Family of Botham Jean files suit against ex-Dallas cop

DALLAS (AP) — The family of a 26-year-old black man who was shot and killed in his own apartment by a white former Dallas police officer has filed a federal lawsuit. The lawsuit file...

Texas man's shooting by police overshadowed despite momentum

DALLAS (AP) — For Dallas-area residents, the Sept. 1 killing of O'Shae Terry in Arlington brought to mind the shooting of Jordan Edwards in another Texas city last year. The 24-year-...

Lawyer: Firing of officer who killed neighbor is premature

DALLAS (AP) — The attorney for a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor inside his own apartment says the officer's firing was premature and unfair. Robert R...

Funeral set for man killed by white Dallas police officer

DALLAS (AP) — A funeral is scheduled Thursday for a black man killed in his home by a Dallas police officer who says she mistook his residence for her own. The service for 26-year-ol...

Dallas chief wants review of police tactics at protest

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas police chief said she has called for a full review and plans to meet with protest leaders after learning about reports that police used pepper-spray projectiles at a demonstra...

Attorneys for family criticize affidavit in Dallas shooting

DALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a black man who was shot and killed by a white Dallas police officer who says she mistook his apartment for hers are criticizing an affidavit that gives a nar...

Dallas officer who killed black man also shot a man in 2017

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas police officer who says she mistakenly went to the wrong apartment after work earlier this week and fatally shot a black man also fired her weapon and wounded a man during an ...

Victim's family calls ex-cop's 15-year sentence too short

DALLAS (AP) — Family members of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot leaving a house party in suburban Dallas say jurors gave the white ex-police officer who killed him too lenient of a pris...

Sentencing underway for ex-Texas cop convicted of murder

DALLAS (AP) — Texas jurors who convicted a former police officer of murder in the death of a black, unarmed teenager will hear more testimony when the sentencing phase of the trial resumes. ...

Jury deliberations begin in ex-officer's murder trial

DALLAS (AP) — Jury deliberations have begun in the trial of a white former Texas police officer charged with fatally shooting a black teenager leaving a house party last year. Roy Ol...

Ex-officer takes stand in defense at murder trial

DALLAS (AP) — A former suburban Dallas police officer charged in the killing of a 15-year-old black boy when he fired into a moving vehicle carrying five teenagers, has testified at his murder trial t...

Murder trial to start for Texas officer who shot teen in car

DALLAS (AP) — A murder trial for a former Texas police officer who killed a black teenager highlights the heightened role that video evidence plays in high-profile police shootings. ...

Murder trial to begin for Texas officer who killed teen

DALLAS (AP) — A murder trial for a former Texas police officer who killed a black 15-year-old teenager highlights the heightened role video evidence plays in high-profile police shootings that have st...

Dallas mayor pro tem pleads guilty to accepting bribes

DALLAS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway accepted more than $450,000 in kickbacks and bribes, in part through gambling money, trips to Las Vegas and elsewhere, and a p...

Police: Texas father planned to die with 2 slain children

DALLAS (AP) — Court records show a Houston man accused of killing his two children told authorities his 8-year-old son pleaded for mercy before having his throat cut. Jean Pierre Ndo...