Sandra Bland's Family: "Where Is The True Indictment?"Sandra Bland’s family said the perjury charge filed against the Texas state trooper who arrested her last year amounted to no more than “a slap on the wrist,” and they believe Brian Encinia should also face assault charges for pointing a Taser at her and threatening to “light her up.”
Texas Trooper To Be Fired After Being Charged With Perjury In Sandra Bland CaseThe Texas Department of Safety will begin the process to terminate a Texas state trooper after a grand jury indicted him on perjury charges after a contentious traffic stop of woman who later died in jail.
Sandra Bland's Family Wants To See Evidence From Grand Jury Investigation Of Her DeathThe family of a Naperville woman who died in a Texas jail cell earlier this year says a grand jury’s decision not to charge any of her jailers begs a number of questions that demand answers.
Prosecutor: No Indictment In Sandra Bland Jail DeathBut a grand jury reached no decision on whether the trooper who arrested 28-year-old Sandra Bland should face charges. The panel will return in January to consider that issue.
Texas Grand Jury Could Get Sandra Bland Case Next MonthAssistant Attorney General Seth Byron Dennis told a federal judge that the findings of the Texas Rangers' investigation of the arrest of Sandra Bland would be turned over to the Waller County district attorney, then submitted to a grand jury "probably mid to late October" to determine whether criminal charges are warranted.
Aide Who Handled Schock's Travel Testifies Before Grand JuryAn aide who booked travel and submitted expense vouchers for former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock testified Wednesday before a federal grand jury investigating allegations of improper spending by the onetime rising Republican star.
Schock's Staff To Face Tough Prosecutor In Spending ProbeTimothy Bass, a 20-year veteran prosecutor who's involved in the investigation, is known for combing through every detail of his cases. He's prosecuted drug and gun crimes, money laundering, tax evasion, child pornography, exploitation and corruption cases.
Source: Feds Open Investigation Of Congressman SchockThe Justice Department has launched a formal criminal investigation into the office and campaign expenses of resigning Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, as well as his personal business dealings with political donors, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Friday.
Children Lead Protest Of Grand Jury Rulings In Garner, Brown DeathsAnger continued to spill over Friday in Chicago and across the nation, over recent grand jury decisions not to indict two white police officers who were involved in the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York.
Legal Expert: Based On Testimony, Ferguson Grand Jury Made Right Call Many law experts have a different take on the grand jury's decision. CBS 2's Jim Williams talked to our legal analyst Irv Miller, who says based on the testimony that was presented, the grand jury made the right call.
Fires Burn, Shots Ring Out In Ferguson After Grand Jury DecisionChaos erupted Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri, as protesters expressed their outrage at a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.
Read: New Penn State Grand Jury ReportNow that charges have been officially filed against former Penn State president Graham Spanier in connection to the crimes committed by former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, a new Grand Jury report has been released.