Brian Encinia, the Texas State Trooper who arrested Sandra Bland last year three days before she was found dead in a jail cell, has been indicted for perjury in the case of her death. A Texas grand jury resumed investigation into the arrest of Bland this week. The 28-year-old was found in a Waller County […]
Family lawyers say the Texas trooper lacked probable cause to make the traffic stop in the first place, and committed assault and battery during the arrest.
A Texas grand jury has decided on Monday (Dec. 21) to not issue any indictments in the mysterious prison cell death of Chicago woman, Sandra Bland. Despite video evidence showing a display of excessive force from the arresting officer, the case now remains at a standstill. Houston NBC affiliate KPRC reports: A Waller County Grand Jury […]
U.S. District Judge David Hittner announced a Jan. 23, 2017 trial start date for the wrongful death suit filed by Bland's family.
Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old Chicago native who was found dead in a Texas jail cell in July, committed suicide because her family and friends failed to post her bond after she was arrested for a minor traffic violation.
With so many stories of African-Americans being abused by local law enforcement, shot by police, beaten by police and killed by police, it would seem…
A White South Carolina coroner is in the hot seat for using the n-word while reporting an altercation between his Black neighbor, Leroy Fulton, and the…
In this special edition of the NewsOne Top 5 we take a look at the top news stories during a summer that gave us plenty to talk about and reflect on. Read more about them, below.
Armed members of the New Black Panther Party marched outside of the Waller County Jail to protest the arrest and death of Sandra Bland
The death of Cleveland woman Ralkina Jones inside a Cleveland Heights jail cell late last month marked the third such passing of a Black woman while…