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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

9 monthes 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

9 monthes 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

9 monthes 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

9 monthes 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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Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Police said Saturday that they arrested 24 people overnight. Read more ...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

"If you don't know where your onions are from, don't eat, serve, or sell them or any food prepared with them," the CDC said Friday. Read more ...

Dustin Johnson atop packed leaderboard at PGA Championship

Dustin Johnson atop packed leaderboard at PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO - The PGA of America probably couldn't have placed the pieces on the leaderboard in more favorable positions had it mapped it out in advance of Sunday's PGA... Read more ...

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football's highest level to postpone its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. Read more ...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear: 'Don't push your slower friends down'

"Do not climb a tree. Both grizzlies and black bears can climb trees.⁣⁣ Do not push down a slower friend (even if you think the friendship has run its course)," the NPS added. Read more ...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed

He's already served nine years in prison. Read more ...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found wandering alone in Florida

The FBI is now involved in the case of a missing Georgia woman whose toddler was found barefoot, wandering alone in a Florida city two weeks ago. Read more ...

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons is headed back to the operating room. The 76ers star will undergo surgery to remove a loose body from his left knee, according to multiple reports Saturday. He will... Read more ...

All UC staff, students required to take flu shots before November

All UC staff, students required to take flu shots before November

The University of California announced Saturday all students, faculty and staff will be required to get the flu shot before Nov. 1. Read more ...

40 new COVID-19 cases reported by health officials in NH

40 new COVID-19 cases reported by health officials in NH

No new deaths or hospitalizations were reported Saturday Read more ...