A DA will not prosecute a deaf man beaten by police who couldn't hear their orders. It cost too much to hire a sign language interpreter.
As two separate investigations continue, led by the Justice Department and the Tulsa County District Attorney's office, more details emerge regarding Crutcher and Betty Shelby, the officer who fatally shot Crutcher in the middle of the road as he walked with his hands up towards his SUV.
Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old Tulsa, Oklahoma man, is dead after police shot him. Like many before him, Crutcher was Black and unarmed.
Grandmother Geneva Smith said she handcuffed, dragged to the police car and thrown in jail for being an innocent bystander while her son was arrested.
The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's report listed the probable cause of death as asphyxiation due to "manual compression of the neck."
Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]
Oklahoma has executed 112 inmates since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976.
A Black teenager from Oklahoma decided to defend herself - violently - after she was called a racial slur by a White teen.
An Oklahoma missionary was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after he was found guilty of raping Kenyan orphans while volunteering at a children's home.
Quinton Laster, 20, the couple's grandson, is being held on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Sharon Reed, 59, and James Reed, 78, the report says. He had been living with his grandparents for about two years after being asked to leave his mother's home, relatives told investigators.
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