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White cop charged with murdering black motorist in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI — A white police officer was indicted Wednesday on a charge of murder in the shooting death of unarmed black motorist Samuel DuBose. If convicted, University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing could go to prison for life, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said during a news conference. Deters played body camera footage of Read More…

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Nigerian student’s death in police custody in Georgia ruled a homicide

The death of a 21-year-old Nigerian student in an isolation jail cell in Savannah, Georgia, on New Year’s Day has been ruled a homicide, Chatham County coroner William Wessinger said Thursday. Matthew Ajibade’s cause of death “is listed as blunt force trauma, which was really a combination of several things that were enumerated in his Read More…

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9 Georgia deputies fired in connection with death of 21-year-old

ATLANTA — Nine Georgia deputies have been fired in connection with the death of a 21-year-old student in Savannah, Georgia, authorities announced Friday. The firings are related to the case of Matthew Ajibade, who died in an isolation cell on New Year’s Day, said Gena Bilbo, the Chatham County Sheriff’s spokeswoman. Two of the nine Read More…