Clashes Erupt As Kenyans Protest For Electoral Reform: VICE News Quick Hit
Hundreds of Kenyans gathered in the capital of Nairobi for the third consecutive Monday to urge the government to replace officials in the electoral oversight commission. Protesters say the country can't otherwise hold a free and fair general election next year. (VICE News)
Surveillance Video Shows Cleveland Police Officer Shoot 12-Year-Old
Cleveland police have released surveillance video showing 12 year old Tamir Rice being shot by an officer who has just exited a moving patrol car. Rice was alleged to have 'brandished' a bb gun. The video clearly shows the car had just stopped moving when the boy was shot. There is no audio on the video. This version was played at a news conference.
Chicago Activists Call for Action Against Police Brutality
Seventeen-year-old teen Laquan McDonald was killed by a Chicago Police officer after allegedly puncturing car tires on the city’s Southwest Side. Pat Camden, spokesman for the Fraternal Order of Police, told the media Tuesday that the teen had refused repeated requests to drop his knife and gazed blankly at officers with “a 100-yard stare.”
In Spring Valley, SC a school resource officer has been removed from the school and placed on administrative leave after video surfaced of this incident in which a student is dragged from a classroom. The incident is under investigation.
Afghan Taliban leader Likely Killed in U.S. Strike
Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was likely killed in a U.S. military drone strike in Pakistan authorized by U.S. President Barack Obama, a U.S. official says, speaking on condition of anonymity. Mana Rabiee reports. (Reuters)
Watch: Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw's Guilty Verdicts Read in OKC Court
From OKC Fox: Former Oklahoma City Police Department officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been found guilty on 18 charges, including rape and sexual battery.
The verdict came back Thursday evening in Oklahoma County Court. Holtzclaw was found guilty of 18 of his 36 charges, the ranging from first degree rape to sexual battery. Holtzclaw was found guilty on four counts of first degree rape, one count of second degree rape, six counts of sexual battery, four counts of forcible oral sodomy and three co...