In a lawsuit comparing the case to that of George Floyd, the family accused area police and Maryland’s medical examiner of wrongdoing.
Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue said that Gabby Petito died from strangulation and ruled her death a homicide.
The Vincent city council passed a resolution to disband the department after the racist text surfaced.
Protesters across the country expressed pain and anger after a grand jury declined to charge any officers in the death of Breonna Taylor. The 26-year-old Black woman was home asleep with her boyfriend when police executed a “no-knock” warrant for an investigation that did not involve either of them.
Robert Hoobler, nicknamed Uncle Bob by the rap star, was found dead Friday in his home.
The vehicle got on the tracks through a private crossing and was hit by a southbound train with about 90 people on board.
One police officer described it as "right out of a horror movie."
Lane held Floyd’s legs as Officer Derek Chauvin pinned Floyd's neck with his knee for nearly 9 1/2 minutes on May 25, 2020.
"Militarized law enforcement increases the prevalence of police violence without making our communities safer,” said the letter from House and Senate members.
A detective who put the Bangor Police Department on the social media map is retiring to write a book.