A grand jury in Cleveland will decide whether to charge a then-rookie police officer for fatally shooting the 12-year-old boy a year ago
As the shocking video of a Chicago police officer fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is played worldwide, other footage from the scene that night has gone missing. Minutes after McDonald was shot 16 times by Officer Jason Van Dyke on a Southwest Side street, several police officers entered...
WASHINGTON — As a federal grand jury in Springfield probes ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, lawyers in the case reached an agreement this week over a second subpoena issued Nov. 3 to the Peoria Republican. Schock, 34, first was subpoenaed on March 31, the day he quit Congress amid questions about how...
Nissan announced the Grand Prix winner for the second Nissan Art Award, which recognizes exceptional work by Japanese artists. Seven finalists were selected by jury members in May and their respective works.. The post Nissan Art Award 2015 Grand Prix Winner Announced – Yuko Mohri appeared first on Gadgets, gizmos, and tech from the East.
Seven people who prosecutors say were involved in the beating death of a teenager during a counseling session at an upstate New York church were indicted on second-degree murder charges on Tuesday by a grand jury. Lucas Leonard, 19,Show More Summary
What becomes a legend most? Ryan Coogler knows. Fresh from "Fruitvale Station," his impressive, Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning debut, writer-director Coogler presents the very different "Creed," a film that is nominally a spinoff of the celebrated "Rocky" series but actually plays like something...
November 24th, 2014 was a turning point for me. I was driving when the news came that the Grand Jury in Ferguson Missouri announced no indictment of Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18 year-old Michael Brown. I was stunned that the violent end of Michael Brown's life was unworthy of a trial. Show More Summary
Efforts have failed to release the transcripts for the secretive grand jury that declined to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner, after the New York Court of Appeals denied the motion yesterday. According...Show More Summary
The New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, has denied an appeal brought by the NAACP and the New York Civil Liberties Union, among others, to release testimony heard by the grand jury that declined to indict Daniel Pantaleo—the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in Staten Island last summer. [ more › ]
Nearly a year after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict the police officers involved in Eric Garner's death, sparking massive protests, New York's highest court has declined to hear an appeal requesting the release of the grand jury transcripts. Such documents usually aren't made public, but the... More »
The testimony a New York City grand jury heard before declining to indict a white police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner will remain secret, the state’s highest court ruled on Monday. The New York Court of Appeals declined to review a lower court’s...
ALBANY - The state’s highest court on Monday rejected efforts to make public grand jury testimony in the death of Eric Garner.
At long last, it looks as though the law will finally get its (wo)man. Fourteen months after a Dawson County (GA) deputy arrested citizen journalist Nydia Tisdale for filming a political rally at a local pumpkin farm, Sheriff Billy Carlisle is patting himself on the back for turning a potential civil liberties violation into a ham sandwich. Show More Summary
A Glenview man has been indicted for lying to a federal grand jury probing possibly illegal hiring and promotions in Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown’s office. The two-count indictment of Sivasubramani Rajaram is the first public confirmation that Brown’s office is under investigation...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal prosecutors are continuing to pursue criminal charges against top campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul. According to court documents filed Thursday, a grand jury in Des Moines indicted Jesse Benton, John Tate and Dimitri Kesari on conspiracy charges.
The DOC NYC documentary film festival wrapped Thursday evening doling out jury prizes and celebrating a 21 percent hike in attendance in its sixth outing, which ran from November 12 through 19 at IFC Center, SVA Theatre and the Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas. Show More Summary
This nice gun owner wants us to “get out our guns,” shoot congress people and senators and put them in a “tree chipper.” The grand jury on Wednesday indicted 55-year-old Tyrone Paul Ponthieux on one felony count of threatening the life of the president and one count of threatening to assault, kidnap and murder other unnamed [...]
A federal grand jury has indicted a Las Vegas man for threatening to gun down or hang President Barack Obama and members of Congress. The grand jury on Wednesday indicted 55-year-old Tyrone Paul Ponthieux on one felony count of threatening the life of the president and one count of threatening to...
Brooklyn federal prosecutors acknowledged issuing three grand jury subpoenas which contained an unlawful warning.
A Gwinnett County grand jury has indicted Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill for accidentally shooting his friend Gwenevere McCord while practicing police tactics in a model home in May. Hill could serve up to a year in prison for reckless conduct. "You condemned my land so that something can be done for the public good 15 years ago. Show More Summary