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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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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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Grand juror files motion calling on court to release all records in Breonna...

Grand juror files motion calling on court to release all records in Breonna Taylor investigation

A member of the grand jury has filed a motion calling for all records in the Breonna Taylor investigation to be released to the public. Read more ...

Police departments in multiple states report emergency call service outages

Police departments in multiple states report emergency call service outages

The outage was over in just minutes for many places, though the cause it not known. Read more ...

Ex-cop pleads NOT GUILTY to endangerment charges in Breonna Taylor shooting case

Ex-cop pleads NOT GUILTY to endangerment charges in Breonna Taylor shooting case

A former Louisville police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges of wanton endangerment in connection to the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor. Charges against two other... Read more ...

California residents again face fire anguish as homes burn, more than 50,000...

California residents again face fire anguish as homes burn, more than 50,000 evacuated overnight

Northern California's wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already scorched region, destroying homes and prompting overnight evacuation... Read more ...

Autopsy for Breonna Taylor released: What it reveals

Autopsy for Breonna Taylor released: What it reveals

The autopsy done on Breonna Taylor offers a deeper description of exactly where she was struck by gunfire. Read more ...

Iowans sound off ahead of first presidential debate

Iowans sound off ahead of first presidential debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will meet in Cleveland, Ohio, Tuesday for the first presidential debate. Read more ...

3 dead in Northern California wine country wildfires as thousands flee

3 dead in Northern California wine country wildfires as thousands flee

SAN FRANCISCO - Northern California's wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already scorched region, destroying homes and prompting orders... Read more ...

MLB playoffs will be another unusual challenge for Yankees

MLB playoffs will be another unusual challenge for Yankees

Gerrit Cole said he hasn't called anyone for advice prior to his Game 1 start against the Indians in the wild-card series on Tuesday in Cleveland. “Nobody has played in a... Read more ...

1 in 3 parents won't get flu shots for their child during COVID-19, study finds

1 in 3 parents won't get flu shots for their child during COVID-19, study finds

Health officials have stressed the importance of getting a flu shot this year. Read more ...

2020 Watch: How much do debates matter this year?

2020 Watch: How much do debates matter this year?

If recent history is any guide, the 2020 debates will not significantly change the direction of the election. Read more ...