Pittsburgh To Pay $5.5 Million In Lawsuit Over Police ShootingThe city of Pittsburgh has agreed to pay $5.5 million to resolve a federal lawsuit filed by a black man paralyzed when he was shot by a police officer during a traffic stop.
Leon Ford's Lawyer Gives Closing Arguments, Says Officers 'Terrorized' Then Paralyzed His ClientAn attorney for a black man shot by one of three white Pittsburgh police officers involved in a 2012 traffic stop presented closing arguments today in court.
Trial Into Police Shooting Is One Of 'Perspective,' Lawyers SayAttorneys defending the police officers who shot Leon Ford and paralyzed him during a traffic stop say the trial is one of perspective.
Prosecutor Won't Retry Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic StopProsecutors will not retry a black man left paralyzed after he was shot by a white police officer during a traffic stop in Pittsburgh.
Attorneys Seek Hearing On Paralyzed Man's RetrialLawyers for a black man left paralyzed after he was shot by a white Pittsburgh officer during a traffic stop want a judge to schedule a hearing to determine if Allegheny County prosecutors have been fair in delaying a decision whether to retry the man on some criminal counts.
Man Paralyzed In Traffic Stop Halts East Liberty Traffic With ProtestThe man who was shot and paralyzed during a traffic stop in November of 2012 brought traffic to a halt in East Liberty Tuesday afternoon when he led a group of demonstrators in a protest.
Judge Refuses To Enter Judgment Of Acquittal On Remaining Leon Ford ChargesAllegheny County Judge Donald Machen refused to enter a judgment of acquittal on the remaining charges against Leon Ford Tuesday.
Juror Excused In Trial Of Man Paralyzed During Traffic StopJury deliberations in the trial of Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End, will begin from the beginning.
2nd Day Of Deliberations Ends In Trial Of Man Paralyzed During Traffic StopJury deliberations resumed Wednesday in the trial of Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End.
Closing Arguments Wrap Up In Trial Of Man Paralyzed During Traffic StopThe jury heard closing arguments today in the trial of Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End.
Defense Expert: Police Violated Procedure In Traffic Stop That Left Man ParalyzedThe trial for a man of a man left paralyzed following a traffic stop in the city’s East End in November of 2012 resumed Monday morning.
Testimony Continues In Case Against Man Paralyzed During Traffic Stop Testimony continues Friday at Leon Ford’s trial.