Sam DuBose

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The University of Cincinnati has reached an agreement with former police officer Ray Tensing, ending the grievance he filed with the police union over his firing in 2015.

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The Ohio First District Court of Appeals is finally ruling on a case brought by local media against Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz. News outlets including WVXU sued for documents related to the second Ray Tensing trial earlier this year, and access to the courtroom.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Two separate juries could not reach a verdict for a white former University of Cincinnati Police officer. Ray Tensing was tried for shooting and killing unarmed black motorist Sam DuBose in 2015. Those juries, like all in Hamilton County, were made up of registered voters. But there is an effort to change how Ohio picks its jurors.

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Court documents unsealed this week reveal some of the 'behind-the-scenes' conversations that took part during Ray Tensing's second trial. More documents are expected soon detailing in-chamber discussions, too.

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Supporters of a former UC Police officer planned a march Monday evening at the Purple People Bridge. The demonstration was supposed to send a message of solidarity to Ray Tensing and police in general. It was canceled.

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Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz Monday unsealed the two questions asked by jurors in the second Tensing trial.

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A judge Monday formally dismissed the charges against former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing. He was charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter for the July 2015 shooting death of Sam DuBose during a traffic stop.

Ann Thompson / WVXU

Sam DuBose's brother Aubrey says he will not give up despite two hung juries and a decision not to retry former UC Police Officer Ray Tensing a third time in Hamilton County Court.

He called for federal charges while at a Saturday night rally on Fountain Square where demonstrators also marched to The Banks. "Sam's death is going to bring about a lot of changes," he said, "We're going to take it to the federal level."

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A Cincinnati Police Department investigation finds Sgt. Shannon Heine did nothing wrong when testifying during the second Ray Tensing trial.

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This week Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters announced he would not seek a third trial for Ray Tensing in the shooting death of Sam DuBose, but Tensing could face federal civil rights violation charges. Maintenance work on the Brent Spence Bridge continues to cause traffic delays and headaches for commuters, and even some diehard Reds fans are losing patience with the team.

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Yesterday Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters announced that he will not seek a third trial for former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing in the shooting Death of Sam DuBose.

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This afternoon Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters announced he will not seek a third trial  for former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing in the shooting Death of Sam DuBose. Two previous trials on murder and manslaughter charges ended in hung juries, the most recent last month. In both trials the prosecution argued Tensing's actions were unjustified. The defense says Tensing feared for his life and shot to stop the threat.

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After two mistrials, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters says he will not try a former University of Cincinnati police officer a third time.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

A coalition of activist groups is calling for a third trial for Ray Tensing. The former UC police officer is accused of killing Sam DuBose during a 2015 traffic stop. His first two trials ended with hung juries.

Ann Thompson / WVXU

A student activist group says the University of Cincinnati is getting better about making the main campus more diverse. The Irate 8 made a list of ten demands in October 2015 after the shooting death of Sam DuBose by former UC police officer Ray Tensing.

Greater Cincinnati Urban League

The Greater Cincinnati Urban League wants to hear from the community during a forum Thursday night about moving forward after the second Tensing mistrial.

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People gathered on the University of Cincinnati campus Wednesday night carrying signs and chanting their support for Sam DuBose and others killed in officer-involved incidents.

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The family of Sam DuBose is asking the Hamilton County Prosecutor to retry Ray Tensing a third time.

Justice For Sam DuBose Facebook event page

Nearly a dozen groups including Black Lives Matter Cincinnati are sponsoring a rally near the University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music Wednesday. The 6 p.m. rally is set for two hours before FC Cincinnati plays the Chicago Fire in the U.S. Open Cup at Nippert Stadium.

Cara Owsley / Pool

Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing's second trial on murder and voluntary manslaughter charges for the death of Sam DuBose has ended the same way as his first, in a hung jury. Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz declared a mistrial Friday afternoon.

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The jury in the retrial of Ray Tensing appears to be headed toward another deadlock. After around 27 hours of deliberating the jury told Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz they cannot come to a consensus and asked how they should proceed.

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Jurors in the Ray Tensing retrial will continue their work for a fifth day.

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After about 18 hours of deliberating, jurors in the Ray Tensing retrial are expected to return to the discussion room Thursday.

Cara Owsley / Pool

Jurors in the retrial of Ray Tensing spent a full day deliberating Tuesday. They'll resume discussions Wednesday morning.

Cara Owsley / Pool

The retrial of former UC police officer Ray Tensing is now in the jury's hands. He's charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter for the 2015 shooting death of Sam DuBose during an off-campus traffic stop.

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Former UC police officer Ray Tensing took the stand in his own defense Friday at his retrial. He's charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter for the 2015 shooting death of Sam DuBose during a traffic stop.

A tearful-looking Tensing said it was not his purpose to kill Sam DuBose but rather "to stop the threat."

Cara Owsley / Pool

The prosecution in the Ray Tensing retrial began Thursday by asking the judge to include the lesser charge of reckless homicide.

Cara Owsley / Pool

The prosecution has rested in the retrial of Ray Tensing for the shooting death of Sam DuBose. The state's final witness, Dr. Karen Looman,  the county's chief deputy coroner, testified DuBose was killed instantly when the bullet cut through his brain stem.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Members of several groups, including Black Lives Matter, want Ray Tensing convicted. The former UC police officer is on trial for the second time in the shooting death of unarmed motorist Sam DuBose. The first trial ended with a hung jury.

Cara Owsley / Pool

Ray Tensing's attorney in his murder retrial attempted Tuesday to undercut the prosecution's forensic video expert. Stew Mathews characterized Grant Fredericks analysis of Tensing's body camera video as 20/20 hindsight.

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