In the verdict, which came after a six-day trial, the judge also said that prosecutors did not prove a reckless endangerment charge against Nero over a failure to put a seat belt on Gray, noting that he had no direct role in putting Gray in the transport van to the jail.
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Louisiana House Bill 953, or the ‘Blue Lives Matter Bill,” extends provisions under the current hate crime law, covering police officers, EMS workers and first responders.
Police Chief Greg Suhr resigned at the request of Mayor Ed Lee amid a mounting scandal over racism in the department
The Chicago Police Board was going to hold an evidentiary hearing on misconduct charges against Dante Servin, the cop who shot and killed Rekia Boyd in 2012. But days before the hearing, Servin resigned. With no hearing on the docket, the Police Board must withdraw all charges against the ex-cop. Subsequently, he will get to keep his pension.
Dante Servin, who shot unarmed Rekia Boyd, resigned before a hearing Tuesday over whether he should be terminated for the off-duty 2012 incident.
Plus transgender actress Laverne Cox makes history with new CBS show and Georgia woman carjacked at gunpoint says she forgives her attackers.
The Brooklyn District Attorney on Thursday announced plans to drop charges against an on-duty postal worker who was arrested in March, reports DNAinfo New York. “In the interest of justice, I asked the court to dismiss the disorderly conduct charge,” Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said in a statement. Glenn Grays, 27, was charged with disorderly conduct […]
NewsOne decided to take a trip back in time to explore what happened the day America bombed its own people.
The four Wilmington, Delaware officers connected to the deadly shooting of Jeremy McDole will not face any charges. Last September, four officers responded to a 911 call about a man with a gun. Cell phone video showed officers telling McDole, who was paralyzed and in a wheelchair, to drop his weapon and raise his hands. When McDole […]
Reverend Catherine Brown and her two small children were on their way home when a speeding Chicago Police squad car with no emergency lights rammed into her car. Dash cam video captured at the scene recorded the brutal encounter with Chicago Police as they dragged Rev. Brown out of the car and pepper sprayed her. One of the officers involved in […]