Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: renisha mcbride

Family of Renisha McBride Settles Wrongful Death...

  By Manny Otiko The family of a Black woman who was shot after she sought help from a white homeowner has reached a settlement, according...

Did Theodore Wafer Get Off Easy with...

Though Theodore Wafer was sentenced to 17 years in prison Wednesday for killing Renisha McBride on his front porch in November — a sentence his...

Detroit Jury Finds Wafer Guilty of Second-Degree...

Guilty! A Detroit jury Thursday afternoon convicted suburban homeowner Theodore Wafer of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the killing of 19-year-old Renisha McBride. Through his defense attorneys, Wafer...

Lawyer Says Wafer Feared for His Life...

For the first time, the world got a chance yesterday to hear the thoughts that went through Theodore Wafer's mind—or at least his attorney's...

Murder Trial Begins for Theodore Wafer, Charged...

Will a Detroit jury believe that Theodore Wafer really feared for his life on Nov. 2 when he blasted 19-year-old Renisha McBride in the face...

Renisha McBride’s Accused Killer Receives Trial Date

More than two dozen witnesses are expected to be called at the June trial of a Detroit-area man charged with second-degree murder after shooting...

Judicial Affirmative Action: The Next Hurdle for...

In July 2009, Henry Louis Gates Jr., director of the W.E.B. Dubois Institute of African-American Research at Harvard University, was mistaken for an intruder...

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...

Theodore Wafer, 54, Charged with 2nd Degree...

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced today that she was charging Theodore Paul Wafer, 54, with second-degree murder and manslaughter and a felony firearm...

Community Awaits Arrest as Renisha McBride’s Death...

Nineteen-year-old Renisha McBride was shot in the face by a homeowner in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, but according to an autopsy report by the Wayne...

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...