Ford, 25, was shot in South LA during a scuffle with officers, according to the police account. The LAPD said Ford did not comply with a request to stop, made suspicious movements and grabbed for an officer's gun after tackling them, according to the Times, which cited two sources who spoke on condition that they not be identified because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the case.
A McKinney, Texas, police corporal was placed on administrative leave after a video surfaced Saturday showing him pulling a 15-year-old girl to the ground and pinning her down outside a pool party Friday night in the expansive Craig Ranch subdivision. Seconds later, he pulled his gun and pointed it at two teens who appear to try to come to her aid.
Charleston County (S.C.) Solicitor Scarlett Wilson on Monday announced that a state Grand Jury has indicted a former North Charleston police officer for murder.
The escapees are David Sweat, 34, and Richard Matt, 48. Sweat was serving a life sentence for murdering Broome County (N.Y.) Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Tarsia who happened upon Sweat and others after they had robbed a firearms store. Matt was imprisoned for the kidnapping, murder and dismemberment of a man who had fired him from his job at a food warehouse.
Pastor Marcus Mosiah Jarvis of Christ the Cornerstone Praise and Western Tabernacle, however, shouted at Sharpton as he strode down the center aisle of the crowded church, “How dare you ask the people of Hartford to give you their money! You’re nothing but a pimp!”