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A federal judge recently ruled that the city of Dallas is not liable for former officer Amber Guyger shooting Botham Jean in his own apartment in 2018. U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn dismissed the city from a civil lawsuit that the Jean family brought after the 26-year-old was killed by Guyger, who was off-duty at the time. The […]

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Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot blasts Amber Guyger Judge Tammy Kemp over gag order controversy.

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A federal judge has ruled the city of Dallas is not liable for former officer Amber Guyger shooting Botham Jean in his own apartment last year. U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn dismissed the city from a civil lawsuit that the Jean family brought after the 26-year-old was killed by Guyger, who was off-duty at the […]

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Three men have been charged with capital murder in the killing of a witness who testified at the murder trial of a Dallas police officer who shot and killed her unarmed neighbor in his home. The Oct. 4 shooting of Joshua Brown happened days after Amber Guyger was convicted and sentenced to prison for the 2018 killing of Botham […]

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Amber Guyger is taking the initial steps to appeal her murder conviction in the death of Botham Jean. An attorney for Guyger filed an intent to appeal her first-degree murder conviction earlier this month as well as her 10-year prison sentence. The appeal comes two weeks after she was found guilty in the September 2018 […]

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DALLAS (AP) — Evidence from the trial of a former Dallas police officer convicted of killing her neighbor has fueled new questions about whether accused officers are treated differently than other suspects, including testimony that a camera in the cruiser where the officer sat after the shooting was flipped off and that her sexual text […]

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DALLAS (AP) — Three Louisiana men are suspected in the killing of a witness who testified at the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer, authorities said Tuesday, cautioning that the killing had nothing at all to do with that trial or case. RELATED: Joshua Brown, Witness In Amber Guyger Trial Has Been Shot […]

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DALLAS (AP) — A man who was slain after testifying in the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer had feared being a witness because of another incident in which he was shot and wounded outside a nightclub, an attorney for his family said Monday. Police said Monday that detectives were continuing to investigate […]

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A lot of folks are still in their feelings regarding Judge Tammy Kemp for hugging Botham Jean‘s killer, Amber Guyger, but Iyanla Vanzant is defending her. The self-help guru says the judge was well within her right to do so. Same for the deceased’s brother. A TMZ camera guy caught up with Vanzant and asked about her thoughts regarding all the criticism over […]

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DALLAS (AP) — The judge who gave a hug and Bible to a former Dallas police officer after she was sentenced 10 years in prison says she watched the woman change during her murder trial and wants her to live a purposeful life. Judge Tammy Kemp said Monday that she hadn’t previously given a defendant a Bible, […]

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DALLAS (AP) — Dallas’ mayor has asked the public to avoid speculating about the fatal shooting of a key witness in the recent trial of a former police officer who was convicted of murder in the killing of her upstairs neighbor. Mayor Eric Johnson said on Twitter on Sunday that he trusts the police will […]