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State Rests In Texas Torture Suspect’s Trial

The state rested in the Texas trial of a man accused of raping his former neighbor on a deer-skinning device and chaining her to a bed after kidnapping her.


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Taped Interview Of Maxwell Released In Torture Trial

Jeffrey Maxwell said he had sexual fantasies about bondage but couldn’t explain why he kidnapped his ex-neighbor, sexually assaulted her on a deer-skinning device and chained her to a bed, according to videotaped interviews with law enforcement officers played at his trial Friday.


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Accused Texas Torturer Says He Thought Of Freeing Woman

A Texas man said he never planned to kill his former neighbor and thought about freeing her after he kidnapped and sexually assaulted her, according to his audio-recorded interview with investigators that was played at his trial.


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North Texas Torture Victim Tells Jurors “I Prayed All The Time”

When her legs were chained to a bed, as she was locked in a nearly airtight wooden box, and while she was tortured on a deer-skinning device, a North Texas woman says she never stopped praying.


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Victim Testifies In North Texas Torture Trial

The Texas woman, who authorities said was kidnapped and tortured for nearly two weeks by her former neighbor, took the stand in his trial on Wednesday.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.