Sam DuBose

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Update 12/14/16: Judge Leslie Ghiz is barring attorneys from discussing the case. In issuing the gag order Wednesday Ghiz writes, "It's intended to prevent media coverage of statements that might unfairly influence the potential jury pool and outcome of the case."

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Update 11/29/16: The case has been reassigned to Judge Leslie Ghiz. Judge Tom Heekin recused himself Tuesday morning. The case was then randomly assigned to Judge Beth Myers who also recused herself. She is slated to move to the appellate court in February 2017.

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A hearing on the Ray Tensing trial was held Monday morning. During the hearing Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Megan Shanahan denied a motion to acquit Tensing on all charges, and she recused herself from the case. 

WVXU reporter and digital news editor Tana Weingartner joins us for an update.  

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In a press conference Tuesday morning at his office, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced that he plans to retry Ray Tensing on the charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Sam DuBose. He also said he will ask for a change of venue to another city, where they will have better chance of seating a jury that can deal with the public outrage and publicity surrounding the case.

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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters will not only re-try the murder case against former University of Cincinnati Police officer Ray Tensing, but he will ask the judge for a change of venue.

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In a news release the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office says Joe Deters will announce his decision on whether to retry former University of Cincinnati Police officer Ray Tensing at a press conference Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m.

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Cincinnati Council is joining the list of groups asking for a retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing on murder and voluntary manslaughter charges for killing Sam DuBose during a 2015 traffic stop.  

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Correction: During the show, we misstated the final jury votes. Here is how the 12 jurors voted according to the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office: "The first vote was 6-6 on murder.  The final vote was 4 for guilty of murder, 4 for guilty of voluntary manslaughter and 4 for not guilty."

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A coalition of Cincinnati religious leaders wants a retrial of Ray Tensing.

A jury could not reach a unanimous decision on the charges against the former UC police officer on Saturday.  Bishop Bobby Hilton says he wants to know by next Monday if the case will be retried.

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The jury in the Ray Tensing murder trial has not been able to reach a verdict. The judge accepted their statement and declared a mistrial.

The former University of Cincinnati police officer was charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter for the 2015 shooting death of Sam DuBose during a traffic stop.

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The jury in the Ray Tensing murder trial will continue deliberations at 8 o'clock Friday morning.

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The fate of former UC Police Officer Ray Tensing is now in the hands of a Hamilton County Jury. Closing arguments concluded Wednesday morning in the trial of Tensing for the shooting death of motorist Sam DuBose during a 2015 traffic stop.

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Ray Tensing took the stand in his own defense Tuesday. He's charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Sam DuBose during a 2015 traffic stop.

Through tears, Tensing described how DuBose seemed "squirrely" and "nervous," making Tensing feel like "something wasn't right." He said the incident happened in a "split second."

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The defense has begun calling witnesses in the trial of former UC Police Officer Ray Tensing for the shooting death of Sam DuBose. The prosecution wrapped up its case Monday by calling several witnesses from the Hamilton County Crime Lab, including a forensic gun specialist and a deputy coroner.

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A police use-of-force expert says he doesn't believe former UC Police Officer Ray Tensing was justified in shooting Sam DuBose during a 2015 traffic stop.

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