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Annual Snow Day returning to Edna

Though warmer temperatures are forecast to return to the Crossroads this weekend, Edna will have a snow day. The annual Brackenridge Winter Carnival and Snow Day is set for this weekend and will bring more than 80,000 pounds of snow, said Cammie Pearson, recreation manager for the Lavaca-Navidad Riv

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2018-01-19 02:15:00

Confessed serial killer executed for 1992 slaying

A condemned serial killer was put to death Thursday evening for the murder of a 21-year-old woman whose body was dumped at a restaurant in Houston more than 25 years ago. Anthony Allen Shore, 55, who was dubbed the "Tourniquet Killer" for the manner in which he strangled his victims, confessed to au

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2018-01-19 01:32:38

'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas

A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique has become the nation's first prisoner executed in 2018. Anthony Allen Shore received lethal injection Thursday evening in Texas for the 1992 strangling of a 21-year-old woman whose body was dumped in t

KHOU - 2018-01-19 00:53:29

Houston's 'Tourniquet Killer' put to death in first execution of 2018

Voice quavering as he held back tears, Anthony Shore offered an admission before his execution: "There are no others." The notorious Houston serial killer was put to death Thursday night in the what ended up being the nation's first execution in 2018. "I wish I could undo the past but it is what it

PLAINVIEW DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-18 18:34:28

Large fire engulfs home, affects three others nearby, in north Houston

HOUSTON - Houston firefighters battled a large fire in north Houston Thursday morning that heavily damaged one home and then spread to three others nearby. Houston firefighters were on the scene in the 4100 block of Averill Street Thursday morning as heavy smoke billowed from the roof and flames co

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-18 23:50:38

Houston Forecast: Hard freeze warning til 9 a.m.

HOUSTON - A hard freeze warning is in effect until 9 a.m. Thursday, but warmer temperatures are on the way, according to KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft. he hard freeze may result in icy spots for your Thursday morning commute. The good news is we are not expecting any additional rain, sleet or ic

KHOU - 2018-01-18 10:57:58

2 arrested after armed robbery, chase in SW Houston

Police say they caught two armed robbery suspects in the act after they allegedly stole a car and robbed a southwest Houston convenience store on Wednesday night. A third robber is still at large. About 10:30 p.m., police officers in an unmarked car spotted a truck that had been reported stolen in t

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 13:15:00

Women seen smoking marijuana in front of child

HOUSTON, Texas (FOX 26) - It starts off with just one woman breathing out and inhaling smoke. Then it goes to another woman who is holding a small child. On that same Snap Chat thread you can see piles of pot. Officials with the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws gave us their th

FOX26HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-19 05:50:00

Burglary Investigation Prompts School Lockdown Nearby

PLEASANTON (BCN) An elementary school in Pleasanton is on lockdown this morning while police investigate a nearby residential burglary involving a suspect at large. Two suspects have already been detained in connection with the burglary reported in the 1000 block of Riesling Drive, near Vintage Hill

SFGATE - 2018-01-18 19:10:00

California Police Refuse to Assist ICE in Immigration Enforcement Ops

Home >> Featured >> California Police Refuse to Assist ICE in Immigration Enforcement Ops Several Bay Area law enforcement agency officials said Wednesday that they have no plans to help Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents with raids in their jurisdictions. In Oakland, the City Council


Orinda child psychologist facing decades in prison on new child porn, contempt charges

OAKLAND - A federal grand jury indicted an Orinda man on new child pornography and contempt of court charges, the result of an investigation that determined he continued to download lewd images of kids while awaiting trial for the same conduct, court records show. Kenneth Breslin, 69, was already fa

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-19 00:02:26

7 managers threaten to quit popular Oakland restaurant unless Charlie Hallowell divests

Describing Hallowell as "a symbol of what is toxic in the restaurant industry culture," seven managers and chefs at his pizzeria Boot & Shoe Service said they will resign in protest Saturday unless Hallowell divests from the restaurant. "Actively working to keep the business open while you are still

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2018-01-18 15:08:00

Cousins charged in North Oakland armed robberies

OAKLAND - Two cousins, both with prior robbery convictions, have been criminally charged in last week's North Oakland armed robberies, according to authorities and court records. Police said they are investigating whether the men might be responsible for additional robberies in Oakland and other cit

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-18 21:10:06

Smell of weed leads to discovery of loaded gun, arrest

EMERYVILLE - A man suspected of using his cup holder to hold a Styrofoam cup filled with marijuana also appears to have been carrying a gun and stolen property with him, police said Thursday. Officers arrested Cameron Gordon, 25, of Oakland, on suspicion of possessing stolen property, carrying a loa

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-18 21:58:34

Paralyzed teen's first 'words' to parents: 'I love you'

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. (KTVU) - A 16-year-old Pleasant Hill athlete who was paralyzed Jan. 10 after suffering a spinal cord injury during a wrestling match had a successful tracheotomy procedure on Thursday and mouthed his first word since the accident occurred. Ryan Joseph came out of the operation

BAYINSIDER - 2018-01-19 02:59:00

Jordan Bell taken off court in wheel chair after spraining left ankle in Warriors-Bulls game

CHICAGO - So much for Jordan Bell's revenge game against the Chicago Bulls. Instead of the Warriors rookie forward having a big night against the team that sold the No. 38 pick that the Warriors used to select Bell, Bell needed to be taken off the court in a wheel chair only 24 seconds into Wednesd

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-18 01:28:53

Man hides in ditch after skipping Lake City checkpoint, police say

LAKE CITY, SC (WBTW) - After refusing to stop for a checkpoint in Lake City Tuesday night, a Scranton man was found lying in a ditch of water hiding from police, according to officials. Lake City Police Chief Kipp Coker says his department was conducting a checkpoint stop on Matthews Road Tuesday ni

WBTW.COM - 2018-01-17 18:49:25

Reward offered in shooting death of Sumter County man

Jamar Omar Rush/Courtesy: Family SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) - Investigators with the Sumter Country Sheriff's Office are holding a news conference about a recent unsolved homicide. The body of Jarvis Omar Rush, 34, was found on East Newberry Street in Sumter just after 10 a.m. on January 13, according to t

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-01-18 20:00:18

Florence man missing, police seek community help to find him

TIMMONSVILLE, SC (WBTW) - Timmonsville police say a man was reported missing in Timmonsville on Wednesday. Lester Harold, 62, went for a walk on Jan. 16 at 1:30 p.m. from his home, located at 201 North Brockington Street down Highway 76 towards Florence, he has not been seen since, according to a T

WBTW.COM - 2018-01-19 01:40:52

Final suspect arrested in Christmas Eve shooting death of Lake City man

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The final suspect wanted in connection with the Christmas eve shooting death of a 74-year-old Lake City man. Justin Marquise Pringle, 21, is the last suspect wanted on a charge of murder in connection with the 8 p.m. Christmas Eve shooting death of 74-year-old Johnny Cameron at his

SCNOW - 2018-01-18 17:18:00