Tulsa police claim Terence Crutcher was on PCP, had a vial of the drug in his car, and the officer who shot him meant to pull her taser.
The family of Terence Crutcher is demanding answers after a Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer shot and killed the 40-year-old last week.
“The two occupants just look like people that were involved in a robbery,” the officer says. “The driver looks more like one of our suspects, just ‘cause of the wide set nose,” the officer continues.
Supreme Court justice Manuel Mendez says Macy's abused a state law statue that allows retailers to temporarily detain and fine said persons. The state law was created to prevent teens who were detained for allegedly shoplifting from racking up criminal records.
A New Jersey police chief who allegedly wrote an email defending racial profiling of "suspicious Black people in White neighborhoods," has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the correspondence.
Cincinnati police launch an internal investigation of an officer's arrest of a Black man for jaywalking. The man self-recorded the video and claims his rights were violated.
Trayon Christian was awarded $45,000 from the company this week. The incident happened in April 2013, when the then 19-year-old went to the Manhattan location to purchase a $348 Ferragamo belt. Barneys employees allegedly believed he bought the belt with a fraudulent credit card.
Six men and a woman were accused of producing and distributing nearly 10,800 “2 Ride” passes in violation of policy for Tulsa City Transit. The workers, however, were simply doing as they were told by supervisors, their lawyer says.
Footage from the shooting death of a Black Chicago teen at the hands of a murderous police officer has now been released to the public…
Roker's experience is not unique -- cabs passing Black men and women is a decades-long problem that has both been addressed through the lens of racial profiling and comedic fodder.