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Baltimore approves $6.4 million settlement for Freddie Gray's family

<b>(CNN) —</b> Baltimore officials approved a $6.4 million deal Wednesday to settle all civil claims tied to the death of Freddie Gray.<p>Gray suffered a fatal spinal injury while he was transported in a Baltimore police van in April.<p>The settlement does not "represent any judgment" on the guilt or innocence …

Justice

James Blake: NYC police used excessive force in arrest

<b>The police officer who mistakenly arrested former tennis star James Blake will face an excessive force charge.</b><p>Last month, police forced the former tennis star to the ground after mistaking him for a fraud suspect.<p>Mr Blake's complaint that officers used unnecessary force was upheld by New York's …

Tennis

‘I will light you up!’: Texas officer threatened Sandra Bland with Taser during traffic stop

According to newly released police video, a Texas trooper threatened Sandra Bland with a Taser when he ordered her out of her vehicle during a traffic stop on July 10, three days before she was found dead in a county jail.<p>Bland — a 28-year old African American woman — was stopped for failing to …

Law Enforcement

Ferguson: 'They were never here to protect us' | US & Canada

<b>New York, United States -</b> The protests have shrunk, but activists are still fuming.<p>At a recent rally against racial bias and brutality in the US' police forces, demonstrators illuminated a square in downtown New York with candles and traded stories about being stopped, frisked and hassled by cops …

Justice

Flashpoint Ferguson

U.S.<p>Attorney general says city's rejection of DOJ deal on police and court reform leaves department no choice but to sue<p>U.S.<p>In the wake of the government's decision to possibly take action against Ferguson; Missouri cities look for changes<p>U.S.<p>The City Council wants changes to a settlement with the …

Justice

The shocking moment four cops shoot dead 'armed' man in a wheelchair is caught on video - but his distraught family call the killing 'unjust'

• <b>WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT</b>• <b><br>Wilmington Police received reports a man in a wheelchair shot himself</b>• <b><br>They arrived to find paralyzed Jeremy McDole 'still armed</b> …

Crime