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Nine people indicted on organized criminal activity charges in Milam County
CAMERON -- A disbarred attorney and former Bell County bail bondsman was among nine people indicted Wednesday by a Milam County grand jury. Robin Brantley Reese, 63, of Harker Heights, was indicted on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity.
Cameron man indicted for allegedly passing forged checks to buy livestock
CAMERON — A Cameron man was indicted on three counts of allegedly passing a forged check after an investigation by the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association and the Milam County Sheriff’s Office.
Suspect in 20-month old child's death indicted for Capital Murder
The Milam County Grand Jury indicted Shawn Vincent Boniello, also known as Shayla Angelina Boniello on a Capital Murder charge Thursday morning. Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty if Boniello is found guilty.
UPDATE: Prosecutors seek death penalty in toddler's murder
ROCKDALE, Texas - Milam County prosecutors are pushing for the death penalty and seeking the harshest judgment for a man accused of killing a 20-month-old Central Texas girl. The person known as Shayla Boniello was indicted on capital murder charges on Thursday.
Nation's top JUCO corner flips commitment from Oregon to Texas A&M
Texas A&M is getting some immediate help in the secondary. Four-star Arizona Western College cornerback Elijah Blades gave the Aggies a verbal commitment this weekend. Blades announced his decision via Twitter.
Cameron man sentenced to prison time after two probations revoked
CAMERON — A Cameron man was sentenced to two 10-year sentences in prison in connection with two Cameron armed robberies. Jordan Keshone Smith, 21, pleaded true to two motions to revoke his probation for two second-degree felony robberies that occurred in Cameron, a Tuesday news release from the Mila
‘How Can You Do This to People?’: After Rural Hospitals Close in Milam County, Residents Scramble to Find Care
Little River Healthcare shuttered two Milam County hospitals after falling on hard financial times. Now the people who live there are scrambling to find care. Shan Wilson’s surgery will have to wait.
Execution sought for baby slaying
Milam County prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against a 30-year-old who is accused of killing a 20-month-old girl in Rockdale earlier this month. Shawn Vincent Boniello -- who goes by Shayla Angelina Boniello and identifies as a woman -- was indicted Thursday morning on a capital mur
'Santa' shot at while driving on Texas freeway: report
One Texas man won’t appear on Santa Claus’ “Nice List” after opening fire Tuesday on another man dressed up as Santa. A man wearing a Santa costume, whose identity remains unknown but was identified by police as "Santa," and his wife – referred to by police as "Mrs. Claus" – were driving home when t
Rockdale man charged with murder of infant
A Rockdale man is in custody for the suspected murder of a 20-month-old. On Dec. 3 the Rockdale Police Department began an investigation upon receiving a 911 call from the residence. Patricia Ann Rader was pronounced dead at the scene. Shawn Vincent Boniello (aka Shayla Angeline Boniello), 30, was a
Barron ending a decade as TC president
Glenda Barron’s career is going to end exactly where her higher education trek began — at a community college. In February, Barron announced she would be retiring as president of Temple College at the end of December. She served 10 years at the helm of TC.
Texas again leads U.S. in executions in 2018, and Dallas was top county, with 4
Texas again led the country in executions this year with 13 lethal injections — and Dallas County topped the state list. There were 25 executions nationwide, and only eight states carried out the ultimate punishment, according to an annual report released Friday by the Death Penalty Information Cent
Authorities: Woman shot Monday still alive
The Bell County Sheriff’s Department on Friday said a woman who was shot in her home south of Killeen this week is still alive. Linda Gillen was shot Monday and transported to a Temple hospital. She was listed as being in critical condition Monday.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic Jan. 3 in Cameron
CAMERON – The Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic, one of the longest-running programs offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is scheduled for Jan. 3 at the Milam County Youth Building, 301 S. Houston St. in Cameron.
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death
DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.
Mitchell ready to take next step in his career
PUEBLO, Colo. – Ezekiel Mitchell was hitting the town with his Mercedes long before he was a professional bull rider and even before he had his driver’s license. Mitchell was 13 years old when he headed down Route 79 and pulled on up to the Chicken Express in Rockdale, Texas, and placed his order fo
Milam County DA may seek death penalty in killing of 1-year-old Rockdale girl
ROCKDALE, Texas — The Rockdale Police Department is investigating a possible murder of 20-month-old Patricia Rader, the Milam County District Attorney's office said in a press release.
Man sentenced for drugging, sexually assaulting girls
BELTON — An Arkansas man was convicted Monday for two aggravated sexual assault cases involving a child. Bobby Ray Lockett Sr., 56, was sentenced to 16 years in prison for each of his two first-degree felony convictions in the 27th District Court with Judge John Gauntt officiating. The two sentences
This map shows where Americans are struggling to repay their car loans
How people fare with their auto loans varies dramatically from one county to the next. Less than 1 percent of people are delinquent in Wright, Minnesota. In Cameron, Texas, 14 percent of borrowers are behind.