Nicole Paultre Bell

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NYC Pays $7M in Sean Bell Shooting Lawsuit

'No amount of money can make up for the pain,' says fiancé

(Newser) - New York City has agreed to dole out more than $7 million in damages to settle a lawsuit from the family and friends of Sean Bell, the unarmed black man gunned down by police officers right before his wedding in 2006. Of that, $3.25 million will go to the... More »

Fiancée: 'They Killed Sean All Over Again'

Bell's sweetheart says justice system failed after NYPD shooting

(Newser) - Sean Bell’s fiancé spoke out today, condemning the court for acquitting the men who shot her husband. “The justice system let me down,” Nicole Paultre Bell said. “April 25, 2008: They killed Sean all over again.” In her first public comments since yesterday’s verdict,... More »

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