Officer Who Shot Young Black Man After He Was In Car Accident Will Not Be Indicted Jonathan Ferrell sought help after a car accident, the police were called, and he was shot and killed. Now a grand jury has declined to indict the police officer who killed him. The attorney general is asking a full grand jury to take up the case.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., right, accompanied by Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy, center, is booked by city police Lt. D.H. Lackey in Montgomery, Ala., on Feb. 23, 1956. The civil rights leaders are arrested on indictments turned by the Grand Jury in the bus boycott. (AP Photo/Gene Herrick) Photo: GENE HERRICK, STF / Beaumont
Lamar Howard, 19, of Monroe, Ga., points to bruises he said he received in Atlanta from two white men, Jan. 2, 1947. Howard said they tried to force from him his testimony before a federal grand jury investigation the lynching of four blacks near Monroe last summer. (AP Photo)
Chicago crime boss Sam Giancana leaves court after appearing before a federal grand jury in New York City in 1965. Giancana was under the protection of an FBI police detail when he was shot and killed in his Illinois home ten years later.