© 2022 WEAA
background_fid (2).jpg
Your Source for Cool Jazz and More THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
We Need Your Support! Please make a donation today to keep this community resource on the air. Donate today!

Local News
Wrap-up of news stories taken from the day's local headlines.

Body camera shows troopers tased, kicked and dragged Ronald Greene before his death



Today with Dr. Kaye: 5-20-21- Hour 2

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Recently released body camera video of a 2019 encounter shows Ronald Greene, a Black man being tased, kicked and dragged by Louisiana troopers before his death. 



According to CNN, police initially told Greene’s family that he died in an auto accident. Later, a report stated Greene died after resisting and struggling with officers after the pursuit ended in a crash. 



The heartbreaking video shows Greene lying face down, handcuffed, being kicked, beaten and dragged. 


At one point, an an officer can be heard saying, "I've got blood all over me, I hope this guy ain't got f**king AIDS," as Greene continues to moan.