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Texas cop resigns & may face charges after shooting and killing a woman playing video games with child in her own home

One year ago   |   By RT

A Texas police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a window of her own home while she was playing video games with her nephew has resigned and may face criminal charges, the Fort Worth interim police chief has said.
Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was killed after a neighbor had called a non-emergency police line for a welfare check because they noticed that her front door was open in the middle of the night. Upon arriving, one of the responding officers shouted commands before opening fire through a window after “perceiving a threat.”
In a statement, police said the officer had seen...
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White cop who fatally shot unarmed black woman in her home resigns

White cop who fatally shot unarmed black woman in her home resigns

One year ago   |   By New York Post

The white Texas police officer who gunned down a black woman as she played video games with her 8-year-old nephew inside her home resigned Monday - and could face criminal charges, officials said. Fort Worth cop Aaron Dean was going to be fired Monday morning over the fatal shooting of Atatiana Jefferson but turned in...
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Fort Worth Officer Who Fatally Shot Atatiana Jefferson in Her Own Home Resigns

Fort Worth Officer Who Fatally Shot Atatiana Jefferson in Her Own Home Resigns

One year ago   |   By Slate

Aaron Dean was going to be fired on Monday morning, the city's police chief said.
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Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

One year ago   |   By KETV

The officer who fatally shot Atatiana Koquice Jefferson in her home Saturday morning has resigned, Fort Worth interim police Chief Ed Kraus said Monday. The officer may face criminal charges, Kraus said.
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Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four people were rescued after a boat capsized Thursday night near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Maryland Natural Resources police say. Read more ...

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

NORTH UTICA, Ill. - Authorities say three people have died after a black powder device exploded along a bank of the Illinois River in the northern part of the state. First... Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Experts have said that debris from China's Long March 5B rocket could fall anywhere from as far north as New York to as far south as New Zealand. Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...

Professional golfer Bowling arrested for ‘sexting and proposing to meet up...

Professional golfer Bowling arrested for ‘sexting and proposing to meet up with undercover detective posing as 15yo girl'

Police have revealed that pro golfer Dan Bowling has been arrested for sending explicit texts to a detective who was posing as an underage teenage girl, with authorities in... Read more ...

Jesse Williams is Leaving ‘Grey's Anatomy' After 12 Seasons

Jesse Williams is Leaving ‘Grey's Anatomy' After 12 Seasons

Williams' final episode airs later this month on May 20. Read more ...

Pfizer seeking full FDA approval for its COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer seeking full FDA approval for its COVID-19 vaccine

This is the first COVID-19 vaccine in the United States to be assessed for full approval from the FDA. Read more ...

After All-Night Session, Texas House Approves New GOP-Backed Election Law

After All-Night Session, Texas House Approves New GOP-Backed Election Law

The bill was criticized by Democrats, progressive groups, and voting rights advocates as "voter suppression." Republicans view it as "sensible election integrity legislation." Read more ...

National Guard equipment stolen during several car break-ins in Morgan Park

National Guard equipment stolen during several car break-ins in Morgan Park

CHICAGO - Military weapons and equipment were stolen from at least two Illinois National Guard cars in Morgan Park during several car break-ins, according to a Chicago police... Read more ...