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Taser payout to be city's 3rd this year

A federal jury's judgement Thursday in an 18-year-old's death by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer's Taser marked the third time this year the city will have to pay for excessive police force. La-Reko Williams' family said the jury's $500,000 award was justice. "It's been a long journey," Temako McCarthy, Williams' mother, told WBTV.

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