Ray Tensing

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After Mistrial, Another Try at Murder Conviction for Cop

Ohio prosecutor not giving up on conviction for Ray Tensing, accused of killing Sam DuBose

(Newser) - An Ohio prosecutor said Tuesday he'll again seek a murder conviction against a white former University of Cincinnati cop who fatally shot a black man during a traffic stop. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said he wants to move the case to seat a jury that won't be... More »

Mistrial in Case of White Cop Who Fatally Shot Black Driver

Ray Tensing was facing murder, manslaughter charges

(Newser) - A mistrial has been declared in the case of a white Ohio cop who shot and killed an unarmed black driver during a traffic stop, sparking outrage and protests last year, NBC News reports. According to the AP , jurors deliberated for 25 hours but couldn't come to a decision... More »

Sam DuBose's 'Bottle of Gin' Was Really Fragrance

He was asked about bottle just before he was shot in head

(Newser) - The bottle of "gin" that unarmed black motorist Sam DuBose was asked about moments before he was shot dead by University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing didn't contain any booze, the coroner says. The coroner says lab analysis has revealed that the bottle, which was labeled as... More »

Union: Cop Who Killed Sam DuBose Must Get Job Back

Union alleges Ray Tensing was denied due process

(Newser) - "He never should have been a police officer." That was Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters' harsh assessment on Wednesday of officer Ray Tensing, who was fired from his job as a University of Cincinnati police officer that very day after he was indicted in the shooting death of... More »

Applause as $1M Bond Set for Cop Charged With Murder

Judge admonishes courtroom to settle down during Ray Tensing arraignment

(Newser) - A plea of "not guilty" in Ohio's Hamilton County Courthouse went routinely this morning for ex-University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing, charged in the shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose , Cincinnati.com reports. But when Judge Megan Shanahan set Tensing's bond at $1 million, the courtroom burst... More »

'He Purposely Killed Him': Cop Indicted in Ohio Death

White officer shot unarmed black man during traffic stop

(Newser) - A white University of Cincinnati police officer has been indicted on murder charges after he fatally shot an unarmed black man in the head during a traffic stop, reports the Guardian . Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters didn't hold back in his criticism of accused officer Ray Tensing, reports Cincinnati.... More »

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