Texas executed Cameron Todd Willingham, an uneducated heavy-metal devotee, for killing his three daughters in a case of arson. But as numerous investigations and news articles have uncovered, he likely didn’t commit the crime.
Month: May 2019
The family of Derek Williams, who died after begging for help and gasping for breath in the back of a Milwaukee police squad car, will receive a $2 million settlement in a long-running civil rights suit against the city, attorneys said Tuesday.
Campaigning news collective, 4WardEverUK, has launched a new website to raise both awareness and funds for an initiative inspired by Mikey Powell, who died in police custody on 7th September 2003.
The family of Sandra Bland is calling for authorities to reopen the investigation into her death. The 28-year-old woman died in a Texas jail cell in 2015, three days after she was arrested for allegedly failing to signal a lane change.
The city of Minneapolis agreed to a $20 million settlement with the family of a woman shot dead by a police officer who was convicted of murder, lawmakers announced on Friday.