Court Steps in After Tennessee County Loses Dash-Cam Video

Before appointing a forensic examiner or considering sanctions against a Tennessee county for the loss of months of dashboard camera footage – possible evidence for nine lawsuits against a single sheriff’s deputy accused of a range of misconduct – a federal magistrate wants to ensure the footage is actually gone. 

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Chicago Mayor Calls Police Shooting ‘Extremely Disturbing’

Chicago’s mayor said video footage of police shooting and wounding a suspect inside a downtown train station is “extremely disturbing” and that she supports the interim police superintendent’s request that prosecutors be sent directly to the scene — an unusual and perhaps unprecedented action in the nation’s third largest city.

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Kentucky Students in Viral Encounter Sue Over Tweets From Writers

Several Kentucky Catholic school students involved in last year’s videotaped confrontation with a Native American elder at the Lincoln Memorial filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman and others, claiming their tweets about the incident sparked harassment and threats.

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