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'Obsessed' Man Reportedly Eyed In Theft Of Julie Mott's Body

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.27.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Texas are trying to determine if a man allegedly infatuated with 25-year-old Julie Mott stole her body from a San Antonio funeral home ...

Woman Says Gas Station Strip Search Was Like Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.18.2015 | Crime

A Texas woman says police held her down in a gas station parking lot, pulled off her pants and subjected her to an illegal and humiliating body cavity...

Judge Says Man Can Either Get Married Or Go To Jail

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

Maybe the Texas judge is a Dennis Miller fan. Smith County Judge Randall Rogers told Josten Bundy in July he could either marry his girlfriend, Elizab...

Neal Falls' Dog Could Help Cops Solve Mystery Of Alleged Serial Killer

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.31.2015 | Crime

Authorities in West Virginia are on the hunt for a dog they say could hold the key to solving the mystery behind Neal Falls, a 45-year-old Oregon man ...

Officials Deny That Sandra Bland Dashcam Video Was Edited

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.22.2015 | Crime

Texas authorities are denying accusations that the shocking Sandra Bland dashcam video has been edited. Jumps, loops and other inconsistencies in the ...

Man Admits He killed His Wife To 'Keep Her Quiet:' Police

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.25.2015 | Crime

A Texas man has confessed to smothering his wife with a pillow to "keep her quiet," according to reports. Jonathan Edelen, 34, told an officer to ...

$175,000 Worth Of Cocaine Washes Up On Texas Beach

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.19.2015 | Weird News

A man in Galveston, Texas, got a big shock Sunday morning while walking along the beach. The unidentified man found 15 pounds of cocaine with an es...

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'She Didn't Just Vanish'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.07.2015 | Crime

The sister of a missing mother from Ardmore, Oklahoma, is appealing to the public for help. Jody Cook Wood, 38, has not been seen for nearly three ...

Texas Couple Both Dead After Argument Over $500 Lottery Ticket

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2015 | Crime

By Marice Richter DALLAS, Texas, March 31 (Reuters) - A winning scratch-off lottery ticket worth $500 prompted an argument between a c...

Texas Photographer Who Worked In Schools Sentenced For Child Porn

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 03.04.2015 | Crime

A Texas photographer who had worked in public schools was sentenced Tuesday for coercing young girls to pose for pornographic images. Todd Fleming,...

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Texas Serial Shooter 'Won't Stop'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.27.2015 | Crime

Investigators in Texas are in a desperate hunt for a serial shooter they blame for five shootings, one of them fatal, in less than a week. But unti...

DNA, Informant Help Crack 1984 Cold Case Murder

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2015 | Crime

By Camilo Smith HOUSTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - With the help of an informant who had a run-in with the law and a DNA database, Houston po...

Teen Accused Of Threatening Police On Twitter

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - A Texas teenager was arrested on Monday on suspicion of posting a photo on social media showing an air rifle that was accompanied by text ...

Estranged Wife To Plead Guilty In Texas DA Murder Case

Associated Press | Posted 12.29.2014 | Crime

KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — The estranged wife of a former justice of the peace in North Texas is expected to plead guilty to murder in connection with th...

Police Officer, Girlfriend Beaten And Robbed In Hit-And-Run

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 12.28.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Texas are searching for a group of suspects who they say attacked and robbed an off-duty police officer and his girlfriend on their way...

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Missing Armored Truck Driver's Family: 'He Had Nothing To Do With This'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.23.2014 | Crime

The family of a missing armored truck driver in Texas, whose empty vehicle was found abandoned on Monday, say he's not involved in his disappearance o...

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Former Classmate Of Missing Woman Charged In Connection With Her Disappearance

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.17.2014 | Crime

A former high school classmate of a missing Texas woman has been arrested in connection with her disappearance, more than three months after the woman...

When Texas Descends Into Hell: The Vulnerability of Scott Panetti

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 01.11.2015 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

In order to be competent enough to be executed, Scott must understand why he is being executed. Presently, Scott thinks that he is being executed for being a preacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Cigarette Butt DNA Leads To Arrest In Murder Of Security Guard

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.07.2014 | Crime

DNA evidence collected from a cigarette butt has led police to an arrest in the fatal shooting of a security guard at an illegal gambling venue. Ri...

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Missing Woman's 'Own Worst Nightmare' Was Abduction, Says Mother

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.30.2014 | Crime

A desperate search is on in Texas for a missing young woman who family members say has experienced the one thing she feared the most – abduction. ...

San Antonio Gave 12,000 Citations To Homeless People In Less Than 2 Years

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.24.2014 | Impact

San Antonio has no qualms with issuing hefty fines to its poorest residents. The city's police department gave out more than 12,000 citations to h...

Teen Sentenced For Killing And Raping Mother

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.08.2014 | Crime

A Corpus Christi teenager who admitted to killing his mother and raping her corpse was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison. Kevin Davis, 18, beat...

School Resource Officers Accused Of Using Excessive Force (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.04.2014 | Crime

A high school student in Houston, Texas accused school resource officers of using excessive force when she refused to hand over her cellphone. "I d...

Man Stabs Roommate For Being Loud During Threesome: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.04.2014 | Weird News

A man in San Antonio, Texas faces felony charges for allegedly stabbing his roommate numerous times for making too much noise while having sex. Ant...

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Mom Allegedly Admits To Brutal Slaying Of 4-Year-Old

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.22.2014 | Crime

Police in Texas say a 25-year-old woman walked into a police station Monday and confessed to killing her 4-year-old daughter. Athens resident Staci...