SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will pay an undisclosed amount to the mother of a man fatally shot in 2015 by five police officers to settle a lawsuit over his death.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento has agreed to reform its policing practices and pay a black man $550,000 after an officer threw him to the ground over a jaywalking allegation last year and repeatedly punched him in the face, his lawyers said Friday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The woman at the center of a sex scandal involving several San Francisco Bay Area police departments has dropped her last pending lawsuit against the agencies.
Her attorney John Burris said Thursday the teen dropped her lawsuit against the Richmond Police Department because she is tired of testifying. A judge formally dismissed the lawsuit last week.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Northern California city of Santa Clara will pay $1.7 million to a man who was injured after a police officer fired two rubber projectiles that hit him in the head.
A jury issued its verdict last week after it found Santa Clara Police Officer Mike Horn liable for hitting Austin Calhoun in the head with rubber bullets in 2012, when he was 16.
Calhoun's attorney, John Burris, announced the verdict Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The family of a Sacramento man who died while in California Highway Patrol custody is filing a civil rights lawsuit against several officers.
The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges officers hogtied Christopher Murphy and used a stun gun on him rather than rendering medical assistance after he was in a fiery crash in December 2016.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland officials agreed Wednesday to pay nearly $1 million to settle a teenager's claims that city police officers sexually abused her while she worked as an underage prostitute.
The agreement came after the widespread sex-abuse scandal led to the resignation of a police chief last summer and caused turmoil in the department already under federal court supervision for other problems.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento, claiming Monday he was targeted because of his race and abused in jail after his arrest.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The family of a man killed in July by Sacramento police after 911 callers reported he was waving a knife and acting erratically demanded Monday that two officers face murder charges after dash-cam video revealed they talked inside their police cruiser about running him down. He dodged the cruiser twice and was shot 14 times less than a minute later by the same two officers.