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    Legal proceedings against two co-defendants in a 2015 Vallejo murder case, reshuffled several times, continue in the coming months, including a jury trial rescheduled from early November 2019 to October 2020. Richard Edward Hill III and Isaiah Demetrius McClain and their defense attorneys, who were scheduled to appear in court in early June for a trial setting,will return at  10 a.m. Sept. 2 for a trial readiness conference in Department 4 of Solano County Superior Court, Judge E. Bradley Nelson’s...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – For the first time in more than 10 months, the family of Elijah McClain was able to gather peacefully with the community to celebrate his life. McClain’s sister, Naomi, told CBS4 the gathering at Utah Park in Aurora on Saturday evening was their first time being able to solely focus on the life Elijah lived. (credit: CBS) “It is giving some of us closure. At the same time, it is opening feelings for others,” Naomi McClain...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – An LED candlelight vigil is planned Saturday evening to honor Elijah McClain. We Shall Overcome, Now, vigil organizers, will gather at Utah Park starting at 5 p.m. They plan to spell Elijah’s name using hundreds of candles. The public is invited to bring white flowers, letters and artwork to honor him. AURORA, CO – JUNE 27: A woman holds up a sign as people rally outside the Aurora Police Department Headquarters to demand justice for Elijah McClain...
    By Patty Nieberg and Thomas Peipert | Associated Press AURORA, Colo. — 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...
    Dow ends nearly 370 points higher as Nasdaq logs another record close 2021 Toyota Supra My Black son who has autism is different like Elijah McClain was. It makes me fear for him more than my other kids. © Provided by INSIDER Sharisse Taylor has three Black sons, but is most concerned about her child with autism. Sharisse Taylor Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man, was pulled over by three white police officers last summer in response to...
    Sharisse Taylor has three Black sons, but is most concerned about her child with autism. Sharisse Taylor Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man, was pulled over by three white police officers last summer in response to a call about a man who was acting suspicious and weird.  McClain, a massage therapist, tried explaining that he was just different, and died after one of the cops put him in a chokehold. After learning of his death, Sharisse Taylor, who...
    By PATTY NIEBERG, Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Two Colorado police officers fired for a photo reenacting a chokehold used on a Black man arrested last year appealed their terminations, officials said Thursday. Officers Kyle Dittrich and Erica Marrero were fired last week after Aurora police released a photo showing them and a third officer smiling as they reenacted the chokehold their colleagues used on Elijah McClain, who died after police stopped him as he walked down the...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Two of the Aurora police officers seen in the now-infamous photos taken near a memorial for Elijah McClain will appeal their terminations, the police department confirms. Those officers are Erica Marrero and Kyle Dittrich. The officer in the middle of the photos, Jaron Jones, resigned. (courtesy: Aurora Police) Marrero and Dittrich were fired on Friday for conduct unbecoming an officer. Their attorney told CBS4 investigative reporter Brian Maass the officers have 10 business days to file...
    Authorities in Aurora have repeatedly tried to bury controversial news related to the August 2019 attack on Elijah McClain, an unarmed, 23-year-old black man who died after an encounter with police prompted by a 911 call reporting suspicious activity:a man dancing to music while wearing a ski mask. But the tragedy continues to receive national attention anyway, prompting a highly unusual strategy by Visit Aurora. Like the vast majority of tourism agencies from coast to coast, Visit Aurora, a nonprofit...
    (CBS4) — On Saturday, Elijah McClain‘s mother is expected to join a candlelight vigil with the goal of being visible from the heavens. “We Shall Overcome” says they will be at Utah Park in Aurora off Peoria and Jewell at 5 p.m. The group is inviting the community to join them — with white flowers, candles, or any artwork to add to the vigil. They are planning to have hundreds of attendants spell out “Elijah” with candlelight. The 23-year-old unarmed...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Multiple anesthesiologists are questioning the amount of Ketamine, a widely employed sedative, used on Elijah McClain just before he stopped breathing last August, with one doctor saying it was, “Too much, twice too much.” The popular sedative was injected into McClain by a member of Aurora Fire Rescue the night of Aug. 24, 2019, after McClain, 23, was stopped by Aurora police officers. Officers said McClain showed signs of “excited delirium,” a syndrome which can feature aggressive...
    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The local investigation related to the death of a 23-year-old Black man who died after police stopped him on the street in suburban Denver will focus on first-responder training and policies as the state attorney generals probe looks at whether criminal charges are warranted, Aurora city councilors and staff said Monday. City councilors discussed their plans during a study session, when no votes are taken, the Colorado Sentinel reported. The city is looking at having a...
    The Aurora Police Department waited until July 3, the Friday before the Fourth of July holiday weekend, to release photos of three officers making sport of a chokehold at the site where cops had attacked and brutalized 23-year-old Elijah McClain — an unarmed black man who was the subject of a 911 call for nothing more than dancing to music while wearing a ski mask — last August 24; he died days later. Jaron Jones, who was at the center of the selfie,...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – During a study session Monday night, Aurora City Council discussed the independent, third-party investigation into Elijah McClain’s death. Council members also voted to move forward on a ban on carotid control holds and chokeholds. City Manager Jim Twombly mandated a new policy for Aurora police in June to stop the use of carotid holds, the restraint used on McClain. The new ordinance would make the ban more permanent and harder to reverse. Twombly is also working...
    Three Aurora, Colo., police officers have been fired over photographs taken at the death site and memorial to Elijah McClain. A fourth officer—who was in the photo—resigned. Hide McClain, 23, died last August after an arrest in which he was tackled by three police officers, held in a chokehold, and finally injected with ketamine. District Attorney Dave Young declined to prosecute the officers involved, stating that he couldn’t “prove one way or the other” that their conduct had led to...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — Two of the Aurora police officers seen in the now-infamous photos taken near a memorial for Elijah McClain will appeal their terminations, their lawyer tells CBS4. Those officers are Erica Marrero and Kyle Dittrich. The officer in the middle of the photos, Jaron Jones, resigned. (courtesy: Aurora Police) Marrero and Dittrich were fired for conduct unbecoming an officer. The attorney told CBS4 investigative reporter Brian Maass the officers have 10 business days to file from when...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — The attorney for two of the fired Aurora police officers seen in the now-infamous photos taken near a memorial for Elijah McClain says they will appeal their terminations. Those officers are Erica Marrero and Kyle Dittrich. The officer in the middle of the photos, Jaron Jones, resigned. (courtesy: Aurora Police) The attorney told CBS4 investigative reporter Brian Maass the officers have 10 business days to file from when they were fired. He provided no further comment....
    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...
    DENVER (AP) — Amid the protests across the U.S. against excessive police force against people of color, Elijah McClain’s name has become another rallying cry. McClain, a 23-year-old Black man in the Denver suburb of Aurora, died in August after police officers confronted him as he was walking to a store. Officers put him in a chokehold and injected him with a sedative. Here’s what we know: WHO IS ELIJAH McCLAIN? McClain was a massage therapist who planned to...
    DENVER (AP) — Amid the protests across the U.S. against excessive police force against people of color, Elijah McClain’s name has become another rallying cry. McClain, a 23-year-old Black man in the Denver suburb of Aurora, died in August after police officers confronted him as he was walking to a store. Officers put him in a chokehold and injected him with a sedative. Here’s what we know: WHO IS ELIJAH McCLAIN? McClain was a massage therapist who planned to...
    By PATTY NIEBERG, Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Amid the protests across the U.S. against excessive police force against people of color, Elijah McClain’s name has become another rallying cry. McClain, a 23-year-old Black man in the Denver suburb of Aurora, died in August after police officers confronted him as he was walking to a store. Officers put him in a chokehold and injected him with a sedative. Heres what we know: WHO IS ELIJAH McCLAIN? McClain was...
    “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...