Obama, Trump condemn fatal police assault of Tyre Nichols
The city of Memphis released graphic video of a traffic stop that led to police officers beating a man, who later died. Video footage involving Memphis police officers and Tyre Nichols documents officers kicking and pepper spraying Nichols, with officers discussing their different actions during the altercation and complaining about their injuries.
Washington Examiner · 4 hours ago
Van Jones says black officers might have been 'driven by racism' against Tyre Nichols
CNN host and political commentator Van Jones sparked backlash when he suggested that all five of the black Memphis police officers involved in the deadly Jan. 7 traffic stop of Tyre Nichols were likely motivated by racism.
Washington Examiner · 15 hours ago
Tyre Nichols death: Memphis police 'permanently deactivate' SCORPION Unit
Memphis police are permanently deactivating its “Scorpion Unit” after the death of Tyre Nichols earlier in January, making the announcement after body camera video relating to the traffic stop was released.
Fox News · 14 hours ago
Memphis Police Disband Special Unit After Video Released of Tyre Nichols’ Arrest
The Memphis Police Department has permanently disbanded its special “Scorpion” unit a day after the city publicly released video footage of the arrest of Tyre Nichols. Nichols, 29, was engaged in a violent encounter with police officers in Memphis on Jan. 7 after a traffic stop, during which he attempted to flee and resisted police […]
NTD · 9 hours ago
Tyre Nichols death: Rev. Al Sharpton vows to fight 'any color' police who commit crimes
In a Saturday rally in Harlem, Rev. Al Sharpton addressed the latest body camera footage release of the deadly Memphis police beating of Tyre Nichols and pledged to continue to take on any police brutality against African Americans no matter the race of the police officers.
Washington Examiner · 17 hours ago
What is Scorpion, the police unit at the centre of Tyre Nichols' death?
Some of the five officers in Memphis who have been charged with killing Tyre Nichols were appointed to the unit, which allows police to "do what they can to arrest people", according to one former officer.
Sky News · 22 hours ago · By Reemul Balla
Video shows Memphis police violently beating Tyre Nichols in the traffic stop that led to his death
Video shows police violence at the traffic stop with Tyre Nichols, as the country again grapples with police reform and four teams battle for the Super Bowl.
USA TODAY · 21 hours ago · By Taylor Wilson
Memphis police chief faces crucial test leading department through Tyre Nichols case
It's only been 20 months since Cerelyn "CJ" Davis started leading the Memphis Police Department. As the department's first outsider chief in decades, she's facing a crucial test as the agency reckons with the Tyre Nichols case.
CNN · 12 hours ago · By Christal Hayes
Rep. Gallagher Alleges Biden Administration Divided on Biggest National Security Threat
Rep. Mike Gallagher (Wis.), who chairs the House’s China select committee, said that the Biden administration is divided on one key question. Which is the biggest national security threat to the United States: climate, or China?
NTD · 19 hours ago
Police Say 3 Dead, 4 Hurt in Latest California Shooting
BEVERLY CREST, Calif.—At least three people were killed and four others were wounded in a shooting in California area early Saturday morning. Sgt. Frank Preciado of the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the shooting happened just after 2:30 a.m. in Beverly Crest, an upscale Los Angeles neighborhood. Of the seven people who were shot, four […]
NTD · 20 hours ago
How media outlets are handling the Tyre Nichols arrest footage
News organizations across the country faced a dilemma Friday evening when Memphis police released body camera video showing the brutal police beating of Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, following a traffic stop.
CNN · 17 hours ago · By Oliver Darcy
San Antonio community unites in silent protest for Tyre Nichols
Members of the Party of Socialism and Liberation organized a peaceful protest Saturday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza in east San Antonio to stand in solidarity with Tyre Nichols and his community.
www.ksat.com · 7 hours ago · By Patty Santos, Adam Barraza
Judge Allows Capitol Police Lawsuit Against Trump, Jan. 6 Defendants to Go Forward
A judge ruled on Thursday that a lawsuit filed by U.S. Capitol Police officers may proceed against former President Donald Trump and some of his supporters and individuals accused of assaulting police at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Judge Amit Mehta of Washington D.C.’s federal district court ruled that eight Capitol Police officers could proceed […]
NTD · 10 hours ago
What is Scorpion, the now disbanded police unit at the centre of Tyre Nichols' death?
Some of the five officers in Memphis who have been charged with killing Tyre Nichols were appointed to the unit, which has now been permanently deactivated, which allows police to "do what they can to arrest people", according to one former officer.
Sky News · 22 hours ago · By Reemul Balla
Trump says beating of Nichols 'never should have happened'
Former President Donald Trump says the footage of the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols by five Memphis police officers is “horrible” and that the attack “never should have happened.”.
www.ksat.com · 11 hours ago · By Meg Kinnard And Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
Tyre Nichols video: When will Memphis police release body cam footage?
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The city of Memphis, and the country, is awaiting release of video showing the traffic stop that resulted in the death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols earlier this month. The video is set to be released by the city of Memphis sometime after 6 p.m. (CT) Friday. It will be available here after […]
PHL17 · 21 hours ago
Officers who beat Tyre Nichols were part of SCORPION unit. What to know as specialized police units draw new scrutiny nationwide.
Some of the officers charged in Nichols' death were members of SCORPION, or Street Crimes Operation to Restore Peace in Our Neighborhoods.
USA TODAY · 14 hours ago · By Christine Fernando
After Tyre Nichols’ fatal beating, Black parents, children have ‘the talk’
Tyre Nichols was brutally beat by police, even as he seemed to follow the advice passed down in many Black families for generations as a way to prepare their children for interactions with officers
The Globe and Mail · 10 hours ago
Tel Aviv shares drop amid Netanyahu judiciary plans, rising violence
Tel Aviv shares fell on Sunday with analysts citing investor jitters over planned judiciary changes by Israel's hard-right government and after a Palestinian gunman killed seven people outside a synagogue on Jerusalem's outskirts.
Reuters · 42 minutes ago
Tyre Nichols: The deadly assault draws painful parallels for Americans who are no strangers to videos of police violence
A video of Rodney King being attacked by police officers in 1991 was the first time Americans had been forced to confront such savagery from their living rooms. The deaths of black people at the hands of law enforcement are now, more often, caught on mobile phone cameras.
Sky News · 9 hours ago · By Martha Kelner
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