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Police ID suspect accused of exposing himself to 13-year-old at Cedar Hill park


July 17, 2019

Police are looking for a man they’ve accused of exposing himself to a 13-year-old boy at a Cedar Hill park last month. Jonathan Amaud Adams (Cedar Hill Police Department ) Jonathan Amaud Adams was identified as a suspect after the June 27 incident at Crawford Park, in the 400 block of Straus Road. A teenager said he and friends were approached by …

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‘Make this right!’ DeSoto residents call for councilwoman to resign, transparency from officials


July 17, 2019

A DeSoto City Council meeting Tuesday nighterupted in shouts for government transparency and calls for councilwoman Candice Quarles to resign in the wake of disclosures that she benefited from her husband’s theft of tax funds. Residents packed city hall, some carrying small red placards that read, “RESIGN,” while others grabbed the lectern to scold council members for keeping her gains …

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Texas inmate who gouged his eye out with a plastic spoon suing over understaffing


July 17, 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man alleges in a federal lawsuit that the state psychiatric prison where he was held was deliberately understaffed and that this prevented anyone from stopping him from using a plastic spoon to blind himself during a psychiatric episode. Carrera leveled the accusation in an amended complaint filed Monday. “When the guards found him, Miguel Carrera …

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Houston overtakes Dallas as top market for new home sales


July 17, 2019

The Houston market surpassed Dallas as the top market for new home sales in June, a new HomesUSA.com report showed. The margin was thin: 24 homes. New home sales for Houston in June hit a record 1,388 based on a 12-month rolling average, HomesUSA.com said. The company compiles a monthly index based on data from the Houston Association of Realtors and other multiple …

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The Latest: Lawyer says El Chapo disappointed with trial


July 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. (all times local) A defense attorney says the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo is frustrated with the outcome of his U.S. trial. Attorney Jeffrey Lichtman told reporters Wednesday that Joaquin Guzman is not “a saint” but was denied a fair …

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