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The Dallas Morning News crime reporters discuss current events in the courts, with the police departments, and on the streets of North Texas.

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The Dallas Morning News crime reporters discuss current events in the courts, with the police departments, and on the streets of North Texas.

    Introducing 'The Death of Bothan Jean: Amber Guyger on Trial' from The Dallas Morning News

    Introducing 'The Death of Bothan Jean: Amber Guyger on Trial' from The Dallas Morning News

    From The Dallas Morning News, ‘The Death of Botham Jean: Amber Guyger on Trial’ is a series of special reports about the murder trial of fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger in the shooting death of Botham Jean.
    In this latest episode, The News’ Jennifer Emily reports on the dramatic police footage and emotional testimony that set the stage for Day 2 of the trial. 
    To subscribe, search for "The Dallas Morning News" in any podcast player to get our audio feed of daily headlines and special reports. Go back to episode 1 and listen from the beginning to get more backstory and analysis on this case. 
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    • 7 min
    Reporters talk about working the night five Dallas police officers were killed in a deadly ambush

    Reporters talk about working the night five Dallas police officers were killed in a deadly ambush

    It's been nearly three weeks since the shootings in downtown Dallas that left five police officers dead and injured seven others and two civilians.
    Host Jen Emily chats with Sarah Mervosh, Kevin Krause, and Hannah Wise about that horrific night. Hannah was on the streets covering the protest and provided updates throughout the night, Sarah quickly returned to work and stayed on scene for many hours, and Kevin has been learning more about the shooter, Micah Johnson.
    Mike Hashimoto ends the show with his usual "Dropping the Mic" segment, discussing Dallas Police Chief David Brown.
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    • 30 min
    Jury duty: Why don't you show up?

    Jury duty: Why don't you show up?

    In the latest episode, we cover all angles of jury duty: why you should serve, what problems come up in picking jurors, and what it's like to serve, especially in serious cases like capital murder.
    Host Jen Emily chats with state district judge Brandon Birmingham, defense attorney Angel Mata, Dallas Morning News environmental reporter Jeff Mosier, and DMN federal courts reporter Kevin Krause about juries.
    Editorial writer Mike Hashimoto end the show with his latest “Hashing It Out,” also on the topic of jury duty.
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    • 34 min
    That time jury duty lead to love and marriage

    That time jury duty lead to love and marriage

    Host Jen Emily chats with appellate court justice Lana Myers and her husband David Myers. Breaking news reporter Naheed Rajwani also joins the show. Today's episode is about a love story - and how jury duty lead to Lana and David getting married.

    Justice Myers also recalls a case that stands out from her time on the bench -- a man who had a violent outburst after she sentenced him to death. She then talks about her work with STAR Court (Success Through Addiction Recovery.)

    Editorial writer Mike Hashimoto ends the show talking about Johnny Manziel.

    • 30 min
    Asking a jury for the death penalty

    Asking a jury for the death penalty

    Host Jen Emily chats with attorneys Juan Sanchez and Toby Shook. Sanchez is a defense attorney who has worked on five death penalty cases. Shook sought the death penalty against defendants 21 times.
    The three talk about how prosecutors decide to seek the ultimate punishment and what it's like in the courtroom during the trial.
    Editorial writer Mike Hashimoto ends the show talking about Dallas County D.A. Susan Hawk and how it's still not time to demand she quit.

    • 35 min
    What's being done about the loose dog problem in southern Dallas

    What's being done about the loose dog problem in southern Dallas

    In this edition, host Sarah Mervosh talks about the loose dog problem in southern Dallas.

    On the show today - Sharon Grigsby of The Dallas Morning News' editorial board, Peter Brodsky of the city's animal advisory commission, animal activist Stephanie Timko, and Dallas City Councilwoman Tiffinni Young of District 7.

    The group discusses the ongoing problem and what's being done to fix it. Also, the group talks about Antoinette Brown, the woman who was killed by a pack of dogs, who turned on her in a South Dallas field.

    Mike Hashimoto ends the show with his take on the loose dog problem.

    • 29 min

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