Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tag: Jonathan Ferrell

Attorney General Won’t Retry Kerrick in Police...

Charges will be dismissed against Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Randall “Wes” Kerrick, the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office said in a written statement. “Upon speaking with...

Juror Says Kerrick Should Have Been Convicted,...

A juror in the Randall Kerrick trial demanded to know what Jonathan Ferrell had done to deserve being executed. The Guardian reports that Moses Wilson, who...

Mistrial Declared in Police Officer Randall Kerrick’s...

A mistrial was declared Friday in the trial of Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Randall "Wes" Kerrick, charged with voluntary manslaughter, after the jury became deadlocked. Jonathan...

Defense Compares Jonathan Ferrell to a ‘Zombie’...

Jury deliberations resumed today in the manslaughter trial of a white police officer charged in the shooting death of a Black former Florida A&M...

Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific...

The ongoing trial of a police officer charged with shooting a Black man looking for help after an accident is seen as a black...

#KerrickTrial Jury Views Dash-Cam Video of Moment...

Full Dash-Cam Video shown to #KerrickTrial Jury (viewer discretion advised): On Wednesday, jurors were shown a police dash-cam video from the night officer Randall "Wes" Kerrick...

City Won’t Give Another Penny to Officer...

The city of Charlotte, North Carolina, is pulling back its financial support of the officer who fatally shot unarmed Jonathan Ferrell back in 2013. WSOC-TV recently...

42 of the Thousands of Police Brutality...

Sharpeville Massacre -- March 21, 1960 South African police shot at a crowd of Black anti-apartheid protesters, killing 69 and injuring over 180. Evidence showed...

8 Unarmed Black Males Other Than Trayvon...

Kimani Gray On his way home from a birthday party, 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot to death by two plainclothes officers in Brooklyn, N.Y. ,...

Charlotte Grand Jury Indicts Officer Kerrick in...

After a partial grand jury last week failed to indict Charlotte police officer Randall Kerrick in the killing of Jonathan Ferrell, a full grand...

Outrage After NC Jury Refuses to Indict...

For the past six months, Jonathan Ferrell has been a national example of police overzealousness after he was shot and killed by North Carolina...

NC Officer to Go Before Grand Jury...

The case of a North Carolina police officer who shot and killed unarmed, 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell will go before a grand jury later this...

Outrage After NM Officers Attack Family, Shoot...

The nation is reacting with outrage to a video of a routine traffic stop in New Mexico that shows police using excessive force to...

Outrage in Detroit Over Death of Renisha...

Renisha McBride, the 19-year-old African-American shot by a white homeowner on his front porch as she sought help after a car accident in a...

Navy Yard Shooting Brings Out Social Media...

There is nothing funny about mass shootings. Other than the lives and memories of those lost, there is nothing to celebrate. But the haters think...

Jonathan Ferrell, 24, Gunned Down by Charlotte...

In yet another case highlighting the precarious existence of African-American men, 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell, a former football player at Florida A&M described by family...

Jonathan Ferrell: Unarmed Black Man Killed by...

Police shot and killed Jonathan Ferrell, a North Carolina man, who may have been running to them for help after a car accident. According to...