Man acquitted of murder by reason of insanity escapes North Texas State Hospital, police say

VERNON, Texas (KTRK) — A man acquitted because of insanity of murder in the 2013 stabbing death of his father in Austin has escaped from a state hospital to which he was committed, authorities said Monday. The video above is from our 24/7 Livestream. Staff at the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon, near the … Read more

Two Murders in the Amazon

From the moment that Dom Phillips and Bruno Araújo Pereira vanished, on June 5th, in the Brazilian Amazon, there were suspicions of foul play. Phillips was a British freelance journalist dedicated to environmental issues, and Pereira, his friend and guide, was a prominent Brazilian Indigenous-affairs expert. He was assisting Phillips with research for a book, … Read more

Cartel-orchestrated shooting outside Chili’s was a murder-for-hire plot, Texas cops say

Jermaine Aldridge was shot and killed outside a Chili’s restaurant on Dec. 30, 2020, police say. KSLA screengrab An 18-month investigation that began after a fatal shooting in a Chili’s parking lot has led to the takedown of a gang, authorities say. Police in Texarkana announced on Tuesday, June 28, the arrests of eight people … Read more

Murder warrant issued for ‘armed, dangerous’ man accused in Forest Hill shooting

Fort Worth Authorities continued an intense search Monday for a 20-year-old man accused of fatally shooting another man over the weekend at a Forest Hill home. An arrest warrant for murder has been issued for Cameron I. Steptoe who Forest Hill police said should be considered “armed and dangerous.” Officials with the Tarrant County Medical … Read more

Man arrested and charged in deadly road rage shooting on the Gulf Freeway, police say

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A man is arrested and charged in a deadly road rage shooting on South Interstate Highway 45, police said. Alexander Ray Gonzales, 31, was arrested on June 23 and charged with murder in the death of Zeferino Baeza, 30. Houston Police Department Patrol Officers responded to the shooting on April 2 … Read more

Pages From Brian Laundrie’s Notebook Released From Lawyer

NORTH PORT, Fla. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The attorney for the family of Brian Laundrie on Friday released eight pages from Laundrie’s notebook that was found near his remains in Florida in October last year, according to a news release. In the notebook, Laundrie wrote in part, “I’m sorry to everyone this … Read more

Whiting man sentenced to 180 years in prison for 1998 ‘drug-fueled frenzy’ killing of woman, 2 teens

CROWN POINT, Ind. — A judge sentenced a Lake County man to 180 years in prison Friday for killing a woman and two teenage boys found bludgeoned to death in 1998 in a house in northwest Indiana. James H. Higgason III, 52, of Whiting, was sentenced to three terms of 60 years each, to be … Read more

The Fagans of the underworld

Andrew Rule explores the utter tragedy when old crooks induct young kids into their life of crime. Like the show? Get more at If you or anyone you know needs helpLifeline: 13 11 14Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800 Source link