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1: to murder (a usually prominent person) by sudden or secret attack often for political reasons; a plot to assassinate the governor

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A grand jury in Dallas indicted former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger on a murder charge for the shooting death of Botham Jean. Nearly three months after the 26-year-old Jean was shot in his apartment while minding his own business, the wheels of justice seem to be turning just a bit.

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After listening to testimony all day on Wednesday, a Texas grand jury has decided to indict Amber Guyger for murder in the shooting death of Botham Jean this past September. 

The post BREAKING NEWS: Dallas grand jury indicts Amber Guyger for murder in the fatal shooting of Botham Jean appeared first on theGrio.

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After he evaded capture for a week, police finally arrested the man who allegedly shot two people in an Alabama mall in a Thanksgiving night incident that involved an active shooter, protests, and the death of an innocent man who was accused of being a criminal.

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To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind racial disparities in the two cities represented in the National Football League’s premiere matchup—Monday Night Football.

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Jemel Roberson was fatally shot by suburban police officers in Illinois as he attempted to apprehend a gunman and now his family has filed a civil lawsuit.

The post Family of Black security guard Jemel Roberson shot dead by cops files civil suit appeared first on theGrio.

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The community activist who filed a freedom of information act request for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to release the dashcam video of the fatal police shooting of Black teenager Laquan McDonald has announced plans to run for City Council. William Calloway will run against Leslie Hairston, a five-term incumbent for 5th Ward, according to the Chicago […]

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Travis Jordan, 36, had been living with his friend and co-worker Paul Johnson and his wife in the couple’s Minneapolis home. On Friday, Johnson became concerned about Jordan and called police.

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The above picture is not a glamour shot; it’s a group photo and it is historic. It is a photograph of every single prosecutor in America who has successfully indicted more than one case of an on-duty police shooting.

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A South Carolina woman became the second fatality of the deadly shootout that claimed the life of police officer Terrance Carraway and wounded six other officers in an early October ambush-style mass shooting

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  Officials in North Carolina are investigating a shooting involving a white officer and a black motorist who police say stepped out of his vehicle with a gun during a traffic stop on Sunday. Washington, N.C., police said the driver Cedric Pritchard exited the car he was driving with a weapon and was killed by […]

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Reports have surfaced that Amber Guyger, the Dallas police officer who shot and killed Botham Jean, was allegedly given time to able to clear up alarming posts from her social media. According to Atlanta Black Star, despite being given the opportunity to delete damaging material from her accounts, she forgot to get rid of some of the damaging […]

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Authorities continue the search for a second teenage suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer near a school northeast of Atlanta.

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Ryan Pownall, the former Philadelphia cop who shot and killed a Black man as he fled, won’t face first-degree murder charges as expected.

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Jose Torres and his son became the smoking gun that secured a conviction against Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke who was found guilty for the 2014 shooting death of Black teen Laquan McDonald.

The post ‘Nobody deserves to be shot like that’: Father and son witnesses disclose details of Laquan McDonald shooting appeared first on theGrio.

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The mother of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy who was killed by an ex-Cleveland police officer in 2014, wants to have a chat with the rural police department that is hiring the cop who fired the fatal shot. Samaria Rice tells Mic that she has plans to travel to Bellaire, Ohio, a village on the West Virginia […]

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The city of Philadelphia has agreed to a $1 million settlement with the family of David Jones, who was killed in a June 2017 police shooting. The unarmed Jones, 30, was shot twice in the back as he ran from officer Ryan Pownall on June 8, 2017. Pownall has since been charged with criminal homicide in […]

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

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“Please help us. He’s dead. Please don’t shoot me,” Vidal Allen, the stepbrother of Jordan Edwards can be heard tearfully shouting to a police officer. In the car with Allen and three other teens was the lifeless body of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, who had just been killed by former Balch Springs, Tex., officer Roy Oliver, who fired as […]

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A new video has been released showing a Nashville police officer fatally shooting a man in the back who was running away from him.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video from two police officers in […]

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video from two police officers in […]

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A community activist who has pushed for more police transparency said Monday that he's asked Chicago police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where one of them fatally shot a black man over the weekend.

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Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle who plowed through a crowd of protesters late Friday night as hundreds took to the streets to demand justice in the police shooting death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose.

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California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons if new proposed legislation becomes law.

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A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed by police in East Pittsburgh on Tuesday while fleeing a traffic stop that followed another shooting nearby, authorities said.

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