Assault Case Against Former Portsmouth Police Sergeant Involving Racial Slurs Heads to Trial

Portsmouth, New Hampshire – A former police sergeant, Aaron Goodwin, is facing allegations of assault after an incident outside a local diner where he allegedly injured Mamadou Dembele, a Black bank executive. The assault, as described by prosecutors, involved Goodwin forcefully subduing Dembele to the ground, resulting in a concussion. In addition, Goodwin’s sister-in-law reportedly hurled racial slurs at Dembele and others present during the altercation. The details of the assault were revealed in court …

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Parent of Oxford High School Mass Shooter Heads to Trial in Landmark Case on Youth Gun Access

Detroit, Michigan – Following the high-profile conviction of the mother of a teenage perpetrator behind a deadly school shooting, the father is set to face trial on March 5. Prosecutors are pursuing a rare legal strategy by holding the parents directly responsible for their son’s actions, alleging gross negligence for allowing him access to a firearm despite clear signs of mental health distress. James Crumbley, the father, is facing the same charges for involuntary manslaughter …

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