Homicide

This photo provided by the Parker County Sheriff's Office shows Roy Oliver. Oliver, a Texas police officer, faces a murder charge in the shooting of a teenager after being fired earlier in the week over the incident, authorities said Friday, May 5, 2017. Oliver fired a rifle at a car full of teenagers leaving a party April 29, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. (Parker County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 06, 2017 - 2:32 am
DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas police officer faces a murder charge in the shooting of a black teenager after being fired earlier in the week, authorities said. Roy Oliver turned himself in Friday night, just hours after the Dallas County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for his arrest in the April...
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This photo provided by the Parker County Sheriff's Office shows Roy Oliver. Oliver, a Texas police officer, faces a murder charge in the shooting of a teenager after being fired earlier in the week over the incident, authorities said Friday, May 5, 2017. Oliver fired a rifle at a car full of teenagers leaving a party April 29, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. (Parker County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 05, 2017 - 11:18 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas police officer faces a murder charge in the shooting of a black teenager after being fired earlier in the week over the incident, authorities said Friday. Roy Oliver turned himself in Friday night, just hours after the Dallas County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for...
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Preston Strong prepares to leave the court room Friday, May 5, 2017, in Yuma, Ariz., after the jury sentenced him to death. Jurors reached their decision after several hours of deliberations in the case of Preston Strong, who was convicted last month of the gruesome killings of his best friend, the man's girlfriend and her four young children in what prosecutors called a crime motivated by money. (Randy Hoeft /The Yuma Sun via AP)
May 05, 2017 - 9:55 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A jury decided Friday that an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 should be sentenced to death. Jurors reached their decision after several hours of deliberations in the case of Preston Strong, who was convicted last month of the gruesome killings of...
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A sign sits in welcome to those entering Balch Springs, Texas, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. As the family of a black teenager slain by a white police officer calls for an indictment and more investigation, the Dallas suburb where he died faces some of the same issues with race as Ferguson, Cleveland, and other cities that have experienced high-profile police shootings of African-Americans. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
May 05, 2017 - 9:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in suburban Dallas (all times local): 8:40 p.m. A white former Texas police officer has been released on bond after he turned himself in to authorities to face a murder warrant in the shooting of a black teenager...
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May 05, 2017 - 9:25 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A jury decided Friday that an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 should be sentenced to death. Jurors reached their decision after several hours of deliberations in the case of Preston Strong, who was convicted last month of the gruesome killings of...
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A sign sits in welcome to those entering Balch Springs, Texas, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. As the family of a black teenager slain by a white police officer calls for an indictment and more investigation, the Dallas suburb where he died faces some of the same issues with race as Ferguson, Cleveland, and other cities that have experienced high-profile police shootings of African-Americans. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
May 05, 2017 - 9:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in suburban Dallas (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A white former Texas police officer has turned himself in to authorities to face a murder charge in the shooting of a black teenager who was inside a car leaving a...
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A sign sits in welcome to those entering Balch Springs, Texas, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. As the family of a black teenager slain by a white police officer calls for an indictment and more investigation, the Dallas suburb where he died faces some of the same issues with race as Ferguson, Cleveland, and other cities that have experienced high-profile police shootings of African-Americans. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
May 05, 2017 - 9:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in suburban Dallas (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A white former Texas police officer has turned himself in to authorities to face a murder charge in the shooting of a black teenager who was inside a car leaving a...
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Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas speaks next to a photo of Jason Allen, left, Lindsay Cutshall at a news conference in Santa Rosa, Calif., Friday, May 5, 2017. Freitas says a suspect is in custody in the killings of Allen and Cutshall on a Northern California beach more than a decade ago. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
May 05, 2017 - 9:10 pm
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — California authorities believe they have solved the slayings of two young Bible-camp counselors found shot to death as they slept on a Northern California beach more than a decade ago, they said Friday. The killings and the mysteries surrounding them long had drawn...
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Hope Waters, left, her brother Jeremiah, center rear, and their mother Yulise, center right, light candles with Linda Abrasion Evans, right, during a candle light vigil for Jordan Edwards in Balch Springs, Texas, Thursday, May 4, 2017. The prosecutor's office investigating the death of a black teenager who was shot by a Dallas-area police officer had once filed a complaint over that officer's aggressive behavior, according to records obtained Thursday by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 05, 2017 - 8:50 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant issued Friday. The warrant for Roy Oliver, a former officer in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs, was issued by the Dallas...
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May 05, 2017 - 8:22 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A jury decided Friday that an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 should be sentenced to death. Jurors reached their decision after several hours of deliberations in the case of Preston Strong, who was convicted last month of the gruesome killings of...
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