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Cleveland to pay $6M to family of black boy shot dead by police

Apr 26, 2016 - 1:45 PM

The deal shields the US city from a potential federal civil rights trial involving the 2014 death of 12 year old Tamir Rice

epa04502520 Protesters march during a rally at Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 24 November 2014. Following the 22 November fatal shooting of 12 year old Tamir Rice by a Cleveland Police officer. According to reports, police shot Tamir Rice in the chest near the city's Cudell Recreation Center on 22 November, when he reached into his waistband for a gun that turned out to be a fake. EPA/DAVID MAXWELL

No charges in Cleveland police shooting of 12-year-old boy

Dec 29, 2015 - 11:54 AM

The November 2014 death of Tamir Rice – a black child who had been carrying a replica gun in a playground when he was shot dead – and the fatal shootings of other African Americans by police trigger protests across the country

A Cleveland resident identifying himself as Talis X participates in a demonstration on the 6-month anniversary of the shooting of Tamir Rice by a Cleveland police officer in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, May 23, 2015. Photo by David Maxwell/EPA

Reviews call deadly police shooting of US boy justified

Oct 11, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Reports ordered by a prosecutor say Officer Timothy Loehmann s decision to shoot a 12 year old boy carrying a replica gun was reasonable because the boy could be perceived as a threat

Protesters carry a photo of Tamir Rice as they march during a rally at Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 24 November 2014. David Maxwell/EPA

US faces questions as racially charged cases mount

Dec 05, 2014 - 11:06 PM

Names like Michael Brown Tamir Rice and Eric Garner are now chapters in the long saga of tense and often violent relations between America s black community and mainly white police forces

JUSTICE. A man protests the grand jury decision to not indict New York Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner's death in December 3, 2014 in the Staten Island borough of New York City. File photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

Ferguson calm as new US police shooting in spotlight

Nov 27, 2014 - 11:55 PM

Ferguson has seen three days of sometimes violent protests over a decision by a grand jury not to charge a white policeman who shot dead a black teen

'END RACIAL PROFILING.' In this photo Michael Brown Sr. (C), the father of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown who was shot and killed by a white police officer in the norther Saint-Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, last August arrives to give a press conference on November 12, 2014 in Geneva after attending a session of the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT). File photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Video: US police shot black boy after seconds on scene

Nov 27, 2014 - 8:59 AM

The sudden end to the incident stokes anger at police tactics in the United States in the wake of rioting triggered by a decision not to prosecute a white officer who killed an unarmed black teenager

Protesters carry a photo of Tamir Rice as they march during a rally at Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 24 November 2014. David Maxwell/EPA