Category: Civil Rights

By KEN RITTER,  Associated Press   LAS VEGAS (AP) 07/28 — A grand jury’s refusal to indict a former Las Vegas police officer for using an unapproved chokehold in the death of an unarmed man last year drew anguished tears Friday from the dead man’s mother and complaints from civil rights groups.

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By JOSH REPLOGLE and KELLI KENNEDY,  Associated Press  PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) 04/25 — A Marjory Stoneman Douglas student alleges he was aggressively questioned by school administrators and local law enforcement after posting on social media that he fired an assault weapon at a gun range with his dad.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) 12/05 — Philadelphia will pay $250,000 to two people who say they were roughed up while taking photographs of police officers.

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday announced settlements in the cases of Amanda Geraci and Rick Fields.

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