‘Hands off youth!’ Greeks protest on 10th anniversary of cop fatally shooting teen (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Hundreds of demonstrators have hit the streets of Greece on the 10th anniversary of a teenager being fatally shot by an officer. Police deployed tear gas after some protesters threw stones and Molotov cocktails at officers. Around 1,700 people marched in a protest in Athens, according to AP. Although most of the demonstrators were peaceful, […]

Police fatally shot a man after gunfire broke out at an Alabama mall on Thanksgiving — then conceded he ‘likely did not fire’ the shots

Emantic Bradford, Sr. via Associated Press Alabama police have conceded that the man they fatally shot after gunfire broke out at a mall on Thanksgiving “likely did not fire” the shots. The shooting broke out at a mall in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday evening and left two people injured. Police say the gunman is still […]

Why a North Carolina High School resumed classes after a student was fatally shot on campus

Cassie Cope/The Charlotte Observer, via Associated Press A high school in near Charlotte, North Carolina, where one student fatally shot another on Monday, was criticized for resuming classes hours after the shooting. Clayton Wilcox, superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, defended the school’s decision Monday, saying that it was the appropriate thing to do to ensure that […]

The suspected gunman accused of fatally shooting 2 people at a Kroger grocery store reportedly tried to enter a black church minutes earlier

The suspected gunman accused of killing two black people at a Kroger supermarket in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, on Wednesday attempted to enter a predominantly black church minutes before the attack. Surveillance video at the nearby First Baptist Church showed Gregory Bush, a 51-year-old white man from nearby Louisville, unsuccessfully trying to pry open the church’s front […]

The airline employee who stole a plane from the Seattle airport cracked jokes, complimented air traffic control, and apologized for making a fuss before fatally crashing on to an island

Youtube/Handout via REUTERS Airline ground agent Richard Russell stole an empty Horizon Air plane on Friday night from Sea-Tac International Airport and fatally crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound. Officials have said that the 29-year-old was not a licensed pilot, but had clearance to be among aircraft. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s […]

The NYPD has filed formal departmental charges against the officer who fatally choked Eric Garner in 2014

via Twitter The NYPD filed departmental charges against officer Daniel Pantaleo, local media outlets reported Saturday. A case against his supervising NYPD sergeant, Sgt Kizzy Adonis, is still pending. The charges come four years after 43-year-old Garner’s July 2014 death, which sparked protests about police treatment of black people. The New York Police Department reportedly […]

A family is suing Alaska Airlines after an elderly woman fatally fell down an escalator

CBS News A family is suing Alaska Airlines and a contractor after an elderly woman died following a fall down an escalator in a wheelchair at Portland International Airport. The family indicated that she needed assistance traveling between gates to a connecting flight when they bought her ticket, but a surveillance video shows the woman navigating […]

Case of 'drunk' 6yo boy fatally run over by car shocks Russian society

A fatal traffic incident in the Moscow region in April has been widely discussed and debated. A child was hit by car while out in a yard and the woman driver had not been arrested. What made the story resonate further, is that alcohol was allegedly found in the child’s blood. On April 23, Olga […]

The police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile has been acquitted

Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office via Associated Press Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile last July, was acquitted Friday. The 29-year-old had been charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm, and faced a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. Castile’s death garnered national […]

The NYPD sergeant who fatally shot a mentally ill woman has been arrested on a murder charge

Facebook NEW YORK (AP) — A police sergeant has been indicted by a New York City grand jury on a murder charge in the shooting of a 66-year-old mentally ill woman, a death the mayor called tragic and unacceptable. Sgt. Hugh Barry was arrested Wednesday in Deborah Danner’s October death, police said. He was awaiting […]