Attorney Jaime Santana has accused NYPD Detective Kendo Kinsey of 'initially engaging' and 'physically coming into contact' with 19-year-old Tamani Crum
Shocking video shows the officer smacking Crum to the ground after she approached her boyfriend as he was placed under arrest in Harlem Tuesday
The teen's lawyer on Thursday denied the NYPD's claims that Crum was trying to interfere with 22-year-old suspect Elvin James's arrest
'What you do not see [in the video] is her doing anything...
Video of an arrest in Harlem has gone viral, gaining tens of thousands of views on social media, and residents are now calling for an investigation into the NYPD.
The incident happened on West 136th Street around 5 p.m. Tuesday.
The footage shows a chaotic arrest that gets even more chaotic after the woman in the frame, identified as 19-year-old Tamani Crum, confronts an officer as he is arresting a man Crum reportedly knows.
The woman engages the officer and appears to slap...
The mother of a 24-year-old man who was found dead inside a Rikers Island jail building has filed a $100 million claim notice alleging that Rikers staff for two days “disregarded and ignored” her son’s pleas for medical help.
The mother’s lawyer expects the litigation will involve broad civil rights issues and will include a wrongful-death claim, among numerous other causes of action, unless a settlement is first reached with New York City.
Closing arguments in the Rittenhouse Trial are scheduled for Monday. Criminal defense attorney Jaime Santana speaks with LiveNOW on Rittenhouse developments, and the latest in the murder trial of Ahmaud Arbery, including a defense attorney asking the judge to limit black pastors in the courtroom.
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…Rittenhouse trial. Rittenhouse facing six charges, including intentional homicide. Joining us now live is Jaime Santana, criminal defense attorney in the...
Trey Cockrell and his attorney Jaime Santana (author of upcoming "When Bad Cops Happen to Good People") filed a Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit in Missouri Wednesday.
In Nov. 2018 Mr. Cockrell, an African American, was the passenger in his girlfriend’s car. Police pulled them over, officers went each side of car got their IDs and were checking them out.
Trey left the car and ran into the adjacent woods. Police, including one with a history of complaints, take...
When Esias Johnson moved to New York from his hometown in 2019, chasing dreams of musical stardom, his parents were terrified.
Mr. Johnson, then 21, had been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome as a child and suffered from mental illness for much of his young life, failing to fit in and eventually getting into trouble with the law. His family feared that a city full of strangers who could not understand his struggles might swallow him.
But what happened was far worse than what...
Jailed awaiting court dates on a series of misdemeanor charges, Esias Johnson told his family he saw no way out of Rikers Island — partly because his jailers would not get him to court hearings, and partly because they saw no way he could pay his $1 bail.
Johnson, 24, was found dead Tuesday at Rikers from what sources described as a possible drug overdose. His death is raising questions about why he had languished there since Aug. 7.
“He had been talking about the court...
Attorneys will continue to question potential jurors until they've seated 12, with two alternates. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin faces murder and manslaughter charges in floyd's death. NewsNOW from FOX's Rain Augustine speaks with Civil Rights attorney, Jaime Santana on what we know so far, and what we can expect as juror selection continues.