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Senior-living communities were Dallas serial killer’s hunting grounds, families’ lawsuits say


May 17, 2019

Norma French, 85, never took off her wedding ring, even after her husband died in 2006. Doris Gleason, 92, always wore her gold necklace, even when she went to sleep each night. But those precious keepsakes were nowhere to be found in October 2016 when both women were found dead in separate apartments at a North Dallas senior-living complex. Billy Chemirmir, 46, has been …

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Denton woman whose son was arrested in Oklahoma was beheaded, documents show


May 17, 2019

A 65-year-old woman found dead in a Denton apartment earlier this month was decapitated, according to police documents related to her son’s arrest. Isaac Warriner Isaac Israel Warriner, 22, faces charges of abusing a corpse and tampering with evidence in his mother’s death. Denton police found Sarah Warriner’s body May 5 in an apartment in the 2400 block of Stockbridge Road, …

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Suspected Serial Killer Charged With Five Additional Deaths of Plano-Area Women


May 17, 2019

A suspected serial killer, accused of targeting elderly women in Dallas and Collin counties, is now facing 12 counts of capital murder. This week, a Collin County grand jury handed down five capital murder indictments against suspected serial killer Billy Chemirmir. The jury voted on the indictments Tuesday, but the details didn’t become available until Thursday. According to court documents, …

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Sewage Fills Arlington Home


May 17, 2019

Following 12 hours of rain, Renee Nelson watched Saturday as feces and toilet paper filled the street outside of her Arlington home with no idea the same thing was happening in the crawl space right under her feet. “It just sounded like you had your tub on. It was just coming out of the hose,” said Nelson. After the city …

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Argument Over Group Trip Led to Shooting at Dallas Industrial Park, Gunman At-Large, Police Say


May 17, 2019

Two people are hospitalized in critical condition after a shooting outside a business in an industrial park northwest of downtown Dallas Thursday afternoon, officials say. Dallas police Sgt. Warren Mitchell said officers were called to 5151 Mercantile Row, Showtech Productions, on a report of an armed encounter. When an officer arrived, witnesses told him that a known, 37-year-old man came …

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May Killing Spree Confronts Shrunken Dallas Police Homicide Squad


May 17, 2019

A May killing spree of more than a murder a day this month in Dallas is surpassing the number of detectives assigned to investigate homicide at the Dallas Police Department. The death of 65-year-old Carolyn Parrish just after midnight on Thursday May 16 was the 17 Dallas homicide so far in May. “She was at the wrong place at the …

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The Latest: Police release name of officer who killed woman


May 17, 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): Texas police have released the name of the officer who shot and killed a 44-year-old woman Monday night outside her Houston-area apartment complex. Baytown police say Juan Delacruz shot Pamela Turner, an African American woman whose family says was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. Police …

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1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws


May 17, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage laws that Gov. Greg Abbott backed after the tragedy. A Republican governor pushing even a small restriction …

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Bill King hopes for sea change in Houston mayoral election


May 17, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — ABC13’s Chauncy Glover sat down with mayoral candidate Bill King for a one-on-one interview, where he revealed a few things he enjoys outside of the political realm. “I think that people probably don’t know the more human side of me because, uh, they see me as sort of an analytical person,” King says, self-proclaiming himself as …

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Shooter on the run after killing man at Humble gas station


May 17, 2019

  HUMBLE, Texas (KTRK) — A family mourns the loss of 25-year-old Thearon Clark, who was fatally shot in Humble on Sunday. His parents, family and friends are still searching for answers as to what happened after the alleged gas station fight that resulted in Clark’s death. At a vigil held Thursday night, his loved ones say there are still no …

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