"There is absolutely no excuse for this incident," said Police Chief Edwin Kraus.
Mayor Betsy Price: "The gun is irrelevant. She was in her own home caring for an 8-year-old nephew. [Jefferson] was a victim."
The neighbor later said, "If I had never dialed the police department, she'd still be alive."
Jury rejects attempt to claim she feared for her life and acted in self-defense.
Remember That Cop Who Thought She Was Entering Her Own Apartment and Shot the Guy Who Really Lived There?
Now she's on trial for murder, and she's claiming self-defense.
A Texas Educational Aide Posted About CBD on Facebook. Someone Complained. Then the School District Fired Her.
Kerri Owens' firing from her job at Allen High School may well be a First Amendment violation.
'I Still Think They're Heroes,' Houston's Police Chief Says of the Cops Who Killed a Couple During a Fraudulent Drug Raid
While the narcotics officers charged with murder and evidence tampering were bad eggs, Art Acevedo says, their colleagues acted "in good faith."
Forensic experts claim there is no way Larry Swearingen raped and killed Melissa Trotter. The state is still putting him to death.
If your neighbor were unbalanced, armed to the teeth and busy posting social-media messages about how much he hates you, you'd certainly support measures to disarm him. But you'd feel more secure if he didn't hate you in the first place.
It's foolish for media outlets to imply that laws which were signed in May and June were passed in relation to the tragic shooting in El Paso.
Rep. Joaquin Castro's Doxxing of Trump Donors in His District Has Flipped the Campaign Finance Discourse on Its Head
Political donations are made public so that citizens can hold politicians accountable, not the other way around.
The Department of Justice calls puppycide an epidemic.
Plus: A second shooting in Dayton leaves 9 dead, dozens injured.
From puppycide to homicide
Want to join the robotics team? You'll need to pass a drug test first.
Without expensive tests that measure THC content, Texas prosecutors can't prove that green stuff is marijuana.
Fans of the state's new Chick-fil-A law should take a look at the anti–Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions law.
The inmate's death is the most recent in a string of fatalities at the Bexar County Jail.
Short-term holding tanks marked by poor food and unsanitary conditions as immigrants are imprisoned for weeks longer than they should be.
Texas law lets police hide records of suspects who die in custody from grieving families. It could have been fixed, but a police union torpedoed the reform bill.
While well-intentioned, the alert system is often ineffective.
A Texas City Attorney Was Arrested and Detained for Helping Three Young Migrants on the Side of the Road
One of the migrants was gravely ill.
The Bexar County District Attorney plans to stop prosecuting people for trace drug amounts and less than one ounce of pot in order to focus resources on violent crime.
Cellphone Video Provides Further Evidence That the Cop Who Arrested Sandra Bland Was Angry Rather Than Afraid
Trooper Brian Encinia could see that Bland, whom he stopped for failing to signal a lane change, was holding a cellphone, not a weapon.
"Feeling cute, might just gas some inmates today, IDK."
A new report finds that such arrests are most common in Waco, while resulting injuries are most common in Houston.
He's now representing himself in a lawsuit.
Texas Would Rather Ban All Chaplains from Execution Chambers Than Placate One Buddhist Inmate in His Final Moments
Equal treatment under the law can mean everyone is treated equally poorly
District Attorney admits "we are not able to prosecute any of those cases and reach our burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt."
The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 last night to grant Patrick Murphy's petition for a stay.
This Man Didn't Kill Anyone. Texas Plans To Execute Him Tonight Anyway. (UPDATE: Supreme Court Blocks Execution)
Texas' law of parties is to blame.
State law currently prohibits the sale of homemade drinks.
The Lone Star State continues its attacks on Elon Musk's electric car company.
Licensing Reform Opponents Say Unlicensed Barbers Would Be as Dangerous as Unlicensed Chefs. Chefs Aren't Licensed.
Texas barbers and cosmetologists turn to fearmongering.
The city was among the safest in the country long before the wall was built.
A tale of chicken and cultural appropriation in Austin.