Sam DuBose

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A Black Lives Matter demonstration and march through Downtown and Over-the-Rhine ended peacefully Sunday. The protest was held after the deaths of black men and women in police custody or in contact with police.  It was organized Thursday just before five Dallas Police officers were killed at a similar rally.

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A former University of Cincinnati police chief ordered more aggressive off-campus traffic patrols and allegedly denied that move after an unarmed motorist was shot and killed during a traffic stop.  That's the initial finding of a company hired to review the department's practices.

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The Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency in Bond Hill was the site of one of the first listening sessions by the consulting firm hired by the University of Cincinnati to study its police department and recommend change.

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Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing will stand trial beginning Oct. 24, 2016 for the death of Sam DuBose.

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Update Monday 2:36 p.m.

The family of Sam DuBose will receive nearly $5.3 million in cash and services from the University of Cincinnati.  DuBose was shot and killed by a UC police officer last July. 

The settlement comes after two days of mediation between attorneys for the family and for the university.

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Update Wednesday 1:30 p.m.:  

A spokeswoman for Cincinnati Public Schools says they have not seen a proposal from the local Black Lives Matter movement and could not comment. Janet Walsh says such a proposal may be an opportunity for the district and Cincinnati Police to have a conversation with BLM to “build their understanding” about the partnership between CPS and police.

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No trial date was set Monday during a pretrial hearing for former U.C. police officer Ray Tensing. Tensing is accused of murder in the shooting death of motorist Sam DuBose in July.

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A group of students, faculty, alumni and others want to improve African-American culture and diversity at the University of Cincinnati. Professor Ron Jackson of the Black Unity Coalition says the number of black students enrolled at UC has been steadily declining.

A panel discussion examining how the media covered the shooting death of Sam DuBose will take place tomorrow evening at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. “Words & Images: A Media Debrief and Community Conversation” will include attorneys involved in the case, city leaders and members of the local media.

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The public is invited to a “community conversation” about media coverage of the July shooting death of Sam DuBose by former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 8 at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s Harriet Tubman Theater.

UC Releases External Report On DuBose Shooting

Sep 11, 2015
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The University of Cincinnati has released the findings of an independent investigation into the death of Samuel DuBose.  He was shot during an off-campus traffic stop by a UC police officer in July.  The officer, Ray Tensing, was indicted by a Hamilton County grand jury and fired from the UC police department.

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The attorney for the former University of Cincinnati police officer accused of murder in the death of Sam DuBose has officially filed for a change of venue.