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Fatal Shooting

Ezell Ford's Parents Sue Again, This Time Charging Racism

Reuters | Dan Whitcomb | Posted 03.10.2015 | Black Voices

The parents of an unarmed black man shot to death by two Los Angeles police officers have filed a second lawsuit against the police department and cit...

Police Chief On Fatal Shooting Of Tony Robinson: 'Folks Are Angry...I Get That'

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.09.2015 | Black Voices

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Within hours of a white officer shooting an unarmed black man, the police chief of Wisconsin's capital city was praying with th...

City Of Cleveland Blames Tamir Rice For His Own Death, Then Apologizes

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.03.2015 | Black Voices

An ongoing federal lawsuit filed by the family of Tamir Rice prompted a response from the city of Cleveland last week arguing that the 12-year-old was...

Authorities To Release Video Of 12-Year-Old Boy Shot By Police Officer

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 01.26.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1½ to 2 seconds of pulling up in his crui...

Unnecessary Police Violence Against Our Civilians

Michael Goldstein | Posted 09.08.2012 | Crime
Michael Goldstein

I do know that losing a loved one suddenly and senselessly is an indescribably traumatizing event, leaving deep scars for years. I know that our culture generally considers killings by civilians to be acts that should be punished by life in prison or death.

Police Hunt Trauma Surgeon After Fatal Shooting

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 08.14.2012 | Crime

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Surgeon Timothy Jorden saved the lives of patients with gunshot wounds, lived in a big home by Lake Erie and owned four vehicles...

State Attorney's Office: Cop Justified In Fatal Overtown Shooting

Posted 02.21.2012 | Miami

Miami police officer Maurice Sodre was justified in using deadly force when he fatally shot Lynn Weatherspoon in Overtown last New Year's Eve, accordi...

Police Chase Ends In Crash, Shooting; One Suspect Dead

Posted 02.06.2012 | Miami

Two armed felons under investigation by the DEA led police on a high-speed chase down U.S. 1 in southwest Miami-Dade Tuesday before both were shot and...

Five Charged In Shooting Death Of 13-Year Old Darius Brown

Posted 12.14.2011 | Chicago

Four men and a woman were charged Friday in connection with the August shooting that killed 13-year-old Darius Brown as he played basketball with frie...

Darien Murders: Three People Fatally Shot In West Suburban Home, Gunman At Large

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DARIEN, Ill. — Police say three family members have been found shot dead in their home just west of Chicago. Darien Deputy Police Chief John Co...

Arturas Kolgavas: Shot By Cops While Brandishing Sword In Glenview

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A domestic dispute escalated to a barricade situation Sunday, which resulted in police shooting and killing a man who allegedly came at them with a sw...