Category: Mid-Atlantic

West Virginia State Trooper Sued by Grief Stricken Parents For Killing Unarmed Teen in His Own Driveway

West Virginia State Trooper Sued by Grief Stricken Parents For Killing Unarmed Teen in His Own Driveway

Bereaved parents of a teen slain by a cop in his own driveway, and left to die without medical attention face down in a ditch have filed a Federal civil rights lawsuit against West Virginia State Trooper B.D. Gillespie and his agency. Timothy Hill was a recent high school graduate, mu ...
Maryland Police Lie to K9 Handler, Abduct and Hide Police Dog in the Name of “Safety”

Maryland Police Lie to K9 Handler, Abduct and Hide Police Dog in the Name of “Safety”

Anyone who follows police accountability issues knows that the police are authorized to – and indeed often do – lie in the performance of their duties. Ostensibly, this is to trick the suspected criminal into divulging something that will help officers build their case, but it's alway ...
Virginia Police Officer Arrested for Election Fraud, One Year After Attacking Teen for Recording

Virginia Police Officer Arrested for Election Fraud, One Year After Attacking Teen for Recording

Vance Richards, an officer for the Petersburg Police Department in Virginia, is in the news again for another instance of self- induced misconduct. The 46-year-old cop, who was running for Charles City County Sheriff, was arrested, charged and indicted with "election fraud" last week ...
Virginia Deputies Tell Woman “We Are Your Friends” Before Killing Her on Video

Virginia Deputies Tell Woman “We Are Your Friends” Before Killing Her on Video

Natasha McKenna died naked. And handcuffed. And leg-shackled with a piece of plastic over her face preventing her from seeing, spitting and breathing. She was tased four times while restrained in a restraint chair by a team of Virginia deputies and corrections officers, five of them d ...
Maryland Man Executed by Police in Walmart Parking Lot in Front of Wife

Maryland Man Executed by Police in Walmart Parking Lot in Front of Wife

A trip to Walmart took a tragic turn after an unarmed man with a "failure to appear" warrant was recognized by a police officer and killed in front of his devastated wife.  As she frantically tried to stop the bleeding, the officer allegedly threatened to shoot her as well. The heartb ...