Of all the words used prior to prepare us, nothing spoke louder than the pictures. That the images were captured on police bodycams made it the more chilling – a murderer’s eye view, as the indictment would have it. The video footage is as shocking as it is haunting. Having stopped Tyre Nichols in his
Memphis Police has released bodycam footage showing the moment Tyre Nichols called for his mother as he was allegedly beaten by five officers before he died. The force has released four separate videos cut into one hour-long clip. Memphis police chief Cerelyn Davis told reporters it was from “three different streams”. She said: “It’s three
Jeremy Renner was trying to stop a six-tonne snow plough from crashing into his nephew when he was run over, a police report says. The 52-year-old Marvel actor was using the PistenBully machine to help his nephew Alexander Fries free his Ford pickup truck from the snow, when the plough began to roll down the
A grand jury has indicted five former police officers on murder and other charges in connection with the death of Tyre Nichols. US President Joe Biden called for any protests to be peaceful following the charges on Thursday. Nichols, 29, died in hospital three days after a confrontation during a traffic stop in the US
A school board in Virginia has voted to fire its district superintendent after a six-year-old pupil shot a teacher. The Newport News School Board voted five-to-one to relieve George Parker III of his duties – but as part of a separation agreement, he’ll be paid more than $502,000 (£405,063) in severance – two years of
A man has died after a dog stepped on a rifle and shot him from the rear of a truck in the US state of Kansas. The victim, who has not been named by police, was found in the front passenger seat, having been struck by a bullet in the back. Emergency services were called
Germany will supply Ukraine with 14 Leopard 2 tanks and has given allies permission to send theirs too – despite threats from Russia – while the US has confirmed it will send over 31 M1 Abrams tanks and provide training to the country’s troops. The move from Germany means other countries – such as Poland
Classified documents have been found at the former US vice president’s home in Indiana, his lawyer has said. The records “appear to be a small number of documents bearing classified markings that were inadvertently boxed and transported to the personal home of the former vice president at the end of the last administration,” Mike Pence’s
CCTV has been released showing a member of the public disarming a gunman in California – just minutes after he fatally shot 11 people at a nearby Chinese New Year celebration. Brandon Tsay, 26, has been hailed as a hero for disarming Huu Can Tran at the Lai Lai Ballroom in Alhambra. In the footage,
The number of people confirmed dead following a mass shooting at a Chinese New Year celebration in California has risen to 11. One of 10 people wounded in the atrocity in Monterey Park, about seven miles (11 km) east of Downtown Los Angeles, has now died of their injuries, health officials said. Two women, My
A man suspected of killing 10 people in a Chinese New Year mass shooting in California died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his van as officers closed in. Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna said the man was found dead in the vehicle he used to flee the scene of an attempted second shooting.
Sarah, Duchess of York has paid tribute to Lisa Marie Presley at a memorial to celebrate her life, calling her Sissie and sharing an anecdote about her late mother-in-law, the Queen. The duchess was one of many paying tribute to the star on the front lawn at Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday. For
Ten people have been killed in a mass shooting during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in California, police have confirmed. During a news conference, Captain Andrew Meyer said at least another 10 people are being treated in local hospitals and their conditions were “anywhere from critical to stable”. Follow here for live updates The gunman
Actor Jeremy Renner revealed that he broke more than 30 bones following a snow plough accident which left him in intensive care. Posting on social media on Saturday, the 52-year-old, said that 2023 started with “tragedy” for his entire family, after the 6,500kg ‘PistenBully’ left him with “30 plus broken bones” on New Years Day.
Buzz Aldrin has announced he has married his “long-time love” on his 93rd birthday, saying they are “excited as eloping teenagers”. The retired astronaut – the second man to ever step foot on the moon -said he had “tied the knot” with Dr Anca Faur, who is reportedly 63, in a small ceremony in Los
It has been 15 months since cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot dead during rehearsals on set in New Mexico. One of her friends, whom she worked with on the film Rust, told me he has been “praying for accountability” and the looming charges of involuntary manslaughter suggest it could finally be on the way. There