Tag: Murder

Pontiac. Michigan

Michigan Man Kills Boyfriend of 10 Years in Fight Over Video Game

In a disturbing example of domestic violence, a Michigan man has been accused of killing his longtime boyfriend over a fight involving a video game. Elisha Fieldstadt of NBC News reported that Docquen Jovo Watkins “is being held without bond in the Oakland County Jail on a second-degree murder charge.”…

Emmett Till

Second Probe Into Emmett Till Murder Closed After Investigators Fail To Prove Key Witness in Case Lied to Police

The long, tragic tale of Emmett Till, whose murder became one of the leading factors in creating the modern civil rights movement, continues with apparently no end in sight. CNN’s Laura Jarrett reported that “the Justice Department has officially closed its investigation into the infamous killing of Emmett Till for…

Breonna Taylor mural

Myles Cosgrove, Louisville Police Officer Who Murdered Breonna Taylor, Wants His Job Back

Even after his outrageous behavior in the no-knock raid of Breonna Taylor’s home — and ultimately firing the shot that killed the 26-year-old emergency room technician — Myles Cosgrove believes he still deserves a place on the Louisville Metro Police Force. NPR’s Jonathan Franklin reported that Cosgrove is fighting to…

Minneapolis police

Newly Released Bodycam Footage Reveals Minneapolis Police Officers Talking About ‘Hunting’ People During George Floyd Murder Protests 

In many ways, the events that took place over the summer of 2020 following the death of George Floyd continue to become even more disturbing as we learn increasingly more about them. The latest highly unsettling discovery from that time: some police officers in Minneapolis routinely spoke about “hunting” people…