It has been nearly two months since 22-year-old Stephon Clark was shot to death in his grandparents’ backyard by Sacramento, Calif., police officers on March 18, and Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert has yet to make a decision as to whether or not she will press charges against the two officers who…
On Tuesday afternoon, police released the Sacramento County, Calif., coroner’s official report from the autopsy on 22-year-old Stephon Clark, who was shot by police in his grandmother’s backyard March 18.
Following his arrest Thursday in Sacramento, Calif., on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and making death threats, Stevante Clark was officially charged with misdemeanor assault and vandalism on Monday.
Stevante Clark, the older brother of Stephon Clark, the unarmed man shot and killed by Sacramento, Calif., police, was arrested in that city Thursday on charges of suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and making death threats.
The Sacramento, Calif., chapter of Black Lives Matter wants the two police officers who shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark on March 18 to be fired and criminally charged. To that end, its members have been demonstrating outside the office of Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert.
As journalists, we are taught that it is our job to deliver news and information objectively. Opinions are saved for editorials and commentary pieces. We have to look at the story and tell it without bias.
Police departments across the nation have long been under scrutiny for officer-involved shootings, particularly of unarmed African Americans, and law enforcement officers in Sacramento, Calif., are no exception.
Updated Saturday, March 31, 2018, 9 p.m. EDT: Hours before a Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors game on Saturday, former King Matt Barnes held a rally “for unity and action” around the March 18 police execution of 22-year-old Stephon Clark.
Contrary to initial police statements, Stephon Clark was not facing the officers who shot and killed him in the backyard of his grandmother’s house on March 18, according to an independent autopsy requested by the family.
I was 9 years old the first time I was punched in the face.
On Thursday the intersection of 47th Avenue and 44th Street in Sacramento, Calif., was filled with cars as family, friends and members of the community flocked to Bayside of South Sacramento Church to pay their last respects to 22-year-old Stephon Clark, who was gunned down by police officers March 18.
On March 18, two police officers in Sacramento, Calif., shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark in the backyard of his grandparents’ home. It is not the first extrajudicial execution of a black man by police, and if there is no change soon, it likely won’t be the last. The nation is watching the aftermath of this…
Sacramento, Calif., Mayor Darrell Steinberg and the City Council had a simple plan for Tuesday night: to hold a special session that would allow the public to speak out and ask questions related to the shooting death of Stephon Clark at the hands of two Sacramento police officers. The city’s leaders, knowing that the…
On Tuesday morning, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Sacramento, Calif., Police Chief Daniel Hahn, Mayor Darrell Steinberg and District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert were joined by other city officials and community leaders at a press conference addressing the officer-involved shooting that led to the…
Sequita Thompson choked on her tears and wailed in sorrow while telling the gathered crowd about the events that occurred the night two Sacramento, Calif., police officers fired 20 shots into her grandson’s body, ending his life.
On Friday afternoon, about 100 activists gathered at the California state Capitol in Sacramento to protest the death of 22-year-old Stephon Clark, who was killed by police in his own backyard Sunday night.
Since reporting Tuesday night on the shooting death of Stephon Clark at the hands of the Sacramento Police Department, I have gotten many of the same responses from people both on Twitter and in the comments section on The Root.
The two police officers responsible for Stephon Clark’s death in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday night shot him within three seconds of encountering him, according to video footage released by the Sacramento Police Department.
The online community and beyond is rallying behind the family of Stephon “Zoe” Clark, the black man who was gunned down by Sacramento, Calif., police in his own backyard.
Police in Sacramento, Calif., shot and killed an unarmed black man in his own backyard Sunday night after mistaking his cellphone for a weapon.