Tag Archives: Crime in the United States

09Oct/17

Potentially disturbing video: Police shoot black man as he runs away

Newly released bodycam video shows a Salt Lake City police officer shooting and killing a black man as he ran away after the officer attempted to arrest him. Linda So reports. Continue reading

02Oct/17

Death count in Las Vegas shooting at least 50

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 2, 2017) (NBC) – A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday (October 1), raining down rapid fire from the 32nd floor of a hotel for several minutes before he was shot dead by police. Continue reading

10Apr/17

Charleston church shooter pleads guilty to separate state murder counts

Dylann Roof, the white supremacist sentenced to death in federal court for the 2015 shooting massacre at a historic black church in South Carolina, pleads guilty to separate state murder charges.
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16Jan/17

Wife of Orlando nightclub gunman arrested: U.S. attorney general

U.S. authorities have arrested the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year, the U.S. attorney general says.
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21Nov/16

Four cops in four cities shot in one day

Four police officers across the U.S. have been shot in a span of just 24 hours. Linda So reports. Continue reading

22Sep/16

National Guard deploys in Charlotte

National Guard troops are deployed in Charlotte following second night of violent protests sparked by a fatal police shooting of a black man.

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01Jul/15

Ohio church blaze brings the number of black church fires to seven in one week

USA (Next Media) – The FBI has launched an investigation into fires at seven different African-American churches in the United States in the last seven days to understand whether they are something more than a coincidence. According to Reuters, so far none of the blazes have been labeled as hate crimes.
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28Apr/15

Night of rioting in Baltimore results in burnt buildings, cars and ransacked shops – amateur videos

A day and night of violence in Baltimore leaves cars’ wreckage and litter on streets and shops damaged, amateur videos show. The violence followed the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died of injuries sustained while in police custody.

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20Mar/15

Human rights group leads police accountability protest

Amnesty International USA organizes a march across the Brooklyn Bridge, demanding police accountability.

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27Feb/15

Washington Post reporter describes process to name “Jihadi John”

In an interview with Reuters at the offices of the Washington Post, reporter Adam Goldman describes the reporting process that helped reveal the identity of “Jihadi John.”

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