Category Archives: Racial Profiling

#MichaelSlager Trial | Verdict Watch

In closing arguments this afternoon in the state trial of former police officer Michael Slager, who is accused of murdering an unarmed black man in South Carolina, the defense blasted the media for creating what was described as a false … Continue reading

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Prosecutors charge cop who killed Philando Castile — then still give him special treatment

For 20 minutes, Ramsey County, Minn., District Attorney John Choi eloquently, compassionately and thoroughly explained why his office chose to charge St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting death of Philando Castile. For the first time we learned … Continue reading

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#MichaelSlager Trial

When they return to court Monday, jurors will have had three days to ruminate on questions they heard from attorneys hoping to upend the case against the policeman who killed Walter Scott. With all but a few of the 27 … Continue reading

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#RayTensing Trial | Verdict Watch

CINCINNATI — After learning that the jury in Ray Tensing’s murder trial was not close to a verdict Wednesday, Judge Megan Shanahan sequestered them overnight. Deliberations resumed at Thursday around 8:45 a.m., and a verdict could very well follow. The … Continue reading

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Police Officer #MichaelSlager on Trial for the Murder of #WalterScott Day 4

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Two police officers testified Monday that the account Michael Slager gave them about shooting Walter Scott in the minutes after the slaying contradicted a dramatic cellphone video of the unarmed black motorist’s death. The trial of Slager, … Continue reading

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Officer #RayTensing on Trial for the Murder of #SamDuBose Day 7

CINCINNATI — Ray Tensing must be haunted by the face of Sam DuBose. That seemed clear even before autopsy photos showing the gaping bullet holes in DuBose’s head popped up on the video monitor in front of Tensing during Monday’s … Continue reading

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Officer #RayTensing on Trial for the Murder of #SamDuBose Day 6

CINCINNATI — One juror has dropped out of the Ray Tensing murder trial, Judge Megan Shanahan announced in court Monday morning. Juror alternate No. 4, a white female, removed herself from service due to safety and privacy concerns brought up … Continue reading

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