The Denver District Attorney declined to charge the police officers involved in the death of a mentally ill man named Michael Lee Marshall, prompting the family to call for a federal investigation on Friday, KDVR reports. The incident occurred in November 2015 when Marshall–a reported homeless paranoid schizophrenic–was arrested for trespassing. While in custody at the station, police claim […]
Lakeisha Holloway "has been hit with a total of 71 charges, prosecutors said Wednesday, adding up to more than a millennium worth of jail time," the report says.
Romechia Simms, the Maryland mother who was found pushing her dead son on a swing for two days earlier this year, has been charged with manslaughter and first-degree child abuse, BuzzFeed reports. Ji’Aire Donnell Lee‘s death was declared a homicide in July, after a medical examiner cited the 3-year-old’s cause of death as dehydration and hypothermia. […]
Shannon Miles, the man authorities say shot and killed a Harris County, Texas deputy sheriff last week, faced prosecutors on Monday.
The man who carried an airsoft pellet gun and a hatchet into the Carmike Hickory 8 Cinema in Antioch, Tennessee was killed Wednesday.
According to a new study, the suicide rate amongst African-American children has almost doubled within the last two decades. The research, which was published in JAMA Pediatrics earlier this week, showed that the rate for Black children between the ages of 5 to 11 has increased from 1.36 per one million children to 2.54. The […]
According to the website KilledByPolice.net, more than 100 people died at the hands of law enforcement in the month of March. The figure, which comes 31 days after the release of the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing report, averages out to more than three people killed in America each day by police […]
A 32-year-old Long Island, New York bank clerk, who was confined to a mental ward for eight days after saying President Obama follows her on Twitter, has filed suit against a New York City hospital, according to the New York Daily News. Kam Brock endured forced injections of powerful sedatives and was ordered to swallow lithium, among […]
In June 2014, Jason Harrison was shot down by police after authorities were contacted by his mother, who told them that her son was making “violent…
Following the Sony Pictures e-mail hacking scandal, Amy Pascal (pictured right), the co-chairman of Sony Pictures, has resigned from her position. Pascal worked at the studio for almost 20 years and was responsible for overseeing the company’s movie business for over a decade. However, leaked e-mails connected to the release of the movie “The Interview” exposed everything […]
Creed’s lead singer Scott Stapp (pictured) is convinced he is a CIA agent who has been assigned the task of snuffing out President Barack Obama, according to the New York Daily News. Stapp, who was just returned to his Florida residence by his estranged wife, Jaclyn (pictured), after being held for 72-hours at a mental health facility, […]
New York Daily News Exclusive: Two FDNY EMTs say they stopped four NYPD officers from beating a mentally ill patient while he was on a stretcher. The EMTs have reportedly turned the cops in to the authorities. To read a full account of the NYPD beating a mentally disabled man on a stretcher visit the […]
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