The firefighter initially rejected the suspension before videos of the incident were released to the public.
“We must do more than grieve the loss of SGT Fernandes—we must seek justice and answers for his family. That starts with a full and complete investigation.”
Following the police shooting, hundreds of Wisconsinites marched through the streets of Kenosha and gathered outside the Kenosha County Public Safety Building chanting, "No justice, no peace!"
“As the family of George Robinson, we are pleased the Jackson Police Department officers involved in his death have finally been charged with murder."
"Land and environmental defenders play a vital role in protecting these climate-critical forests and ecosystems."
A dozen protesters facing federal charges are barred from going to “public gatherings” as a condition of release from jail—a tactic one expert described as “sort of hilariously unconstitutional.”
Initially charged with manslaughter and fired from the police department, the officer was recently hit with a murder charge after a new prosecutor reviewed the case.
New York’s Civilian Complaint Review Board made 212 requests for body-worn camera footage in May. The NYPD sent only 33 responses, according to a memo obtained by ProPublica.
The American psyche must come out from behind the flag and confront the realities of its quixotic view of the American dream and American justice.