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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

Franklin Davis (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

North Texas Man Convicted Of Killing Teen In Rape Case

An Irving man is now facing a possible death sentence after being convicted Tuesday of killing his children’s baby sitter to silence her from testifying that he raped her.

11/12/2013

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Jury Gives Death Sentence To Man Who Set Clerk On Fire

A Garland man convicted of robbing and setting a store clerk on fire has received the death penalty. The jury that convicted Matthew Johnson of capital murder believed there were no mitigating circumstances in his crime and that he would remain a threat to society.

CBS 11–11/08/2013

Sida Osman

Teen Accepts Plea Deal For Murder Of Five-Year-Old

A teenager accused of murdering a five-year-old by striking him with a bowling ball has accepted a plea agreement before the start of his Capital Murder trial.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

Matthew Johnson was convicted of setting a store clerk on fire during a robbery. (credit: Garland Police Department)

Convicted Murderer Pleads For His Life

A man who lit a gas station clerk on fire said he feels like the lowest scum on earth as he asked a jury to spare his life.

CBS 11–11/04/2013

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