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    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — Monday night the Aurora City Council will vote on whether to ban police officers from using carotid control hold. That’s the hold used on Elijah McClain last August, before his death. Last month, the city manager mandated a new policy to stop those holds. The new ordinance would make it more permanent and harder to reverse. Interim Police Chief Vanessa Wilson says she supports banning the maneuver. Last week, three Aurora police officers were fired and...
    “I can’t breathe. I have my ID right here. My name is Elijah McClain. That’s my house. I was just going home. I’m an introvert. I’m just different. That’s all. I’m so sorry. I have no gun. I don’t do that stuff. I don’t do any fighting. Why are you attacking me? I don’t even kill flies! I don’t eat meat! But I don’t judge people, I don’t judge people who do eat meat. Forgive me. All I was trying...
    String players perform during a violin vigil for Elijah McClain in Washington Square Park on June 29, 2020, in New York City. The image of young Elijah McClain playing his violin for rescue animals in a shelter won’t leave my brain lately. I can’t stop thinking about his last walk, listening to his music and dancing as he went. I can’t stop thinking about his last words, recorded by the cops who killed him. “I can’t breathe. I have my ID...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman is calling protesters who blocked access to a police department overnight a “siege.” On Twitter, Coffman applauded the interim chief of police for skillfully freeing the facility and keeping protesters safe. On Friday, hundreds of people rallied at the community memorial for Elijah McClain after the announcement that three Aurora police officers and had been fired and one resigned over a photo scandal that showed them mocking the chokehold officers had the 23-year-old...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Hundreds rallied and marched through the streets of Denver on Saturday night, dedicated to finding justice and unity for all people… no matter their race, gender, nationality or religion. The crowds made their way from Manual High School to downtown Denver. (credit: CBS) Many carried signs that read, “Justice For Elijah McClain,” “Ideas Are Bulletproof” and Black Lives Matter.” The Rise Up Rally, organized by 10for10, is scheduled for 5 p.m. The group of Black young men says...
    Elijah McClain, 23, should not have been subdued by Aurora police while on ketamine, some medical and legal experts are saying. McClain died after being put into a chokehold by the Colorado police, and injected with a sedative called ketamine by paramedics last summer. READ MORE: The FBI, Justice Department were already investigating Elijah McClain’s death “He was begging for his life, vomiting and trying to breathe. And they certainly had no right to involuntarily inject him with a dose intended...
    Elijah McClain, 23, should not have been subdued by Aurora police while on ketamine, some medical and legal experts are saying. McClain died after being put into a chokehold by the Colorado police, and injected with a sedative called ketamine by paramedics last summer. READ MORE: The FBI, Justice Department were already investigating Elijah McClain’s death “He was begging for his life, vomiting and trying to breathe. And they certainly had no right to involuntarily inject him with a dose intended...
    In Colorado, protesters marched and gathered outside the Aurora Police Department (APD) precinct Friday evening to demand the remaining two officers involved in the death of Elijah McClain to be terminated from their jobs. Demonstrators maintained their position through the night and into Saturday, with a few protesters remaining at the precinct site through the morning, according to local NBC affiliate 9 News. One officer involved in McClains death already resigned after a recent image appeared depicting police reenacting the carotid...
    AURORA, Colo. -- A Friday Night protest in Aurora Colorado calls for charges against four officers involved in a deadly encounter with an unarmed 23-year-old man last year.Renewed outrage follows the release of a photo allegedly showing three of the officers depicting the chokehold that they used on Elijah McClain before he died.Three of the officers have been fired, the fourth has resigned.Body cam video of the deadly encounter shows the officers injecting McClain with a heavy sedative during his...
    AURORA, Colo. -- A Friday Night protest in Aurora Colorado calls for charges against four officers involved in a deadly encounter with an unarmed 23-year-old man last year.Renewed outrage follows the release of a photo allegedly showing three of the officers depicting the chokehold that they used on Elijah McClain before he died.Three of the officers have been fired, the fourth has resigned.Body cam video of the deadly encounter shows the officers injecting McClain with a heavy sedative during his...
    AURORA, Colo. -- A Friday Night protest in Aurora Colorado calls for charges against four officers involved in a deadly encounter with an unarmed 23-year-old man last year.Renewed outrage follows the release of a photo allegedly showing three of the officers depicting the chokehold that they used on Elijah McClain before he died.Three of the officers have been fired, the fourth has resigned.Body cam video of the deadly encounter shows the officers injecting McClain with a heavy sedative during his...
    AURORA, Colo. -- A Friday Night protest in Aurora Colorado calls for charges against four officers involved in a deadly encounter with an unarmed 23-year-old man last year.Renewed outrage follows the release of a photo allegedly showing three of the officers depicting the chokehold that they used on Elijah McClain before he died.Three of the officers have been fired, the fourth has resigned.Body cam video of the deadly encounter shows the officers injecting McClain with a heavy sedative during his...
    AURORA, Colo. -- One of the police officers investigated over photographs connected with the death of Elijah McClain in Colorado has resigned, Aurora police said Thursday.EMBED More News Videos Police in Aurora, Colo. stopped 23-year-old Elijah McClain because of a report about a suspicious person wearing a ski mask. His family says he wore it to keep warm. Bodycam video captured the arrest which preceded his death. In a tweet, the department said that Jaron Jones was one of those...
    AURORA, Colo. -- One of the police officers investigated over photographs connected with the death of Elijah McClain in Colorado has resigned, Aurora police said Thursday.EMBED More News Videos Police in Aurora, Colo. stopped 23-year-old Elijah McClain because of a report about a suspicious person wearing a ski mask. His family says he wore it to keep warm. Bodycam video captured the arrest which preceded his death. In a tweet, the department said that Jaron Jones was one of those...
    AURORA, Colo. -- One of the police officers investigated over photographs connected with the death of Elijah McClain in Colorado has resigned, Aurora police said Thursday.EMBED More News Videos Police in Aurora, Colo. stopped 23-year-old Elijah McClain because of a report about a suspicious person wearing a ski mask. His family says he wore it to keep warm. Bodycam video captured the arrest which preceded his death. In a tweet, the department said that Jaron Jones was one of those...
    AURORA, Colo. -- One of the police officers investigated over photographs connected with the death of Elijah McClain in Colorado has resigned, Aurora police said Thursday.EMBED More News Videos Police in Aurora, Colo. stopped 23-year-old Elijah McClain because of a report about a suspicious person wearing a ski mask. His family says he wore it to keep warm. Bodycam video captured the arrest which preceded his death. In a tweet, the department said that Jaron Jones was one of those...
    Two police officers in Colorado have been fired over a photograph showing them reenacting the chokehold maneuver used on Elijah McClain before his 2019 death, officials said Friday. A third Aurora cop, Jason Rosenblatt, was also discharged for receiving the image and replying “with the inappropriate comment ‘ha ha,’” Interim Police Chief Vanessa Wilson said at a press conference. Rosenblatt was one of the three cops involved McClain’s violent arrest last August, according to The Denver Post. Officers Erica...
    Three Aurora, Colo., police officers linked to controversial photos snapped at the site of a memorial for Elijah McClain were fired Friday, according to reports. The firings came after a fourth officer linked to the photos resigned from the Aurora Police Department earlier in the week, FOX 31 of Denver reported. The photos were taken last October, about two months after McClain, 23, died following a police stop that involved a chokehold against him. AURORA POLICE IN COLORADO QUESTIONED ON...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Interim Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Wilson used the same words many in the public have to describe the actions of some of her officers, starting with “sickening.” Wilson fired three police officers and another resigned, amid an investigation into photos showing some in uniform mimicking the chokehold used on Elijah McClain during his arrest. (courtesy: Aurora Police) “We are ashamed. We are sickened. We are angry,” Wilson said. “I am disgusted to my core.” Wilson said she...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Elijah McClain’s family is demanding more action after three police officers were fired and one resigned in connection to a photo scandal. One photo shows the officers reenacting the chokehold used on Elijah, who later died. (credit: CBS) Elijah’s mother, surrounded by her friends, family, attorney, and community leaders at the community memorial, demanded further action into the investigation surrounding her son’s death last year. She remained silent, but the family’s attorney delivered the message. “Because they...
    By PATTY NIEBERG and THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Three officers were fired Friday over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used on Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died last year after police stopped him on the street in a Denver suburb. One of those fired is Jason Rosenblatt, a white Aurora officer who helped stop McClain in August for wearing a ski mask and “being suspicious.” Police put McClain in a chokehold, paramedics injected...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Hundreds of people filled the streets of Aurora on Friday night, marching in protest related to the death of Elijah McClain. The protest happened just hours after the Aurora Police Department announced the fate of officers involved in a photo scandal related to McClain’s death. (credit: CBS) The Aurora Police Department fired two of the three officers who posed for photos at the Elijah McClain memorial. The other officer resigned. One photo shows the officers reenacting the...
    THE cop who put Elijah McClain in a chokehold that resulted in his death last August has been fired. Two other officers were also terminated after they mocked and reenacted the killing in a photo near to the victims memorial. 5 The photo of officer reenacting Elijah McClains death. On the left officer Erica Marrero. in the middle officer Jaron Jones pretending to put a choke hold on officer Kyle DittrichCredit: AP:Associated Press The Aurora Police Department announced Friday that...
    THE police officer who placed Elijah McClain in a choke hold that resulted in his death last August has been fired, two other officers were also terminated after they mocked and reenacted the killing in a photo. On Friday, The Aurora Police Department announced Jason Rosenblatt has been booted from the department, along with officers Erica Marrero and Kyle Dittrich for their involvement in the reenacting of McClain’s killing. 5 The photo of officer reenacting Elijah McClains death. On the...
    THE police officer who placed Elijah McClain in a choke hold that resulted in his death last August has been fired, two other officers were also terminated after they mocked and reenacted the killing in a photo. On Friday, The Aurora Police Department announced Jason Rosenblatt has been booted from the department, along with officers Erica Marrero and Kyle Dittrich for their involvement in the reenacting of McClain’s killing. 5 The photo of officer reenacting Elijah McClains death. On the...