Seattle Police Jail Elderly Military Veteran for 'Walking in Seattle While Black'
On July 9, 2014, a brilliant summer day, William Wingate was walking through Capitol Hill. The 70-year-old Air Force veteran and retired King County Metro bus driver had a daily habit of walking and using a golf club like a cane, according to his attorney, Susan Mindenbergs.
Robber Accidentally Shoots Himself in Leg During Heist
Donnello Knowles was reportedly a busy man Wednesday night. He allegedly robbed a California nail salon, a Subway restaurant and a gas station—where he accidentally shot himself while ordering victims to the ground.
Marissa Alexander and the Fight for Criminal Justice Reform
The fight for criminal justice reform Tuesday night, a judge ordered Marissa Alexander to be released from prison on house arrest. The mother of three served 3 years behind bars for firing a warning shot in the direction of her estranged husband.
McDonald’s Faces Lawsuit for Firing Non-White Employees
McDonald's is facing a lawsuit from 10 ex-employees who claim they lost their jobs because of their race. Nine African-Americans and one Hispanic woman claim in the suit that their supervisors regularly subjected them to racial and sexual harassment, and when let go, their employer claimed they ‘did’t fit the profile’ of the store. RT’s Manila Chan has more details.