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In Case You Missed It Weekend News Digest: Sunday, June 16, 2019


June 16, 2019

To help make sure you stay informed on the most shared and talked about stories across North Texas, each Saturday and Sunday we’ll revisit 5 stories from the previous week and capsulize them in this digest with the most recent updates. In our 5+5 format, we published the first 5 on Saturday morning, while you can find the second five …

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19-year-old driver fled scene of fatal northwest Dallas crash, police say


June 16, 2019

A 42-year-old man from Mesquite died early Sunday morning after police say an intoxicated driver crashed into his car in northwest Dallas. Officers were called just after 1 a.m. to the 11100 block of Harry Hines Boulevard, where a 19-year-old in a Cadillac Escalade hit a Ford F-250 and a Honda Civic from behind, sending the Civic into a median. The driver …

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Man cut from car after crashing into pole in Harris County


June 16, 2019

  HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A man had to be cut out of a car Sunday morning after a major accident at Imperial Valley and FM 1960. Harris County Sheriff’s Office said speed was a factor when a man in his early twenties hit a pole head on while not wearing a seat belt. The man told authorities he possibly …

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Pct. 4 deputy hospitalized after patrol car hit by suspected drunk driver


June 16, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Precinct 4 deputy was injured in a crash caused by a suspected drunk driver. The deputy was on traffic stop on Beltway 8 near TC Jester at 1 a.m. Sunday. The Harris County DA’s office says his vehicle was hit from behind by another car. The officer suffered head, neck and back injuries in the …

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$2.5M bond set for man accused of shooting Harris County deputy


June 16, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The man accused of shooting a Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy while responding to a domestic violence call was in court Saturday night. Deputies say Brady Joseph Ray was trying to break into his ex-wife’s house before she called authorities. “He was texting me while I was away. I thought I was only calling the cops for …

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Police: Man drowns in crabbing accident in Seabrook


June 16, 2019

A man reportedly drowned while retrieving a crab trap in Seabrook early Saturday morning, authorities said. Seabrook police were called at 3 a.m. to the 1300 block of Main Street. Investigators reported that a man and his adult son went crabbing when the father went to retrieve a trap and was taken by a strong current. The son told police …

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Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas


June 16, 2019

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a downtown Fort Worth parking lot. The parking lot is across from the county jail, where …

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Spring man again charged with trying to have ex killed


June 16, 2019

A Spring man has been accused for the second time of attempting to hire a hitman to murder his ex-girlfriend after he allegedly approached an undercover officer posing as a contract killer in the Harris County Jail. Prosecutors filed a second charge of solicitation of capital murder against 59-year-old Robert Gordon Letourneau on Thursday, a little more than two months …

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These 16 Texas dads (and moms) owe $1.2M in child support, records show


June 16, 2019

About a dozen dads in Texas may not be celebrating Father’s Day. That’s because they have been busy dodging child support payments, according to state officials. Sixteen Texas parents owe a combined $1.2 million in child support, according to records from the Texas Attorney General’s Office The parents – 14 fathers and two mothers – are listed on the attorney …

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Tomball man drowns in Lake Conroe while trying to catch an unmoored pontoon boat


June 16, 2019

A 65-year-old Tomball man drowned Saturday evening in Lake Conroe after swimming to catch an unmoored boat. This is the popular lake’s first drowning of 2019. Around 7:15 p.m., the unidentified man jumped into the water without a life vest, becoming distressed and drowning. He was trying to pull in a pontoon boat owned by someone else and which had …

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