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Unarmed Man Beaten in Traffic Stop Settles for $1.4M

An unarmed black man who was repeatedly punched, kicked and Tasered during a January traffic stop in the Detroit suburb of Inkster has agreed to a $1.4 million settlement with the city, NBC affiliate WDIV reported Wednesday. "Money isn't everything," the man, Floyd Dent, told the station. "You can't buy happiness." Dent's arrest on alleged assault and drug charges during a routine traffic stop continues to haunt him, he said. Dashcam video of the incident showed one Inkster officer, William Melendez, putting Dent, 57, in a chokehold and repeatedly punching him. Prosecutors dropped the charges against Dent, who claimed police planted a bag of crack cocaine underneath his passenger seat during the stop. A Wayne County district court judge is expected to decide Thursday if there's enough evidence to put Melendez on trial. Dent is expected to testify. Read »
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Homecoming Queen's Dad Shares Her Last Words

One of the 23 people who died in flooding and tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas since the start of the Memorial Day weekend was a homecoming queen who drowned when her car was swept off a road. Her father, Tomas Ramirez, recounted to NBC News his last conversation with his daughter Alyssa as she returned from her prom at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, southwest of San Antonio. "She wakes me up and I say, 'Honey what's going on?' and she says, 'Dad, what do I do? My car has been in the water. What do I do?'" he said. "Back the car up," Ramirez responded. "She says, 'I can't, Dad. The car's tipping.'" Rescue workers who found his daughter's body later told him that Alyssa had a smile on her face, he said. "It was a horrible conversation. But at the same time I got to treasure it because at least I had that conversation with her," Ramirez told NBC News. Read »
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