• Ex-Redwood City officer gets to two years in federal prison for possessing hundreds of child porn files, some depicting toddler

    22 days ago - By Bésame

    SAN FRANCISCO - A former Redwood City police officer was sentenced to two years in federal prison for possessing hundreds of child pornography images and videos, court records show.
    Shawn Nimau, of San Carlos, was sentenced in late June by U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg. The sentence is less than half of what prosecutors asked for, but significantly more than the sentence of probation, but no jail time, requested by Nimau's attorney.
    Nimau was indicted on child pornography federal charges in 2020, and pleaded guilty last February, court records show.
    The charges stem from an...
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  • Video of fatal Minneapolis police shooting shows few details

    22 days ago - By Bésame

    MINNEAPOLIS - Police released body-camera video Wednesday from a six-hour standoff that ended with officers fatally shooting a Black Minneapolis man, but the images did not show whether he was holding a gun or threatening officers.
    Andrew Tekle Sundberg, 20, was shot by two police snipers early last Thursday, authorities said. His family has said he was experiencing a mental health crisis.
    Mayor Jacob Frey and interim Police Chief Amelia Huffman declined to characterize the footage from officers at the scene, citing an investigation by the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. They took...
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