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Sacramento to pay children of Stephon Clark $2.4M

The city of Sacramento has agreed to pay $2.4 million to the two sons of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man who was fatally shot last year by police, federal court documents filed in California show.

California raises standard required for use of deadly police force

California's Democratic governor on Monday approved one of the the strictest police deadly force measures in the country, which says officers in the state can only use lethal force if it would prevent a suspect from killing or harming the officer or another person.

Officers who killed Stephon Clark reveal new details

The officers involved in the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark were responding to a 911 call that a man wearing a black hoodie was breaking car windows in a Sacramento neighborhood. Minutes later, Clark lay dead in the backyard of his grandmother's home.

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

It's been 50 years since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. Events around the world are honoring the Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights leader.

Former NBA player leads Stephon Clark protest rally

Former Sacramento Kings forward Matt Barnes on Saturday led demonstrators in California's capital in a protest rally over the police killing of an unarmed black man who -- an independent autopsy found -- was shot multiple times in the back.

Stephon Clark was shot by police 8 times, doctor says

An independent autopsy shows that Stephon Clark was shot by Sacramento police eight times, and six of those wounds were in his back, according to Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist retained by Clark's family to conduct a separate autopsy.

White House: Police shootings of black men 'a local matter'

President Donald Trump has encouraged police officers to be rougher on suspects they arrest. He has deployed federal authorities to stem gun violence in Chicago. And he has repeatedly called for police nationwide to implement tough-on-crime policies.

Killing of Stephon Clark sparks days of protests

The killing of Stephon Clark spurred days of protests in Sacramento. Officers shot the unarmed 22-year-old father of two the night of March 18 in his grandmother's backyard. His funeral was Thursday.