A Month After Jemel Roberson Shooting, Few Details Have EmergedA month after a security guard was fatally shot at a Robbins bar, investigators continue to release few details about the officer who shot him and the identities of three people seen on surveillance footage from the night of the shooting.
Demands For Justice Not Forgotten At Jemel Roberson's FuneralHundreds gathered to say farewell to the father, church musician and dedicated security guard with dreams of becoming a police officer.
Jemel Roberson Funeral Set For SaturdayA colleague said the 26-year-old Roberson had the gunman pinned down and was waiting for police to help. The officer responded and said Roberson ignored orders to drop the gun he had on the offender.
Police Called To Robbins Bar More Than 30 Times In 10 YearsWhen the Robbins police chief was asked if his department had been out to Manny's Blue Room for other calls in the past, he said “no.”
Judge Denies Request To Release Name Of Officer Who Killed Security Guard Jemel RobersonA federal judge has denied a request to release the name of the Midlothian officer who shot and killed security guard Jemel Roberson earlier this month, according to court records.
Community Leaders Demand Name Of Officer Who Killed Jemel RobersonRoberson was working as a security guard at Manny's Blue Room in Robbins last week when he was fatally shot by a police officer.
Questions Linger After Officer Shots, Kills Robbins Security Guard"Release the name of the officer. He has nothing to hide. Release the autopsy report. Include in your statements to the public information that goes both ways, that will provide more clarity about what happened."
Ministers Want Police Officer Charged With Murder In Shooting Of 'National Hero' Jemel Roberson“We’re not going to tolerate a cover-up. We’re not going to tolerate this being swept under the rug. We’re calling for a full investigation,” Rev. Marshall Hatch said Friday morning outside the Midlothian Police Department.
Ministers Want Police Officer Who Shot Security Guard Jemel Roberson FiredChicago church leaders are calling for the white Midlothian police officer who shot and killed a black security guard to be fired.
Bar Where Roberson Was Shot And Killed Had Expired Liquor LicenseNot only did Manny's Blue Room have an expired liquor license, it was the fifth infraction in the past four years for the establishment.
Midlothian Police Chief Calls Shooting A "'Blue On Blue' Friendly Fire Incident"More details are emerging about the Midlothian police officer who killed Jemel Roberson, but the officer's identity is still being withheld.
Attorney For Roberson Estate: Civil Lawsuit Will Follow Criminal ProceedingsLee Merritt, who represents Roberson's child Tristan, the child's mother and his unborn child said the family is grieving and they want transparency from the authorities in Midlothian.
State Police Account Contradicts Witnesses In Fatal Police Shooting In RobbinsIn their first official account of the police shooting that killed an armed security guard at a bar in south suburban Robbins, state police said Jemel Roberson ignored officers’ orders to drop his weapon.
Security Guard Jemel Roberson, Killed At Bar, Was A Father With A Baby On The Way: AttorneysTwo days after 26-year-old security guard Jemel Roberson was allegedly fatally shot and killed by a Midlothian police officer, new details are emerging about Roberson's life and the circumstances surrounding his shooting.
A Closer Look At The Bar Where A Security Guard Was Killed By A Police OfficerIt's not the first shooting to take place at the bar. Two men were wounded there in March of 2005. An attorney for one of the victims sued the bar under the Dram Shop Act which holds an establishment or host liable if they over serve someone alcohol and that person causes an injury.