• Boston September 13, 2021 9:34 pm

    The Case of Usaamah Rahim

    The shooting death of Usaamah Rahim at the hands of police in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood in 2015 was ruled justified, but his family wants the case to get another look.

  • terrorism September 14, 2021 12:50 pm

    The Case of Usaamah Rahim

    Usaamah Rahim was walking to a bus stop in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood in 2015 when he was approached by members of a joint terrorism task force. He was shot and killed, and a knife was recovered, in a burst of violence in a case that made national headlines. The officers’ actions were ruled justified, but Rahim’s family wants the...

  • Massachusetts March 8, 2022 12:08 pm


  • Usaamah Rahim December 2, 2020 9:11 pm

    Federal Judge Allows Mother's Suit in Deadly Boston Shooting to Continue

    A federal judge on Wednesday denied the federal government’s request to drop a civil lawsuit brought by the mother of Usaamah Rahim over his 2015 fatal shooting by an FBI agent and Boston police officer. The ruling clears the way for discovery, the next phase of the lawsuit, in which the sides can request evidence from each other. Rahim’s...

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