Pa. Man Paralyzed in Police Shooting Will Not Face 2nd Trial

The 2012 shooting generated one of the earliest protests against police use of force in black communities. To promote healing between police and the community, Stephen A. Zappala Jr., the Allegheny County district attorney, said charges of reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and escape have been dropped, BET says. During a trial in September, a jury deadlocked on the charges of endangerment, resisting and escape but cleared Ford of two counts of aggravated assault against police officers, according to the news site.

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Woman Goes on Strike Against ‘Disrespectful’ Teen Daughters

“My children have everything that they could possibly want and need, but yet still, they are disrespectful,” Muhammad told WFMY. “They are rude. They think that I’m the meanest mom in the world. They think they can survive without me, so I said, you know what? That’s fine. This mom is going on strike.”

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Supreme Court to Examine Okla. Execution Procedure

The death row inmates filed suit against the state over a combination of three drugs that has caused some prisoners to flail about in pain, the report says. The inmates argue the sedative, midazolam, cannot achieve the level of unconsciousness required for surgery, making it unsuitable for executions, the news site notes.

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Norwood, Ohio, Mayor Promises Not to Abandon Police to ‘Race-Baiting Black Leaders’ 

Norwood, Ohio, Mayor Thomas Williams penned a letter to his local Police Department, voicing his support for the boys in blue, who he feels are “under attack by race-baiting black leaders and cowardly elected officials,” Talking Points Memo reports.

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Woman Kidnapped at Texas ATM Manages to Escape From Car Trunk

“It’s always well-lit, so I can see when people are coming, but I didn’t see this one coming,” Christin added. “I just thought, I better remember everything about this guy so the police can catch him.”

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