Effort To Unite Police & Community Leads To BacklashThe new CEO of the Mavericks tried to bring breakfast to police on Wednesday morning in an effort to promote unity. But she was turned away due to controversy within the department.
AP Sources: Justice Department Will Not Charge Baton Rouge OfficersThe U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of a black man whose fatal shooting was captured on cellphone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond.
ACLU, Other Groups Sue Police Over Baton Rouge ProtestsCivil rights groups and activists sued Baton Rouge law enforcement agencies over their treatment of protesters rallying against the police shooting death of a black man, saying officers used excessive force and physically and verbally abused peaceful demonstrators.
Latest Shootings Inspire Wave Of Celebrity ActivismThe killings of five police officers in Dallas by a lone gunman motivated by racial hatred of whites heightened the tensions and calls for the need for change.
"America Is Weeping" After 3 Tragic DaysThree tumultuous days made it clear that electing a black president hasn't reconciled the nation's fractured history with race. A country that lived through decades of unrest still bubbles with resentment and rage.
North Texas Defense Attorney Says Social Media Holds Police Accountable Two high-profile deadly police shootings this week, both involving African-American men, were captured on video. Social media played a role in the ensuing outrage and frustration.
Obama "Deeply Disturbed" By Police ShootingsPresident Obama took to Facebook on Thursday afternoon to express his thoughts about this week's police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota. "All Americans should be deeply troubled by the fatal shootings," he said.
Baton Rouge Police Shooting Sparks Dallas ProtestOutrage over the officer-involved shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge has ignited protests around the nation, including here in Dallas. Religious leaders plan to hold a march on Thursday night at Belo Garden Park.