Virginia College Student From Chicago Suing Officers After Bloody Arrest The 21-year-old University of Virginia student from Chicago who was left bloodied in an arrest in March has now filed a federal lawsuit against the officers, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Alcohol Agents Cleared In Arrest Of Student Claiming RacismUniversity of Virginia student Martese Johnson's arrest caused a furor after photos and video of the 20-year-old, pinned to the sidewalk by an officer and bleeding from the head, were circulated widely on social media. Johnson, who is black, could be heard on the recordings calling the officers racist.
Charges Dropped Against Chicagoan Whose Bloody Arrest At Va. Sparked UproarCharlottesville Commonwealth's Attorney David Chapman said he made the decision after reviewing results of the investigation into Martese Johnson's arrest.
Case Continued For Chicago Man In Bloody Arrest In VirginiaIn a show of solidarity, supporters crowded into a courtroom Thursday as a University of Virginia student made his first court appearance after a bloody arrest outside a bar that sparked a police investigation.
Rainbow PUSH Calls On Feds To Investigate Arrest Of College Student From ChicagoThe Rainbow PUSH Coalition is calling for a civil rights investigation into the videotaped run-in that a 20-year-old Chicago man had Alcoholic Beverage Control Agents at the University of Virginia, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Bloody Arrest Of College Student From Chicago Prompts Investigation In VirginiaThe governor of Virginia has ordered a state investigation of possible police brutality, after a University of Virginia student from Chicago was bloodied during an arrest earlier this week.