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'They murdered my son': Native mother in pain as officers linked to son's death get jobs back
'They murdered my son': Native mother in pain as officers linked to son's death get jobs back (April 24, 2020)

Three police officers connected to the death of Zachary Bear Heels will get their jobs back.


Native man shot in neck by police officer hit with maximum sentence
Native man shot in neck by police officer hit with maximum sentence (September 10, 2019)

A bullet remains lodged in Micah Taylor's neck after he was shot by a police officer in Nebraska.


Indian Country and allies say goodbye to 'hero' Frank LaMere
Indian Country and allies say goodbye to 'hero' Frank LaMere (June 17, 2019)

Peace and justice activist Frank LaMere is being laid to rest on the Winnebago Reservation as Native leaders and allies celebrate his legacy.


'They beat this man to death': Activists question lack of charges against police officers
'They beat this man to death': Activists question lack of charges against police officers (March 5, 2019)

Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Nebraska.


Former police officer won't face charges for death of Native man
Former police officer won't face charges for death of Native man (March 1, 2019)

Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Nebraska.


Judge delays trial for fired police officer accused in Native man's death
Judge delays trial for fired police officer accused in Native man's death (January 14, 2019)

Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Nebraska.


Mayor offers apology after jury clears officer in Lakota man's death
Mayor offers apology after jury clears officer in Lakota man's death (December 20, 2018)

Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Nebraska.


Video: Mother of Native man who died after police encounter speaks
Video: Mother of Native man who died after police encounter speaks (December 11, 2018)

A jury in Nebraska has cleared a fired police officer for beating a Native man who later died.


'They're on trial, too': Fired officer blames Native man's family for death
'They're on trial, too': Fired officer blames Native man's family for death (December 10, 2018)

Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after beating by police officers but one of them doesn't think he should be held responsible.


Fired police officer mounts defense in Native man's death
Fired police officer mounts defense in Native man's death (December 6, 2018)

Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.


Fired police officer violated policy by repeatedly shocking Native man
Fired police officer violated policy by repeatedly shocking Native man (December 5, 2018)

Zachary Bear Heels, 29, was tasered 12 times by a police officer before he died in Omaha, Nebraska.


'I can't breathe!': Video shows moments before Native man's death
'I can't breathe!': Video shows moments before Native man's death (December 3, 2018)

Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died in an encounter with police in Omaha, Nebraska.


Jury watches video of Native man getting shocked and beaten
Jury watches video of Native man getting shocked and beaten (November 30, 2018)

A juror broke down in tears after watching video of Zachary Bear Heels getting beaten before his death.


Testimony continues in case of officer on trial for death of Native man
Testimony continues in case of officer on trial for death of Native man (November 29, 2018)

Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died in an encounter with police in Omaha, Nebraska.


Former police officer on trial for death of Native man
Former police officer on trial for death of Native man (November 27, 2018)

Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died in an encounter with police in Omaha, Nebraska.


'We do not go away': Native community protests racism and aggression
'We do not go away': Native community protests racism and aggression (May 14, 2018)

Native people are continuing to call for justice following a series of incidents they say demonstrate racism and aggression in Nebraska.


'Why wasn't his dash cam on?' Native community demands accountability from police
'Why wasn't his dash cam on?' Native community demands accountability from police (May 4, 2018)

Protestors gathered at the Hall of Justice in Lincoln, Nebraska, to question police treatment of the Native community.


Fired police officer won't go to trial for death of Native man until next year
Fired police officer won't go to trial for death of Native man until next year (April 20, 2018)

The Native community is demanding justice for the death of Zachary Bearheels at the hands of police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.


Grand jury seeks another charge against officer accused in Native man's death
Grand jury seeks another charge against officer accused in Native man's death (December 6, 2017)

A grand jury convened has decided the state of Nebraska should prosecute two former police officers accused of assaulting a Lakota man who later died.


Native community demands justice for Lakota man who died in police encounter
Native community demands justice for Lakota man who died in police encounter (November 29, 2017)

Native Americans gathered in a courthouse in Nebraska to demand justice and transparency in a case involving two police officers accused of assaulting a Lakota man who later died.


Two police officers charged with assault for death of Rosebud Sioux citizen
Two police officers charged with assault for death of Rosebud Sioux citizen (July 27, 2017)

Zachary Bearheels died after being repeatedly punched and shocked with a stun gun by police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.


Rosebud Sioux man dies after being tased and struck by police officers
Rosebud Sioux man dies after being tased and struck by police officers (July 17, 2017)

Zachary Bearheels, 29, was tased 12 times and hit and punched at least 15 times by officers in Omaha, Nebraska.