Ex-Texas cop guilty of murder for killing unarmed black teen

  • Defendant Roy Oliver, former Balch Springs police officer who is charged with the murder of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, stands during the defense’s closing arguments in his trial at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (Rose Baca/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)

DALLAS — A white former police officer was convicted of murder on Tuesday for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager when he fired into a car full of teenagers leaving a house party in suburban Dallas.