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Samuel Velez (Credit: Tarrant County Criminal DA)

Man Gets Life Without Parole For Murdering Ex-Girlfriend’s Mother

A Fort Worth man convicted of stabbing his ex-girlfriend and killing her mother has been sentenced to life without parole.

04/11/2014

Mugshot of accused SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens. (credit: Austin Police Dept.)

Suspect In Deadly South By Southwest Crash Formally Charged

The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after smashing through a street barricade at SXSW did not use his brakes and even accelerated as he approached crowds. Rashad Owens is now charged with one count of Capital Murder.

03/14/2014

Friends, family and school faculty cut the ribbon at the new Willow Creek Elementary School outdoor learning center in Saginaw. The center is a memorial for Alanna Gallagher.(credit: CBS 11 News)

Memorial Unveiled For Slain Saginaw Girl

A memorial for a 6-year-old Saginaw girl who police say was sexually assaulted and killed by her teen neighbor was unveiled Saturday.

03/01/2014

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Official: Deal With Devil Prompted Texas Girl’s Killing

Prosecutors say two teenage boys were making a deal with the devil when they sexually assaulted then killed a 15-year-old Texas girl.

02/11/2014

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Woman Set To Be Executed In Texas For 1998 Killing

A woman convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with the promise of marriage was scheduled to be executed Wednesday in a rare case of a female death-row inmate.

02/05/2014

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Court Declines To Halt Texas Woman’s Execution

When capital murder defendant Suzanne Basso showed up for court, there was no certainty which Suzanne Basso would appear. Basso, 59, is scheduled to be put to death Wednesday for the 1998 slaying of 59-year-old Louis “Buddy” Musso.

02/04/2014

Melinda Muniz (credit: Collin County Jail)

Fiancée Charged In Plano Toddler’s Death Sparks Nationwide Outrage

The death of a 2-year-old Plano girl, and the arrest of her father’s fiancée after he allegedly broke up with her, is generating interest and anger across the nation.

01/30/2014

Colten Jon Moore, 18, was charged with capital murder in the death of Garland 7-11 Clerk, Yosef Tulu. His bond is set at $1,000,000. (credit: Garland Police Department)

PD: Garland Teen Wanted To Murder Someone

The Garland teen who confessed the murder of a 7-Eleven clerk, wanted to shoot someone, according to court documents obtained by CBS 11.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

Colten Jon Moore, 18, was charged with capital murder in the death of Garland 7-11 Clerk, Yosef Tulu. His bond is set at $1,000,000. (credit: Garland Police Department)

Garland Police Arrest Teen Suspect For 7-11 Clerk Murder

Yesterday 7-11 clerk Yosef Tulu was shot and killed. Today police arrested the teenager who they believe is responsible for the crime caught on tape.

CBSDFW.COM–01/22/2014

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Dallas Man Convicted Of Killing 2 Over Dog Waste

A Dallas jury has found a 76-year-old man guilty of capital murder for the shooting deaths of two neighbors in a dispute over dog waste.

01/09/2014

FBI's wanted billboard for ??  Said in New York City's Times Square.
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New Reward Offered For Fugitive Accused Of Murdering Daughters

The FBI has announced a new $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Yaser Abdel Said, who is accused of murdering his two teenaged daughters.

12/19/2013

File photograph of the feet of a newborn. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

Texas Woman Pleads To Killing Mom, Taking Baby

A Texas woman accused of killing a mother and abducting her newborn son last year avoided a possible death sentence by pleading guilty Tuesday and accepting a sentence of life without parole.

11/19/2013

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