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Cops Found Restraints In Texas Torture Suspect’s Home

Searching Jeffrey Allan Maxwell’s house last March, authorities found a deer-skinning device, whips, bloodstained sheets, chains, handcuffs, ankle restraints and sex toys.

02/15/2012

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Torture Trial Underway In Weatherford

Nearly a year after authorities rescued a missing North Texas woman from a “house of horrors,” her former neighbor is going on trial.

02/14/2012

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North Texas Man Heads For Trial In Torture Case

A Texas man accused of torturing his former neighbor on a deer-skinning device is going on trial this week.

02/13/2012

Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Unearthed Slave Remains To Be Moved To Corsicana Cemetery

Remains unearthed by recent drought conditions around Richland Chambers Lake in Navarro County will soon have a new resting place.

12/09/2011

Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Movement Of Supposed Slave Cemetery Taking Racial Tone

The ugly process of racial segregation was supposed to have been laid to rest more than fifty years ago, in a landmark Supreme Court ruling. Yet just this week, in a North Texas courtroom, officials argued over whether to relocate the bones of 25 men, women and children all believed to be slaves who died over a century ago in a predominantly white cemetery.

12/07/2011

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Texas School Janitor Accused Of Locking Kids In Closet

Police in Corsicana are investigating claims of child abuse at a charter school. Last week a grand jury indicted a 51-year-old man on charges of child endangerment, injury to a child and unlawful restraint.

11/22/2011

A crashed Corsicana school bus is pulled upright following a crash.  (Photo credit Ron Farmer, Corsicana Daily Sun)

5 Students, Driver Hospitalized After Corsicana School Bus Crash

Corsicana police Chief Randy Bratton says the school bus failed to yield the right of way Tuesday morning.

11/08/2011

Dan Putnam

Corsicana Officer A ‘Superhero’ For Saving 3-Year-Old

Superman, Spiderman, Batman. Those are the names you think of when you hear the word “Superhero.” But when it comes to a Corsicana family, the name that comes to mind is “Dan.”

11/01/2011

Jeffrey Allan Maxwell (credit: Navarro County Jail)

Judge Orders North Texas Torture Suspect To Hire Lawyer

A North Texas man accused of torturing a woman for nearly two weeks on a deer-skinning device has been ordered to pay for an attorney or face a county lawsuit.

05/18/2011

Cameron Todd Willingham (credit: AP Photo)

Texas Science Panel Takes No Stance In Willingham Case

Cameron Todd Willingham was executed seven years ago for setting the 1991 blaze at his home in Corsicana.

04/15/2011

Jeffrey Allan Maxwell (credit: Navarro County Jail)

Texas Torture Suspect Denied Court-Appointed Lawyer

A judge has denied a court-appointed attorney for a Texas man accused of torturing a woman for two weeks.

03/21/2011

Jeffrey Allan Maxwell (credit: Navarro County Jail)

Former Officer Sees Similarities With Kidnapping Cases 19 Years Apart

Fort Worth Police hope the weekend arrest of a man who allegedly kidnapped and tortured a 62-year-old woman may help them solve a cold case.

CBSDFW.COM–03/15/2011

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