Two decades after Wanda Holloway was exposed in the Texas Cheerleading hire-for-murder scandal, her daughter Shanna Widner has broken her silence for the first time.
The abduction and murder of 7-year-old Ashley Nicole Estell sent shockwaves through Plano, a Dallas suburban outlier. The community was as void of crime as a Texas city gets but the murder of a young child changed everything. A perpetrator was finally brought to justice, or so residents thought; when the man convicted of killing Ashley was exonerated by DNA, the case’s status changed to.
Texas Breaking News 6 days ago Texas students will return to school campuses this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott tells lawmakers By Aliyya Swaby, The Texas Tribune — Texas students will be returning to public schools in person this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott told state lawmakers Thursday.
Damien Echols was sentenced to death, Jessie Misskelley, Jr. to life imprisonment plus two 20-year sentences, and Jason Baldwin to life imprisonment. During the trial, the prosecution asserted that the juveniles killed the children as part of a Satanic ritual. The case generated widespread controversy and was the subject of several documentaries.
TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- The two remaining suspects in the murder of Texas City mother Lucy Bertrand are in custody, police said Wednesday. The Texas City Police Department was searching for.
Real Name: Edward Harold Bell Aliases: Cecil Bodt, Wally Wanted For: Murder Missing Since: October 1978 Details: Edward Harold Bell is wanted for the brutal 1978 murder of twenty-six-year-old Larry Dickens. His criminal record stretched back to 1969. Charges against him included aggravated rape and indecent exposure to children. Larry was a youth counselor who had been in the Marines, was.
Crime rate in Colorado City, TX The 2018 crime rate in Colorado City, TX was 191 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 65.8% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Colorado City crime rate fell by 44% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Colorado City has seen a decrease in violent crime and in.
In April this year, Kevin Edison Smith, a refinery worker from nearby Port Arthur, was convicted of murdering a 13-year-old girl in Texas City, along the I-45 corridor, and dumping her body under.
TEXAS CITY, Texas - A man who police say confessed to killing his children and shooting his girlfriend in Texas City has now been charged with capital murder. Junaid Hashim Mehmood, 27, was.
Authorities charged a 27-year-old man with two counts of capital murder Friday after three young children were found dead and their mother injured in a Houston-area home.
Police baffled by Texas I-45 murders The murders beside a Texas highway of several young women remain unsolved By the BBC's Brian Barron in Texas. In Texas, the FBI have been called in to investigate nearly 30 murders - all of them schoolgirls or young women - along an 80km (50 mile) stretch of motorway between Houston and the Gulf Coast.
On December 13, 2000, the seven carried out an elaborate scheme and escaped from the John B. Connally Unit, a maximum-security state prison near the South Texas city of Kenedy. At the time of the breakout, the reported ringleader of the Texas Seven, 30-year-old George Rivas, was serving 18 consecutive 15-to-life sentences.
Sunray is a tiny city plunked down in the middle of the Texas panhandle surrounded by vast fields, farms and looming white windmills. It's an hour north of Amarillo and 30 miles south of the Texas.
Texas Criminal Laws Texas' criminal statutes identify a wide range of conduct considered illegal, such as theft or murder, made punishable by fines, imprisonment, and other sanctions. Criminal laws and sanctions in Texas are similar to those of other states, but the Lone Star State is unique in a number of ways, such as its tough penalties for drug offenses and frequent use of the death penalty.
A Galveston County jury sentenced a 23-year-old man to 45 years in prison for fatally stabbing his 16-year-old girlfriend 50 times in Texas City in 2016, rejecting the defense's argument that the.GAINESVILLE, Texas (KXII) - An affidavit obtained by KXII in Sherman Wednesday revealed new details in the death of a 3-month-old baby in Gainesville, leaving the child's father charged with.Texas family killed Faculty and parents gather outside Lemm Elementary School after placing ribbons on the trees in honor of those killed in a multiple shooting Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Spring.