As China's Communist Party leaders in Beijing celebrated 70 years in power, pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong turned violent. Rallies were held Tuesday across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory calling the Communist Party to "return power to the people. Heads bowed and dressed in black, schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range in the chest by a Hong Kong riot officer condemned police tactics and demanded accountability Wednesday.
A student who was body-slammed by a North Carolina cop has suffered a concussion from the incident that was captured on video, her attorney said Thursday. Jasmine Darwin now has headaches, vision problems and other issues associated with a concussion, her attorney Freddy Rabner told the Associated Press. A video of the Tuesday incident drew ire from those who say it showed excessive use of force.
Three Florida deputies were charged on Wednesday after video showed a teenager being punched and slammed to the ground during a brutal arrest outside of a McDonald's. Officers Gregory LaCerra, 51, and Christopher Krickovich, 29, with the Broward County Sheriff's Office were charged for allegedly beating and pepper spraying a year-old boy during an arrest in April and falsifying documents in the aftermath, according to a charging affidavit. A third officer, year-old Ralph Mackey, was also charged with falsifying records and conspiracy, according to the affidavit.
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Hong Kong: Hong Kong office workers and schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range in the chest by a police officer rallied Wednesday to condemn police tactics and demand accountability. The shooting Tuesday during widespread anti-government demonstrations on China's National Day was a fearsome escalation in Hong Kong's protest violence. The year-old is the first known victim of police gunfire since the protests began in June.
HONG KONG - Heads bowed and dressed in black, schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range in the chest by a Hong Kong riot officer condemned police tactics and demanded accountability Wednesday. The shooting Tuesday during widespread anti-government demonstrations on China's National Day marked a fearsome escalation in Hong Kong's protest violence. The year-old is the first known victim of police gunfire since the protests began in June.
A man is facing an assault charge after Montana authorities say he threw a year-old boy to the ground at a rodeo because the teenager didn't remove his hat when the national anthem was played. The boy was taken to a hospital in Spokane, Washington, but details about his condition were not released. Court documents filed by Mineral County Attorney Ellen Donohue said the boy was flown to the hospital for a possible concussion and fractured skull.
By Ariel Zilber For Dailymail. A former police chief who was caught on tape making racist remarks while allegedly beating an African American teenager was convicted by a New Jersey jury of lying to the FBI. A jury of nine whites and three African Americans deliberated for a little more than three days before returning a guilty verdict against Frank Nucera Jr.
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Sheriff's deputies in Florida who were captured on video slamming a black teen into the ground and punching his head during an arrest are now facing criminal charges. In April, cellphone video footage showed Broward County Sheriff's deputies violently pushing the head of a year-old boy into the pavement and punching him during an incident in a McDonald's parking lot that involved students at J. Taravella High School in Tamarac.