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Randall Kerrick, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer who gunned down Jonathan Ferrell while the unarmed man was seeking help following a car accident on September 14,…

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A mistrial has been declared in the case of the White North Carolina police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in 2013.

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Randall Kerrick, the police officer charged with killing Jonathan Ferrell, said he thought he was going to die during the encounter.

After two weeks of opening statements from the defense and prosecution, witness testimony, and closing arguments from both sides, a jury of 12 went to deliberations in the trial of Theodore Wafer — the man who killed 19-year-old Renisha McBride in November 2013. In closing arguments, the prosecution said Wafer, who claims to have acted in […]

On Wednesday, the prosecution in Theodore Wafer’s murder trial rested their case, making way for Wafer’s defense team to call their first witness later this week. In week two of Wafer’s trial, his defense attorney questioned the Dearborn Heights officer in charge of Renisha McBride’s investigation, asking him if there was more he could have […]

Theodore Wafer, the 55-year-old Detroit homeowner who shot an unarmed Renisha McBride to death last November, apparently didn’t know there was a round in the chamber of his shotgun when he grabbed the weapon in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013. That’s what the defense told the courtroom during the second day of his murder trial […]

On Wednesday, opening arguments were made in the trial of Theodore Wafer, the 55-year-old Detroit man charged in the November 2013 killing of an unarmed, 19-year-old black teenager. Renisha McBride was searching for help after being injured in a car accident when she stumbled upon Wafer’s Dearborn Heights, Mich. home. Wafer claimed he thought McBride […]

“F*ck the police coming straight from the underground/A young nigga got it bad cause I’m brown/And not the other color so police think/They have the authority to kill a minority” – Ice Cube 1988 If the unwarranted death or torture of many brown men and the musical narratives delivered by black artists is any indication, […]

Just days after Jonathan Ferrell’s family learned that a grand jury chose not to indict Officer Randall Kerrick in the killing of their son, some big changes might put him behind bars after all. On Monday, a grand jury indicted the Charlotte police officer for shooting and killing the former FAMU football player in September […]

The Charlotte police officer who shot and killed Jonathan Ferrell 10 times will avoid jail time after a North Carolina grand jury decided not to indict him. Randall Kerrick was immediately arrested for manslaughter in September after he shot Ferrell, a college football player who crashed his vehicle and was searching for help. Members of […]

The family and loved ones of Jonathan Ferrell hope that justice will be served in some capacity with their latest move. Ferrell’s family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against several parties connected to his death. The 24-year-old was shot and killed in Charlotte, NC by police after looking for help after a car crash in September. […]

On Thursday, a Detroit judge has ruled that Renisha McBride‘s porch shooter, Theodore Wafer, should stand trial. Yesterday marked the first day of the preliminary hearing on the shooting of McBride, the 19-year-old who was shot dead while seeking help after a car crash in Michigan. A Wayne County District Court judge heard testimony on whether to order […]