.S. Department of Justice is currently conducting […]
Judge Barry Williams granted a request from Officer Edward Nero’s lawyers to waive his right to a jury in a pre-trial hearing.
In November of 2015, Alec Hunter found a ten-dollar bill on the floor at Elkins High School in Fort Bend, Texas and attempted to buy his lunch with it. After the cafeteria worker ran a special pen across the bill and discovered it was counterfeit, she passed it on to a school police officer.
“It just doesn’t make sense to require a nonviolent drug offender to serve 20 years, or in some cases, life, in prison,” Obama said