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WALB Albany
Former Harris County Sheriff's deputy sentenced to 17 years in prisonA former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of breaking rules of law e
WALB Albany / Posted 23 minutes ago
A former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of breaking rules of law enforcement was sentenced to 17 years in prison. Judge Bobby Peters has sentenced Thomas Pierson to 17 years in prison, with 8 of those years to serve... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Former Harris County Sheriff's deputy sentenced to 17 years in prisonA former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of breaking rules of law e
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 26 minutes ago
A former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of breaking rules of law enforcement was sentenced to 17 years in prison. Judge Bobby Peters has sentenced Thomas Pierson to 17 years in prison, with 8 of those years to serve... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
Texas to loan Houston $47M to replace bridges after Harveydownpours, according to a newspaper report. The city will forward the money fr
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted 58 minutes ago
downpours, according to a newspaper report. The city will forward the money from the Texas Water Development Board to the Harris County Flood Control District so that bridge replacements along Brays Bayou can begin in March. The loan is just one... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Spring ISD boosts its tax rate by 4 cents to help pay debt from $330 million bondand computers. While many homes were damaged during Hurricane Harvey, the dist
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
and computers. While many homes were damaged during Hurricane Harvey, the district used the information provided by the Harris County Appraisal District from Jan. 1 and did not ask the agency to reappraise properties, Westbrooks said. While... Read more
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WALB Albany
Sentencing begins for former Harris Co. Sheriff's deputy charged with sexual assaultThe sentencing of a former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of break
WALB Albany / Posted 2 hours ago
The sentencing of a former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of breaking rules of law enforcement will begin Thursday. Mobile users click here to watch live. Thomas Pierson was found guilty on eight charges that stem from sexual conduct... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Sentencing begins for former Harris Co. Sheriff's deputy charged with sexual assaultThe sentencing of a former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of break
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 hours ago
The sentencing of a former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of breaking rules of law enforcement will begin Thursday. Mobile users click here to watch live. Thomas Pierson was found guilty on eight charges that stem from sexual conduct... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texas high court rejects death penalty appeal in 1992 quadruple drug-related homicideThe state's highest criminal court this week split over whether a ballistics ex
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
The state's highest criminal court this week split over whether a ballistics expert's testimony was material to a 1992 Harris County death penalty verdict. In a ruling handed down Wednesday, the Court of Criminal Appeals denied 47-year-old Arthur... Read more
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11 News Houston
Harris County has a dark history of letting sex traffickers off easyisn't the exception. He’s the norm. KHOU 11 Investigates analyzed 2 ½ years of
11 News Houston / Posted 5 hours ago
isn't the exception. He’s the norm. KHOU 11 Investigates analyzed 2 ½ years of sex trafficking convictions in Harris County from June 2014 - December 2016 and found a staggering statistic: two-thirds of those criminals charged with... Read more
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WALB Albany
Sentencing begins for former Harris County Sheriff's deputyThe sentencing of a former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of break
WALB Albany / Posted 6 hours ago
The sentencing of a former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of breaking rules of law enforcement will begin Thursday. Thomas Pierson was found guilty on eight charges that stem from sexual conduct during traffic stops. Charges include two... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Sentencing begins for former Harris County Sheriff's deputyThe sentencing of a former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of break
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 hours ago
The sentencing of a former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy found guilty of breaking rules of law enforcement will begin Thursday. Thomas Pierson was found guilty on eight charges that stem from sexual conduct during traffic stops. Charges include two... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
Lake Placid News / Posted 14 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
Hawaii News Now / Posted 17 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WALB Albany
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WALB Albany / Posted 17 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 17 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 17 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Man known as Houston area's 'Tourniquet Killer' set to diewas reported missing and her body was found after a caller to a Houston TV stat
Daily Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
was reported missing and her body was found after a caller to a Houston TV station provided directions to a field in north Harris County. Police believe Shore was the caller. Three of Shore's victims were sexually assaulted. All of them were... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Carjacking suspect shot multiple times in north Harris CountyA carjacking suspect was shot multiple times and transported to an area hospita
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 hours ago
A carjacking suspect was shot multiple times and transported to an area hospital Wednesday evening, according to the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office. The chase with the suspect ended in the 13000 block of Ella, northwest of where... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 18 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WGEM Quincy / Posted 18 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 18 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 19 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 19 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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Gulf News
Drama as court delays Texas executionpossession of these documents generated the remote possibility that Shore had s
Gulf News / Posted 19 hours ago
possession of these documents generated the remote possibility that Shore had some kind of involvement in Trotter’s death,” Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said in a statement.Prosecutors believe Shore planned to confess to the murder, in a... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 19 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
KXXV Waco / Posted 19 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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Daily Mail
NASA astronaut shows off fidget spinner in micro-gravityISS smells like jail, citing the similarities in their 'combinations of antisep
Daily Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
ISS smells like jail, citing the similarities in their 'combinations of antiseptic, garbage, and body odor.' While touring Harris County Jail in Texas, Kelly said he got a whiff in one room that transported him right back to his days on the... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Texas Man's Execution Halted Amid Alleged Confession Schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 19 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore’s execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
KHQ Spokane / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
KWWL Iowa / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Texas man’s execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
TribLIVE / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 20 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
District judge grants 90-day stay of execution for Tourniquet Killerseventh this year in Texas and the 545th in the state since the U.S. Supreme Co
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 hours ago
seventh this year in Texas and the 545th in the state since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. A Harris County district judge approved a stay of execution hours before a condemned serial killer was set to die in Huntsville... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 21 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 21 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 21 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 21 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 21 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 21 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemehe received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district at
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 21 hours ago
he received word that his punishment was being delayed. Ligon, the district attorney in Montgomery County, reached out to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, saying he wanted Shore's execution date moved to allow an investigation into the... Read more
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