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Colorado city's probe finds police had no legal reason to stop Elijah McClain

9 days ago   |   By WISN

The results of an investigation into the fatal arrest of Elijah McClain in suburban Denver criticize how police handled the entire incident.
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City probe faults overall police treatment of Elijah McClain

City probe faults overall police treatment of Elijah McClain

9 days ago   |   By WGN TV

DENVER - The results of an investigation into the fatal arrest of Elijah McClain in suburban Denver released Monday criticizes how police handled the entire incident, faulting officers for their quick, aggressive treatment of the 23-year-old Black man and the department for having a weak accountability system that failed to press for the truth about what happened.
The investigation commissioned by the city of Aurora found “two contrasting stories” of what happened to McClain in August 2019 after someone reported him as suspicious. One, based on officers' statements to investigators, where...
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Pelosi asked to probe ‘tainted' food after National Guard troops fell ill

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Steelers sign Ben Roethlisberger to new contract

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Boston Marathon's plan to hand out 70K medals roils runners

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Nearly a fifth of all food produced around the world ends up in the bin, UN...

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