Marcy Borders was escaping the twin towers that received a direct strike from terrorist. She became known as “dust lady” by the infamous photograph taken by Stan Honda during the 9/11 attacks. On that day Borders was one of the fortunate victims who seemingly escaped the collapsing buildings in lower Manhattan.
In the years since Garner’s death, use-of-force complaints against the NYPD have fallen sharply, according to data compiled by the city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board. In 2014, there were 2,412. In 2018, there were 1,752, marking a 27% drop.
Xavier was innocently playing in his family’s backyard with his two older sisters, Trinity 11 and Angel 12 when bullets pierced through the fence striking an 18-year-old and Xavier.
During the massacre, in her last moments, she decided to FaceTime Darly Lee and tell him, “Babe I just got shot in my head, I need to get to my kids.” She continued telling him how much she loved him and to take care of the kids.
“Her writing was not just beautiful but meaningful — a challenge to our conscience and a call to greater empathy,” Obama wrote Tuesday on his Facebook page. “She was as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page.”
Bodies are removed from at the scene of a mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. Several people in Ohio have been killed in the second mass shooting in the U.S. in less than 24 hours, and the suspected shooter is also deceased, police said.
A Tuesday, July 30, 2019 photo shows Alabama K-9 Jake, who died after coming into contact with a narcotic during a prison contraband search, was honored Tuesday with a 21-gun salute and commendation from Gov. Kay Ivey at the Staton Kennel Complex in Elmore. Pictured in the portrait is Jakes handler Sgt. Quinton Jones.