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Denton Record-Chronicle
Crownover plans ‘to exit on top’State Rep. Myra Crownover, R-Denton, announced Monday that she will not run for
Crownover plans ‘to exit on top’
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
State Rep. Myra Crownover, R-Denton, announced Monday that she will not run for re-election in 2016, giving potential successors plenty of time to decide whether to file for the office and mount a campaign next year. Crownover, first elected in... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Woman Who Killed Infant Buried Here Dies In PrisonCathy Lynn Henderson (Texas prison photo/file) AUSTIN (August 3, 2015) Cathy L
Woman Who Killed Infant Buried Here Dies In Prison
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted yesterday
Cathy Lynn Henderson (Texas prison photo/file) AUSTIN (August 3, 2015) Cathy Lynn Henderson, 58, who spent years on death row for the murder of an infant who was buried in a field in Central Texas, has died, less than two months after she pleaded... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Appellate court overturns ruling in powerlifter's drug caseThe Thirteenth Court of Appeals ruled last week that police had probable cause
Appellate court overturns ruling in powerlifter's drug case
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
The Thirteenth Court of Appeals ruled last week that police had probable cause to search a Victoria powerlifter's home for drugs, overturning a Victoria judge's earlier ruling. Last year, Judge Robert C. Cheshire granted Christopher Pappillion's... Read more
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The Daily Texan
Appeals Court clears Perry of one of two indictmentsPerry was indicted on charges of coercion of a public servant and abuse of offi
Appeals Court clears Perry of one of two indictments
The Daily Texan / Posted 11 days ago
Perry was indicted on charges of coercion of a public servant and abuse of official capacity after being accused of threatening to veto funding to the Travis County Public Integrity Unit unless District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg resigned after she... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Appeals court rejects one criminal count against Rick Perry, still facing secondAUSTIN — An appeals court on Friday rejected one of the criminal counts against
Appeals court rejects one criminal count against Rick Perry, still facing second
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
AUSTIN — An appeals court on Friday rejected one of the criminal counts against former Gov. Rick Perry but said he must face the other one in the abuse-of-power case against him. Perry was indicted by a grand jury in 2014 after being accused of... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Freed Texas Death Row Survivor Gets Crowdfunding HelpThe crowdfunding site Indiegogo Life is usually used to raise money for medical
Freed Texas Death Row Survivor Gets Crowdfunding Help
The Huffington Post / Posted 12 days ago
The crowdfunding site Indiegogo Life is usually used to raise money for medical emergencies, to help families recover from fires, or even to pay for dogs' vet help. A campaign set to expire soon is helping a man wrongly sent to death row get his life... Read more
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KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station
Prosecutors Come to Defense's Defense as Judge Asks for Death Sentence ReversalBRYAN - A spokesperson for the Brazos County District Attorney's Office says t
Prosecutors Come to Defense's Defense as Judge Asks for Death Sentence Reversal
KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station / Posted 14 days ago
BRYAN - A spokesperson for the Brazos County District Attorney's Office says they will tell the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals they believe defense attorneys who represented convicted killer John Thuesen in his trial did an adequate job. Judge... Read more
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KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station
Judge in Thuesen Capital Murder Trial Calls for Punishment ReversalBRYAN - In 2010, John Thuesen was sentenced to die for the 2009 murders of a p
Judge in Thuesen Capital Murder Trial Calls for Punishment Reversal
KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station / Posted 15 days ago
BRYAN - In 2010, John Thuesen was sentenced to die for the 2009 murders of a pair of siblings in College Station. Now, the judge who presided over the trial is recommending that the punishment be reversed. In a filing to the Texas Court of Criminal... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Hannah Overton to Appear on the Dr. Oz ShowHannah Overton, a woman once convicted and then cleared in the death of her 4 y
Hannah Overton to Appear on the Dr. Oz Show
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 16 days ago
Hannah Overton, a woman once convicted and then cleared in the death of her 4 year old foster son Andrew Burd will share her story on "the Dr. Oz Show." Overton was convicted in 2007 and sentenced to life in prison. After serving seven years, the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lethal injection delayed for man who murdered 93-old womanTexas in 11th hour stay of execution for man who murdered 93-year-old woman due
Lethal injection delayed for man who murdered 93-old woman
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Texas in 11th hour stay of execution for man who murdered 93-year-old woman due to DNA development Clifton Williams stabbed Cecelia Schneider four times and set fire to body 31-year-old was due to have lethal injection on Thursday over 2005... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Texas Death Row Inmate Wins 11th Hour StayClifton Lamar Williams (Texas prison photo) HUNTSVILLE (July 16, 2015) Texas d
Texas Death Row Inmate Wins 11th Hour Stay
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted 19 days ago
Clifton Lamar Williams (Texas prison photo) HUNTSVILLE (July 16, 2015) Texas death row inmate Clifton Lamar Williams, 31, who was scheduled to die Thursday evening for the murder of a 93-year-old woman during a robbery a decade ago, has won an 11th... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rick Perry legal tab for indictment surpasses $2 millionAUSTIN — Former Gov. Rick Perry's legal tab to defend himself against a felony
Rick Perry legal tab for indictment surpasses $2 million
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
AUSTIN — Former Gov. Rick Perry's legal tab to defend himself against a felony abuse-of-power indictment has now cost him more than $2 million, according to documents made public Thursday. Perry, a Republican presidential hopeful, was indicted by an... Read more
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KSAT San Antonio
Legislation aims to outlaw upskirting photosSAN ANTONIO - Multiple bills filed during the state’s current legislative sessi
Legislation aims to outlaw upskirting photos
KSAT San Antonio / Posted 20 days ago
SAN ANTONIO - Multiple bills filed during the state’s current legislative session could finally criminalize taking sexual photos of a person without their consent while in public. That is what Halie Powell of New Braunfels has been pushing for since... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Attorney asks for new prosecutor in case against former SFA player David TempleA Houston attorney has asked for a special prosecutor in the case of a former S
Attorney asks for new prosecutor in case against former SFA player David Temple
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 days ago
A Houston attorney has asked for a special prosecutor in the case of a former Stephen F. Austin State University football player convicted in a 1999 shooting death of his wife. Attorney Stanley Schneider said he has written a letter to Harris County... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Attorney asks for new prosecutor in case against former SFA player David TempleA Houston attorney has asked for a special prosecutor in the case of a former S
Attorney asks for new prosecutor in case against former SFA player David Temple
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 21 days ago
A Houston attorney has asked for a special prosecutor in the case of a former SFA football player convicted in a 1999 shooting death of his wife. Attorney Stanley Schneider said he has written a letter to Harris County District Attorney Devin... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Attorney asks for new prosecutor in case against former SFA player David TempleA Houston attorney has asked for a special prosecutor in the case of a former S
Attorney asks for new prosecutor in case against former SFA player David Temple
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 21 days ago
A Houston attorney has asked for a special prosecutor in the case of a former SFA football player convicted in a 1999 shooting death of his wife. Attorney Stanley Schneider said he has written a letter to Harris County District Attorney Devin... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
WATCH LIVE: Attorney to address public about upcoming new trial for David TempleThe attorney for a former Katy coach serving a life sentence for the 1999 slayi
WATCH LIVE: Attorney to address public about upcoming new trial for David Temple
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 22 days ago
The attorney for a former Katy coach serving a life sentence for the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife is addressing the public after a judge recommended his client receive a new trial. Temple was found guilty in 2007 in the shooting death of his... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
New Trial Recommended For Texan Imprisoned For Pregnant Wife's DeathHOUSTON (AP) — A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man sente
New Trial Recommended For Texan Imprisoned For Pregnant Wife's Death
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man sentenced to life in prison for the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife. In a 19-page opinion filed Wednesday, state District Judge Larry Gist of Beaumont cited repeated... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
New trial recommended for Texan imprisoned for wife's deathHOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man servi
New trial recommended for Texan imprisoned for wife's death
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man serving life in prison for the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife. Ex-high school coach David Temple in 2007 was convicted of murder. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
New trial recommended for Texan imprisoned for wife's deathHOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man servi
New trial recommended for Texan imprisoned for wife's death
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man serving life in prison for the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife. Ex-high school coach David Temple in 2007 was convicted of murder. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
New trial recommended for Texan imprisoned for wife's deathHOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man servi
New trial recommended for Texan imprisoned for wife's death
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man serving life in prison for the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife. Ex-high school coach David Temple in 2007 was convicted of murder. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
New trial recommended for Texan imprison for wife's deathHOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man servi
New trial recommended for Texan imprison for wife's death
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man serving life in prison for the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife. Ex-high school coach David Temple in 2007 was convicted of murder. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
New trial recommended for Texan imprison for wife's deathHOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man servi
New trial recommended for Texan imprison for wife's death
KXXV Waco / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man serving life in prison for the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife. Ex-high school coach David Temple in 2007 was convicted of murder. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
New trial recommended for Texan imprison for wife's deathHOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man servi
New trial recommended for Texan imprison for wife's death
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man serving life in prison for the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife. Ex-high school coach David Temple in 2007 was convicted of murder. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
New trial recommended for Texan imprison for wife's deathHOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man servi
New trial recommended for Texan imprison for wife's death
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man serving life in prison for the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife. Ex-high school coach David Temple in 2007 was convicted of murder. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
New trial recommended for Texan imprison for wife's deathHOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man servi
New trial recommended for Texan imprison for wife's death
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has recommended a new trial for a Houston-area man serving life in prison for the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife. Ex-high school coach David Temple in 2007 was convicted of murder. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Lawyer with Corpus Christi ties fights injusticeSAN ANTONIO — Cynthia Orr roots for the underdog. Take the case of Hannah Over
Lawyer with Corpus Christi ties fights injustice
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted a month ago
SAN ANTONIO — Cynthia Orr roots for the underdog. Take the case of Hannah Overton, who it seemed would spend her life behind bars for the death of her 4-year-old foster son. The prospects of the devout Christian seeing her children without glass... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Former Katy coach convicted in pregnant wife's murder to be granted new trialA judge has decided that a former Katy football coach convicted of killing his
Former Katy coach convicted in pregnant wife's murder to be granted new trial
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 1 months ago
A judge has decided that a former Katy football coach convicted of killing his pregnant wife will get a new trial. State District Judge Larry Gist is expected to sign the formal order for the retrial of David Temple on July 8, agreeing that... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Analysis: Retention Elections for Supreme Court? - Analysis: Retention Elections for Supreme Court? by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune July 2 2015 U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz campaigning for president in Iowa after the U.S. Supreme Court raised his blood pre...U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, campaigning for president in Iowa after the U.S. Supreme Co
Analysis: Retention Elections for Supreme Court? - Analysis: Retention Elections for Supreme Court? by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune July 2 2015 U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz campaigning for president in Iowa after the U.S. Supreme Court raised his blood pre...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, campaigning for president in Iowa after the U.S. Supreme Court raised his blood pressure with its gay marriage and Obamacare rulings, suggested a way to kick the bums out: “Retention elections will give the people a constitutional... Read more