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Greg Fischer, the mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, has demanded a “thorough investigation” into the shooting death of EMT worker Breonna Taylor, 26, who was in bed asleep when police officers burst in the wrong home in the middle of the night. According to the Louisville-based Courier-Journal, members of the Louisville Metropolitan Police Department were executing…

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In August 2016, Korryn Gaines, 23, was slain by police and her 5-year-old son Kodi was injured after an almost 6-hour standoff over parking ticket warrants. Gaines was wanted for failing to appear in court, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and numerous traffic violations, all related to an incident in March 2016. She live streamed the…

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Sandra Bland’s family has reached a $1.9 million settlement from a wrongful death lawsuit, the family’s attorney said Thursday. This resolution comes on the heels of recent news of false statements made by Waller County officials. A former jail guard recently admitted to falsifying logs to show he checked on Sandra Bland an hour before…

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The murder of Sam DuBose by University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing on July 19, 2015, shocked the country. DuBose was pulled over by Tensing for not having a license plate on the front of his car, a violation of Ohio law. However, during the stop something went horribly wrong and DuBose was shot…

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The violent and needless killing of a mentally ill Black man for holding a screwdriver was caught on police body cam footage, released on Monday. The release coincides with the filing of a wrongful death lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department. In June of last year, police confronted Jason Harrison who suffered from bipolar disorder.…

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3-year-old Finley Boyle died after having what is considered a routine dental procedure — six fillings and four root canals. Boyle’s family has filed a malpractice suit against the Kailua, Hawaii dentist who performed the procedures which now includes wrongful death following her death on Friday, according to Rick Fried, attorney for the family, after…

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Trayvon Martin’s parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, have settled a wrongful death lawsuit for what is reported to be more than $1 million against the homeowner’s association for the Retreat at Twin Lakes in Sanford, Fla. where their 17-year-old son was fatally shot. Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman took the innocent young boy’s life…

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