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What did the mayor know? Father puts up billboards after son, 21, killed by police

KENOSHA — In 2004, Michael Bell’s son Michael Bell Jr., 21,  was killed during an altercation with Kenosha police. The officers involved were cleared of any wrongdoing and the family eventually reached a settlement with the city, but Bell continues to ask that the investigation be reopened. 285 more words


Is Police Use of Deadly Force a Problem? It Is If Happens to Your Son!

I recently received this letter from Sarah Fitch in response to one of my posts regarding the need to better control police use of deadly force. 1,247 more words


Kenosha father buys ad in The Washington Post in hopes of reopening son's death investigation

KENOSHA — A Kenosha father is asking police to reopen his son’s death investigation. Michael Bell bought full-page ad space in The Washington Post newspaper on Tuesday, Jan. 316 more words


2017 Photos of the Year: Michael Bell

These images were chosen by Leader-Post photojournalist Michael Bell to represent his work in 2017. 436 more words

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Vampire Studies Symposium 2015: The "Lost" Footage

Perhaps one of my greatest achievements in my “career” as a vampirologist was co-organising There Are Such Things! Vampire Studies Symposium 2015 with Dax “ 795 more words

13 years later: Documentary gives father of man shot by Kenosha police new hope

KENOSHA — On the anniversary of his son’s death, Michael Bell said he hopes a new documentary will get the case reopened.

There is no dispute that 13 years ago Thursday, November 9th, Michael Bell Jr. 540 more words


"I lost a son:" After 2004 fatal officer-involved shooting, father asks that case be reopened, alleging cover-up

KENOSHA — The father of a man killed by Kenosha police is trying to get the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department to take another look at his son’s case. 403 more words