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Kendrec Mcdade Shooting

If George Zimmerman Was a Cop, He Never Would've Been Charged

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Crime
Eliyahu Federman

When it comes to civil lawsuits under Title 42 of the civil rights act of 1982, the police have broad immunity from "harassment, distraction, and liability when they perform their duties reasonably." But when it comes to criminal charges, no such blanket immunity exists.

Man Pleads Guilty To False Police Report That Led To Student's Death

AP | Posted 08.17.2013 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. — A California man who made a 911 call that ended with Pasadena police fatally shooting a college student has pleaded guilty to...

Man Blamed For Deadly Police Shooting Won't Face Charges

AP | Posted 10.24.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A man Pasadena police blamed for a deadly shooting after he falsely claimed robbery suspects were armed will not be charged with involu...

McDade's Parents Say Autopsy Contradicts Police Statement

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.14.2012 | Los Angeles

An autopsy conducted on Kendrec McDade, the 19-year-old who was fatally shot by Pasadena police in March, revealed that he received seven gun shot wou...

Teen Who Was With Kendrec The Night He Died Admits To Theft

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. -- A 17-year-old boy on Tuesday admitted his role in juvenile court in a theft that led to the fatal shooting of an unarmed college s...

WATCH: Family Makes Emotional Plea For The Truth

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.11.2012 | Los Angeles

"Somebody cut him down for no reason... As long as I've got life in my body I'm going to find out what happened to my son." These are the words of ...

NAACP Asks Pasadena For Police Shooting Documents

AP | Posted 06.10.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. -- The NAACP has asked Pasadena officials for documents, audio recordings and ballistic reports related to last month's police shooti...

'I Thought It Was A Drug Deal Gone Bad' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.06.2012 | Los Angeles

A witness's recollection about the night of Kendrec McDade's shooting death casts doubt over Pasadena police officers' account of the events. 20-y...

WATCH: 'I Didn't Kill That Guy'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.05.2012 | Los Angeles

The question of who to blame, if anyone, for the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Kendrec McDade is a controversial one. But the 911 caller, who admits h...

Police Shooting Of Unarmed Teen 'Reeks' Of Cover Up, Says Parents

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 06.04.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. — The parents of a college student who was shot and killed by Pasadena police alleged in a federal lawsuit that their son's dea...

Manslaughter Charges For 911 Caller Won't Stick In Unarmed Teen Shooting

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 06.03.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors tentatively rejected a request by Pasadena police Monday to file an involuntary manslaughter charge against a man who ...

'I Can't Say. I Can't Say Because I Wasn't There'

AP | Posted 04.02.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. -- Pasadena Police Chief Philip Sanchez told community members Saturday he's determined to get the facts straight about what led offi...

LISTEN: The 911 Call That Led To Police Shooting Of Unarmed Teen

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 03.30.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. -- Police initially considered Oscar Carrillo a victim of an armed robbery and rushed to the spot where Carrillo claimed one of two y...

Shocking Arrest In The Police Shooting Of An Unarmed Teen

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.29.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. — Oscar Carrillo's 911 call was clear: Two young men just robbed him of his computer and backpack. At least one of them had a g...