Sunday, October 24, 2021

Tag: Dallas

Dallas dismissed from lawsuit over police officer killing her neighbor

On December 23, U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn dismissed the city of Dallas from the wrongful death lawsuit, leaving Guyger as the sole defendant in the suit.

25 Dallas police officers face disciplinary measures for bigoted social media...

“We hope this is shifting the conversations in the department away from a them-versus-us mentality and into a community policing mentality.”

Former Dallas cop charged with murdering unarmed, innocent neighbor

“He felt safe in that apartment, and he was violated.”

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 25

Disneyland Resort raises minimum wage, a Dallas cop is fired after killing an innocent man, fourth Kavanaugh accuser comes forward, and more.

Dallas cop fired after killing innocent man

A grand jury will decide whether to indict Amber Guyger for manslaughter or other criminal charges in the death of Botham Jean.

Four Black female judges use their courtrooms to break the school-to-prison...

Criminal justice is not the only focus of the program. The judges discuss making healthy life choices and maintaining a positive image.

NRA spokesperson: Dallas shooting in which a cop killed a man...

"And this could have been very differently had he actually had a firearm on him."

Dallas cop faces manslaughter charge for fatally shooting innocent man

Chief Hall confirmed that an arrest warrant is being obtained in order to charge the officer with manslaughter for the death of Jean.

Dallas official urges NRA to take its convention elsewhere and address...

Dwaine Caraway is asking the NRA to find another place to host this year's annual convention, as well as urging members to take a stand on the issue.

The Drone Age: A Tragedy in Dallas Ushers in a New...

Should using robots to blow up suspects be used as a solution to domestic crises?

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”