A Kansas City police detective was found guilty of manslaughter in the 2019 killing of a Black man who was fatally shot in his own backyard. Jackson County Circuit Court Judge J. Dale Youngs announced his decision Friday afternoon. Eric DeValkenaere, 43, was charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in the Dec.Continue reading “Kansas City Police Officer Found Guilty In 2019 Fatal Shooting Of Black Man – Kansas City Star”
An Illinois teenager has been sentenced to two years of probation for posting a Craiglist ad in which he offered to sell a Black classmate as a “slave.” The teen, who was a 14-year-old freshman at Naperville Central High School at the time of the incident in 2019, must also complete 100 hours of community service, afterContinue reading “Teen gets probation for offering to sell Black classmate as ‘slave’ on Craigslist”
In a twist in the federal sex crime investigation into Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz, his associate Joel Greenberg has asked to delay his sentencing on sex crimes charges. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent is joined by attorney Dave Aronberg to discuss why this is potentially very bad news for Gaetz.
A grand jury in California has indicted two police officers on felony assault charges in the alleged beating of an unresisting Black teenager last year A grand jury has indicted two central California police officers on felony assault charges in the alleged beating of a Black teenager so severe that he was left with massive bruising on his face,Continue reading “Grand jury indicts 2 officers fired for beating Black teen”
John Choi, the Minnesota prosecutor who charged the cop who killed Philando Castile, is already earning enemies for his groundbreaking new policy. John Choi said he will never forget July 6, 2016—the day 32-year-old Philando Castile was shot and killed by a St. Anthony Police Department officer during a simple traffic stop over a broken taillight. WhenContinue reading “‘Not Going to Do This Anymore’: Fed-Up Prosecutor Is Done With BS Traffic Stops”