A US federal grand jury has indicted an Alabama police officer captured on video throwing an Indian man to the ground on a charge related to the use of unreasonable force, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
Several US lawmakers condemned the police assault on an Indian grandfather who was slammed to the ground by a police officer in Alabama - while he was out for a walk in the neighbourhood - leaving him partially paralysed as donations poured in for the victim.
One of the two police officers who allegedly assaulted the 57-year-old Indian man in Alabama has been arrested and FBI will be conducting a probe into the matter to find out if there were any federal violations in the incident.
Shakuntala Patel, wife of Sureshbhai Patel who was left partially paralysed after a police officer confronted him aggressively in the US last week, on Thursday demanded the American government bear the expenses of treatment of her 57-year-old husband.
A coalition of 17 US states led by Texas have filed a federal lawsuit aiming to block implementation of President Barack Obama`s executive order shielding some five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Texas is leading a 17-state coalition suing over President Barack Obama's recently announced executive actions on immigration, arguing in a lawsuit that the move "tramples" key portions of the US Constitution.
A man is suspected of killing his five children in South Carolina and then driving for hours before dumping their bodies, wrapped in individual garbage bags, on a dirt road in rural Alabama, authorities said.