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Man Shot by Fort Worth Police Also Shot Himself, Investigation Finds


June 14, 2019

A 20-year-old man who was shot multiple times by Fort Worth police officers on Sunday shot himself in the head first, a police investigation has found. Ballistics tests showed that a bullet from a 10 mm handgun entered and exited JaQuavion Slaton’s head, according to multiple law enforcement sources and a city official. The revelation, set to be announced Thursday …

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Booker’s Father Says Recent Murder Victims ‘Hung Around Each Other’


June 14, 2019

Dallas police are still working to see if the man they arrested for the murder of Muhlaysia Booker can be connected to attacks on other transgender women. And Booker’s father said he thinks his daughter and two other murder victims — Leticia Grant and Chynal Lindsey — could be connected. Pierre Booker said he didn’t know why the women were …

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Graphic Warning: Fort Worth Police Release Body Cam Video of Deadly Shooting


June 14, 2019

Fort Worth police on Thursday released dramatic body camera footage that captured the scene when three officers opened fire on a wanted man Sunday — evidence that city leaders say shows the officers acted appropriately. The footage shows how it all started – with a foot chase after a traffic stop. JaQuavion Slaton, a 20-year-old man wanted on an outstanding …

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2 injured in fire at Texas mansion adjacent to golf club


June 14, 2019

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Authorities say two construction workers were injured in a fire that destroyed a 10,000-square-foot (929.02-sq. meter) Texas mansion. Battalion Chief Jason Washington with The Woodlands Fire Department tells the Houston Chronicle more than 60 firefighters and medical personnel responded Thursday to the home next to the third hole of The Woodlands Country Club Palmer golf …

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Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action


June 14, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Sharing a stage with tearful survivors of sex abuse, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention apologized Wednesday for the abuse crisis besetting his denomination and outlined an array of steps to address it. “We are broken-hearted and angry,” said the Rev. J.D. Greear as the largest U.S. protestant denomination neared the end of its two-day …

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7 cases of mumps confirmed at Harris County Jail, and there could be more


June 14, 2019

After news of a possible mumps outbreak at the Harris County Jail, authorities confirmed Thursday morning that seven people inside the jail are confirmed to have the virus An inmate at the downtown jailhouse showed symptoms of the mumps back in May, according to Dr. David Persse, public health authority for Houston’s Department of Health and Human Services. No new …

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Suspect arrested in connection with murder of Houston taco truck owner, sources say


June 14, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A suspect wanted in connection with the deadly shooting of a Houston taco truck owner has been arrested. Anthony Conway, 21, was arrested Thursday night, according to sources. Conway is facing a capital murder charge in the death of taco truck owner Enrique Ramirez-Ayala. Police say the 49-year-old businessman was leaving the Post Oak Corner Store …

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