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Fort Worth Officer Aaron Dean Resigns After Fatal Shooting Of Atatiana Jefferson In Her Home

A Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot a woman in her home while she babysat her 8-year-old nephew has resigned from the force, and could still face criminal charges. Interim Police Chief Ed Krauss said on Monday that Officer Aaron Dean, who is white, would have been fired and is considered dishonorably discharged from the department. Krauss also said the U.S. Justice Department will examine the case for possible civil rights violations. ...Read more

Boxer Patrick Day In Critical Condition After Knock Out In USBA Title Fight

The management team of 27-year-old boxer Patrick Day said he has suffered a traumatic brain injury and is in “extremely critical condition” after a 10th-round knockout Saturday night in his USBA super welterweight title fight against undefeated Charles Conwell in Chicago. In a statement, Day’s management team said Day is in a coma at Northwestern Hospital after undergoing emergency surgery, and “he’s fighting for his life” according to his trainer, Joe Higgins. ...Read more

Hamilton’ Star Miguel Cervantes Mourns Death Of 3-Year-Old Daughter

“Hamilton” star Miguel Cervantes and his wife, Kelly, announced the death of their 3-year-old daughter Adelaide who died over the weekend.  In a statement the family said:  “The Cervantes family is heartbroken to announce that their baby girl Adelaide Grace passed early Saturday morning. She was held in the loving arms of her family as she peacefully achieved the “calm” for which they’ve been searching for so long.” ...Read more

Questions Remain After Fort Worth Police Officer Kills Black Woman In Her Own Home

Questions and demands for justice remain after a white police officer killed a black woman, 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson, inside her own home in Texas over the weekend.  An attorney for Jefferson’s family, Lee Merritt, said after viewing video taken from a Fort Worth officer’s bodycam during the shooting that “You didn’t hear the officer shout, ‘Gun, gun, gun. He didn’t have time to perceive a threat. That’s murder.” ...Read more