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Asheville City Council moves to limit police searches

Asheville City Council moves to limit police searches

City Council said it wanted police to adopt a written consent policy for certain types of searches.

by May 23, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville public housing complexes are violent crime hot spots, police chief says

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville public housing complexes are violent crime hot spots, police chief says

Also, “overtourism” is a new buzzword, and much more.

by May 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
In this August 2012 photo, Asheville Police Department officer Mark Byrd accepts his promotion to captain.

Asheville police Capt. Mark Byrd suspended

Was Asheville Police Department Capt. Mark Byrd, who’s been no stranger to controversy, the source of leaked police body cam video?

by May 21, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
Cut police funding? Asheville City Council is looking into it

Cut police funding? Asheville City Council is looking into it

Asheville City Council members Brian Haynes, Keith Young and Sheneika Smith said they want to take a closer look at Police Department funding.

by April 23, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council faces $3.2 million budget shortfall

Asheville City Council faces $3.2 million budget shortfall

“You look like I kicked your puppy,” Barbara Whitehorn, the city’s chief financial officer, told Asheville City Council after she finished her budget presentation.

by March 21, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council shuffles management following Police Department scandal

Asheville City Council shuffles management following Police Department scandal

Asheville City Council will meet on Tuesday to consider taking more action.

by March 19, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Renowned civil rights attorney who grew up in Asheville takes case of man beaten by former Asheville police officer

Renowned civil rights attorney who grew up in Asheville takes case of man beaten by former Asheville police officer

James E. Ferguson II was a student at Stephens-Lee High School when he first started fighting for civil rights in the 1950s.

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville police beating: FBI investigates, NYT notices, Kapoor defends police chief

Asheville police beating: FBI investigates, NYT notices, Kapoor defends police chief

Hundreds of residents attended a Wednesday night meeting to vent their anger.

by March 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
‘Angry’ Asheville City Council announces two Police Department audits

‘Angry’ Asheville City Council announces two Police Department audits

Asheville City Council wants to know how the Asheville Police Department and its officers are affected by structural racism and implicit and explicit bias.

by March 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
What we know so far of Asheville police beating video incident

What we know so far of Asheville police beating video incident

Here’s a timeline of events.

by March 6, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Kaliner: Asheville police officer may have leaked police beating video to newspaper

Kaliner: Asheville police officer may have leaked police beating video to newspaper

Asheville’s police chief and district attorney have suggested an investigation into who leaked the police body cam video may be in order.

by March 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville DA, police chief consider investigating leak of police beating video

Asheville DA, police chief consider investigating leak of police beating video

Who leaked the video to the Asheville Citizen-Times?

by March 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
North Carolina SBI alerted to Asheville police beating video case five months after it happened

North Carolina SBI alerted to Asheville police beating video case five months after it happened

The SBI declined to investigate the incident, saying too much time had passed to make an investigation effective.

by March 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville mayor, police chief express outrage over police beating incident

Asheville mayor, police chief express outrage over police beating incident

The actions of the Asheville Police Department officer are a step backward for the department, Mayor Esther Manheimer said.

by March 1, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times details police beating of jaywalking suspect

Asheville Citizen-Times details police beating of jaywalking suspect

The newspaper obtained body cam video that shows an Asheville Police Department officer beating and choking a man last summer.

by March 1, 2018 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville P&Z votes down RAD short-term rental ban

Also, there’s a new exhibit called “Wicked Plants” coming to the N.C. Arboretum, and more.

by September 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
With love, and a lawsuit, Marzelle presses brutality case against Asheville police

With love, and a lawsuit, Marzelle presses brutality case against Asheville police

The Return to Love AVL campaign features bumper stickers and an Instagram account.

by July 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Charges dropped against Marzelle

Also, Walt Dickinson of Wicked Weed thinks a “certified independent craft” seal on beer is a waste of time, and more.

by July 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
New Asheville police chief: Veteran officer Tammy Hooper

New Asheville police chief: Veteran officer Tammy Hooper

Hooper is currently deputy police chief in Alexandria, Va.

by May 29, 2015 20 comments Asheville News