WNBA’s Johnson: Didn’t expect arrest after Griner fight
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 01:24:16 -0500
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Glory Johnson had no idea her fight with then-fiancee Brittney Griner would become such a big deal.
Man arrested in Arlington for attempted Motel 6 robbery
Man, woman arrested after fight at Lower Valley apartment complex
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 23:07:16 MDT
A woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer and a man was arrested on multiple charges, including resisting arrest and spitting on a police officer, after a fight at a Lower Valley apartment complex Monday morning.
Campus carry bill passage unlikely
amarillo.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 03:29:00 +0000
AUSTIN — It looked like the so-called “campus carry” bill — the measure that would allow people with concealed handgun licenses to carry their firearms on public college and university campuses — would fail in the Texas Legislature.
Senate Bill 11, which the Senate passed strictly along party lines more than two months ago, looked like it was not going to get preliminary approval in the House of Representatives at press time Tuesday night.
Man gets 85-year sentence for in ex-wife’s death
wacotrib.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 22:03:56 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — Jurors have sentenced a Dallas man to 85 years in prison for murdering his ex-wife as a 911 operator listened.
Colorado theater shooting victims relive terror in courtroom
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 01:59:00 -0500
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — From the witness stand, Christina Blache could finally do what she had most wanted and most feared: She looked for the first time at the man who shot her, who killed her frien
wacotrib.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 23:35:26 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — These Texas lotteries were drawn Tuesday:
Floodwaters deepen in Houston
tdtnews.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 22:10:00 -0500
HOUSTON — Floodwaters deepened across much of Texas on Tuesday as storms dumped almost a foot more of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested hi
Belton Council delays vote on redevelopment
tdtnews.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 22:31:00 -0500
The Belton City Council unanimously decided to postpone a vote on Austin-based developer John Lewis’ $3-million plan to turn a 40,000-square-foot property into a shopping center, tentatively dubbed Main Street Crossing, and approved $55,000 in incentives for the project.The vote, which was pushed back to the Council’s June 9 meeting, would have changed the building’s zoning to allow subdivision. The building was formerly an H-E-B grocery store until the chain opened a new location at the intersection of North Main Street and Sparta Road. Although there are no commitments in place, Lewis is negotiating with Planet Fitness and Ace Hardware to serve as the anchor stores.
Temple man found dead in creek
tdtnews.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 22:01:00 -0500
Jerry Booth of Temple went missing Thursday during a trip from Temple to Georgetown to pick up a friend to go his grandson’s science fair.He never arrived at his destination, Temple Police Cpl. Christopher Wilcox confirmed in a Tuesday email.A search party found Booth dead Tuesday afternoon, according to a Facebook update by his daughter. He and his white 2002 Dodge Dakota four-door truck were found off CR 143 near Georgetown where the truck apparently washed down a creek.
Vandals strike youth club
tdtnews.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 22:30:00 -0500
Vandals created havoc and caused damage at the Ralph Wilson Youth Clubs, executive director Charlie Kimmey said Tuesday.Someone went into the club’s bus lot between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday and spray painted and wrote graffiti and profanity on the van. Kimmey and his staff went to move the van closer to the club for a Memorial Day field trip and noticed the mess, he said.
Ex-LAPD officer wanted in killing deported to US from Mexico
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 02:05:08 -0500
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight has been deported back to the U.S. after his arrest in northern Mexico, authoriti
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