A young black man who died in the custody of four white Louisiana deputies had “significant traumatic injuries” to his neck consistent with asphyxiation, according to the coroner, who classified the case as a homicide.
Stephon Clark, the unarmed 22-year-old killed by Sacramento police officers earlier this month, was shot eight times, with most of the bullets hitting him in the back, according to an independent autopsy requested by his family’s attorneys.
A Bakersfield police officer answering a report of a man with a gun shot and killed an unarmed 73-year-old as he stood in a neighbor’s driveway, authorities said. The man’s family said he was in the early stages of dementia.
In a year of relentless violence, Chicago has hit another gruesome milestone, exceeding 700 homicides on Wednesday for the first time in nearly two decades, according to official Police Department records.
The family of Lane Graves will hold a special service at St. Patrick’s Church in Elkhorn, Nebraska Thursday. Lane is the little boy dragged underwater by alligator in Florida while the family vacationed at Disney World. A priest at the church will also pray a […]