Category Archives: Murder

Joshua Brown who who gave emotional testimony in the Amber Guyger trial was fatally shot in Dallas

A man who was a key witness in the murder trial of former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was fatally shot Friday in the parking lot of his apartment complex, according to attorney Lee Merritt. Joshua Brown was a neighbor … Continue reading

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Coverage of Amber Guyger Murder Trial- Day 7-Verdict Watch

Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger is on trial for murder after she fatally shot Botham Shem Jean on September 6, 2018. Guyger was off duty but still in uniform when she went into Jean’s apartment at South Side Flats. … Continue reading

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Coverage of Amber Guyger Murder Trial

Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger is on trial for murder after she fatally shot Botham Shem Jean on September 6, 2018. Guyger was off duty but still in uniform when she went into Jean’s apartment at South Side Flats. … Continue reading

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White supremacist terror in Texas

Unnamed law enforcement officials according to ABC News and the Washington Post have identified 21-year-old Patrick Crusius as the suspect who allegedly walked into an El Paso, Texas Walmart around 10:40am local time on Aug. 3, opening fire and killing … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Pompeo handed Riyadh a plan to shield MBS from Khashoggi fallout

The State Department, y’all. Deceptive mofo! The plan was to pin the Khashoggi murder on an innocent member of the ruling family in order to shield Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. We now see why Pompeo was laughing it up … Continue reading

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Lakeland Commissioner Michael Dunn charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of Cristobal Lopez

Get your ass to jail, Michael Dunn. Murdering someone over shoplifting, when he was in no danger whatsoever? He didn’t even render aid. Depraved monster, just stood and watched a man lay dying. And the smirking on the mugshot is disgusting. … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread: Family of Botham Jean demands answers

"Botham died in a way that he himself calculated he could never die in," Botham Jean's mother tells CBS News, acknowledging that the St. Lucia native was fully aware of the strained relationship between the black community in U.S. and … Continue reading

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Police Officer Amber Guyger is charged with manslaughter in death of Botham Jean

The Dallas police officer who killed 26-year-old Botham Jean in his own apartment got inside because the door wasn’t locked, a law enforcement official said Sunday. Officer Amber Guyger had just ended a 15-hour shift when she parked on the … Continue reading

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The National Lynching Memorial Opens In Alabama

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening Thursday, stands high on a hillside overlooking downtown Montgomery, Ala. Beyond the buildings you can see the winding Alabama River and hear the distant whistle of a train — the nexus that … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: Oprah goes inside Memorial to Victims of Lynching

There is a reckoning taking place in America over how we remember our history. Much of the focus has been on whether or not to take down monuments that celebrate the Confederacy. But this story is about a new monument … Continue reading

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