Prosecutors will try to prove five Michigan officials were responsible for a Legionnaires’ death because they knew about the problem, but failed to warn the public. Similar cases of environmental disasters have not resulted in convictions, but there are reasons Flint could break the mold.
Officer Jeronimo Yanez is charged with one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm, he’s pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The much-anticipated manslaughter trial of the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop last summer is set to begin Tuesday with jury selection. The immediate aftermath of the July 2016 shooting was live-streamed on Facebook