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'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (FOX 26) - The Houston man known as the "Tourniquet Killer" was executed Thursday night in Huntsville. Anthony Shore notoriously used a tourniquet to strangle, torture and rape girls back in the 1980's through the 1990's. His youngest victim was nine years old. Shore was supposed t

FOX26HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-19 02:56:00

US' first execution of 2018: Murderer who raped, killed 3 girls

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims more than two decades ago is set to become the nation's first prisoner executed in 2018. Texas prison officials Thursday evening are scheduled to give Ant

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-19 05:16:22

Five arrested after string of burglaries in Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Tex. (KBTX) - Five people have been arrested in connection with several burglaries and thefts in Madisonville. Police say their investigation has been going on for several months and that there will be more arrests. Robert David Plante, Samantha Jane Thompson, Joseph Lee Cleveland, D

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-19 00:06:00

Tourniquet Killer' Anthony Allen Shore executed in Texas for 1992 strangling

HUNTSVILLE, Texas - Texas carried out the nation's first execution of 2018 Thursday evening, giving lethal injection to a man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims. Anthony Allen Shore was put to death for one of those s

NBC NEWS - 2018-01-19 12:28:00

Texas executes Houston's infamous 'Tourniquet Killer'

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (KETK) - Anthony Allen Shore's voice quivered a bit as he apologized to his victims. He then wished a friend happy birthday and told the warden he was ready to go. Shore was pronounced 13 minutes after the lethal injection was started. "Today is about Dana, Diana, Maria and Laurie,

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-19 04:24:11

The Latest: 'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the execution of Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" (all times local): 6:40 p.m. 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 l

AP - 2018-01-19 01:21:55

Convicted drug dealer receives maximum sentence

BRAZOS COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - A convicted drug dealer from College Station received a maximum sentence of ten years in prison during a probation revocation hearing on Thursday. Walter Rox, 37, was originally convicted in 2005 after he was found trying to sell cocaine, while also possessing methamphet

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-19 06:57:00

Trustees approve turnaround plans for 2 Huntsville schools

Two of the five Huntsville ISD campuses that performed poorly on the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness for the second school year in a row lined out preliminary plans to improve their campus if once again designated as "improvement required" during Thursday's meeting of the Board of Tr

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2018-01-19 13:15:00

San Antonio steps up to help family cover funeral of teen killed in crash

The family of a teen killed in a crash can give their loved one a proper burial. The Villanuevas had to put off Kayla's funeral because of the cost, but not anymore. San Antonio is once again answering the call to help its fellow neighbors in need. "I am glad of the support we are getting," Margie V

KENS 5 - 2018-01-18 23:10:45

San Antonio police officer arrested on shoplifting charges

SAN ANTONIO - We are learning about a San Antonio police officer who was arrested, and is now accused of shoplifting. The officer was released on bond a little after 3am Friday morning. We started getting tips about the incident Thursday after the officer was picked up for shoplifting. Police say th

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2018-01-19 05:34:52

KSAT Weather: Chance of rain, warmer temperatures expected this weekend

SAN ANTONIO - After a cold week, the weekend holds a forecast with some warmer temperatures. Download the KSAT Weather app for iPhone and Android Friday: One more cold day Friday stays cloudy, and the cold that's trapped beneath the clouds isn't going anywhere, either. The area will stay above free

KSAT 12 - 2018-01-19 02:49:25

SAPD: Officer caught shoplifting at Ingram Park Mall

SAPD: Officer caught shoplifting at Ingram Park Mall 1 / 55 Back to Gallery A San Antonio police officer was allegedly caught shoplifting on Thursday at the Ingram Park Mall, according to a release from the department. The suspected officer, Stephanie Solis, now faces a misdemeanor charge of theft b

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-01-19 08:11:32

Criminals targeting Bandera Plaza in northwest San Antonio

Last week, a woman on the hunt for a job got desperate and pulled a knife on an employee at a Metro PCS and demanded cash. It was the latest in a streak of robberies at the Bandera Plaza, where other businesses have also been targeted by criminals. Sally Simpson owns Salon Graphix and has been at th

KENS 5 - 2018-01-19 05:16:21

2 hospitalized after being ejected from vehicle in rollover crash

Accident occurred just after 2:30 a.m. on Highway 90, Acme Rd SAN ANTONIO - Two people were taken to area hospitals after they were ejected during a rollover crash overnight, San Antonio police said. The accident was reported just after 2:30 a.m. on Highway 90 near Acme Road on the city's West Side

KSAT 12 - 2018-01-19 10:37:52

Timelapse video shows this week's icy cold front moving into San Antonio

AJ Pena, a certified storm spotter with the National Weather Service, created a timelapse video of the cold front rolling into San Antonio earlier this week, Jan. 16, 2018. Media: Courtesy AJ Pena This week's ice storm provided a lot of content for "weather fans" like AJ Pena. Pena, a certified sto

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-01-19 12:28:19

Four people homeless after fire tears through East Side home

SAN ANTONIO -- Fire tore through an East Side home Friday morning, sending four people living there out into the cold. Fire crews were called to a home on the 300 block of Rice Road around 10:30 a.m. Friday. When firefighters arrived, there was heavy smoke coming from the home. The four people stay

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2018-01-19 12:42:26

Arizona police arrest suspected serial killer

PHOENIX, Ariz. (KPNX) - Police in Phoenix, Arizona announced Thursday they had tied one man to nine homicides that occurred in a span of three weeks at the end of 2017. Cleophus Cooksey Jr. was arrested on Dec. 17 after he was found inside an apartment with a man and woman, later identified as his m

KOBI5.COM - 2018-01-18 20:40:27

3 Arrested and Drug House Condemned in West Medford

A known drug house is condemned and at least three people were arrested on a lawn outside a Medford home. MEDFORD, Ore.-- Medford Police raided a known drug house near the intersection of West Main Street and North Columbus Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Following the hours-long raid, the home has b

KDRV - 2018-01-18 02:20:00

Several arrests made in West Medford drug bust

Medford, Ore. -A west Medford home, known to neighbors as the "meth house," was busted and condemned by police Wednesday afternoon. The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team issued a search warrant for the home at the 100 block of North Columbus Avenue around 1 p.m Wednesday. Once inside, poli

KOBI5.COM - 2018-01-18 07:37:26

Police: Multiple people arrested in Medford drug bust

(Credit: David Cunningham) The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team arrested at least three people in a drug bust in Medford on Wednesday. At 12:50 p.m. the executed a search warrant on the 100 block of Columbus St. after receiving multiple complaints of drug activity over the past year. At