Family of Man Killed in Wyoming Police Shooting Sues City and Officers for Wrongful Death and Excessive Force

WYOMING, Ohio – The city of Wyoming and the officers involved are facing a lawsuit from the family of a 28-year-old man who was killed during a shooting involving the police last year. Joe Frasure Jr. was fatally shot in January 2023 when Wyoming police officers responded to a burglary call. Frasure’s parents filed the lawsuit in federal court, alleging excessive force, wrongful death, and lack of police training as contributing factors to their son’s tragic demise. They firmly assert that Frasure was never seen committing a crime or possessing a weapon and believe that … Read more

Man Accused of 1984 Teen Murder Faces Retrial as Jury Selection Begins

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The retrial of a man accused of the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in Rochester nearly four decades ago is currently underway as jury selection is carried out. Wendy Jerome’s body was discovered on Thanksgiving in 1984 in an alcove outside School No. 33. However, it wasn’t until 2020 that Timothy Williams was arrested and charged with her murder. Last year, the case went to trial, and after three days of testimony, Judge Tom Moran declared a mistrial on December 6, citing “juror misconduct.” District Attorney Sandra Doorley stated that … Read more

South Carolina Man Arrested for Threatening Judge with Violent Emails

SPARTANBURG, South Carolina – A man from South Carolina has been arrested and charged with sending threatening emails to a judge, according to officials. David Matthew Zwicker, 36, allegedly sent a total of nine emails to the judge between December 30 and January 19, with the sole intention of causing mental or emotional distress. One of the emails, sent on January 14, stated, “I’ll rip your face off.” Zwicker now faces charges of threatening the life, person, or family of a public official, intimidation of court officials, harassment in the second degree, and unlawful communication, … Read more

Jury Awards $13.5 Million to Family of Man Killed in Collision with Speeding Fire Engine

WASHINGTON (AP) — A D.C. Superior Court jury has awarded $13.5 million in damages to the family of a man who was killed in a crash involving a speeding fire engine in 2018. After two days of testimony, the jury ordered the District to pay compensation to the family of the victim, identified as 32-year-old Deangelo Green. Green, a father of six, lived in the Brookland neighborhood in Northeast Washington and worked as a maintenance man at the nonprofit organization So Others Might Eat. The incident occurred on March 9, 2018, when Green’s vehicle was … Read more