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Texas policeman faces charges after killing black woman in her home

A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer has resigned and faces criminal charges after he shot dead a 28-year-old black woman inside her home, the city's police chief said on Monday.
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Fort Worth officials apologize, announce investigation in police shooting

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and interim Police Chief Ed Kraus held a news conference Monday about the death of Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot and killed by a police officer in her own home. They..
CBS News - Published

Family of woman killed by Fort Worth cop in home demands justice

The family of Atatiana Jefferson, the black woman shot and killed in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer Saturday, spoke at a press conference Monday demanding justice.
CBS News - Published

Police officer resigns after shooting dead Texas woman in her home

A white Fort Worth, Texas police officer has resigned after he shot dead a 28-year-old black woman inside her home, the city's police chief said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Who was Atatiana 'Tay' Jefferson? Fort Worth woman killed by cop represented 'honor, integrity'

Atatiana Jefferson, who was fatally shot in her Texas home, was a college graduate, a pharmaceutical equipment sales rep and a loving daughter.
USATODAY.com - Published

Family demands prosecution after Texas woman killed by police inside her home

The family of a 28-year-old black woman shot dead by a white male police officer inside her Fort Worth, Texas home called on Monday for an independent, federal investigation and swift prosecution.
Reuters - Published

Family: Cop who killed woman in her home should be fired and charged

Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was playing video games with her young nephew when she was killed by a Fort Worth officer
CBS News - Published

Forth Worth shooting: Protest held over police killing of black woman

The victim was playing video games at home with her nephew as police entered and opened fire.
BBC News - Published

Nephew, 8, was in room when Fort Worth police shot woman in her home while the two played video games

An 8-year-old boy was in the room when his aunt was fatally shot while playing video games in her home by a Fort Worth officer.
USATODAY.com - Published

Father of Texas woman shot dead by police in her home: "It's senseless"

We're hearing from the family of a Texas woman shot and killed inside her own home by police during a wellness check. Fort Worth police released body camera video of the incident where the officer shot..
CBS News - Published

White police officer kills black woman in her home in Fort Worth

A white police officer shot and killed a black woman inside her own home in Fort Worth on Saturday. According to recent data compiled by The Washington Post, there have been 75 deadly police shootings..
CBS News - Published

Vigil held for woman fatally shot in home by Fort Worth officer

The family's attorney claimed the officer "didn't have time to perceive a threat" before opening fire
CBS News - Published

Outraged Fort Worth leaders ask why police shot black woman inside home

Pained and angry religious leaders warned Fort Worth, Texas, police they would scrutinize the investigation of an officer who shot and killed a 28-year-old black woman inside a home where, a family..
Reuters - Published

'Show me your hands': Fort Worth police release video of cop killing woman in her home

The family of a black woman fatally shot by police in her Fort Worth home after playing video games with her nephew is demanding justice.
USATODAY.com - Published

US: Officer kills woman inside her Texas home after welfare call

us: officer kills woman inside her texas home after welfare call
Fort Worth, Texas: A black woman was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside her home early Saturday after police were called to the residence for a welfare check, authorities said...
WorldNews - Published

Black woman shot dead by Texas police through bedroom window

Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was at home with her nephew when she shot and killed by a Fort Worth officer.
BBC News - Published

Fort Worth Officer Fatally Shot Woman Inside Her Home, Police Say

Body camera footage shows the officer peering into a window and shouting, “Put your hands up! Show me your hands!” Then he fired his weapon.
NYTimes.com - Published

Texas teacher uses rap to make math fun

Thomas E. Mayfield Jr., a math teacher from Fort Worth, Texas, has found a way to make learning math fun for his students – by rapping about decimals.
CBS News - Published

Funeral held for former NBA player Andre Emmett

Andre Emmet, the 37-year-old Carter High standout and Texas Tech record-breaker, was shot and killed near his home last week. CBS Dallas/Fort Worth's Robbie Owens reports.
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10-year-old girl dies from brain-eating amoeba after swimming

10-year-old Lily Mae Avant died overnight on Monday after fighting for her life in Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth
CBS News - Published

Texas executes man convicted of murdering 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter

A man convicted of killing an 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter in their Fort Worth home in 2003 was put to death by lethal injection in Texas on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Inside the Texas school that uses music to increase test scores

One Texas school found a formula to improve test scores: music videos. Just a few years ago, Como Elementary in Fort Worth, Texas, was a failing school – but with the help of one teacher, it turned..
CBS News - Published

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Plans to Retire in 2020

The departure of Representative Kenny Marchant, who has represented the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth since 2005, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race in 2005.
NYTimes.com - Published

Obamacare: Trump administration in court to scrap Affordable Care Act for millions of Americans

obamacare: trump administration in court to scrap affordable care act for millions of americans
The fate of former President Barack Obama’s health care initiative, the Affordable Care Act, is once again in jeopardy. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments beginning on Tuesday..
WorldNews - Published

A hiker texted his mom saying he was lost and needed help. A week later, he's been rescued

Searchers have found Joshua McClatchy — 38, of Fort Worth, Texas. He went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Texas teacher fired after posting illegal immigration rant to Twitter

A Texas school board unanimously voted to fire an English teacher who posted racially insensitive tweets. Georgia Clark sent a series of tweets to President Trump claiming that the Fort Worth..
CBS News - Published

Texas couple in Fiji dies of myserious illness

U.S. authorities are looking into what caused a couple from Fort Worth, Texas, to die while on vacation in Fiji. The World Health Organization is assisting in the investigation. Janet Shamlian reports.
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Couple dies of mysterious illness during vacation in Fiji, family says

"They knew something was going on in their body and were able to get to the hospital," a relative said of David and Michelle Paul of Fort Worth.
USATODAY.com - Published

Young Texas parents die of mysterious illness in Fiji

David and Michelle Paul were vacationing on the tropical island from Fort Worth, Texas
CBS News - Published

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