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Convicted killer Yokamon Hearn is scheduled for execution on July 18, 2012 for the carjacking murder of 23-year-old Plano stockbroker Frank Meziere. (credit: Dallas Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Texas Readies Single-Drug Execution For Dallas Carjacker

Convicted killer Yokamon Hearn once bragged how the carjacking murder that would send him to death row earned him a headline. Now he faces the notoriety of news stories proclaiming him the first Texas prisoner executed under a new single-drug procedure.

07/17/2012

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Defense Expert Warns ‘Be A Safe Samaritan’

Just this week, in Richardson, Garland and Fort Worth, Good Samaritans were attacked and or robbed as they came to the aid of strangers.

06/08/2012

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Mother Who Was Run Over During Carjacking Out Of ICU

She’s out of Intensive Care at John Peter Smith Hospital, but doctors say a Tarrant County mother who was carjacked and run over by her own van still faces a painful recovery.

05/15/2012

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Carjacked & Run Over Mom In Critical Condition

The North Texas mother allegedly carjacked and run over with her own vehicle is in critical condition at a Fort Worth hospital. Police say a man trying to steal computer equipment from a North Texas private school committed the crime.

05/08/2012

Missing dog Butch, who was taken during a carjacking in Cedar Hill. (Credit: Washington family)

Cedar Hill Family Canvasses Area For Dog Taken During Carjacking

A pet dog who provides comfort to a man with special needs is still missing, nearly a week after he was taken during a violent car jacking in Cedar Hill.

03/17/2012

Missing dog Butch, who was taken during a carjacking in Cedar Hill. (Credit: Washington family)

Cedar Hill Family Still Searching For Dog Lost During Carjacking

A Cedar Hill family lost more than just their car in a carjacking. They lost their dog as well. But he isn’t just “a dog.” The pet, they named Butch Michael Washington, provides comfort to a man with special needs.

03/12/2012

Missing dog Butch, who was taken during a carjacking in Cedar Hill. (Credit: Washington family)

Carjacking Victim Wants Dog Back For Special Needs Brother

Ask Marvette Washington about her family. She’ll tell you about her brother, Prentice, who has Down Syndrome, and their dog, Butch, a 3 year old Schnauzer/Yorkie mix.

03/11/2012

Louis Escalante was shot and killed by police officers in Dallas after being suspected of trying to rob a store in Irving. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Dallas Police Kill Robbery Suspect

An attempted robbery and a carjacking at a tobacco shop in Irving led to a deadly shooting involving police officers in Dallas.

03/08/2012

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Fort Worth Carjacking Ends With Car Upside-Down In Trinity River

The chase to capture a carjacking suspect came to end when the suspect plunged some 30 feet into the Trinity River.

02/24/2012

Shadow of a person holding their hands up. (credit: Tim Boyle/Newsmakers)

Man Carjacks Family At Dallas Restaurant

A Dallas family’s trip to a restaurant turned into a harrowing ride with a carjacker. The suspect made demands after falsely claiming to be a police officer.

05/10/2011

Police Chase Ends After 60 Mile Pursuit

A 60-mile pursuit, punctuated with an armed robbery, tire spikes, a carjacking, a gunshot and two crashes, ended with a Houston man at Parkland hospital last night.

10/01/2010

Driver Who Breached Love Field Fence Taken to Lew Sterret Overnight

 The fence is still a mangled mess at Dallas Love Field this morning.

08/20/2010

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