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Mugshot of Brice Alexaxon Johnson. (credit: Parker County Jail)

Springtown Man Sentenced To Prison For Beating Gay Man

A federal judge has sentenced a North Texas man to more than 15 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to kidnapping and severely beat a gay man he met through an online service.

11/17/2014

(credit:  Parker Co. Sheriff’s Office)

AUDIO: Mom Calls 911 After Four-Time Deportee Allegedly Molests Daughter

The panic and outrage can be heard in a mother’s voice as she calls 911 to report her home has been broken into and her daughter has been molested.

CBS 11–07/16/2014

(credit:  Parker Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Defendants Charged With Illegal Re-Entry Face Light Prison Sentences

Since October of 2013, records from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University (TRAC) show the number of people in the U.S. prosecuted by the federal government for illegal re-entry has surged to nearly 20,000.

07/15/2014

(credit:  Parker Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Parents Question How Many Kids 4x’s Deported Man Has Harmed

For 11 years, court records show federal agents have deported Israel Andrade back to Mexico repeatedly. But so far, it appears, nothing has worked — the criminally active man has always managed to slip back into the U.S.

CBS 11–07/14/2014

(Credit: Parker County Sheriff's Office)

Parents Outraged, Four-Time Deportee Arrested For Molesting Daughter

Parents are furious after learning the man accused of sexually molesting their 9-year-old daughter has been deported four times.

CBS 11–07/14/2014

Alexis Botello (credit: Arlington Police Department)

Arlington Mom Also Charged After Child’s Death

A North Texas woman whose boyfriend has been accused of killing her toddler daughter faces charges that she helped bury the body under a bridge.

07/09/2014

The puppies are currently being cared for at Angels & Outlaws 2nd Chance Bully Ranch in Hico (Credit: Angels & Outlaws)

$5K Reward Offered To Solve Killing Of Nursing Dog

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for clues leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot a nursing dog and left her body in a cage by a North Texas roadside, along with her 10 puppies.

05/31/2014

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North Texas Man Indicted In Beating Of Gay Man

A federal grand jury has indicted a North Texas man on kidnapping and hate crime counts after authorities say he severely beat a gay man he met through an online service.

05/15/2014

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Gay Man’s Beating Leads To Hate Crime Charge

A man from Springtown is facing federal hate crime charges after authorities said that he severely beat a gay man. The two met each other through an online service.

02/24/2014

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Another Minor Quake Shakes North Texas

North Texas has had at least four minor earthquakes this week in the same general area about 20 miles northwest of Fort Worth.

11/08/2013

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Small Earthquakes Shaking North Texas

On Wednesday night the USGS has reported several small earthquakes across North Texas, the quakes were located mainly northwest Fort Worth.

11/06/2013

Winford Raynard Watkins, 44 (Credit: Collin County DA)

Suspect Shot, Killed In Parker County Standoff

Authorities in Parker County have shot and killed a suspect who fled police on Monday and sought refuge inside a nearby home.

10/15/2013

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