Officials in Chicago have released the dash-cam video footage of Laquan McDonald’s shooting death at the hands of city police Officer Jason Van Dyke from October 2014. The video was released a day ahead of the court-ordered deadline and on the same day Van Dyke turned himself in to authorities.
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Back in April, the family of Black Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald was awarded $5 million after the police shooting death of the 17-year-old. Although McDonald…
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.
An attorney for Chris Few says body camera footage shows Few’s hands were up when two city marshals shot into his car last week, critically wounding the dad and killing his 6-year-old son Jeremy Mardis.
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.
The Guardian, which introduced the database The Counted to build a comprehensive record of killings at the hands of police officers, notes that more than 950 people have been killed by police this year. In the month of October, the number of those killed reached 95.
The events leading up to the death of a teenager from Normandy, Missouri has left many asking whether the young man was suicidal, or if…
Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Nouman Raja, who killed Corey Jones as he waited for roadside assistance, was still on probation and therefore unqualified for undercover surveillance work.
The Republican presidential candidates will go head-to-head again tonight during the third GOP debate. While there are still 10 Republicans looking to become the next president, candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson have been dominating the polls.
Family, friends, and supporters of Corey Jones gathered to pay their respects to the musician on Monday evening after he was fatally shot by a plainclothes police officer early Sunday morning.
A former South Carolina police chief has dodged prison time in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed Black man.
In Fox Lake, Ill. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was gunned down after giving chase to three suspects in the area on Tuesday.