City pays $60K to Black man arrested over air freshener in car (video)

A man in Bakersfield, California knew his rights and now the city has been forced to pay him because of it. Robert Mitchell, 25, and three other friends were pulled over because cops saw an air freshener hanging from the rearview mirror. Even though Mitchell was not driving the vehicle, he was the only one […]

Unarmed senior citizen with dementia shot by police

A Bakersfield, California, police officer is on administrative leave as investigators try to determine why he shot an unarmed senior citizen with dementia. Bakersfield police Sgt. Gary Carruesco stated to media that at about 12:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of a man brandishing a handgun in the 7900 block of Silver Birch Avenue, a […]