Elijah McClain’s family reaches settlement with Aurora, Colorado

The City of Aurora, Colorado and the family of Elijah McClain formally agreed on Nov. 19 to a $15 million settlement to resolve a civil lawsuit filed by McClain’s family regarding his 2019 death. The deal was announced in October with an agreement in principle, but the details weren’t finalized until this week as the […]

Elijah McClain’s family reaches settlement deal with Aurora, Colorado

Elijah McClain‘s family lawyer announced a settlement agreement with the city of Aurora, Colorado, in a federal civil rights lawsuit. No further details were released about the settlement in the attorney’s announcement. The reported agreement comes over two years after McClain’s Aug. 30, 2019 death, when the 23-year-old Black man was put in a now-illegal […]

Officers and medics indicted for 2019 death of Elijah McClain

A Colorado grand jury has indicted three police officers and two paramedics in the 2019 death of Elijah McClain, a Black man who was killed after being put in a chokehold and injected with 500 milligrams of ketamine – more than 1 1/2 times the dose for his weight. His tragic death seemingly flew under […]

3 Colorado cops fired for mocking Elijah McClain’s death (video)

Three of the Aurora, Colorado, police officers who mocked the chokehold death of Elijah McClain have been terminated. Interim Police Chief Vanessa Wilson did not take long after the internal investigation to fire Erica Marrero and Kyle Dittrich for taking a photo in front of the makeshift memorial for McClain. The officers claimed they took […]