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Officers Injured, Dozens Arrested in Philadelphia Protest After Police Kill Black Man

PHILADELPHIA — More than a dozen people were arrested and more than 30 officers injured in protests stemming from the police shooting death of a Black man they say refused their orders to drop a knife in a confrontation captured on video, Philadelphia police said Tuesday. The man, identified by...

Will City Settle High Profile Police Shooting Case? Fresno Council Considers Next Move.

A Fresno police shooting death that has received more attention in the era of George Floyd is on the Fresno City Council's agenda this week. The 2017 shooting of 16-year old Isiah Murrietta-Golding as he ran away from police officers rankled social justice advocates then and now. With the renewed...

Ex-Officer Gets 12 Years in Naked Man's Fatal Shooting

DECATUR, Ga. — A former Georgia police officer convicted of aggravated assault and other crimes in the fatal shooting of an unarmed, naked man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison. Robert "Chip" Olsen was responding to a call of a naked man behaving erratically at an Atlanta-area apartment complex in...

Lawyers in Murrietta-Golding Shooting Case Have Won Big Settlements

The Fresno City Council is scheduled to discuss the lawsuit involving a 16-year old boy shot and killed by Fresno police in 2017 during closed session at the Nov. 7 meeting. It will be the first time that council members formally discuss the lawsuit since a video of the incident...

Fresno PD Chief Welcomes Federal Scrutiny, Defends Officers

Fresno Police Chief Andy Hall says he is open to a federal investigation into a 2017 shooting death of a homicide suspect — and his department as a whole. "We want to be as transparent as possible. And, if the FBI or the Department of Justice wants to look into...

Noble’s family continue protest

The friends and family of Dylan Noble, the unarmed man shot and killed by Fresno police last summer, continue to protest his death. About seven protesters gathered in front of the District Attorney’s office Monday afternoon, waiting for answers. The protesters demonstrated outside Smittcamp’s office while she and other law...

Noble’s family continue protest

The friends and family of Dylan Noble, the unarmed man shot and killed by Fresno police last summer, continue to protest his death. About seven protesters gathered in front of the District Attorney’s office Monday afternoon, waiting for answers. The protesters demonstrated outside Smittcamp’s office while she and other law...

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