As incidences of police brutality continue to happen on a regular basis in communities across the United States, the perpetrators of these cold-blooded murders are escaping justice, Mandela Barnes, Wisconsin State Representative, told RT.
A security raid in western Mexico turned into an all-out, three-hour gunbattle between police and army on one side and drug cartel thugs on the other. At least 37 armed civilians and two federal police officers have been shot dead.
Cleveland police had charged 12-year-old African American boy Tamir Rice, who was killed by police six months ago, with “aggravated menacing” and “inducing panic,” according to a police document published by US media.
A former candidate for a Tennessee congressional seat has admitted to making threats that included burning down a mosque, school, and cafeteria in a Muslim community in New York State. Despite the threats, he was released after posting $30,000 bail.
A new flotilla with humanitarian aid on board is going to help people in Gaza; the mission is beyond political polarization and in full compliance with international law, Osama Qashoo, member of the first flotilla to Gaza, told RT’s In The Now.
Protesters joined the family of Akai Gurley outside the Brooklyn courthouse, where lawyers for New York police officer Peter Liang asked for charges against him to be dropped. Liang claims his fatal shooting of Gurley in November 2014 was accidental.
Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced that he would not pursue criminal charges against Madison PD officer Matt Kenny, in the fatal shooting of Tony Robinson, 19, on March 6, deeming the incident “lawful use of deadly police force.”
Cuyahoga County Sheriff Clifford Pinkney said his department has not yet finished interviewing people in the November officer-involved shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, Ohio, and asked for more time to complete the investigation.
The Department of Justice is investigating the Baltimore Police Department over allegations that officers routinely use excessive, sometimes deadly force, conduct unlawful arrests and engage in discriminatory policing.