Officials in St. Anthony, Minnesota, “moved expeditiously” to resolve the case and start the healing process.   St. Anthony, Minnesota reached a $3 million settlement with the family of Philando Castile, who was fatally shot by a police officer last year, CNN reports. A joint statement, released on Monday, called the shooting “a tragedy” for […]

Yet another police officer is acquitted of murder in the killing of yet another African American.   Afired Milwaukee police officer who shot and killed 23-year-old Sylville Smith was found not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide on Wednesday, reports CNN. If you think that Dominique Heaggan-Brown lost his job because of the Smith case, that […]

The jury handed down the verdict after 27 hours of deliberating.   Jeronimo Yanez, the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile, 32, was found not guilty by a Minnesota jury on Friday afternoon. The jury was ordered to keep deliberating after being embroiled in deadlock for the past week. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes: “After 27 […]


The family of Philando Castile welcomed the charges against the cop who shot and killed the 32-year-old, but his girlfriend believes "the highest charge was not brought against him."

Officer Jeronimo Yanez faces three criminal charges.   The fatal shooting death of Philando Castile earlier this year was a breaking point for many Americans tired of fighting against police brutality. On Wednesday, a slight sigh of relief was felt after Ramsey County Attorney John Choiannounced that St. Anthony, Minnesota Officer Jeronimo Yanez faces three criminal […]