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  • Dallas Marathon Heart Attack Survivor to Run This Year’s Race With Surgeon Who Saved Him

    12/08/2018 7:20:29 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    Runner's World ^ | December 8, 2018 | Elizabeth Millard
    During last year’s Dallas Marathon relay, Dwayne Pickens had only 5.2 miles for his segment, and he was confident that he’d breeze through it, considering he’d run eight miles the weekend before. About two miles in, the breathing issues started. He told Runner’s World that it was a cold morning, so he thought the cool air was affecting his lungs and making it more challenging to breathe. The next thing he remembers is waking up in the emergency room, where he found out that, technically, he’d been dead on the course for about two minutes. Although he’d never had any...
  • Report: Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka hospitalized

    11/24/2018 7:10:28 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 29 replies
    AZFAMILY.COM ^ | 24 NOVEMBER 2018 | AP
    CHICAGO (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end and former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka is recovering from a mild heart attack. Steve Mandell, Ditka's agent, tells ESPN that doctors inserted a pacemaker. He says Ditka "is doing much better," and the iconic coach "appreciates the outpouring of support and expects to be home soon." The Bears wished Ditka "a speedy recovery" on Twitter.
  • DEA: Sinaloa Cartel Still Holds Power; Maintains International Expansion

    11/21/2018 9:58:24 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 8 replies
    Borderlandbeat.com ^ | November 3, 2018 | Yaquil
    Despite the capture of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the criminal group continues to export "wholesale" quantities of methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl through crossing points located along the Mexican-California border: AZ, NM, and W. Texas.... the Sinaloa cartel "maintains an international expansionary footprint" in comparison with other groups, says the Drug Control Administration (DEA) in its annual report on drug trafficking which was published this Friday. SINALOA- continues to export "wholesale" amounts of methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl through crossing points located along the Mexican border .... These drugs are distributed in cities such as Chicago, Phoenix, Los...
  • Nov 22 1963: a day that changed the world forever

    11/22/2018 11:07:05 AM PST · by Truthoverpower · 92 replies
    I just noticed no one has posted on this world changing event 55 years ago today In short. JFK was the last real Democrat who was tolerable He stood up for us versus the commies He cut taxes dramatically Bobby was a crime fighting anti mobster. DA That is the reason they were killed by the power structure We must remember besucase they are open about doing this to our great president Never forget. Nov 22 1963. The day the world stopped
  • Sessions (Republican) vs. Allred (Democrat) Swing House race

    11/06/2018 8:00:31 PM PST · by lonestar67 · 20 replies
    Dallas County Elections ^ | November 6, 2018 | Dallas County
    Allred leads 52 to 47 in Dallas County Sessions leads in smaller Collin County This one will be close about 56% of precincts reporting in Dallas county
  • John Wiley Price compares Trump to Hitler in mail ad urging Dallas voters to support Democrats

    10/10/2018 4:52:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | October 10, 2018 | Julieta Chiquillo, Dallas County Reporter
    Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price is playing the Nazi card. In a mail ad sent to his constituents, Price juxtaposed pictures of Adolf Hitler and President Donald Trump, comparing the two point by point. The ad, which features Price’s smiling face on the back and a list of polling places, calls on people to vote for Democrats in the Nov. 6 election. Dallas County Republican Party chairwoman Missy Shorey, who is married to a Jewish man, called the mailer "pathetic and disgusting" and called on Price to apologize. "I'm trying not to throw up in my mouth," she said....
  • Dallas police officer accused in neighbor's death is fired

    09/24/2018 10:36:32 AM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 24, 2018 | AP
    <p>Amber Renee Guyger was fired weeks after she fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Jean in his apartment on Sept. 6. A white police officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor in his own apartment has been dismissed, the police department announced Monday. The Dallas Police Department fired Officer Amber Guyger on Monday, weeks after she fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Jean inside his own apartment on Sept. 6. Court records show Guyger said she thought she had encountered a burglar inside her own home. Guyger was arrested on a preliminary charge of manslaughter days after the shooting. She is out on bond. Jean family attorneys and protesters have called for her firing following the shooting. Guyger was a four-year veteran of the police force. She told investigators that she had just ended a shift when she returned in uniform to the South Side Flats apartment complex. When she put her key in the apartment door, which was unlocked and slightly ajar, it opened, the affidavit said. Inside, the lights were off, and she saw a figure in the darkness that cast a large silhouette across the room, according to the officer's account. She called 911. When asked where she was, she returned to the front door to see she was in the wrong unit, according to the affidavit. The 911 tapes have not been released.</p>
  • Cowboys have lowest Week One local rating in nine years (NFL)

    09/15/2018 5:40:24 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 82 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | 9/13/2018 | Mike Florio
    America’s Team may still be America’s Team, but America’s Team isn’t drawing the same kind of eyeballs in their home market. Via Barry Horn, formerly of the Dallas Morning News, the Cowboys generated a Week One rating of 28.2 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for their road game at Carolina. That’s the lowest number since the Cowboys produced a 25.2 in 2009.
  • FBI, Police Conduct 3 Raids in Human Trafficking Probe

    09/13/2018 6:11:11 PM PDT · by Larry - Moe and Curly · 9 replies
    NBCDFW.com ^ | 9/13/18 | Scott Gordon
    Police and federal agents raided homes in Dallas, Fort Worth and Lancaster on Tuesday as part of a major human trafficking investigation, authorities said. One man and two women were accused of operating a prostitution operation. Police said they encountered 11 women when they raided a home in Fort Worth and four others in Dallas. They will be treated as victims and offered counseling, police said.
  • Search warrant: Marijuana found in Botham Jean's apartment after deadly shooting

    09/13/2018 5:02:02 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 118 replies
    http://www.fox4news.com/news ^ | 09/13/2018 | By: FOX4News.com 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...
  • Cop who killed neighbor told investigators he ignored her ‘verbal commands’

    09/10/2018 11:39:56 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 163 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 10, 2018 | 11:40pm | Chris Perez
    The white Dallas cop who fatally shot her black neighbor after confusing his apartment for her own told investigators that he ignored her “verbal commands” and all she could see was a “large silhouette” — so she opened fire. Amber Guyger had just entered the fourth floor residence, which was dark, and thought she was being burglarized, according to her arrest affidavit. The 30-year-old claimed during police interviews that the front door was slightly ajar, so when she went to use her key it pushed open on its own. Upon entering, Guyger said she saw the “large silhouette” — which...
  • Dallas Officer Who Killed Man in His Own Home Says He Ignored Her Commands

    09/10/2018 7:38:00 PM PDT · by Theoria · 158 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 10 September 2018 | Sarah Mervosh and Matthew Haag
    A Dallas police officer who fatally shot her neighbor in his apartment, claiming she mistook the unit for her own, told the authorities that the door was already ajar when she entered and that she shot him after he ignored verbal commands, according to court records released on Monday.The officer, Amber R. Guyger, 30, who has been charged with manslaughter, could face additional charges in a case that has led to accusations that the officer received preferential treatment and debate about whether race may have played a role in the deadly encounter between a white police officer and a black...
  • Off-duty Dallas police officer charged in shooting death of unarmed Botham Shem Jean

    09/09/2018 6:47:45 PM PDT · by pnz1 · 118 replies
    Star-Telegram ^ | 9/9/18 | Prescotte Stokes III
    A 30-year old off-duty Dallas police officer has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of 26-year-old Botham Shem Jean on Thursday night. Four-year Dallas police veteran Amber Guyger was taken into custody at 7:20 p.m., according to Kaufman County jail records. Guyger’s Bond was set at $300,000 and she posted bail less than an hour after being arrested, jail records stated. Moments earlier on Sunday, Jean’s family attorney Lee Merritt met with Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson presenting new evidence and demanding that Guyger be taken into custody.
  • Dallas officer who shot man in his own apartment was involved in 2017 shooting of a suspect

    09/08/2018 6:04:08 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 82 replies
    www.dallasnews.com ^ | 9/8/2018 | Dana Branham and Naomi Martin
    The officer who killed a man in his apartment Thursday after she apparently mistook it for her own home also shot a suspect during an arrest in 2017. Officer Amber Guyger has not been officially named in connection with the shooting, but a source within the Dallas Police Department has identified her. Guyger, who has been with the department almost five years, was not indicted in the 2017 shooting of the suspect who had taken her Taser from her during a struggle. She is expected to face a manslaughter charge for killing 26-year-old Botham Jean on Thursday, but a warrant...
  • ‘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.
  • 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.
  • Former Cowboys RB Joseph Randle arrested, charged with rape

    09/07/2018 10:37:35 AM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 41 replies
    Sporting News ^ | 9-7-2018 | Marc Lancaster
    Joseph Randle was arrested early Friday morning in Wichita, Kansas, and charged with rape, the latest run-in with authorities for the former Cowboys running back. Online records show Randle, 26, was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail at 3:43 a.m. and charged with rape and a probation violation. There was no bond listed for either charge. The Wichita Eagle noted Randle was sentenced to five years' probation in June after being found guilty of aggravated burglary, aggravated battery, criminal threat and marijuana possession. That conviction stemmed from a 2016 incident in which Randle intentionally backed into three people with his...
  • Officer fatally shoots man after entering wrong apartment

    09/07/2018 10:05:52 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 45 replies
    Yahoo/GMA ^ | 9/7 | Morgan Windsor
    Dallas police and the county district attorney's office are investigating after police said one of their officers shot and killed a 26-year-old man Thursday night upon returning home from her shift and entering the wrong apartment in her building. Preliminary information suggests the off-duty officer, who has not been publicly identified, was still wearing her police uniform and was returning home after working a full shift, the Dallas Police Department said in a statement Friday.
  • Dallas police officer kills 26-year-old man after entering wrong apartment, believing it was her own

    09/07/2018 8:14:12 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 95 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | September 7, 2018 | Jessica Schladebeck
    A Dallas police officer was arrested Friday morning after she mistakenly entered the wrong unit in her apartment building downtown and fatally shot a 26-year-old man inside. The officer was fresh off a shift and still in full uniform Thursday night when she walked into what she believed to be her apartment at the South Side Flats, located about a block away from the Dallas Police Department Headquarters. She was confronted by a man, identified by the Medical examiner’s office as Botham Shem Jean.