Tragedy Launches Families Into Broken-Hearted Activism"You get the call, and your life immediately changes," says Alissa Charles-Findley, Botham Jean's sister.
Convicted Killer, Former Officer Roy Oliver Sent To Prison In HuntsvilleRoy Oliver was released from the Dallas County Jail and turned over to authorities at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice James “Jay” H. Byrd Unit in Huntsville, Texas early Monday morning.
North Texas Officer On Jordan Edwards Case: 'The Loss Of That Kid, Everybody Grieves With That'The murder conviction of a former Balch Springs officer has the potential to impact justice in Dallas County according to some community leaders.
Dallas County Prosecutors To Decide On Other Charges For Ex-Officer Convicted Of MurderJordan Edwards' family said the jury that convicted former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver of murder, was too lenient in the punishment, deciding on 15 years in prison.
Experts: Unusual Factors In Ex-Texas Officer's Murder ConvictionExperts say several factors seemed to stack up against former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver this week when, in an extremely rare outcome, he was convicted of murder.
Victim's Family Calls Ex-Texas Officer's 15-Year Sentence Too Short"He can actually see life again after 15 years and that's not enough because Jordan can't see life again."
Jury Sentences Former North Texas Officer To 15 Years In Prison For MurderAt 9:36 p.m. Wednesday, the jury sentenced Roy Oliver to 15 years in prison and a fine of $10,000 for the murder of Jordan Edwards.
Jordan Edwards: Teammates Remember Murdered Teen on the FieldFor those who knew and loved 15 year old Jordan Edwards, sorrow has never been farther than a memory away.
Convicted Former Texas Police Officer Back In Court For SentencingAfter spending the night in jail, now convicted former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver is back in a Dallas courtroom today, waiting to learn his punishment.
Former North Texas Officer Found Guilty Of Murder Of Teenager"I just want to say I’m happy. It’s been a hard year. I’m just really happy," said Jordan Edwards' father Odell Edwards.
Jury Back At Work Deliberating Fate Of Former North Texas OfficerMore than 10 hours of deliberation and there is still no verdict in the Roy Oliver murder trial.
Jurors End First Day Of Deliberations In Roy Oliver CaseJurors deliberated for eight hours on Monday and around 8:00 p.m. decided to reconvene at 9:00 a.m.
Accused Of Murder, Former Balch Springs Officer Roy Oliver Trial Testimony EndsTrial testimony in the murder case against former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver is done.
Fired North Texas Officer Testifies At Murder Trial; Had No Choice But To Shoot CarRoy Oliver told jurors that he decided to fire on the car when he saw it moving toward his partner, Officer Tyler Gross.
Firing At Car 'Excessive And Unreasonable': Officer Training Expert Testifies At Roy Oliver Murder Trial“I did not see any reason why Officer Oliver felt like he had a necessity to fire his weapon at all," said Philip Hayden, a noted expert in officer training for use of force scenario.