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Billionaire Coal Executive Chris Cline, 6 Others Killed in Bahamas Helicopter Crash


July 5, 2019

West Virginia coal executive Chris Cline and six others died Thursday after a helicopter carrying the seven Americans to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, crashed off Grand Cay island in the Bahamas. Cline’s attorney Brian Glasser told to NBC News that one of Cline’s daughters, the helicopter’s pilot and friends of Cline were also among those killed. A statement from the Royal …

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Brother Kills Sister, Self at Housewarming Party in Katy Home


July 5, 2019

A sheriff says a brother fatally shot his sister and wounded three others before killing himself at a housewarming party in Southeast Texas. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a home at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. The woman was dead, while the suspect later died at a hospital. Two other women and a man who …

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Officer Hurt By Shattered Glass After Fireworks Were Shot at Police Cruiser


July 5, 2019

Someone shot fireworks at a Dallas police squad car, shattering the driver’s side window and sending glass flying at the two officers inside, police say. It happened at about 10:45 Thursday night at the Volara Apartments located at 3550 East Overton Road. According to police, a group of people at the complex were upset at the officers’ presence. Someone in …

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Dallas Police Combat Crime With Neighborhood Block Party


July 5, 2019

To celebrate the Fourth of July first responders invited an Old East Dallas community out for a block party. Dallas police and Dallas Fire-Rescue have had to respond to several fires and crimes at J.W. Ray Park during recent Independence Day holidays. “Fourth of July shouldn’t be about, you know, shooting up in the air and fireworks that are illegal. …

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Houston road rage killing suspect arrested after days on the run


July 5, 2019

A Houston man accused in a road rage slaying was arrested and jailed Thursday, after nearly a week at large. Dietrich Thomas allegedly shot and killed 29-year-old Eric Starr early Saturday following a drawn-out dispute on the side of a road in Katy. The 22-year-old was already facing charges for an unrelated shooting earlier this year, when he allegedly shot …

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Houston teen playing with mother’s gun shoots himself in the ankle, police say


July 5, 2019

A teenager playing with his mother’s gun accidentally shot himself in the ankle Thursday morning in southwest Houston. Paramedics rushed to the Summerfield Apartments in the 7500 block of South Gessner around 10 a.m. where they found the wounded 17-year-old, a Houston police officer on scene said. The teen was rushed to a Houston hospital in stable condition The officer …

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Robbery suspect in critical condition after fireworks stand shooting


July 5, 2019

A suspect is in critical condition after a fireworks stand employee took the man’s revolver and shot him during an attempted robbery Thursday afternoon. According to Harris County Sheriff’s deputies, a man who has not been identified approached the fireworks stand on the 14400 block of the North Freeway before 4 p.m. and demanded money from the employees at gun …

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‘Ransom’ Canceled After 3 Seasons on CBS


July 5, 2019

Ransom” is coming to an end after three seasons on CBS. The cancelation hardly comes as a surprise given that “Ransom” was among the lowest-rated shows on broadcast last season. It averaged a 0.26 rating in the key 18-49 demographic and just over 2.3 million viewers per episode throughout its third season Related stories News of the show’s end was confirmed …

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Ex-Cowboys player wanted on probation violation after arrest


July 5, 2019

DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas Cowboys player previously convicted in a drunken driving crash that killed a teammate is now wanted for violating his probation. The Dallas County Sheriff’s office says a warrant was issued for the arrest of Josh Brent after the former defensive lineman was charged with assaulting a police officer. Brent was arrested Sunday in the …

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