Samuel DuBose’s 18-year-old daughter was named the head of his estate Thursday ahead of a possible multimillion dollar wrongful death settlement the family may receive after their father was fatally shot by a University of Cincinnati police officer.
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Throughout the night, Minneapolis police claimed, via Twitter, that chemical irritant was dispersed by protesters as they attempted to take down the tarp that separated police from demonstrators. Those on the ground, however, denied the claim, posting photographs and videos of police unleashing the irritant on the crowds.
The shutdown, attended by nearly 300 protesters, began at 7:00 p.m. In the end, 43 adults and eight juveniles were arrested and charged with unlawful assembly and pedestrian on the freeway, the state patrol confirmed.
Witnesses claim Jamar Clark was thrown on the floor and restrained by two officers. While allegedly handcuffed, he was shot in the head “execution-style” by one of the officers.
After massive protests and intense media coverage following Michael Brown’s murder, law enforcement is engaging with citizens more to build better relationships.
The prosecutor overseeing the case of Tamir Rice was blasted for comments he made that suggest the grieving mother of the slain boy has “economic motives.”
The officers — 23-year-old Norris Greenhouse Jr. and 32-year-old Derrick Stafford — were charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in the Tuesday shooting that made Jeremy Mardis the youngest person to be killed by law enforcement this year.
Police fatally shot a 6-year-old child, making Jeremy Mardis the youngest person to be killed by police this year and proving that police practices across the board should be examined, no matter which communities they serve.
A new study from the Black Youth Project also found that the incarceration rate for Black women aged 18 and 19 is almost five times higher than for White female counterparts.
In a 40-page report released this week, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce said prosecutors “determined a criminal violation against either officer could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt” in the death of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell.