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Dallas officer Amber Guyger vacates apartment after Botham Jean shooting

Dallas police officer Amber Guyger has moved out of the South Side Flats apartments, where she fatally shot her upstairs neighbor, Botham Jean, earlier this month.

WFAA - 2018-09-16 21:47:36

Cruz Says Dems Quick to Blame Police After Dallas Shooting

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas says he wishes Democrats weren't "so quick to always blame the police officer" after challenger Beto O'Rourke suggested that a white officer who shot and killed a black neighbor should be fired.Cruz told Houston television station KRIV on Saturday that the Sept. 6 s

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-09-17 21:36:53

Mesquite day care owner kept kids tied to car seats, gave them Tylenol to make them stop crying, police say

The owner of a Mesquite day care told police she gave children Tylenol "to make her job easier" and kept them strapped in car seats, some tied by their neck, so they would be still, according to police documents.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-09-18 02:47:00

NB I-45 Lanes Closed Due to Jackknifed 18-Wheeler

Southbound I-45 traffic is unaffected.NBC 5Northbound Interstate 45 is closed after an 18-wheeler jackknifed and struck a bridge support pillar, Wilmer police said. The driver was not harmed.Southbound I-45 traffic is unaffected. Traffic is being forced onto the service road near Pleasant Run Road.T

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-09-18 12:15:09

Dallas man sentenced to life for beating girlfriend to death in east Oak Cliff

A jury found Brandon Clyde King, 33, guilty of killing his girlfriend of two years, Mia Doucet, on Oct. 7, according to court records.He was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole and a fine of $10,000. His attorney requested a new trial Friday, according to court records.A witne

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-09-18 02:56:00

Operation Zeus: 12 arrested in child exploitation sting

Operation Zeus, an investigation into online solicitation of children, results in 12 North Texas arrests with more coming soon.Courtesy of Collin County Sheriff’s Office

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2018-09-17 18:36:00

Dallas Protesters Shut Down I-30 After Search Warrant Issued For Victim Botham Jean’s Home

Protesters in Dallas, TX blocked Interstate 30 downtown in response to a search warrant attempting to assassinate the character of Botham Jean, who was fatally shot in his own home by off-duty officer Amber Guyger.

TRUTHFIGHT.COM - 2018-09-17 14:58:48

SWAT team surrounds man who barricaded himself, hostages in Irving home, police say

Some people are still being held in the home, while others escaped, McLellan told the station.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-09-17 15:49:55

Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger moved out of apartment complex after fatal shooting of Botham Jean - theGrio

TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities

THEGRIO - 2018-09-17 13:47:30

Dallas cop who killed her neighbor shared memes about Colin Kaepernick

The lawyer for the family of Botham Jean, who was shot dead by his neighbor cop Amber Guyger on September 6, says he believes Guyger is racistSouthside Flats, the apartment complex the two had lived at, informed residents that Guyger had 'vacated her apartment' in an email on Sunday morningLawyer S.

DAILY MAIL - 2018-09-17 16:39:23

Home Daycare Owner Left Kids Tied To Car Seats In Dark Room 7 Hours 

“It just kind of concerned me the way the kids sounded when the parents dropped them off,” Susan Geldmeier said.”It alarmed me to where I was like ‘why are they sounding like that?’ ”

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-17 18:16:00

8-year-old found on school playground died of medical emergency police say

Landon Holland, of The Colony, was rushed to the emergency room at Baylor Scott & White - Carrollton, but pronounced dead just after 4 p.m. Saturday.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-09-17 14:10:54

Lawyer for Dallas man fatally shot in home by police slams attempt to 'smear' victim

Civil rights attorney Lee Merritt said Thursday the search shows that police want to besmirch the victim, 26-yearr-old Botham Jean, who worked in risk assurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers and was a graduate of a private Christian university.


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.


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


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.


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”


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


Family of black man shot dead by a white Dallas cop say they never met

They also revealed on Wednesday that Jean, who moved to the US from his native St Lucia in 2011 to attend college, was terrified of being racially profiled as a black man living in Texas.


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