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    By Gregory Lemos | CNN Attorney Ben Crump has filed a civil lawsuit against several entities including, The Walt Disney Co. and the Orange County Sheriff, on behalf of Hester Burkhalter, a 69-year-old White woman from Hickory, North Carolina, and her family. Crump said she “was wrongfully arrested and taken into custody at Walt Disney...
    A 69-year-old great grandmother is suing The Walt Disney Company and the Orange County Sheriff for MILLIONS after she was arrested for possession of CBD oil in 2019. Hester Burkhalter is represented by Ben Crump, the same lawyer who is representing the family of George Floyd.  2 Hester Burkhalter, 69, was arrested for felony drug...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) – A grandmother who was arrested for having CBD oil in her purse has filed a civil lawsuit against several entities including, The Walt Disney Co. and the Orange County Sheriff. Attorney Ben Crump said Hester Burkhalter, a 69-year-old woman, “was wrongfully arrested and taken into custody at Walt Disney World in Orlando,...
    A North Carolina great-grandmother is suing Disney World after she was arrested for having CBD oil in her bag at the park in a $18million lawsuit. Hester Burkhalter, 69, was arrested on April 15, 2019 when Disney security found a vial of cannabinoid oil, or CBD oil, in her purse when she handed it to...
    A MAN drowning in the sea was rescued by nearby swimmers after his group shouted for help.  The dramatic moment was captured on video as rescuers dragged the man onto the beach after he was paddled to shore with a bodyboard.  4This is the dramatic moment a drowning man was dragged from the sea by...
    Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speak after the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University’s Health and PE Center on September 12, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump has thrown his support behind Sen. Kamala Harris to become...
    Ben Crump, a civil rights lawyer who represents the family of George Floyd and other high-profile victims of police brutality, endorsed Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThe Hill's Campaign Report: Who will Biden pick to be his running mate? Clyburn: Biden needs VP pick who has 'a lot of passion' The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented...
    The man who filmed the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery and was later charged with murder in his death is now the subject of a state investigation on unrelated sex crimes, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The Camden County Sheriff’s Office asked the state bureau to investigate “based on allegations made against William...
    William Roddie Bryan says he feels "unsafe" after video he recorded of the death of Ahmaud Arbery was leaked. The man who filmed the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery and was later charged with murder in his death is now the subject of a state investigation on unrelated sex crimes, according to the Georgia...
    (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images) Calvin Horton was shot dead by a pawnshop owner in Minneapolis in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd. Now his family has turned to famed civil rights attorney Ben Crump for representation during their fight for justice.  Horton was fatally shot outside Cadillac Pawn by John...
    BAY SHORE, New York -- Nurses walk an average of 10,000 to 15,000 steps per shift, making sneakers an essential part of their uniform.As the coronavirus pandemic spread throughout hospitals across the country, Long Island's Ajon Crump had discovered a need for nurses that was being neglected.Crump's cousin who is a nurse on the frontlines...
    On Wednesday, members of George Floyd’s family filed a lawsuit in federal court against the city of Minneapolis, and the four officers involved in his death. George Floyd’s family is seeking unspecified financial damages, as well as the appointment of a “receiver or similar authority” who would ensure Minneapolis law enforcement “properly trains and supervises...
    WASHINGTON - George Floyd’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the four police officers charged in his death that set off weeks of worldwide protests against police abuse of minorities.  A woman holds a sign showing George Floyd while marching on Market Street at a protest calling for an...
    Gym refuses to shut down despite governors orders With pandemic and presidential race, $15 minimum wage could get another push George Floyds Family Sues Minneapolis and 4 Officers Charged in His Death © Spencer Platt/Getty Images Attorneys for the family of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man who was killed in police custody, announced a lawsuit Wednesday...
    “It was not only Constable Derek Chauvin’s knee on George Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, it was the knee of the entire Minneapolis Police Department … killed, “said Ben Crump, the family’s main lawyer, before the city court. George Floyd, 46, died on May 25 after being handcuffed and immobilized on the...
    The family of George Floyd has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and the four police officers charged with his death. The announcement was made during a Wednesday press conference by civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump and other lawyers representing Floyd's family members. "This complaint shows what...
    Attorneys representing the family of George Floyd are expected to announce a civil lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and police officers. Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police on May 25, sparking massive protests across the country as demonstrators call for police reform and the defunding of police departments.  Civil rights and personal...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The lawyer representing the family of George Floyd says he will sue the city of Minneapolis. Ben Crump, who will make the official announcement Wednesday, says the civil lawsuit will also seek damages against the four former police officers involved in Floyd’s death: Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou...
    Attorneys for Breonna Taylor's family are linking the raid that led to the 26-year-old emergency medical technician’s death to a gentrification plan in the western Louisville area she lived in, according to a complaint The Courier Journal initially discovered. Attorneys alleged in the complaint filed Sunday in Jefferson Circuit Court that police formed a special squad dubbed Place-Based Investigations...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who authorities say claimed to use explosives to blow up at least one cash machine in Philadelphia was hit with additional charges after 30 more sticks of homemade dynamite were found in his home, Pennsylvania's attorney general said Friday. Talib Crump, 26, was charged with additional counts of felony...
    Since the George Floyd protests that started weeks ago, there has been a spike in historical statues being toppled. Statues that paid tribute to "The Star-Spangled Banner" composer Francis Scott Key, 18th-century Spanish priest Junipero Serra, Confederate statues in the Capitol, Christopher Columbus, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington. Mobs have even torn down a statue...
    The attorney for George Floyd's family says he's not so sure that rushing to remove Confederate monuments is the right thing to do. Ben Crump urged Americans to step back and take a "broad view" of the underlying issues. "I think we have to figure out how to honor people who have done things that are beneficial to society, and...
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Drawing direct comparisons to the death of George Floyd, a civil rights lawyer said he’s filing suit against a Florida police department in the death of a 36-year-old white man who collapsed with an officer’s knee on his neck. Timothy Coffman died four days after four South Daytona police officers...
    Disturbing new video footage procured by George Floyd’s family lawyer show officers on the scene ignoring bystanders’ pleas to help Floyd as he lay unconscious.  “He’s not fucking moving,” one told then-Minneapolis police officer Tou Thao as then-officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck. The video, posted on Sunday to Ben Crump’s Instagram,...
    George Floyd’s brother Philonise Floyd is speaking out about the calls to defund the police as he continues the fight for justice for his brother. During an interview on Fox News’ “American News HQ,” Floyd highlighted the improvements he hopes will come from police reform while stressing the importance of proper policing. He also insists...
    Disturbing new footage of George Floyd’s fatal encounter with Minneapolis police shows an officer ignoring onlookers’ pleas to intervene as now-fired cop Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck. “You’re going to let him kill that man in front of you?” one unidentified witness asked Officer Tou Thao as, feet behind the cop, Chauvin put a...
    As ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin faces murder charges for the death of George Floyd, the Floyd family has vowed to ensure the disgraced cop is held accountable to the highest degree. Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who is representing the family of the late father, revealed that a civil suit will be filed against Chauvin...
    George Floyd's funeral service is being held at Fountain of Praise Church in Houston on Tuesday, June 9 — just over two weeks after his death at the hands of Minneapolis police set off nationwide protests. A public viewing was held Monday afternoon at the church. There will be 500 people allowed at the church,...
    George Floyd’s family demanded Wednesday that the other three former police officers involved in his death be arrested and charged before the memorial in his honor Thursday. The lead attorney for the Floyd family, Ben Crump, joined by Floyd’s son Quincy Mason, held a press conference Wednesday in Minneapolis in the same spot captured on video Memorial Day. Floyd...
    George Floyd’s son knelt in prayer Wednesday during a visit to the site where his dad died in a racially charged police killing in Minneapolis. Quincy Mason also spoke briefly to a large crowd that gathered for his visit. “No man or woman should be without their father,” Mason said. Mason also expressed thanks for...
    The latest: Ben Crump, the prominent civil rights attorney representing George Floyd's family, said he's confident that the other three police officers involved in Floyd's death will be arrested before Thursday.Floyd, a black man, died on Memorial Day after Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis officer, pressed his knee into Floyd's neck for minutes, even after...
    The attorney for George Floyd’s family slammed the local medical examiner’s findings that detailed fentanyl in Floyd’s system, calling it an attempt to assassinate the man’s character. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday announced it has classified Floyd’s death a homicide, ruling his heart stopped when police compressed his neck in the widely...
    The attorney representing George Floyd's family said Tuesday he believes the three other police officers involved in the death of the 46-year-old Minneapolis man will be charged before Floyd's funeral in Houston next week. Benjamin Crump added that it was "critical" that all four former Minneapolis Police Department officers be charged in Floyd''s death. Floyd died...
    George Floyd’s funeral will be held in Houston, Texas, on June 9 — after a public viewing the night before, his family’s lawyer said Monday. The lawyer, Ben Crump, said Floyd’s funeral would start at 11 a.m. He said the black man’s funeral would follow an afternoon memorial this Thursday in Minnesota — where Floyd...
    The attorney representing George Floyd's family in their case against the Minneapolis Police Department said heightened criminal charges are warranted for Derek Chauvin, one of four officers whose actions led to Floyd's death on Monday. Addressing the case during CBS News' Face the Nation on Sunday morning, civil rights lawyer Benjamin Crump discussed the possibility...