Two former Houston police officers reached plea deals in the 2010 beating of a burglary suspect which was captured on surveillance video and uploaded to a video sharing site.
A teenager at the center of one of Houston’s biggest police brutality cases involving Houston police officers, made an appearance at court Thursday morning for sentencing in a home burglary case but ended up being arrested for another case.
More than 200 people marched in front of the Harris County criminal courthouse in Houston on Thursday to protest the acquittal of a former Houston police officer in the alleged beating of a teenage burglary suspect.
Black community leaders in Houston are up in arms in the wake of a former Houston police officer being found not guilty of his role in a 2010 police beating of a 15-year-old caught on security video.
A jury is scheduled for a second day of deliberations in the trial of a former Houston police officer accused of participating in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect.
A former Houston police officer accused of taking part in a videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect told jurors Friday that he didn’t mistreat the teen, insisting he never kicked or stomped on his head or neck as prosecutors have alleged.