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Prosecutor: Second video emerges of deadly shooting by Bexar County deputies
tdtnews.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:19:00 -0500
A second video has emerged that gives authorities a “very clear view” of a confrontation between deputies and a Texas man who had his hands raised before he was shot and killed, a prosecutor said Tuesday.Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood described the new video and one broadcast earlier as “disturbing,” but cautioned against a rush to judgment as authorities investigate the shooting that killed 41-year-old Gilbert Flores northwest of San Antonio.An initial video recorded by a motorist from some distance was posted online by a San Antonio TV station. It shows Flores outside a residence Friday facing two deputies when he raises his hands — one arm obscured by a utility pole. The deputies fired multiple times.

Migrants defiant as Hungary blocks train links for 2nd day
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 03:53:10 -0500
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international railway station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking asy

Asian stock markets fluctuate on signs of China support
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:04:49 -0500
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks recovered from sharp losses in volatile trading Wednesday as investor sentiment improved amid reports of renewed Chinese government efforts to bolster share prices.

A bold move to save a man’s hand: Tucking it into his tummy
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:24:30 -0500
An 87-year-old Texas man had an unusual surgery to save a hand that was badly burned in an accident: Doctors sewed his hand to his belly and left it under a pocket of tissue for three weeks to give it

Toy maker Lego sees strong growth, profit in all regions
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 03:35:28 -0500
HELSINKI (AP) — Lego says its popular multi-colored toy blocks were in strong demand in the first half of the year, resulting in good growth in profits and revenue and an upbeat outlook for the full y

Suspect in deputy slaying was twice committed to mental health facilities
tdtnews.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:31:00 -0500
The man accused of fatally shooting a suburban Houston officer was twice committed to mental health facilities in the last five years and his attorney said Tuesday the man will undergo a psychological evaluation.Shannon J. Miles remained jailed without bail on a capital murder charge in the death of Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth. Prosecutors allege Miles shot Goforth 15 times after the 47-year-old deputy had filled up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station. The motive remains unknown.

Sheriff’s brother, DA’s chief investigator Mike McNamara dies
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:01:00 -0500
Mike McNamara, McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna’s chief investigator and a retired deputy U.S. marshal with 34 years of law enforcement experience, died Tuesday evening. He was 67.

South Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow hunters
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 03:58:44 -0500
OLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. Another hunter went alone af

Obama locking up votes in Senate for Iran nuclear deal
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 02:04:55 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legacy.

Morrison’s 2-run homer in 8th helps Mariners over Astros 7-5
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:46:04 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros are second in the majors with 179 home runs.

Waco-area news briefs: Sept. 2, 2015
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:01:00 -0500
Historic Waco Foundation will present its annual East Terrace House and Family Lecture at 6 p.m. Thursday at East Terrace House, 100 Mill St.

Three Legged Monkey lawsuit against city dismissed
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 1 Sep 2015 22:54:36 MDT
A lawsuit filed by the Three Legged Monkey, LP, nightclub owner against several former and current city officials has been dismissed.

Houchen child care center to close in Segundo Barrio
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 1 Sep 2015 23:01:14 MDT

Houchen Community Center in the Segundo Barrio will close its Child Care Development Center and cease certain activities after Sept. 11 due to financial difficulties.

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