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Paramedics told investigators that Elijah McClain had 'excited delirium,' a disputed condition

Dec. 06, 2023 20:08 PM EST

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Two paramedics on trial over the 2019 death of Elijah McClain told investigators in videotaped interviews previously unseen by the public that the 23-year-old Black man had " excited delirium,” a disputed condition some say is unscientific and rooted in racism. ...

Prosecutors say paramedics ignored Elijah McClain's distress after stop and killed him with overdose

Nov. 29, 2023 17:27 PM EST

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Two paramedics "did nothing" to help an ailing Elijah McClain as he lay on the ground, a Colorado prosecutor said Wednesday, and instead they overdosed him with a powerful sedative that killed the 23-year-old Black man after officers forcibly restrained him as he walked...

What to know about Elijah McClain's death and the cases against police and paramedics

Nov. 07, 2023 13:03 PM EST

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a Denver-area police officer of manslaughter, following trial testimony that he put Elijah McClain in a neck hold before the Black man was injected with the powerful sedative ketamine by paramedics and died. The acquittal came Monday in...

2nd police officer acquitted in death of Elijah McClain, who was put in a neck hold, given ketamine

Nov. 06, 2023 22:29 PM EST

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Elijah McClain's mother wiped tears from her eyes as a verdict was read Monday acquitting a second Denver-area police officer in the 2019 death of her son. Two of three officers to face trial so far avoided prison time after being found not guilty, leaving...

What to know about Elijah McClain's death and the cases against police and paramedics

Nov. 06, 2023 20:44 PM EST

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A jury on Monday acquitted a Denver-area police officer of manslaughter, following trial testimony that he put Elijah McClain in a neck hold before the Black man was injected with the powerful sedative ketamine by paramedics and died. It was the second of...

Old Second Bancorp: Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Oct. 18, 2023 16:57 PM EDT

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Old Second Bancorp Inc. (OSBC) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $24.3 million. The bank, based in Aurora, Illinois, said it had earnings of 54 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 55 cents per...

1 of 2 Colorado officers convicted in Elijah McClain's death after neck hold, ketamine injection

Oct. 13, 2023 00:10 AM EDT

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Jurors convicted a Denver-area police officer of homicide Thursday and acquitted another of all charges in the 2019 death of Elijah McClain, a Black man who was put in a neck hold, pinned to the ground and given an overdose of the sedative ketamine by paramedics. ...

What to know about Elijah McClain's death and the criminal trial of two officers

Oct. 03, 2023 21:21 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The pathologist who performed Elijah McClain's autopsy testified Tuesday that he was unsure if a police neck hold contributed to the Black man's 2019 death as attorneys for two Denver-area officers on trial for homicide sought to cast doubt about the prosecution's case. ...

Video of Elijah McClain's stop by police shown as officers on trial in Black man's death

Sep. 22, 2023 20:52 PM EDT

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Elijah McClain's mother left a Colorado courtroom in tears Friday after prosecutors showed video footage of the 23-year-old Black man pinned down by police officers during a fatal 2019 confrontation, which rose to prominence during nationwide protests over racial...

Colorado house fire kills 2 children and injures 7 other people

Sep. 21, 2023 16:41 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Two children died and four other people were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a fire late Wednesday night at a home in a Denver suburb, officials said. Investigators don't yet know what caused the fire at the multistory home in a quiet neighborhood...