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3 years ago

Former police officer Amber Guyger appeals conviction in wrong apartment murder

Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger appeals conviction in wrong-apartment murder of Botham Jean
3 years ago
Fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger becomes emotional as she testifies in her murder trial, Sept. 27, 2019, in Dallas.
3 years ago

Botham Jean's family reacts to Dallas street renaming

A Dallas street will be renamed in honor of Botham Jean, the unarmed Black man who was in his unlocked apartment when a police officer shot him.
3 years ago
A Dallas street will be renamed in honor of Botham Jean, the unarmed Black man who was in his unlocked apartment when a police officer shot him.
3 years ago

Dallas street to be named after police shooting victim Botham Jean

A Dallas street will be renamed in honor of Botham Jean, an unarmed Black man who was eating ice cream in his unlocked apartment when a Dallas police officer shot him.
3 years ago
A mural depicts the late Botham Jean and a street sign with his name on it, March 26, 2021, in Dallas. A street is set to be renamed in honor of Botham Jean, an unarmed Black man who was eating ice cream in his unlocked apartment when a police officer entered and fatally shot him.
4 years ago

Judge dismisses city of Dallas from suit stemming from wrong apartment killing

Botham Jean was killed last year while he was watching television in his Dallas home.
4 years ago
Allison Jean, mother of victim Botham Jean, attends evening services devoted to her family at Dallas West Church of Christ, Oct. 2, 2019, in Dallas.
5 years ago

Man honored for ethical bravery after hugging cop who killed his brother

Brandt Jean, the brother of Botham Jean, was honored for the courtroom moment when he forgave and hugged the Dallas police officer who killed his brother.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Man honored for ethical bravery after hugging cop who killed his brother
5 years ago

Brother of victim in wrong-apartment shooting receives police group's 'courage award'

Brandt Jean forgave and hugged Amber Guyger at her sentencing hearing.
5 years ago
Botham Jean's younger brother Brandt Jean hugs former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger following her 10-year prison sentence for murder at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019.
5 years ago

Attorney for convicted wrong-apartment shooter Amber Guyger files notice of appeal

Attorneys for Amber Guyger, the former Dallas Police officer convicted of murdering her neighbor in his own apartment, have filed a notice to appeal her conviction.
5 years ago
Fired Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger faces the jury and answers questions from her counsel in her own murder defense in the 204th District Court in Dallas, Sept. 27, 2019.
5 years ago

Police capture 2nd of 3 suspects wanted in killing of witness in Amber Guyger trial

The second of three suspects wanted in connection with the murder of a witness in last month's high-profile trial of former Dallas officer Amber Guyger has been captured.
5 years ago
Victim Botham Jean's neighbor Joshua Brown, left, answers questions from Assistant District Attorney LaQuita Long, right, while pointing to a map of the South Side Flats where he lives, while testifying during the murder trial of former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, in Dallas, Sept. 24, 2019.
5 years ago

Key witness in Amber Guyger trial killed in alleged drug deal: Police

Authorities said they've arrested one suspect and are searching for two others in the fatal shooting of Joshua Brown.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Key witness in Amber Guyger trial killed in alleged drug deal: Police
5 years ago

3 suspected in slay of Guyger murder witness

Joshua Brown, 28, who was a former neighbor of Botham Jean, was gunned down on Friday night in what police described as a botched drug deal.
5 years ago
Joshua Brown, 28, who was a former neighbor of Botham Jean, was gunned down on Friday night in what police described as a botched drug deal.
5 years ago

Convicted murderer ex-cop Amber Guyger to stay in same prison as Selena's killer

Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
5 years ago
Amber Guyger in a photo after arriving at the Mountain View Unit in Gatesville, Texas.
5 years ago

Key witness in Amber Guyger trial killed

Joshua Brown was found shot dead at an apartment complex a few miles away from where Botham Jean was murdered last year.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Key witness in Amber Guyger trial killed
5 years ago

Botham Jean's former neighbor shot to death

Joshua Brown, 28, a key witness in the trial of Amber Guyger, was killed at a Dallas apartment building just days after Guyger was convicted of killing Jean.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Botham Jean's former neighbor shot to death
5 years ago

Botham Jean's neighbor gunned down in Dallas parking lot

Joshua Brown testified for the prosecution against Amber Guyger.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Joshua Brown testified for the prosecution against Amber Guyger.
5 years ago

Victim's brother on courtroom hug with ex-cop in wrong-apartment murder

Brandt Jean told Amber Guyger in court after she was sentenced for killing his brother, "I love you like anyone else." He discusses it on "GMA."
5 years ago
Botham Jean's younger brother Brandt Jean hugs former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger following her 10-year prison sentence for murder at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019.
5 years ago

Botham Jean family attorney speaks out

Botham Jean Family Attorney Daryl Washington talks about the case and the sentencing of Amber Guyger.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Botham Jean family attorney speaks out
5 years ago

Jurors in former Dallas cop Amber Guyger case speak out

ABC News speaks to two of the jurors from the Amber Guyger trial in an interview airing Friday on "Good Morning America."
5 years ago
Fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger becomes emotional as she testifies in her murder trial, Sept. 27, 2019, in Dallas.
5 years ago

Jurors describe 'a lot of crying' in Amber Guyger conviction

Two of the 12 jurors told ABC News’ Marcus Moore there was “a lot of crying” as they found ex-Dallas police officer Guyger guilty of murdering Botham Jean.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Jurors describe 'a lot of crying' in Amber Guyger conviction
5 years ago

Botham Jean’s brother reacts to courtroom hug response

Brandt Jean speaks live on “Good Morning America” about his forgiving speech to Amber Guyger, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing his brother.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Botham Jean’s brother reacts to courtroom hug response
5 years ago

'The View' weighs in after brother of Botham Jean forgives, hugs ex-cop Amber Guyger

Brandt Jean hugged Amber Guyger after he forgave her for killing his brother Botham Jean during her sentencing.
5 years ago
"The View" discusses Amber Guyger's sentencing Thursday.
5 years ago

Brother of Botham Jean hugs Amber Guyger after murder trial

Brandt Jean took the stand to make an emotional statement to Amber Guyger after she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the murder of his brother.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Brother of Botham Jean hugs Amber Guyger after murder trial
5 years ago

Victim's brother hugs ex-cop after sentencing in wrong-apartment murder

The jury convicted Amber Guyger of murder wrong-apartment killing of Botham Jean on Tuesday
5 years ago
Botham Jean's brother Brandt hugs Amber Guyger after her sentencing, Oct 2, 2019.
5 years ago

Death of an innocent man: Timeline of wrong-apartment murder trial of Amber Guyger

Botham Jean was shot to death in his own apartment Sept. 6, 2018.
5 years ago
Fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger becomes emotional as she testifies in her murder trial, Sept. 27, 2019, in Dallas.
5 years ago

Amber Guyger sentenced to 10 years in prison

Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was sentenced on Wednesday to serve 10 years in prison for the fatal 2018 shooting of Botham Jean.
5 years ago
Amber Guyger sentenced to 10 years in prison
5 years ago

Sentencing phase begins for Amber Guyger

Guyger's sentencing phase comes one day after she was found guilty of murder in the shooting death of Botham Jean.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Sentencing phase begins for Amber Guyger
5 years ago

Former officer convicted of murder in wrong-apartment killing of innocent man

Botham Jean was shot to death in his apartment on Sept. 6, 2018.
5 years ago
Fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger leaves the courtroom after a jury found her guilty of murder, Oct. 1, 2019, in Dallas.
5 years ago

Ex-cop Amber Guyger found guilty in murder of Botham Jean

The jury rejected the former officer's self-defense claim after she entered the wrong Dallas apartment and killed her neighbor, Botham Jean.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Ex-cop Amber Guyger found guilty in murder of Botham Jean
5 years ago

Amber Guyger found guilty of murder

A jury convicted the former police officer of murder for killing a man in his own home.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Amber Guyger found guilty of murder
5 years ago

Jury deliberations underway for cop accused of killing neighbor

The judge gave the jury the option of weighing whether Amber Guyger committed murder or manslaughter when she mistakenly entered the apartment of her neighbor, Botham Jean, and fatally shot him.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Jury deliberations underway for cop accused of killing neighbor
5 years ago

Jury begins deliberating fate of ex-officer in wrong-apartment murder trial

Botham Jean was fatally shot in his own apartment on Sept. 6, 2018.
5 years ago
Fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger becomes emotional as she testifies in her murder trial, Sept. 27, 2019, in Dallas.
5 years ago

Both sides rest as Amber Guyger case goes to jury

The former police officer claims she mistakenly walked into Botham Jean’s apartment in 2018, thinking it was hers, and shot the unarmed man dead.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Both sides rest as Amber Guyger case goes to jury
5 years ago

Texas jury deliberating fate of Amber Guyger

The former Dallas police officer is accused of killing Botham Jean on Sept. 6, 2018, in his home.
5 years ago
Texas jury deliberating the fate of Amber Guyger
5 years ago

Former police officer delivers emotional testimony about night of deadly shooting

Amber Guyger, who is charged with killing a neighbor, broke down on the witness stand at her murder trial.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Former police officer delivers emotional testimony about night of deadly shooting
5 years ago

Ex-cop testifies at her murder trial: 'I was scared to death'

Former cop Amber Guyger allegedly mistook Botham Jean's apartment for her own.
5 years ago
Fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger becomes emotional as she testifies in her murder trial, Sept. 27, 2019, in Dallas.
5 years ago

Ex-police officer is remorseful for killing Botham Jean: ‘I hate myself’

Amber Guyger took the witness stand, saying she tried to keep her neighbor alive after mistaking his apartment for hers; the prosecution countered, saying she had not done enough.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Ex-police officer is remorseful for killing Botham Jean: ‘I hate myself’
5 years ago

Amber Guyger testifies in wrong-apartment murder trial

The former Dallas police officer accused of killing Botham Jean on Sept. 6, 2018 in his home took the stand in her own defense Friday.
5 years ago
Amber Guyger testifies in wrong-apartment murder trial
5 years ago

Wrong-apartment killing investigator says former officer didn't commit a crime

Botham Jean, 26, was shot to death in his own apartment in Dallas.
5 years ago
Texas Ranger David Armstrong waits as defense attorney Robert Rogers, left, and Assistant District Attorney Jason Hermus, right, discuss evidence as Armstrong testifies in fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger's murder trial, Sept. 25, 2019, in Dallas.
5 years ago

Lead investigator in wrong-apartment killing says former cop didn't commit a crime

Texas Ranger David Armstrong testified, outside the presence of the jury that, based on the evidence, former Dallas Police officer Amber Guyger did not commit a crime.
5 years ago
Texas Ranger David Armstrong testified, outside the presence of the jury that, based on the evidence, former Dallas Police officer Amber Guyger did not commit a crime.
5 years ago

Body cam released in trial of ex-cop who shot man in his apartment

The newly-released video shows Dallas police officers scrambling to reach the fourth floor of an apartment building where former officer Amber Guyger shot Botham Jean, 26, inside his apartment.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Body cam released in trial of ex-cop who shot man in his apartment
5 years ago

New details revealed in Amber Guyger trial

The first day of the trial offered the most detail to date of what allegedly happened the night former police officer Amber Guyger shot and killed Botham Jean inside his own Dallas apartment.
5 years ago
VIDEO: New details revealed in Amber Guyger trial
5 years ago

Day Two: former Dallas police officer on trial

Prosecutors say Amber Guyger was distracted by a phone call when she mistook her neighbors home for her own. ABC News’ Janai Norman reports.
5 years ago
VIDEO:  Day Two: former Dallas police officer on trial
5 years ago

'I'm done. I didn't mean to': Officer's 911 call after shooting man in his apartment

ABC Dallas affiliate WFAA obtained a copy of the 911 call.
5 years ago
A Dallas Police vehicle is parked near the South Side Flats apartments in Dallas, Sept. 10, 2018.
6 years ago

Officer accused of killing man in wrong apartment indicted for murder

Officer Amber Guyger was fired after the killing of Botham Jean, 26.
6 years ago
Amber Renee Guyger appears in an undated booking photo provided by the Kaufman County Jail.
6 years ago

Ex-Dallas police officer indicted in Botham Jean's fatal shooting

The officer, who was fired after weeks of protests, has now been indicted on a murder charge related to her neighbor's death.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Ex-Dallas police officer indicted in Botham Jean's fatal shooting
6 years ago

Dallas cop accused of murder in wrong apartment shooting

Officer Amber Guyger was fired after the killing of Botham Jean, 26.
6 years ago
Officer Amber Guyger was fired after the killing of Botham Jean, 26.
6 years ago

Officer accused of killing man in wrong apartment is fired: Chief

Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger was fired Monday over fatal shooting of Botham Jean.
6 years ago
Amber Renee Guyger appears in an undated booking photo provided by the Kaufman County Jail.
6 years ago

Police officer fired after fatal shooting at wrong apartment: Chief

Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger was fired Monday over fatal shooting of Botham Jean.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger was fired Monday over fatal shooting of Botham Jean.
6 years ago

Police officer who fatally shot man in wrong apartment should be fired: Family lawyer

Botham Jean was fatally shot by a Dallas police officer in his own apartment.
6 years ago
Botham Jean is seen Feb. 27, 2014.
6 years ago

Attorney calls for Dallas officer’s firing in fatal wrong-apartment shooting

Lee Merritt, who represents the family of Botham Jean, has asked the Dallas Police Department to fire Officer Amber Guyger.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Lee Merritt, who represents the family of Botham Jean, has asked the Dallas Police Department to fire Amber Guyger.
6 years ago

Man killed by cop inside his own apartment to be laid to rest

The 26-year-old man who was allegedly killed by an off-duty Dallas police officer in his own apartment will be laid to rest Thursday.
6 years ago
Botham Jean is seen Feb. 27, 2014.