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CBS News
May 07, 2019 - 10:19 am
Cellphone video recorded by Sandra Bland, a black woman found dead in a Texas jail in 2015 following a confrontational traffic stop, shows for the first time her perspective as a white state trooper draws his stun gun and points it at close range while ordering her out of the car. The 39-second...
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April 25, 2019 - 2:51 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A Texas couple was sentenced Wednesday to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to filming themselves sexually abusing 25 children, including an infant. Christopher Almaguer and his wife, Sarah Rashelle Almaguer, both 27, pleaded guilty in October to sexual exploitation of children...
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AP
April 24, 2019 - 5:35 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was executed Wednesday in Texas for the dragging death of a black man. John William King, who was white, received lethal injection for the slaying nearly 21 years ago of James Byrd Jr., who...
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Nueces County Jail
April 09, 2019 - 12:30 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A woman in Corpus Christi, Texas has received a six-year jail sentence for attempting to sell her son and two toddler daughters to settle her drug debt. Esmeralda Garza, 29, took a plea deal, but was convicted on three felony counts for selling or purchasing a child, money laundering...
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Dallas County Police Dept.
March 22, 2019 - 12:05 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A Dallas bartender was arrested after violently beating and verbally assaulting an African American woman over a parking dispute. Austin Shuffield, 30, was captured on cellphone video by a witness, first calling L'Daijohnique Lee racist names, pulling a gun on her, and then viciously...
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AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT
March 21, 2019 - 10:32 am
Austin, Texas -- A Roman Catholic priest has been arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge after he was accused of groping a woman in home hospice care while giving her last rites. The Rev. Gerold Langsch, of Austin, was arrested Thursday and charged with assault by contact stemming from the Oct. 5...
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March 20, 2019 - 10:58 am
Albany, Texas -- A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house. That's according to Big Country Snake Removal, whose workers pulled 45 rattlesnakes from underneath the home near Albany, about 150 miles west of Dallas...
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CBS
March 12, 2019 - 1:10 pm
A Central Texas woman was killed Saturday night after a "large rock" thrown from an overpass crashed into the windshield of a car carrying a family of five, authorities said. The car was traveling northbound on Interstate 35 in Temple when someone threw the rock from a railroad track overpass,...
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Bexar County Jail
March 07, 2019 - 1:39 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A San Antonio, Texas man has been charged with super aggravated sexual assault of a child after it was discovered he raped a 3-year-old alleged family member and doctors confirmed he gave the toddler an STD. Drevon Alexander Perkins, 26, was arrested after the girl's mother noticed a...
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DENISON POLICE DEPARTMENT
February 22, 2019 - 11:57 am
(KNX 1070) -- A North Texas teen who admitted to lying to police about being kidnapped and raped by three black men on March 8, of 2017 will likely only get probation. Breana Harmon, 19, of Pottsboro, Texas was reported missing to the Denison Police Department after witnesses say her car door open...
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