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    JOLIET, Ill. (WLS) -- The wife of a man who died in Joliet police custody is heartbroken and demanding answers after watching dashcam video of his treatment while in custody.The incident happened during a drug sting in January 2020. The case is under investigation and the Joliet Police Department are defending their officers, but the Eric Lurrys widow said officers contributed to his death by not rendering aid.On January 28, Lurry was handcuffed in the back of a Joliet police...
    JOLIET, Ill. (WLS) -- The wife of a man who died in Joliet police custody is heartbroken and demanding answers after watching dashcam video of his treatment while in custody.The incident happened during a drug sting in January 2020. The case is under investigation and the Joliet Police Department are defending their officers, but the Eric Lurrys widow said officers contributed to his death by not rendering aid.On January 28, Lurry was handcuffed in the back of a Joliet police...
    JOLIET, Ill. (CBS) — The video of a man who died in police custody in a Joliet has led to a call for an independent investigation. On Thursday, Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk talked to CBS 2 investigator Dave Savini, who broke the story about the video’s existence this week. The mayor said he was concerned about how the evidence was handled. He said CBS 2 obtained a cameras angle he never knew about, and audio is missing. “Clearly,...
    JOLIET, Ill. (CBS) — A controversy has exploded about a video obtained by the CBS 2 Investigators. The video has just surfaced, even though Eric Lurry, the man who is seen in it, died in the custody of Joliet police nearly six months ago. It is another example of police departments across the country, holding back critical videos that raise questions about misconduct. But in this case, it was a Joliet police field training sergeant who blew the whistle. CBS...
    JOLIET, Ill. (CBS) — Another man has died in police custody, and there are accusations that Joliet police tried to cover it all up – including a video that was buried for five months. CBS 2 investigator Dave Savini spoke exclusively with the man’s widow. Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk said he had “grave concerns” Tuesday night after watching a police video that he said was withheld from him for five months. We learned it shows police hitting a man in...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of people dressed in black took to the streets of Minneapolis on Saturday night for an Independence Day protest for racial justice and an end to police brutality. People gathered in downtown Minneapolis for a rally and march, called The Black 4th by organizers, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. Protesters held signs with some of George Floyds final words: “I cant breathe. Floyd, who was Black and handcuffed, died May 25 in Minneapolis while being arrested....
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Both victims of an early morning crash involving two vehicles at an intersection in Philadelphia were from the vehicles, and no pedestrians were involved, police said. Video of the crash early Saturday from multiple points of view convinced traffic unit investigators that a man believed to have been a pedestrian on the center median was actually a passenger in a car who was ejected during the crash, police said. Police say an eastbound Jeep Cherokee hit a...
    KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudans police chief and his deputy were fired on Sunday, the transitional government said, days after large protests demanding more measures against officials linked to ousted President Omar al-Bashir. Adel Mohamed Bashaer, director-general of Sudans Police Force was relieved of his duties and replaced with Ezz Eldin Sheikh Ali, Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said on Twitter without elaborating. Later, the cabinet said in a statement that Othman Mohamed Younes, Bashaers deputy, was also dismissed. No further details...
    JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police made a gruesome discovery Saturday morning after finding two bodies in the Hudson River.Authorities say they responded to the Hudson River near the end of Morris Canal Park in Jersey City around 7:30 a.m. on reports of a female in the water where they discovered the victim.A 22-year-old woman from Manhattan was pronounced deceased at the scene.And just before 1 p.m., Jersey City Police say they received another call of a second body...
    Chicago police closing off a street. Getty Images/Joshua Lott At least 67 people were shot in the Chicago area over Independence Day weekend, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Two children were unintended victims of the deadly incidents that occurred when perpetrators fired into or in the direction of large crowds, the newspaper reported. Mayor Lori Lightfoot, a first-term mayor pushing for police reform, had added 1,200 additional police officers to the streets with the hopes of quelling violence. Visit Business...
    JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police made a gruesome discovery Saturday morning after finding two bodies in the Hudson River.Authorities say they responded to the Hudson River near the end of Morris Canal Park in Jersey City around 7:30 a.m. on reports of a female in the water where they discovered the victim.A 22-year-old woman from Manhattan was pronounced deceased at the scene.And just before 1 p.m., Jersey City Police say they received another call of a second body...
    Former NYPD boss Ray Kelly has blamed Mayor Bill de Blasio for NYC crime and slammed Democrats for sitting on their hands as statues fall. Kelly, a native New Yorker who spent 47 years in the New York Police Department, condemned the New York City mayor as atrocious in an interview on July 4th weekend. 6 Former NYPD boss Ray Kelly, pictured, slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio in a radio interview on July 4th weekendCredit: Getty Images - Getty 6...
    Police in Portland, Oregon, declared downtown protests as riots on the Fourth of July for the second time in less than 24 hours. Oregon Live reported on the upheaval in the city, part of a wave of sometimes violent protests taking place around the country in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody: Mayor Ted Wheeler expressed concerns about Portland being “on edge,” heading into Fourth of July weekend. A riot was...
    The city’s police watchdog has asked the NYPD to discipline cops who follow their unions’ advice by skipping misconduct hearings — but the department has refused to get involved, The Post has learned. Police unions have told their members to not appear for video interviews when Civilian Complaint Review Board investigators are working remotely, arguing the video could be used against officers. The standoff comes as the mayor promises police reforms and touts the shifting of funds from the...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 27-year-old man is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle in Philadelphia’s Hunting Park neighborhood, according to police. Officials say the crash happened around 10:45 p.m. Saturday at 9th Street and Roosevelt Boulevard. Police say a 2019 Mitsubishi was traveling southbound on 9th Street when it was hit by a 1999 Honda Motorcycle that was traveling southbound on the outer lanes of the Roosevelt Boulevard. The 27-year-old driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 27-year-old man is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle in Philadelphia’s Hunting Park neighborhood, police say. According to officials, the crash happened around 10:45 p.m. Saturday at 9th Street and Roosevelt Boulevard. Police say a 2019 Mitsubishi was traveling southbound on 9th Street when it was hit by a 1999 Honda Motorcycle that was traveling southbound on the outer lanes of the Roosevelt Boulevard. The 27-year-old driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the...
    ARMSTRONG COUNTY (KDKA) — A man from Pittsburgh is the Armstrong County Jail after an argument with his girlfriend spiraled, according to the Kiski Township Police Department. Police say the man’s girlfriend, 56-year-old Janet Vida, pulled a handgun out of her purse and threatened to kill 52-year-old Patrick Rossi while they were in a moving vehicle along Brownstown Road in Kiski Township. Rossi hit Vida in the eye and jumped from the moving vehicle, police say. Vida is...
    More than a dozen area residents were among the 18 charged by New York State Police troopers for alleged impaired driving in the Hudson Valley. Local residents charged were:  Westchester County On Saturday, June 27, State Police troopers from Cortlandt arrested Jose R. Becerra Rey, 32, of Peekskill, for DWI with a prior conviction within ten years, a felony. He was traveling on State Route 9 in the village of Croton-on-Hudson, when he was stopped for a violation of the...
    A woman shopping at Target threw a child-like temper-tantrum after seeing the store was selling face masks. Hide In the video, which she filmed herself, the woman, staring at the display of face masks, says, “Finally, we meet the end of the road.”  Hide “I’ve been looking forward to this shit all my fucking life,” she says. Soon after, she starts throwing the masks off the display they’re on until all of them are scattered about on the floor.  Karen...
    A Long Island man drove drunk with his young son in his pickup truck, according to authorities. A Suffolk County Police Selective Alcohol Fatality Enforcement (SAFE-T) officer in Selden initiated a traffic stop of a 2003 Nissan Frontier after he observed the vehicle making an illegal left turn while it was travelling eastbound on Middle County Road at 1:25 a.m. Sunday, July 5. When the officer approached the Nissan, he determined the driver was intoxicated and that there was a...
    A Long Island man drove drunk with his young son in his pickup truck, according to authorities. A Suffolk County Police Selective Alcohol Fatality Enforcement (SAFE-T) officer in Selden initiated a traffic stop of a 2003 Nissan Frontier after he observed the vehicle making an illegal left turn while it was travelling eastbound on Middle County Road at 1:25 a.m. Sunday, July 5. When the officer approached the Nissan, he determined the driver was intoxicated and that there was a...
    The city’s police watchdog has asked the NYPD to discipline cops who follow their unions’ advice by skipping misconduct hearings — but the department has refused to get involved, The Post has learned. Police unions have told their members to not appear for video interviews when Civilian Complaint Review Board investigators are working remotely, arguing the video could be used against officers. The standoff comes as the mayor promises police reforms and touts the shifting of funds from the NYPD...
    A BABY was found wandering around the streets in Cleveland looking for his parents. The little boy, who police said was just one year old, was found outside by himself in the area of West 38th and Clark Avenue. 2 The baby was found wandering around outside by himself in ClevelandCredit: Cleveland Police 2 Police say the little boy was found in the area of West 38th and Clark AvenueCredit: Google Maps The Cleveland Police Department took to Twitter to...
    A 27-year-old boy ran over a group of protesters against police racism in Seattle, USA One of the victims died A protester died This Sunday and two others were injured after a vehicle broke a police barrier and struck a protest night in Seattle, United States, local media reported. ⚠️Violence Warning ⚠️ Someone did this to peaceful protesters in #Seattle last night. If you have info on the driver, an angle with the license plate, anything, let us know....
    A BABY was found wandering around the streets in Cleveland looking for his parents. The little boy, who police said was just one year old, was found outside by himself in the area of West 38th and Clark Avenue. 2 The baby was found wandering around outside by himself in ClevelandCredit: Cleveland Police 2 Police say the little boy was found in the area of West 38th and Clark AvenueCredit: Google Maps The Cleveland Police Department took to Twitter to...