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Dallas police recommend murder charge against Farmers Branch officer who shot man in stolen pickup


June 20, 2019

Dallas police are recommending a murder charge against a Farmers Branch officer who fatally shot a man driving a stolen pickup last week. Juan “Johnny” Moreno Jr., 35, was killed June 12 after a Farmers Branch police officer opened fire when Moreno attempted to flee police in northwest Dallas. Because the shooting happened within the city of Dallas, officers with …

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Officer Dead Following Sacramento Shooting: Police


June 20, 2019

A Sacramento police officer is dead after being shot while responding to a domestic disturbance call Wednesday, police said. Officer Tara O’Sullivan, 26, was shot by a rifleman who blasted away at officers trying to rescue her, police said. 10-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest to Climb Yosemite’s El Capitan “This is not fair and it is not right,” said Sacramento mayor Darrell …

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Dominican AG: Ortiz Shooting Result of Mistaken Identity


June 20, 2019

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday. The Dominican Republic’s attorney general and national police director told reporters that the attempted murder was ordered from the United States by …

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Chip and Joanna Gaines Have Big Expansion Plans for Their Silos District


June 20, 2019

Been there, done that? Well, Chip and Joanna Gaines are cooking up more reasons to get you back to Central Texas. The Gaineses have a plan to expand their Magnolia Market at the Silos development in downtown Waco soon — by year’s end. The couple plans a $10.4 million expansion that will take in additional blocks and add a Magnolia …

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Things to know about the fatal stabbing case of Houston 11-year-old Josue Flores


June 20, 2019

It’s been just more than three years since 11-year-old Josue Flores was stabbed several times in a fatal daytime attack in Houston’s northside. Since then, charges were filed against two suspect – and both were eventually dropped. But on Tuesday, prosecutors announced that Andre Jackson, 29, was indicted on a murder charge in Josue’s death New evidence helped tie him …

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Man surrenders, posts bail on charges of endangering a child, promotion of prostitution


June 20, 2019

A man wanted on state jail felony charges of endangering a child and promotion of prostitution recently surrendered to authorities in Harris County after being sought for several weeks. Colby Bankhead, 24, was originally charged after Harris County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office investigators arrested him during an undercover prostitution sting on May 3, 2019, in the 9100 block of Gulf …

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Police: Wanted suspect robbed 3 businesses at gunpoint, threatened to shoot customers


June 20, 2019

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department are asking for the public’s help identifying an armed serial robbery suspect who is accused of targeting three north Houston businesses over the span of a few days. The first two robberies occurred May 25 at Sam Washateria located at 800 Crosstimbers and Amaris Bakery located at 614 E. Crosstimbers. The suspect allegedly …

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Man remains jailed as suspect in stabbing death of Texas boy


June 20, 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — A man re-arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 11-year-old Houston boy as he walked home from school in 2016 remains jailed after a $500,000 bond was set. Andre Jackson Jr. wasn’t present during a brief court hearing Wednesday following his arrest a day earlier. He was later seen outside the courtroom as he was escorted by …

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Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity


June 20, 2019

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday. The Dominican Republic’s attorney general and national police director told reporters that the attempted murder was …

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