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State Rests, Wesley Mathews Testifies, Recalls Night His Daughter Died


June 26, 2019

After taking an unexpected turn Monday, the high-profile capital murder trial of Wesley Mathews, the North Texas father accused of killing his adopted daughter, continued Tuesday with the defendant taking the stand in his own defense. Wesley Mathews, on Monday, pleaded guilty to injury to a child by omission in the October 2017 death of his 3-year-old special needs adoptive …

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The disappearance and death of Sherin Mathews


June 26, 2019

Arlington police responded to what was initially dispatched as a shooting in progress in the 2100 block of East Abram Street around 11 p.m. Monday. A family leaving a restaurant saw two teenagers shooting a gun at them. One person was hit in the head with what turned out to be a BB projectile. When officers arrived to the scene, …

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Man found fatally shot near pickup in Red Bird apartment complex


June 26, 2019

Dallas police discovered a shooting victim lying dead next to a pickup Wednesday morning at an apartment complex in the Red Bird area of southern Dallas. The victim, whose name has not been released. was found around 12:12 a.m. in the 7300 block of U.S. Highway 67, police said. He was lying near the driver’s side of the truck near an apartment …

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Homeowner shoots intruder


June 26, 2019

A homeowner allegedly shot and killed a man who police said around 3 p.m.Tuesday broke into her home in the 9200 block of Rockcliff Drive. The woman was home alone when she heard noise coming from a back window. She saw broken glass, grabbed a pistol and hid in a closet. Noticing where someone had entered her home, she opened …

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Boy, 2, shoots self in leg in Houston’s Acres Homes, police say


June 26, 2019

A young boy was rushed to the hospital after shooting himself in the leg on accident, police said. Officers were called to a home in the 5000 block of Paradise Lane around 12:10 p.m. after a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the leg, just above the knee, officers on scene said. An ambulance was seen leaving the home with …

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Houston couple arrested in death of 10-week-old preemie daughter


June 26, 2019

UPDATE:  Jason Paul Robin was arrested Monday night, and Katharine White was arrested Tuesday morning, according to Houston police. Their bail has yet to be set, according to court records. ORIGINAL STORY The parents of a prematurely born, 10-week-old girl have been charged in the baby’s death just days after she was brought home from the hospital, Harris County District …

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Constable raids South Houston game room, arrests owner and workers


June 26, 2019

Seven people accused of running an illegal game room in the city of South Houston are facing serious charges after a years-long investigation by the Harris County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office. Undercover deputies with the Harris County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office executed search and arrest warrants at the illicit business in the 1500 block of College Ave., just east of …

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Migrant children are suffering at the border. But reporters are kept away from the story.


June 26, 2019

Overcrowded facilities. Sick, filthy and hungry children sleeping on concrete floors. Young children taking care of infants and toddlers in the enforced absence of their parents. News stories emerged last week about squalid conditions at a Border Patrol detention facility housing about 300 migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico border. The media accounts described the facility in Clint, Texas, near El …

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Security firm says ‘high degree of certainty’ China linked to global hack of telcos


June 26, 2019

Cyber attackers that appear linked to the Chinese government infiltrated at least 10 global telecommunications carriers over several years and stole customer data, a Boston-based research firm said. There is a “high degree of certainty” that a team acting on behalf of China was involved and sought to take communications data related to specific individuals, Cybereason said in a June …

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Conroe teen admits to firearm thefts connected to 2-month string of vehicle burglaries


June 26, 2019

A 19-year-old is in custody after he confessed to multiple firearm thefts connected to a string of  vehicle burglaries over a period of two months in the Montgomery County area, according to a release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Vehicle burglaries were reported over the months of March and April in the Jacobs Reserve, Montgomery Creek Ranch, River Plantation …

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