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NFL Nixes Dallas Cowboys' Decal Honoring Slain Cops

'Arm in Arm' helmet decals cannot be worn during preseason, regular season

(Newser) - Last month, the Dallas Cowboys unveiled a helmet decal meant to show solidarity with the Dallas Police Department after five officers were murdered. But on Wednesday, the NFL rejected the team's request to wear the decals during the preseason, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. The Cowboys had already been... More »

Dallas PD Applications Up 344%

Police chief put out a call for recruits after massacre

(Newser) - After five police officers were murdered in Dallas July 7, applications to join the city's police force are up 344%, CNN reports. Four days after the shootings, the city's police chief urged Black Lives Matter protesters to join the force if they wanted to see changes. "We'... More »

Dallas Chief's Stevie Wonder Speech Resonates

Chief David Brown delivered soulful tribute at memorial service

(Newser) - President Obama delivered a stirring call for unity at Tuesday's memorial service for five slain Dallas police officers, but the city's top cop's soulful tribute is the one getting the most attention. Dallas Police Chief David Brown recited lyrics from Stevie Wonder's "As," explaining... More »

Police Chief: Dallas Sniper Had 'Devastating' Plans

Micah Johnson 'thought what he was doing was righteous'

(Newser) - Dallas sniper Micah Johnson had plans for even greater mayhem than the murder of five police officers , Dallas Police Chief David Brown revealed in a CNN interview Sunday. The chief says bomb-making materials and a journal found at the 25-year-old's home signal that he had plans for an attack... More »

Dallas Police Chief: Shooter Scrawled in Blood

David Brown says gunman laughed at police during standoff, 'wanted to kill some more'

(Newser) - "At the scene where (Micah Johnson) was killed, he wrote some lettering in blood on the wall," Dallas Police Chief David Brown tells CNN in an interview Sunday. "Which leads us to believe that he was wounded on the way up." Brown says that Johnson scrawled... More »

Dallas Gunman Drilled in His Yard, Learned to 'Shoot and Move'

Micah Johnson attended private self-defense school, learned tactics

(Newser) - The gunman who killed five police officers at a protest march had practiced military-style drills in his yard and trained at a private self-defense school that teaches special tactics, including "shooting on the move," a maneuver in which an attacker fires and changes position before firing again. Micah... More »

Authorities: Micah Johnson Was the Only Dallas Shooter

Police say he had a journal of combat tactics and bomb-making materials at his home

(Newser) - Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says authorities believe 25-year-old Micah Johnson was the lone shooter in the attack that killed five police officers and wounded seven others, the AP reports. Johnson was killed following a standoff with police. Rawlings made his comments Friday in response to questions about initial police reports... More »

Cops Killed by Dallas Sniper Wanted to Help People

Patrick Zamarripa and Michael Krol have been identified as 2 of the officers killed Thursday

(Newser) - Two Dallas Police Department officers killed by a sniper during a protest Thursday night in Dallas have been identified as 32-year-old Patrick Zamarripa and 40-year-old Michael Krol. Zamarripa was a veteran of the Navy who served three tours with the military police in Iraq, the Washington Post reports. “He... More »

Image of Officers Saluting Fallen Comrades Goes Viral

'Honor line' formed at Parkland Hospital

(Newser) - A heartbreaking image from the aftermath of Thursday night's Dallas massacre is going viral. In it, police officers form what's called an "honor line" to salute their fallen comrades as coroner's office vans lined up at Parkland Hospital to transport the bodies of the five officers... More »

Slain DART Officer Was a Newlywed

Brent Thompson remarried 2 weeks ago

(Newser) - Just two weeks after her wedding day, Brent Thompson's bride is now a widow. Thompson, 43, was one of five police officers shot and killed in Dallas on Thursday and the first Dallas Area Rapid Transit officer killed in the line of duty since the agency was created in... More »

Bomb-Detonating Robot Killed Dallas Suspect: PD

And other updates from Thursday's shooting

(Newser) - Details continue to emerge regarding Thursday night's police shooting in Dallas , with Mayor Mike Rawlings calling it a "heartbreaking morning," per the Dallas Morning News . Of note:
  • At least 14 people in total were shot at the police brutality protest, Rawlings confirmed, per WFAA : The death toll
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Civilian Shot in Dallas Protected Son From Bullets

Shetamia Taylor was wounded in right leg after throwing her body on top of 15-year-old son

(Newser) - Five police officers are dead and at least seven were injured after a shooting in Dallas Thursday night during a rally against police brutality, but at least one civilian was also injured during the attack—and she was hurt while trying to protect one of her children, her sister tells... More »

Photo Intern Takes Powerful Image at Dallas Hospital

Pain of shooting's aftermath is evident in photo by Ting Shen

(Newser) - "I was by the hospital on the sidewalk, and when I stared into the entrance, I heard some sobbing." That's Ting Shen's description, via NPR , of the scene at Baylor University Medical Center after Thursday night's shooting in Dallas , which left five police officers dead... More »

Dallas Shooter Killed After Cops' Deadliest Day Since 9/11

It was 'like a little war,' witness says of assault during protest

(Newser) - A standoff in downtown Dallas that followed the fatal shooting of five police officers has ended with one suspect's death. CBS News reports that the suspect—who vowed to hurt more law enforcement officers, told negotiators "the end is coming," and claimed there were bombs planted "... More »

Cops: 3 Suspects in Custody After Dallas Shootings

Another is still exchanging fire with police

(Newser) - Three suspects are now in custody after the killing of five police officers during a protest Thursday night, and a fourth suspect is still exchanging fire with police, Dallas Police Chief David Brown says. The chief says the suspect has told negotiators he plans to hurt more officers and has... More »

11 Cops Shot, 5 Killed During Dallas Protest

One suspect in custody after shootout

(Newser) - Five police officers have been killed and at least six injured in what Mayor Mike Rawlings calls a "heartbreaking moment for the city of Dallas." Police say the officers were shot "ambush-style" by at least two snipers in elevated positions during a march to protest police shootings... More »

10 Cities With Highest Speeds in Fatal Crashes

Slow down, California

(Newser) - Tourists may be wary of hailing a speeding cab in Manhattan, but the Big Apple doesn't even fall in the top 20 "fastest" US cities, let alone the top 10, per an Auto Insurance Center examination of speeding deaths across the country. The center looked at more than... More »

Fire-Walkers Defend 'Awesome' Tony Robbins

Attendees at coal-walking seminar blame other distractions for injuries

(Newser) - Tony Robbins has taken a lot of heat since dozens of people at one of his seminars were injured last week in Dallas while walking over hot coals. But not everyone is breathing fire on the motivational guru. First, and not surprisingly, Robbins' rep Jennifer Connelly defended the "Unleash... More »

Hacked Texas Road Sign Blinks Message About Trump

He's probably been called worse than a 'shape shifting lizard'

(Newser) - Electronic construction signs in the Dallas area appear to have been hacked, displaying messages calling Donald Trump a reptile and imploring early morning commuters to take a day off work, the AP reports. The portable signs along Interstate 30 and elsewhere flashed various messages early Tuesday, including "Donald Trump... More »

Cops: NBA Player Killed While Breaking Into Apartment

Bryce Dejean-Jones played 14 games with the New Orleans Pelicans this season

(Newser) - A 23-year-old NBA player is dead after apparently breaking into a Dallas apartment early Saturday, the Des Moines Register reports. Police responded to a shooting at an apartment around 3:20 am and found Bryce Dejean-Jones of the New Orleans Pelicans wounded with a gunshot. He died at the hospital.... More »

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