Following outrage that the city of Cleveland would charge the estate of a 12-year-old boy fatally shot by police with his last ambulance ride, Mayor Frank Jackson apologized, dropping the $500 claim.
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The medical examiner’s report lists 21 gunshot wounds, several to Mario Woods’ back. The 26-year-old was grazed in the face by a bullet.
Peter Liang, 27, the NYPD police officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley, has been found guilty of manslaughter, with lesser included charges of assault, reckless endangerment, criminally negligent homicide and official misconduct, CNN reports. Jurors deliberated Thursday morning, through a one-hour lunch break and into the evening. He faces up to 15 years in prison. Hurley […]
The child’s estate owes $500 for “emergency medical services rendered as the decedent’s last dying expense.”
An unarmed, naked teenager identified as David Joseph, 17, was shot and killed by Austin police officer Geoffrey Freeman the morning of Feb. 8.
Reginald Windham, a longtime employee of the Lincoln Village Juvenile Detention Center, amassed a record of misconduct, including charges of excessive force and negligence.
Commissioner Bob Hayter was fired for his not informing his higher-ups that an employee who was suspended for the investigation already had a long past of disciplinary problems.
If found guilty, 28-year-old police officer Peter Liang could face up to 15 years behind bars.
An attorney representing victims of former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, convicted of raping Black women, condemned prison officials for removing any trace of his whereabouts from the database, saying it is causing his clients “crushing anxiety.”
Tidal recently announced that $1.5 million of the proceeds from their Tidal X: 10/20 charity concert, which took place in Brooklyn back in October, will be distributed to Black Lives Matter and several other organizations that are leading social justice movements.