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Teen Was Fleeing Police When Fatally Shot, Forensic Report Finds

By Kim Palmer A forensic report released on Monday by attorneys representing the family of a 13-year old African American boy fatally shot by a white Columbus, Ohio, police officer last week said the teenager was shot three times while running away. Francisco Diaz, a Michigan medical examiner hired by the family’s attorneys, on Sunday examined the body of Tyre King. According to the Columbus Police Departme ...

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An Inmate Died Of Thirst In A Jail Run By A Loudly Pro-Trump Sheriff

By Ryan J. Reilly WASHINGTON ― Authorities have ruled the death of an inmate at a jail run by a top law enforcement supporter of GOP nominee Donald Trump a homicide caused by “profound dehydration.” Terrill Thomas, 38, was found dead in a Milwaukee County Jail cell on April 24, nine days after being arrested in connection with a shooting. Other inmates heard Thomas beg for water in the days before he died, ...

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