Grand Jury http://wfae.org en Nine People Indicted In Kidnapping Of Wake Forest Man http://wfae.org/post/nine-people-indicted-kidnapping-wake-forest-man <p>All eight suspects involved in the kidnapping of a man from his home near Raleigh and taken to Atlanta are now in custody after being indicted by a grand jury on federal kidnapping charges. &nbsp;</p><p>FBI agents say the victim was held hostage for five days in hopes that his daughter would help an inmate that she prosecuted.</p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:13:25 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 49578 at http://wfae.org Nine People Indicted In Kidnapping Of Wake Forest Man Breaking Down A Grand Jury http://wfae.org/post/breaking-down-grand-jury <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The case of Randall </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has opened up a lot of questions about the grand jury process. </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, of course, is the </span>CMPD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> officer accused of shooting an unarmed black man ten times. A grand jury indicted him this week on a charge of voluntary manslaughter, but only after a different grand jury refused to indict him last week. Sara Sun Beale, a law professor of Duke University and the author of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Grand Jury Law And Practice</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> helps us understand exactly how a grand jury works.</span></p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:06:40 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 43937 at http://wfae.org Breaking Down A Grand Jury Grand Jury Indictment Clears Way For Trial Against CMPD Officer Kerrick http://wfae.org/post/grand-jury-indictment-clears-way-trial-against-cmpd-officer-kerrick <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week, a Mecklenburg County grand jury refused to indict a Charlotte police officer, Randall </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who shot an unarmed black man 10 times. On Monday,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a different grand jury indicted </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on a charge of voluntary manslaughter for the September incident.</span></p><p>The indictment came after a judge earlier in the day denied the request of Kerrick's attorneys who tried to block prosecutors from resubmitting the case to the new grand jury.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 04:56:47 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 43847 at http://wfae.org Grand Jury Indictment Clears Way For Trial Against CMPD Officer Kerrick Kerrick Indicted On Voluntary Manslaughter Charge http://wfae.org/post/kerrick-indicted-voluntary-manslaughter-charge <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Mecklenburg County grand jury Monday afternoon issued an indictment of voluntary manslaughter against </span>CMPD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> officer Randall </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for shooting an unarmed black man 10 times.</span></p><p>Earlier in the day, Kerrick's attorneys tried to block prosecutors from resubmitting the case to a new grand jury after a separate grand jury refused to indict Kerrick on a voluntary manslaughter charge last week.&nbsp; A judge denied the motion.</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 17:33:50 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 43807 at http://wfae.org Kerrick Indicted On Voluntary Manslaughter Charge 150 Protest Grand Jury's Decision Not To Indict In Shooting of Jonathan Ferrell http://wfae.org/post/150-protest-grand-jurys-decision-not-indict-shooting-jonathan-ferrell <p><br />More than 150 people rallied at a church in northeast Charlotte Thursday night to protest a grand jury decision not to indict a Charlotte police officer for the death of an unarmed man he shot 10 times.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:58:08 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 43607 at http://wfae.org 150 Protest Grand Jury's Decision Not To Indict In Shooting of Jonathan Ferrell Prosecutors Will Resubmit Voluntary Manslaughter Charge Against CMPD Officer http://wfae.org/post/prosecutors-will-resubmit-voluntary-manslaughter-charge-against-cmpd-officer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Attorney General Roy Cooper says his office will resubmit a voluntary manslaughter charge against suspended </span>CMPD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> officer Randall </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on Monday. Meanwhile, </span>CMPD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Chief Rodney Monroe Wednesday addressed the grand jury's decision not to indict </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who shot 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell ten times in mid-September. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:15:59 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 43505 at http://wfae.org Prosecutors Will Resubmit Voluntary Manslaughter Charge Against CMPD Officer Grand Jury Declines To Indict Officer On Voluntary Manslaughter Charge http://wfae.org/post/grand-jury-declines-indict-officer-voluntary-manslaughter-charge <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Mecklenburg County grand jury refused to indict a suspended Charlotte police officer, Randall </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, on a voluntary manslaughter charge Tuesday.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Instead, jurors requested a prosecutors submit a smaller charge in the death of an unarmed 24-year-old Charlotte man whom officer Kerrick shot 10 times.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 22:00:28 +0000 Tasnim Shamma & Greg Collard 43439 at http://wfae.org Grand Jury Declines To Indict Officer On Voluntary Manslaughter Charge