Judge declares mistrial in civil rights case of Suffolk officers who fatally shot Kevin Callahan, of Selden

Kevin Callahan's family says police violated his civil

Kevin Callahan's family says police violated his civil rights by using excessive force. (August 11, 2014 6:25 PM)

A judge has declared a mistrial in a civil rights case that was slated to open today involving Suffolk police officers who fatally shot a Selden man.

Potential jurors were questioned this morning in the case of Kevin Callahan's death, but the mistrial was declared by the afternoon, when a copy of a Newsday newspaper with a story about the case was found in the jury room. The judge said the...

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