The wife of an Arkansas jail administrator was arrested allegedly pulling a gun on four African American student-athletes who had knocked on her door for an annual fundraising drive, authorities said Friday. Jerri Kelly, 46, was booked on suspicion of false imprisonment, aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a minor, according to records from the Cross County Sheriff's Department jail — the lockup where her husband works. The incident happened in Wynne, Arkansas, a suburb about 45 miles west of Memphis, Tennessee, on Aug.
AUSTIN — A white former Texas policeman was jailed on Wednesday for 15 years over the deadly shooting of an unarmed black teenager in a Dallas suburb last year that fueled a national debate over possible racial bias in US policing. The same jury that convicted Roy Oliver, 38, of murder on Tuesday in the death of Jordan Edwards, 15, deliberated for several hours before deciding his prison sentence. Two police officers who worked with Oliver and a neighbor were among those testifying as character witnesses.
A former student at the University of Kansas has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and a lifetime of probation for a September incident involving another underage student. Albert N. Wilson attended a bar with a friend and met a girl who was visiting a family member who attended KU.
Albert N. Wilson is facing heavy charges after being judged by an all-white jury, while Wilson claims that he never had intercourse with the girl. A college student went to a bar with his friends, and he met a girl who was visiting her family member. While both the boy and the girl were underage, and under the influence when they decided to go to the boy's apartment, the aftermath of it all has changed their lives.
THE sheer violence of the assault rocked America. She was in a coma for 12 days. Her skull had 21 fractures, her left eye was dislodged from its socket.
Cheryl Corley. A day after three officers were acquitted of trying to cover up the killing, Jason Van Dyke was sent to prison for shooting the black teen 16 times. McDonald's family argues the punishment is light.
Mark Ciavarella Jr. In the private prison industry the more time an inmate spends in a facility, the more of a profit is reaped from the state. Ciavearella was a figurehead in a conspiracy in the state of Pennsylvania which saw thousands of young Black men and women unjustly punished and penalized in the name of corporate profit.
Lawrence, KS — Albert N. Wilson, a former University of Kansas student, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and a lifetime of probation after being convicted by an all-white jury of raping a white teen girl. But he says they only kissed, and never had sex. In Septemberthen year old Wilson was with a friend when he went to a bar where he met a girl, who was years old at the time.
He was in solitary confinement for two years. He was released when the prosecutor's case was found to be lacking evidence against him and the main witness had left the United States. Two years after his release, Browder committed suicide at his mother's home.
A former police officer in Florida was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting a black man who had been awaiting help on a highway more than three years ago. Raja, for the two counts a jury found him guilty of last month : manslaughter by culpable negligence and attempted first-degree murder with a firearm. Raja, 41, who had faced a maximum penalty of life in prison in the fatal shooting of Corey Jones, received a year term for each count. The sentences will be served concurrently.