Riots erupt in St Louis after former police officer's murder acquittal

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St Louis Officer's Acquittal in Killing

- necn.com
16 Sep 2017
It has been nearly 20 years since a police officer in the city of St. Louis, Missouri, has stood trial for murder. That changed Tuesday when opening statements began in the first-degree murder trial of former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley. On December 20, 2011, Stockley fatally shot 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017)

Tear gas deployed after St Louis protest over ex

16 Sep 2017
Police arrest a protester as protesters gather, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in St. Louis, after a judge found a white former St. Louis police officer, Jason Stockley, not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a black man, Anthony Lamar Smith, who (The Associated Press)
- yahoo.com

Cop Acquitted In Anthony Lamar Smith Murder

- npr.org
16 Sep 2017
Protests In St. Louis After Ex-Cop Acquitted In Anthony Lamar Smith Murder Case Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith. Protesters are gathering in the region.

Scenes From St Louis That Prove Nothing Changed Since Ferguson

16 Sep 2017
Police line up as protesters gather on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in St. Louis, after a judge found a white former St. Louis police officer, Jason Stockley, not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a black man, Anthony Lamar Smith, who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase in 2011. JEFF ROBERSON / AP
- theantimedia.org

Timeline in murder case against ex

- abcnews.go.com
16 Sep 2017
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the St. Louis Police Department shows former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley, who is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the December 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith. A television station reported that a ruling is expected Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Stockley's case, and Missouri Gov. ...

Jason Stockley Acquittal Draws Swift, Angry Reaction in St Louis

16 Sep 2017
ArchCity Defenders stands in solidarity with the family of Anthony Lamar Smith, whose name was added to the long list of black men and women killed by the police in the St. Louis region. Grieving families who lose loved ones at the hands of police officers all too often seek justice from a legal system that instead protects their loved ones' killers. We saw this play out ...
- riverfronttimes.com

White former St Louis police officer acquitted in black suspect's killing OOYUZ

- ooyuz.com
16 Sep 2017
The acquittal Friday of a former St. Louis police officer, who is white, in the killing of a black man sparked protests in the city, and several large businesses -- including Wells Fargo -- chose to close early. Missouri Circuit Court Judge Timothy Wilson found Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in a 30-page decision that outlined the December 2011 incident, ...

Idaho police officer jailed in Bend in parents' deaths

16 Sep 2017
Taylor's last known address was at his parents' home in Tampa, police said. Taylor was a Nampa police reserve officer from June 1990 to October 1991, when he left to take a job with the Pocatello Police Department, where he remained until December of 1996.
- ktvz.com

Protests in St Louis over former cop cleared in deadly shooting

- 1clickdaily.com
16 Sep 2017
Five law enforcement officers cleared in deadly shooting Looting, Arson, Protests In St. Louis After The Shooting Death Of Mansur Ball-Bey Midwest City police officer cleared in deadly shooting Teen Killed, 6 Wounded In Shooting In St. Louis Mass shooting in black neighborhood in St Louis Surprised? Surveillance Footage Leading Up To Cop Fatally Shooting Antonio Martin In ...

Protests erupt in St Louis after former police officer Jason Stockley acquitted on murder charge

16 Sep 2017
Prosecutors charged Jason Stockley, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officer, with murder for killing Anthony Lamar Smith in December 2011. According to the probable cause statement , Stockley was caught saying he was "going to kill this motherf---er, don't you know it" and was heard telling another officer to drive into Smith's slowing car.
- washingtonpost.com

Tensions simmer in St Louis after white officer acquitted of killing black motorist

- theguardian.com
16 Sep 2017
Thomas Harvey of Arch City Defenders, a St Louis civil rights law firm, said: "If police can announce they are going to murder, carry personal AK-47s, plant weapons and shoot unarmed people five times at close range with no consequences, no black man in America is safe."

St Louis police arrest 13 protesters after four officers suffered injuries during demonstrations

16 Sep 2017
Hundreds of protesters marched through city streets after Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson announced Friday that white former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 death of 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith, a black suspect.
- redflagnews.com

Protesters gather in wake of not guilty verdict for former St Louis police officer

- gopusa.com
16 Sep 2017
St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson's highly anticipated verdict found a white former St. Louis police officer not guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the December 2011 shooting death of a black drug suspect after a high-speed pursuit and crash.

St Louis police officer Breaking

16 Sep 2017
A two-minute chase begins. Police dashcam video captures Stockley saying, "going to kill this (expletive), don't you know it," in the midst of the chase. As Smith's car slows, Stockley tells Officer Brian Bianchi to "hit him right now," and Bianchi slams the police SUV into Smith's car.
- townhall.com

A look at high related deaths of US blacks

- tribtown.com
16 Sep 2017
A jury in June acquitted former Milwaukee officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is black, of first-degree reckless homicide in the death of Sylville Smith in 2016. The shooting ignited rioting in the city. Smith was shot following a traffic stop. Police say Smith ran away holding a gun. Prosecutors say Smith fell and Heaggan-Brown shot him once in the arm as he was getting ...

Questions Of Gun Planting, Outburst Key In Officer's Verdict

16 Sep 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A judge's decision to acquit an officer of murder in the death of a black suspect came down to two major questions: Did the officer plant a gun, and did his outburst about killing the man seconds before the shooting signal premeditation?
- klove.com

Officer cleared in killing of Anthony Lamar Smith

- aljazeera.com
16 Sep 2017
In a written statement, St Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner acknowledged the difficulty of winning police shooting cases but said prosecutors believe they "offered sufficient evidence that proved beyond a reasonable doubt" that Stockley intended to kill Smith.

Former St Louis officer acquitted in killing

16 Sep 2017
The case played out not far from the suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, which was the scene of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was killed by a white police officer in 2014. That officer was never charged and eventually resigned.
- ktvu.com

Officer acquitted in killing

- cbsnews.com
16 Sep 2017
ST. LOUIS -- A white former police officer was acquitted Friday in the 2011 death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase, with the judge declaring that he could not be swayed by "partisan interests, public clamor or fear of criticism."

Police officer is acquitted of black man's murder

16 Sep 2017
As night came, hundreds of protesters moved to St Louis' upscale Central West End section, where they marched and chanted as people looked on from restaurants and hospital windows lining busy Kingshighway. The group tried marching on to I-64 again, but police blocked their path.
- beat102103.com

Armed BLM and Antifa Rioters in St Louis Leave 9 Police Officers Injured, Property Damaged

- offendedamerica.com
16 Sep 2017
The rioters, which seemed to consist of 60% paid agitators, and 40% community thugs, moved throughout the city systematically damaging property and committing other felonies. By the end of the night, nine police officers were injured, according to the St. Louis Police Department.

Police Officer, Five Others Arrested For Alleged Murder Of Imo Catholic Priest

16 Sep 2017
Briefing reporters at the command headquarters, Owerri, yesterday, the Commissioner of Police, Chris Okey Ezike, said an ex-police Corporal, Jude Madu, allegedly committed the crime. He was found out through forensic technology, as he was also in possession of the deceased's Infinix mobile phone.
- springnews.tk

CNN falsely claims the use of racial slur by St Louis police officer acquitted of murder

- sofrep.com
16 Sep 2017
St. Louis, Missouri -- Demonstrators flood the streets of downtown St. Louis in protest over the controversial "not guilty" verdict for Jason Stockley, the former St. Louis police officer who was on trial for shooting and killing an unarmed African American man, Anthony Lamar Smith, in December 2011.
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