Amy Cooper: Woman sacked after calling police on black man
A white woman who called the police after a black man asked her to put her dog on a leash in New York City's Central Park has been fired from her job with an investment firm. Franklin Templeton announced on Twitter on Tuesday it had sacked an employee, effective immediately. Christian Cooper, a bird watcher, asked the woman to leash her dog because he feared it could endanger wildlife. Mr Cooper and the woman, identified as Amy Cooper no relation were in a part of Central Park called the Ramble, a popular area for bird watchers where dogs must be leashed at all times, according to the rules. Mr Cooper said their exchange began when he noticed Ms Cooper's dog tearing through the plantings in the area. The sign is right there, Mr Cooper said he told her, but she refused to restrain her dog.
Thanks for contacting us. We've received your submission. The woman who jumped en route for her death from her Manhattan apartment with her dog in hand has been identified as Linda Holston, a recent transplant to the Big Apple. Holston, 60, moved to Manhattan all the rage from New Mexico, where she acted in community theater. In New York, she studied acting at the William Esper Studio, completing the program all the rage , according to an online contour on Backstage. The profile described her as being 5 feet tall along with brown hair and blue eyes.
The officer seen in a viral capture restraining a woman who was by shank's pony a dog at North Avenue Coast was placed on paid desk contractual obligation Monday by Police Supt. David Auburn while the agency charged with looking into police misconduct conducts its analysis. The other option COPA recommended en route for Brown was to strip the administrator of his police powers pending the conclusion of their probe. And after that allow this process of finding absent what happened, getting to the base of it, before we then accomplish [disciplinary] next steps, from my angle. The woman in the video, Nikkita Brown, was near the lakefront along with her dog Saturday around a. Auburn told the officer she and her dog were leaving the park, the statement said. In the video, Auburn and her dog appear to be walking away from the officer at the same time as he follows closely. At one advantage, Brown turns around with a buzz in hand and stops. When Auburn is finally free, she can be seen on video picking up her phone from the ground and by shank's pony away with her dog.
Constabulary say the driver of a black Chevrolet Impala was racing a ashen Chevy Camaro on Ferguson Road after the Impala hit a year-old at the same time as she crossed the street. Neither driver stopped to help. A Dallas capital councilwoman is calling for a appointment Thursday evening to figure out how the city can help prevent racing and speeding on the city's busiest streets, like Ferguson Road. It is way too dangerous, he said.
A Black woman said she was by shank's pony out of a closed park all the rage Chicago, adhering to police instructions, after a white police officer attempted en route for tackle her , allegedly unprovoked. Arrange Aug. Brown agreed, but the administrator insisted on driving behind her at the same time as she walked out of the common, and eventually got out of his vehicle to follow her on base, she told ABC News in an exclusive interview airing Thursday on Able Morning America. Brown said she again and again told him, I am leaving after that I am walking away, as she actively walked toward the exit.