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Family members of Saheed Vassell are demanding that police come clean and release a full unedited video capturing the Brooklyn man's death as he was being shot by four cops. Vassell family claims that he was mentally ill and police are not being forthcoming with the details surrounding his death ...
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) While scrolling through Facebook Thursday, you might have stumbled upon a post by Katie Serdula. She wrote, "If anyone is missing their dog-- the state police shot him in my yard this morning because nobody wanted him." Her post goes on saying the dog appeared to ...

Police in South Euclid and Euclid are investigating an officer-involved shooting occurred over the weekend with connections to both departments. The incident happened in the city of Euclid, but according to a police report, the shot was fired by a South Euclid K-9 police officer. It started when a Euclid ...
CHICAGO (CBS) -- A 19-year-old man who was shot by police during a home invasion has been charged with multiple felonies. Marcos Malvaisa has been charged with attempted murder, home invasion, aggravated assault of a peace officer, and misdemeanor battery. police said Malvaisa shot ...
Mayor Ted Wheeler is asking for patience as two investigations are launched into last weekend's police shooting. John Elifritz, 48, was shot and killed by officers at a local homeless shelter. Wheeler says he's worried people don't have all the facts at this point. The mayor says he wants to wait for all the facts before ...
Waco police officers shot a suspect armed with a knife who they believed was holding family members hostage inside a home in the 3800 block of Speight Avenue in Waco shortly after 8:30 a.m. Friday, according to law enforcement. A family member inside the home called 911 around 8:38 a.m. to ...

The Florida man shot and killed late Thursday by state police after he ran during a traffic stop on Interstate 70 near the north junction with Interstate 79 in South Strabane Township was wanted by police in Florida for allegedly killing a woman. Steven Jamine Brooks, 45, also known as Siddeq ...
The Greenwood Police Department said a suspect is in custody after a shooting incident on Friday. Officers said a Highway Patrol trooper witnessed a drive-by shooting at the intersection of Highway 25 south and Florida Avenue. The suspect fled the scene, Police said, and later ditched his vehicle.
Family of Man Shot by Police Files Lawsuit Against Lakewood. The family of a Native American man fatally Shot by Police who mistook a cellphone for a gun has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Lakewood and Police involved in the 2015 shooting. April 13, 2018, at 1:40 p.m.. Family of Man Shot by Police ...
Chicago police say an officer shot a gunman as he dragged a woman into the bedroom of a home near the United Center on the West Side Wednesday night. The woman was also shot, but a statement from police was unclear how she was wounded. Both the man and the woman were taken to ...
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Authorities have released new body camera footage from the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016. The graphic video released Friday shows the incident from multiple angles. In the footage, two police officers try to tase Sterling, who continues to struggle with the officers.
Long before police shootings and protests in Ferguson, Mo., or Sacramento focused America's attention on how the police treat black men, Los Angeles was a byword for police brutality and racism. Years of effort after the 1991 beating of Rodney King, the riots that followed, and later, the Rampart police ...
An independent autopsy shows that Stephon Clark was shot by Sacramento police eight times, and six of those wounds were in his back, according to Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist retained by Clark's family to conduct a separate autopsy. Clark also received a gunshot wound to his side and ...
Roxanne Jones, a founding editor of ESPN Magazine and former vice president at ESPN, has worked as a producer, reporter and editor at the New York Daily News and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Jones is co-author of "Say it Loud: An Illustrated History of the Black Athlete." She talks politics, sports and ...
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A man who was shot by police after crashing an SUV into the water off U.S. 1 near the entrance to the Florida Keys on Thursday faces numerous charges. Jahmal Parker, 29, of Pompano Beach faces charges of resisting arrest with violence, aggravated assault with a deadly ...
... they wind down their 12th consecutive losing season, the Kings — like many nationwide — have turned their attention to demonstrators who have joined hand-in-hand on game nights to block entrances to the building. The wave of protests stem from the March 18 fatal shooting by police of Stephon Clark, ...
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - William Roberts said he was driving southbound on U.S. Highway 1 when the driver of a minivan lost control, drove through a fence and crashed into murky water. Roberts parked on the side of the highway and saw several good Samaritans rush to help a man who was ...

Their actions after this police shooting were based on the same idea that propelled the courageous Parkland teens to raise their voices after a mass shooting in their community in February: the urgent necessity to end gun violence. But news that the officers who were captured on tape killing Alton Sterling ...
Amid the protests, many have used Clark's death to make claims about police shootings. We focused on a recent statement by nationally-known civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who is representing the Clark family and previously represented the family of Trayvon Martin, a black youth shot to death by ...
Protesters upset over police shooting of Stephon Clark delay NBA Kings game ... SUBSCRIBE. LOS ANGELES — Police prevented Sacramento Kings fans from getting inside Golden 1 Center after demonstrators enraged over the police shooting of an unarmed man locked arms and blocked the entrance.
Holding signs with messages such as "Shut it down!" as they converged arm-in-arm outside the Sacramento Kings' home arena, hundreds of protesters demonstrated this week's fatal shooting of an unarmed black man before the Kings' game with the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday. The crowd moved from a ...
(CNN) -- Protesters marched into City Hall in Sacramento, California, and onto an interstate highway Thursday as the mayor called for calm after police killed an unarmed black man they believed had a gun. Sacramento police said the two officers fired at Stephon Clark, killing the 22-year-old, who was in ...
An expert in officer-involved shootings said that any officer could have reacted the same way given the circumstances surrounding the deadly shooting of Stephon Clark. Ryan Getty was a police officer for 34 years. Now, he's an assistant professor at Sacramento State's division of criminal justice.
Protesters in Sacramento, California blocked a motorway and basketball arena over the killing of an unarmed black man. Scores first gathered at the city hall, holding signs and urging action. The protests were sparked by the release of police video showing the killing of Stephon Clark, 22. Police shot Mr ...
A twitter account affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement in Sacramento called for the protest of the police shooting of Clark, an African American father of two. The Kings released a statement blaming police for the game delay. "Due to law enforcement being unable to ensure ticketed fans could ...
The combination of police edited video and raw video from the show the final moments of Decynthia Clements' life. It was taken from more than 30 hours of footage from multiple cameras, Elgin Police Chief Jeff Swoboda said. Elgin police said they pulled her over on West Bound I-90 near Route 25 in the ...
She referenced an old saying about being shot down in the street like a dog, then said she feels like California responds to the mistreatment of dogs with greater indignation than it does to police shooting black people. “The public has to become outraged with the people they elect that won't fight for what is ...
OKLAHOMA CITY - One person was shot by Oklahoma City Police responding to a domestic disturbance call on the city's south side Thursday evening. Police received a call shortly after 6:00 p.m. for an incident involving a man beating a woman at a home in the 00-40 block of Corona Drive, near SE 89th ...
OPD's policy with regard to body camera video of in-custody deaths and police shootings is to withhold the video from the media and public until an investigation is completed. But the department, unlike many, allows immediate family members of those killed by the police to view the video inside police ...
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A driver that Virginia State Police said was armed with a weapon when he approached two officers was fatally shot on Interstate 64 in Henrico, following a pursuit Thursday morning. Shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday, March 1, the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force attempted ...
"It looked like he was hunting us," one officer was quoted saying in an affidavit. By Payton Potter, Patch Staff | Mar 1, 2018 4:48 pm ET | Updated Mar 1, 2018 5:10 pm ET. 0. Probable cause affidavit released in Richardson Police shooting pic.twitter.com/PtKUw6XUdw. — L.P. Phillips (@lpphillips) March 1, 2018.
Police shootings have been in the national spotlight for years, but has any police officer ever been involved in three fatal shootings in six months? Vermont State Police Trooper Christopher Brown is now in that position, after a shooting last month on Interstate 89 in Bolton. Brown and a Richmond police ...
Battle Creek – A prosecutor says the fatal shooting of a man being sought by a fugitive apprehension team in southern Michigan was justified. Calhoun County Prosecutor David Gilbert said in an opinion released Wednesday to the Battle Creek Enquirer that officers “violated no criminal law” in the Jan.
An officer fired their weapon Wednesday afternoon and struck a 22-year-old man during a pedestrian stop in Fairfield, authorities said. The incident occurred about 3:40 p.m. on Crowley Lane, a residential area, according to the Fairfield Police Department. The Solano County Sheriff's Department and ...
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On Tuesday night, a Coeur d'Alene police officer was shot and a suspect killed in Coeur d'Alene. Officer Charles Hatley was shot in the stomach. He underwent surgery Tuesday night and is expected to make a full recovery. Curtis Ware was declared dead at Kootenai Health ...
WAMEGO, Kan. (AP and WIBW) Update: Authorities have identified a 25-year-old man who was killed during gun battle with law enforcement officers in Wamego. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says Ethan Straub, of Wamego, died in the shooting Monday evening during a confrontation with several ...
Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm discusses the challenges in prosecuting police officers charged in officer-involved shootings. He spoke after a deadlocked jury and mistrial in the trial of Brown Deer officer Devon Kraemer. Devon Kraemer. Brown Deer Police Officer Devon Kraemer ...
There were two bullet holes in the side mirror of the truck belonging to a man who was shot by Flagstaff police Friday night. According to witnesses, the man was standing on the driver's side of the truck and was holding a small gun when he was shot. Emery Cowan. Apartment of shooting victim. Buy Now.
Georgia Police Shooting: Deadly Fight Was Over Traffic Tickets. A candlelight vigil honoring slain officer Chase Maddox has been set for Saturday evening in Locust Grove. By Doug Gross, Patch Staff | Feb 10, 2018 3:17 pm ET | Updated Feb 10, 2018 4:31 pm ET ...
Just after noon Saturday, two Westerville police officers were killed when responding to a 911 call of a woman crying. What we know about what happened. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said the police department received a 911 hangup call from 312 Crosswind Drive around noon Saturday.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into a string of deadly police shootings involving replica handguns that often look just like real guns. GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles tells WSB-TV the four shootings that happened over the past few weeks are still open. Last week, a man armed with an airsoft ...
RICHARDSON, TEXAS - Stephanie Camerillo cried tears of frustration and sorrow for her only brother, 30-year-old Rene Gamez. He was shot and killed during an active shooting situation on Wednesday night. “He was just amazing, he had this big old heart and he would always give,” said Camerillo.
States with high rates of residential segregation are significantly more likely to have fatal police shootings of unarmed black victims, according to a new Boston ... “This suggests that the higher rates of fatal police shootings of unarmed Black victims are not merely a result of more interactions between police ...
Man, 26, Charged After Fatal Richardson Police Shooting. By NBC 5 Staff. Published at 10:48 AM CST on Feb 8, 2018 | Updated at 2:33 PM CST on Feb 8, 2018 ...
The father of a teenage boy shot and killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department deputy demanded answers at an emergency meeting Wednesday night. John Weber, whose son, Anthony "AJ" Weber, was fatally shot Sunday, said police avoided his questions at the New Congregational Missionary ...
A man holding a baseball bat was shot multiple times by police after they responded to a call of him wandering around an elementary school campus in Redding. According to Captain Eric Wallace with the Redding Police Department, the incident started around 8 a.m. with calls from the Powermart on Lake Blvd. for a ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A Kansas City man has been convicted of a federal drug trafficking charge in a case that involved police fatally shooting another suspect. The Kansas City Star reports that 27-year-old Michael Wilkins pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of methamphetamine with the intent to ...
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — The family of a Norfolk man who shot and killed a police K9 has filed a multi-million dollar wrongful lawsuit against the city after he was shot to death by police. Two years ago, a Norfolk police officer shot and killed Keith Richardson when he allegedly refused to drop his gun.
DEA agent's 911 call on police shooting: Suspect says he's undercover officer. 0. Share. Facebook Twitter. Share this with ... Because of the suspect from Dayton's claim, the DEA agent also described a possible police-on-police shooting, referred to as blue on blue. She also noted two Jackson Twp. police ...
The Metropolitan Police Department investigates an officer-involved shooting near Lingo Street in northwest Las Vegas on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (Patrick Connolly/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @PConnPie. The Metropolitan Police Department investigates an officer-involved shooting near Lingo Street in ...


 

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