Jurors found that both officers' actions were "objectively unreasonable ... such as that no reasonable officer could have believed that the shooting was lawful," according to court documents. The amount of damages was based on physical pain, mental anguish, loss of companionship, and punitive damages.
December 16, 2021
In his ruling, Senior U.S. District Judge Graham Mullen said Kerl probably made errors on the day of the shooting. But under the law, he said, they were reasonable ones, making her immune to the claims in the lawsuit.
November 19, 2021
On Thursday, Oklahoma County Special Judge Lisa K. Hammond dismissed the charges, saying “the state failed to establish” that a crime was committed.
September 3, 2021
Deputy Prosecutor Christopher Van Marter said in court documents that the officer fired 10 rounds into the rear window of the Honda “without provocation.” Eight of the shots hit the teen.
June 16, 2021
State investigators argued that Dreasjon Reed fired two shots at the officer during the final moments of the pursuit — an allegation that attorneys representing Reed's family denied.
June 15, 2021
The children of a man killed by police in Louisiana's capital city five years ago have accepted a $4.5 million settlement from the local government, the man's family and the city's mayor said Friday.
June 14, 2021
The decision came after the Pasquotank County district attorney opposed the public release of the video, saying the shooting was justified because he said Brown hit officers with his car be-fore they fired at him.
April 28, 2021
The lawsuit was filed Thursday by civil rights attorney Ben Crump in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
March 26, 2021
Mike Ramos was the subject of a call about a man with a gun using drugs when police confronted him in the parking lot of an Austin apartment complex last April.
March 11, 2021
In a letter sent Wednesday to Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr, newly elected Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis cited the conduct of former DA Paul Howard in her request to have the case transferred.
January 29, 2021
Newly elected Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón has selected a deadly 2015 police shooting in Long Beach as one of four cases he plans to reopen, it was reported Friday.
November 13, 2020
Gov. Andy Beshear did not directly criticize or praise the grand jury's decision, but called on Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron to release as many findings in the case to the public as possible
September 23, 2020
The grand jury had been suspended on March 13 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And legal experts say Howard's grand jury subpoena with no grand jury in session could be an ethical or possibly criminal issue.
July 14, 2020
An officer with the Denver Police Department will not face criminal charges after he shot and killed a gang member who was wanted for armed robbery and who held multiple people at gunpoint during a vehicle pursuit in January.
April 17, 2020
Prosecutors will not bring charges against a West Baton Rouge, LA, deputy who fatally shot a Port Allen man during a drug raid at a motel last summer.
March 24, 2020