Jury Clears 1 Officer, Deadlocks On Other In Leon Ford Civil Rights TrialA jury has cleared one Pittsburgh police officer and deadlocked on charges against a second in a civil rights lawsuit filed by a black man paralyzed when he was shot 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.
Suspect's Mother Claims She's Not Allowed To See Her SonA 19-year-old remains in critical condition after authorities say he was shot by a Pittsburgh police officer during a traffic stop Sunday night. The teenager's mother is distraught. She claims police will not allow her to see her son.