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  • Nextrush Unplugged: Saturday Night Version Latest News, Politics, Tommy Robinson, More....

    10/05/2019 8:39:59 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/5/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    The story of the week, at least the good story of the week described on You Tube by activist Gavin Seim.... Onto politics and President Trump fighting to defend himself amidst wobbly knees from many elected Republicans..... A caller challenged Rush Limbaugh Thursday on why the GOP doesn't go after President Trump's enemies and El Rushbo noting that the Republicans will only support things that have popular support..... Outsiders like Roy Moore in Alabama and Kris Kobach in Kansas running for US Senate in 2020 but will President Trump support business as usual or people who will support him all...
  • Key Witness in Botham Jean Case Who Testified Against Amber Guyger Is Gunned Down in Dallas

    10/05/2019 5:52:08 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 75 replies
    Joshua Brown, a neighbor of Guyger and Botham Jean, the man she was convicted of killing late last year at the South Side Flats apartment complex, was gunned down around 10:30 p.m, the Dallas Morning News reports. Police confirmed that a fatal shooting took place around that time in the same location described by the Morning News but stopped short of identifying the victim as Brown.
  • Network Morning Shows Hide Explicit Christian Message in Astonishing Act of Forgiveness

    10/03/2019 10:54:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies ^ | 10/3/2019 | Scott Whitlock
    The brother of a murder victim shocked a courtroom on Wednesday as he offered an overtly religious act of forgiveness, urging the killer to turn to Jesus Christ. But you wouldn’t know that from the network morning show coverage on Thursday. Today, Good Morning America and CBS This Morning skipped the appeal to faith, instead portraying it as more generalized forgiveness. Later in the day, View co-host Joy Behar rejected the call to grace and instead insisted, “I think to hold onto the rage gives you strength.” Amber Guyger shot Botham Jean in 2018 when she accidentally entered his apartment,...
  • A stunning Act Of Forgiveness by the brother of Botham Jean to Amber Guyger

    10/03/2019 1:16:43 AM PDT · by Texan4Life · 19 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 2, 2019 | ABC News
    In stunning moment, Botham Jean's brother embraces Amber Guyger after her sentencing for his brother's murder. "I don't even want you to go to jail. I want the best for you, because I know that's exactly what Botham would want."
  • Dallas, TX - Incredible Testimony in Murder Trial of Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger

    10/02/2019 7:39:53 PM PDT · by FRinCanada2 · 55 replies
    (VIDEO) WPLG News 10 Dallas,TX ^ | Live Feed - Murder Trial of Amber Guyger Link to 5 min clip from Live Feed
  • Brother of Botham Jean forgives, hugs Amber Guyger before she heads to prison

    10/02/2019 3:02:34 PM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 77 replies
    Gwinnett Daily ^ | Oct 2, 2019 | Eliott C. McLaughlin
    Brandt Jean, the brother of the Botham Jean, whom Amber Guyger shot dead last year, told the former Dallas police officer he forgives her and didn't want her to go to prison. After giving his victim impact statement, Brandt Jean went over to Guyger and the two hugged as Guyger bawled. "I love you as a person and I don't want to wish anything bad on you," Jean said before they hugged for nearly 30 seconds. A Texas jury has given former police officer Amber Guyger a 10-year murder sentence for fatally shooting Botham Jean in his Dallas apartment. Jurors...
  • Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

    10/02/2019 2:10:44 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 156 replies
    KRLD Radio ^ | OCTOBER 02, 2019 - 4:04 PM
    DALLAS (KRLD) - Amber Guyger has been sentenced to ten years in prison for the murder of her neighbor Botham Jean. Jurors were considering the sentence for a former Dallas police officer whom they convicted of murder for shooting her neighbor in his apartment, which she says she mistook for her own unit one floor below.
  • Prosecution in Guyger Trial Reveals Past Racist and Violent Texts, Social Media Posts

    10/02/2019 1:50:05 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 27 replies
    National Review via Yahoo Noose ^ | October 2, 2019 | Tobias Hoonhout
    During the sentencing phase of Amber Guyger’s trial on Tuesday afternoon, prosecutors highlighted past texts and social media posts which showcased racist and violent tendencies. Guyger, a former Dallas police officer, was found guilty Tuesday morning of murder in the shooting of 26-year-old African American accountant Botham Jean in his own apartment. Last September, Guyger entered Jean’s apartment, one floor directly above hers, thinking it was her own, and shot him in the chest before realizing the error. Despite objections from Guyger’s defense, Judge Tammy Kemp allowed jurors to see the texts and online posts.
  • Amber Guyger guilty of murdering black neighbor Botham Jean in his own home

    10/02/2019 9:33:26 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 286 replies
    The Guardian via Yahoo Noose ^ | October 2, 2019 | Tom Dart in Houston
    A former police officer who argued she had a right to use lethal force when she killed an innocent man after mistakenly entering his apartment has been convicted of murder. Amber Guyger faces a lengthy prison sentence after a jury found her guilty of the murder of Botham Jean in Dallas on 6 September last year – a verdict Jean family attorneys hailed as a significant moment in the battle to hold police accountable. Guyger is white. Jean was black. Guyger is the first Dallas police department officer to be convicted of murder since the 1970s, the Dallas Morning News...
  • Amber Guyger found guilty of murder in fatal shooting of Botham Jean

    10/01/2019 10:33:27 AM PDT · by Envisioning · 157 replies
    Fox4 News ^ | 10/01/209
    DALLAS - A former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man in his apartment was found guilty of murder by a Dallas County jury on Tuesday. Guyger was off-duty but still in uniform after a long shift when she shot Botham Jean, a 26-year-old accountant from the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia. Murder carries a sentence of five to 99 years. The punishment phase, which will start Tuesday afternoon, will determine just how long her sentence will be. Cheers erupted in the courthouse as the verdict was announced, and someone yelled "Thank you, Jesus!" In the hallway outside...
  • Amber Guyger's murder trial heads to jury after closing statements

    09/30/2019 2:13:43 PM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 91 replies
    NBC NEWS ^ | Sept. 30, 2019 | Erik Ortiz
    Ex-Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger was "unreasonable" when she mistakenly entered her neighbor's apartment "commando-style" last year and fatally shot him, thinking he was an intruder, prosecutors said Monday during closing arguments in her murder trial. "A guilty verdict in this case does not mean you hate police. This has nothing to do with politics," prosecutor Jason Fine told the jurors. But the defense argued to jurors that at that moment, Guyger truly believed she was acting in self-defense when she thought she was at her apartment, which is one floor directly below that of neighbor Botham Jean. "It's one...
  • 911 call, body camera video played for jurors in Amber Guyger murder trial

    09/24/2019 8:31:35 AM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 110 replies
    FOX4 News ^ | 9/24/2019
    DALLAS - The second day of testimony in the murder trial for former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger started out with audio and video evidence from the night she shot her upstairs neighbor. Guyger is charged with murder for the death of 26-year-old Botham Jean in September of Jean last year. She claims the shooting was accidental. She told police she went into Jean’s apartment thinking it was her own and shot him because she thought he was an intruder. The state’s first witness Tuesday morning was the 911 call taker who received Guyger’s call. Guyger listened and occasionally wiped...
  • Judge sequesters jury in trial of former Dallas officer who shot black neighbour

    09/23/2019 2:08:18 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 61 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 09/23/2019
       Judge Tammy Kemp took the rare step of sequestering the jury, shielding them from outside influence and local news coverage. Photograph: Tom Fox/APThe judge in the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer charged with shooting and killing a black neighbor has taken the rare step of sequestering the jury.Former officer Amber Guyger, who is white, has told investigators in Texas she mistook Botham Jean, 26, for an intruder after she mistakenly entered his central Dallas apartment one floor above hers.The shooting in September last year, one of a series of high-profile killings of unarmed black men and teens...
  • Ex-cop's murder trial for shooting neighbor set to start

    09/22/2019 10:49:49 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 38 replies
    Yahoo Noose, Associated Presstitutes ^ | September 22, 2019 | JAKE BLEIBERG
    Last September, a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man in his own apartment. That much is settled. But nearly every other aspect Amber Guyger's murder trial for the killing of Botham Jean remains cloaked in controversy as opening statements in the case are set to start Monday. For some, the shooting was a tragic accident with circumstances that can only be described as "very unique." Others place it in pattern of white officers killing black men that, they say, points to systemic problems in American policing.
  • Shaun King Unveils Fundraising Report Amid Accusations Of Thievery

    09/08/2019 7:59:19 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 18 replies
    HipHopWired ^ | 6 September 2019 | D.L. Chandler
    For years, Shaun King has risen as one of the more high-profile activists of his era and that in turn has led to a growing number of critics from all sides who believed his efforts were questionable. Amid a chorus of dissent, King has released what he has deemed is an independent review of his finances and fundraising efforts to prove that he has not taken any monies for himself or family. The report was published via Medium and features the research work of Tamika Mallory, Co-Chair of The Women’s March and Co-Founder of Justice League NYC and civil rights...
  • Dallas cop Amber Guyger’s 911 call after shooting Botham Jean: ‘I thought it was my apartment’

    04/30/2019 9:26:25 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 37 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 30, 2019 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A white police officer in Dallas told a police dispatcher that she shot her unarmed black neighbor in his own home, repeating 19 times on a 911 call that she mistakenly “thought it was my apartment.” Amber Guyger, who is facing a murder charge in the September shooting of Botham Jean, is heard asking a dispatcher for police assistance and paramedics on the nearly six-minute recording, which was obtained late Monday by WFAA. “I’m an off-duty officer, I thought I was in my apartment,” Guyger, 30, frantically told the dispatcher. “And I shot a guy thinking that he was, thinking...
  • Search warrant: Marijuana found in Botham Jean's apartment after deadly shooting

    09/13/2018 5:02:02 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 118 replies ^ | 09/13/2018 | By: Staff
    DALLAS - Following the shooting death of Botham Jean by the hands of Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, multiple search warrants were executed at Jean’s apartment as part of the investigation. One of the warrants became a public record Thursday afternoon when it was returned to the judge who signed it. It was shortly after Jean’s funeral had ended. It listed several items found in Jean's apartment, including a small amount of marijuana.
  • The Worst Police Shooting Yet

    09/11/2018 2:21:41 PM PDT · by billorites · 156 replies
    NRO ^ | September 11, 2018 | David French
    Amber Guyger’s killing of Botham Shem Jean is an unspeakable tragedy. It also highlights the need for officers like Guyger to face impartial justice. It is hard to think of a more tragic, more senseless shooting in America than the killing last week of Botham Shem Jean, a young black risk-assurance associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and a member of Dallas West Church of Christ. This is what we know so far. Jean was home alone in his apartment in the South Side Flats complexin Dallas when police officer Amber Guyger entered and shot him dead. The precise chain of events is...
  • Dallas cop faces manslaughter charge for shooting man in apartment she thought was hers

    09/07/2018 5:10:48 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 105 replies
    The Dallas News ^ | Sept 7, 2018 | Sara Coello Claire Z. Cardona Loyd Brumfield
    A Dallas officer faces a manslaughter charge a day after she fatally shot a 26-year-old man whose apartment near downtown she apparently mistook for her own.(Snip)The victim was identified as Botham Shem Jean, a native of the Caribbean nation of Saint Lucia. A graduate of Harding University in Arkansas, he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas.(Snip)The officer who shot Jean is a white woman, and Allison Jean said she wondered whether the outcome would have been different if her son hadn't been black.
  • ‘We’re going to make sure justice is served,’ Dallas mayor says of Botham Jean

    09/08/2018 2:14:51 PM PDT · by Blue House Sue · 49 replies
    Star Telegram ^ | 9/8/18 | NICHOLE MANNA
    Mayor Mike Rawlings said Saturday that he’s sure justice will be served for Botham Shem Jean. Jean, 26, was killed in his own apartment on Thursday night by an off-duty, uniformed Dallas Police officer who said she mistook Jean’s apartment for her own when she got off work at about 10 p.m. Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall said yesterday “at my request, we are in the process of obtaining a warrant based on the circumstances we have now.” She later added the warrant would be for manslaughter.