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Feb 02 2023
Who was Tyre Nichols?
Tyre Nichols, the man whose death this month at the hands of Memphis police led to the dismissal of five officers, loved to photograph sunsets and to skateboard, a passion he’d had since he was a boy.
Mr. Nichols, 29, who worked for FedEx and had a 4-year-old son, was too old to be skating anymore, said his stepfather, Rodney Wells.
“You’ve got to put that skateboard down,” Mr.New York Times (News)
Apr 19 2023
Tyre Nichols's Family Sues Memphis et. al.
The Washington Post has an extensive article on the family of Tyre Nichol’s lawsuit against the City of Memphis, the Police Department, the police chief, in her official capacity, and all of the former officers and emergency medical personnel involved, in their individual capacity. Comparing Nichols beating death at the hands of police to the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till, the complaint likenedDaily Kos
Feb 07 2023
The Murder Of Tyre Nichols: A Timeline Of Events
The Memphis City Council discussed several public safety proposals and departmental reforms with the city’s police chief and fire chief on Feb 7. The long-awaited discussion came nearly a month after the council released the horrific police beating and arrest video of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. According to CNN, the meeting was conducted by the council’s Public Safety and Homeland SecurityNews One
Apr 19 2023
Tyre Nichols’ family sues city of Memphis, police officers for $550M
The family of Tyre Nichols filed a $550M lawsuit against the city of Memphis and police officers this week, just over three months after the FedEx driver died following a beating at the hands of law enforcement. Nichols, 29, was pronounced dead on Jan. 10 after five since-fired officers reportedly senselessly beat, slapped, pepper sprayed and kicked him during a traffic stop just 60 yards fromNew York Post (News)
Apr 17 2023
Tyre Nichols’ Family Announce Civil Suit Against Memphis, Cops
The family of Tyre Nichols say they will file a civil lawsuit after the 29-year-old was beaten to death by a group of police officers during a traffic stop in January this year. Civil rights attorney Ben Crump announced the lawsuit on Monday against the city of Memphis, the Memphis Police Department, and the individual officers involved in the traffic stop. Crump and the Nichols family, alongDaily Beast
May 03 2023
Tyre Nichols' autopsy shows he died of blunt force trauma, lawyers say
May 4 (UPI) — Attorneys for the family of Tyre Nichols said Wednesday that the official autopsy report states the 29-year-old man’s death was a homicide the result of blunt force trauma. Nichols died Jan. 10, three days after he was beaten by Memphis police officers during a traffic stop. An independent autopsy requested by prominent civil rights attorneys Ben Crump and Antonio Romanucci, whoBreitbart News
May 02 2023
Memphis mayoral candidate Michelle McKissack on policing, public safety after Tyre Nichols
After the death of Tyre Nichols, the city of Memphis has faced a public reckoning over police policies, practices and transparency. The Memphis City Council has passed multiple police reforms, while MPD Chief Cerelyn “CJ” Davis and Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland disbanded the SCORPION Unit, whose members included the five police officers charged with second-degree murder in Nichols’ death. ButThe Commercial Appeal
Feb 17 2023
5 Memphis officers plead innocent in death of Tyre Nichols
MEMPHIS — Five former Memphis police officers pleaded innocent Friday to second-degree murder and other charges in the violent arrest and death of Tyre Nichols, with the judge urging patience in a case that could "take some time.” Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Desmond Mills Jr., Emmitt Martin III and Justin Smith made their first court appearances with their lawyers before a judge in ShelbyArkansas Democrat-Gazette
Apr 19 2023
Tyre Nichols' family plans to sue the Memphis police force, the officers and the city
Tyre Nichols' family plans to sue the Memphis police force, the officers and the city The family of Tyre Nichols has announced their plans to file a civil lawsuit against the city of Memphis, its police department and the individual officers involved in the January beating death of Nichols. The family's attorneys — Ben Crump and Antonio Romanucci — and local counsel, retired Judge EarnestineNPR Fact Check