Updated Friday June 16, 2017, 5:04 p.m. EDT: The Associated Press reports that the city of St. Anthony plans to dismiss Jeronimo Yanez, the police officer who has been acquitted in the shooting death of Philando Castile.
I live in Oklahoma. I teach at a university less than an hour from Tulsa. Much of the trial happened during my finals week, so I made the trip to Tulsa so I could see Betty Shelby in person. I was able to get into the courthouse because I work in ministry in Oklahoma City, but really, I went because something inside…
The four people accused of torturing a white, mentally disabled man in an attack that was streamed to Facebook Live, drawing outrage across the nation, pleaded not guilty at their arraignment before a Cook County, Ill., judge, the Chicago Sun Times reports.
Dwanya Porche Hickerson, 20, pleaded not guilty to the stabbing death of 25-year-old Dee Whigham, a transgender Mississippi woman, CBS News reports.
Shortly after a Los Angeles jury found Derrick Rose and two friends not liable for the rape of a California woman, things got strange.
A Norfolk, Va., police officer has been found not guilty of manslaughter in the June 2014 shooting of a mentally ill black man, even though other officers testified that the man was not a threat at the time he was fatally shot, the Virginia-Pilot reports.
Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice has been acquitted of all charges relating to the in-custody death of Freddie Gray in April 2015, WBAL-TV reports.
As Judge Barry Williams read the last not guilty verdict about the seven charges Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. faced regarding the death of Freddie Gray, members of Goodson’s family, sitting in the courtroom's center aisle, wept and hugged one another. Officer Edward Nero, who was acquitted a few weeks…
Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero was found not guilty Monday on all four charges in connection with his alleged part in the April 2015 death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.