Santa Clara: Motorcyclist dies following Aug. 31 crash

SANTA CLARA – A motorcyclist died Monday of injuries he suffered in a traffic collision last week in Santa Clara, police said. Officers and firefighters were called to the intersection of Lafayette and Harrison streets about 3:15 p.m. Aug. 31 for reports of a crash involving a motorcycle and a car. The motorcyclist, identified by […]

Class-action lawsuit filed against Chicago over controversial ‘stop-and-frisk’ police tactic

CHICAGO — A class-action lawsuit with two million plaintiffs has been filed against Chicago over the controversial police tactic known as “stop-and-frisk.” The lawsuit alleges the plaintiffs, disproportionally Black and Latino residents, were illegally stopped “without cause” by Chicago police officers from 2010 to 2017. Rashawn Lindsey was hanging out with his cousin and walking […]