Current News Assignment #3
Race riots continue in Charlotte
The nation sits idly and watches as chaos spreads through Charlotte, North Carolina. Police officers tried diligently to contain the already out of control situation, but one person was killed in the commotion. The riots began Sept. 21 after Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by police officers during a traffic stop.
Nine year old boy starts college
Will Maillis, at only 9 years old, graduated from high school. He is now enrolled at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania. He is a full time student with a complete schedule.
Officer charged with manslaughter
Betty Jo Shelby was charged with first degree manslaughter Sept. 22. She fatally shot an unarmed man during a traffic stop in Tulsa, Oklahoma, when she emotionally overreacted. She admitted to being too quick to assume Terence Crutcher dangerous, as he was only being non-compliant.