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Are You Kidding Me, Ted Cruz? Don't "Blame The Police Officer" Who Admitted Killing Botham Jean?

Dallas, TX — In a repugnant and outright disrespectful move, Texas Senator Ted Cruz went to bat for Amber Guyger, the cop who admitted to taking the life of the innocent 26-year-old pillar of society, Botham Jean.

FREEDOM OUTPOST - 2018-09-19 15:12:10

Dallas cops still free & working after killing Black men while Dallas 9 spent 40 hours in jail for protests - The Black Youth Project

The group, dubbed the Dallas 9, was originally part of a larger demonstration against recent episodes of police brutality in the Dallas area.

BLACKYOUTHPROJECT.COM - 2018-09-19 16:20:35

'I’m so sorry’: 911 call reveals confusion after Dallas cop kills Botham Jean

“I thought it was my apartment.”Those are the words Officer Amber Guyger says dozens of times in a 911 call moments after fatally shooting Botham Jean in his own apartment at the South Side Flats on Sept. 6, according to two sources with knowledge of the investigation.The two sources described detai

WFAA - 2018-09-18 23:50:07

Dallas chief says she can't fire Amber Guyger, but DPD general orders say otherwise

The public still has a lot of questions about the shooting death of Botham Jean, including: Why has Dallas police officer Amber Guyger not been fired?

WFAA - 2018-09-19 15:47:41

Mark Cuban agrees to donate $10 million to women's groups after investigation into Dallas Mavericks' workplace culture

Cuban, one of the league's most well-known and outspoken owners, will not be suspended after an investigation into what Sports Illustrated described as "a corporate culture rife with misogyny and predatory sexual behavior." The charitable donation Cuban agreed to is four times the maximum ($2.5 mill

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-09-19 18:49:29

70-year-old man missing from South Dallas may seem confused, police say

Charlie Lewis was last seen around 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 3600 block of S.M. Wright Freeway, near the exit to Cooper Street.Lewis is described as a black man who is 5-7 and about 145 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue and green plaid short-sleeve button-up shir

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-09-19 18:07:00

Check out the debut of our Dallas-area high school football computer rankings: See which teams (like Keller, Birdville) our model likes

The Dallas Morning Newsis excited to debut its computer rankings for area high school football teams, which were created over the past 10 months with the help of SMU's Department of Statistical Science. The rankings are meant to provide a statistical breakdown of the top teams in the Dallas-area wit

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-09-19 19:43:00

Fort Worth man left with severe burns after e-cigarette explosion

DALLAS, Texas— A Fort Worth man has endured a week of agony inside the burn center at Parkland Hospital, and he says he has nothing but his e-cigarette to blame.

WFAA - 2018-09-19 01:46:25

The Latest: Mother of man killed by Dallas cop blasts report

Allison Jean, the mother of 26-year-old Botham Jean, said Friday that her son's name was smeared by reports that police found 10.4 grams of marijuana in his apartment.


What police seized from Botham Jean's apartment after fatal shooting

Two bullet casings, a police backpack and vest and 10.4 grams of marijuana were seized from Botham Jean's apartment, where he was fatally shot by a Dallas police officer last week, according to a search warrant affidavit returned this week.A lunch box, a laptop computer, a metal marijuana grinder, t


Dozens protest over Botham Jean shooting, briefly shutting down I-30

Protesters had started marching at the Dallas Police Department on South Lamar Street and then headed north, toward downtown. As protesters crossed Lamar over I-30, a small group of protesters shut down the westbound lanes of the freeway, blocking traffic with their cars.


Dallas Police Accused Of Smearing Man Killed By Cop In His Own Apartment

DALLAS -An attorney for the family of a man shot dead by a police officer in the man's own apartment said a police affidavit shows investigators immediately sought evidence to discredit the victim. "They immediately began looking to smear him," said Lee Merritt, who represents the family of Botham J


Family of Botham Jean Decries 'Smear' of His Character

The family of Botham Jean, the 26-year-old worship leader who was shot and killed inside of his apartment, is calling for greater transparency in the investigation. (Published 2 hours ago)


Calling Amber Guyger 'the devil,' Botham Jean's mother urges Dallas police to 'come clean'

This story was updated at with information about a search warrant for Amber Guyger's door, electronic lock and the data inside the lock, additional comments from Lee Merritt and a statement from Guyger's family. The mother of Botham Jean demanded Friday that Officer Amber Guyger, whom she called "th


Cop who shot black neighbor dead missed sign she parked on wrong floor

Amber Guyger, 30, claimed in a sworn affidavit used as the basis for her arrest warrant that she had accidentally parked on the fourth floor instead of the third – and thus mistakenly made her way to Botham Jean’s apartment which is located directly above hers.


Man Who Allegedly Crashed Through Construction Zone Killing Worker Was In Country Illegally

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM)– A man who allegedly plowed through a construction zone causing the death of a construction worker was in the country illegally according to the Dallas County Jail.Juan Rangel-Rodriguez was arrested Thursday and charged withIntoxication Manslaughter With A Vehicleafter — accordin


Door locks seized from apartments of Botham Jean, Amber Guyger, warrants say

A third search warrant gave investigators the authority to enter Jean’s apartment and collect additional evidence. A return shows that investigators took photographs of his apartment, made videos of his apartment, conducted “laser measurements of firearm trajectory,” and collected “gunshot residue”


Dallas Police Affidavit Contradicts Police Officer's Account of Botham Jean Shooting

Attorney Lee Merritt says,”They went in with the intent to look for some sort of criminal justification for the victim, it’s a pattern that we’ve seen before.”


Exclusive: Dallas Pastor Talks Botham Jean Shooting, Police Response And Taking A Knee For Justice

NewsOne spoke toDr. Frederick Haynes, pastor of the Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas and vice president of the African-American Pastors Coalition, about the shooting, local unrest and criminal justice reform during a phone conversation on Thursday (Sept. 13). The tragedy has struck deeply fo


News station criticized for publishing 'smear' about man killed in his apartment by off-duty officer

A news station in Dallas, Texas, is facing backlash after publishing a story alleging that the man who was shot to death in his own apartment by an off-duty officer was in possession of marijuana.