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5 Missing Texas Boys Found, in Another State

Mom, boyfriend arrested in Baton Rouge, La.

(Newser) - Five siblings who went missing from the Cypress, Texas, area early Tuesday have been found, albeit in another state. Harris County Constable Ted Heap says that the boys, ranging in age from 7 to 14, were located safe in Baton Rouge, La., and their mother and her boyfriend have been...

Hiker Shares TikTok Video of Bison Goring Her

Rebecca Clark was trying to sneak past a group of them in Texas when one spotted her

(Newser) - A hiker from Texas is lucky to be alive after being gored by a bison, and the clip of her attack is now going viral on TikTok. The Houston Chronicle reports on Rebecca Clark's ordeal last week during a solo trek in Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway, where...

Cops: Missing Teen Found With Mom's Body in Trunk

Texas 17-year-old arrested in Nebraska is expected to face murder charge

(Newser) - A teenager reported missing in Texas on Thursday was arrested after a police chase in Nebraska on Friday—and authorities have now confirmed that a body found in the vehicle's trunk was that of his mother. Michelle Roenz, 49, and Tyler Roenz, 17, were reported missing from a neighborhood...

Border Patrol Found More Than Pulp Inside These Pumpkins

Officials discovered $400K worth of meth in gourds arriving from Mexico

(Newser) - Last week, more than $300,000 worth of methamphetamine was uncovered at Texas' Eagle Pass Port of Entry, across from Piedras Negras in Mexico. This week, drug smugglers got a little more creative with their meth stash: cramming it into four condom-filled pumpkins, reports NBC News . A release from Customs...

Texas Sheriff Lists Migrants Shipped to Martha's Vineyard as Crime Victims

Move could help keep group in US on special visas

(Newser) - Migrants who were flown by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to Massachusetts are victims of a crime, a sheriff has decreed. The finding could help the nearly 50 people sent from Texas to Martha's Vineyard receive a special visa allowing them to stay in the US, WGBH reports. "Based...

Records Raise Questions on DeSantis' Migrant Flights

Companies were asked to submit bids for flights out of Florida, not Texas

(Newser) - New details have surfaced on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' decision to fly dozens of Venezuelan migrants to Martha's Vineyard last month, raising more questions about whether he violated state law. According to records released Friday, the Florida Department of Transportation asked companies in July to submit bids to "...

NYC Declares Emergency as Migrants Pour In

Mayor seeks federal and state help to house arrivals being bused from Texas

(Newser) - With migrants from Latin America needing shelter and health care arriving by the busload, Mayor Eric Adams declared a state of emergency for New York City on Friday, calling the situation a humanitarian crisis. The mayor said at least 17,000 people seeking asylum have been bused in from other...

'I Think I Am Going to Have to Kill This Girl'

Cops say that's what Daniel Chacon's uncle claims his nephew told him day before mom of 4 was slain

(Newser) - Two days after a mother of four's body was found in her SUV in Texas, and after an extensive manhunt, her ex-boyfriend has been nabbed in Mexico. Officers from the Pasadena Police Department confirmed Thursday that Daniel Chacon, 30, the primary "person of interest" in the murder of...

Texas DA Tried to Halt His Execution. It Went Forward Anyway

John Henry Ramirez dies by lethal injection

(Newser) - Update: A Texas man who won his legal battle to have his pastor with him as his execution was carried out was put to death by lethal injection Wednesday in Huntsville. John Henry Ramirez addressed the family of Pablo Castro, the Corpus Christi convenience store clerk he murdered in 2004,...

Husband Kills Wife as She Files Restraining Order

Gregory Hightower, a Navy recruiter in Texas, was subsequently killed in a shootout

(Newser) - A Texas woman was in the midst of filing a domestic violence complaint against her husband when he fatally shot her as she held their baby, authorities say. Takara Hightower, 34, was being interviewed by two agents with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service in the Humble home she shared with...

Texas AG Must Testify on Approach to Abortion

Judge finds Ken Paxton failed to disclose repeated requests from plaintiffs

(Newser) - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton must testify about his enforcement of the state's near-total abortion ban whether or not he got that subpoena left in his driveway as he fled , a court has ruled. A week after the Republican fled his McKinney home to avoid being served, a federal...

Man Killed in Fight With Stepdaughters' Boyfriends

Kevin Adams fatally shot outside his Crosby home; search continues for suspects

(Newser) - A Texas man was shot and killed late Sunday after authorities say he confronted two men who were dropping off his teenage stepdaughters. Kevin Adams, 48, had ongoing issues with the two men his stepdaughters were dating, of whom he did not approve, according to the Harris County Sheriff's...

'Perla' Lured Them Onto Planes: 'This Woman Lied to Us'

Woman allegedly involved in Martha's Vineyard flights IDed as ex-counterintelligence agent

(Newser) - As a class-action lawsuit proceeds against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for his role in transporting mostly Venezuelan asylum-seekers from Texas to Martha's Vineyard, apparently under false pretenses, media outlets are reporting more on the woman who supposedly lured them onto the planes that took them there. Attorneys for some...

Girl, 12, Shot Father, Self as Part of Murder Pact With Friend: Cops
Girl Who Shot Dad, Self
in Murder Pact Is Dead
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Girl Who Shot Dad, Self in Murder Pact Is Dead

Texas girl died of self-inflicted injuries, police say; her father is out of hospital

(Newser) - Update: The Texas girl who shot her father and then herself as part of a murder pact with a friend is dead. The unidentified 12-year-old died Sept. 22—two days after she was found with a gunshot wound to the head outside her Weatherford home, with a handgun beneath her,...

Court Doc: Texas AG Fled While Being Served Subpoena

Process server Ernesto Martin Herrera says Ken Paxton avoided him for hour, then took off with wife

(Newser) - Even though recipients of a subpoena typically aren't thrilled to be getting one, the delivery of it is still usually a fairly straightforward process. Not so much at the home of Ken Paxton this week, where a process server who had such paperwork says the Texas attorney general tried...

Couple Saves Injured Baby Allegedly Abandoned by Dad

Texas' McClain family found 9-month-old in their shed after man appeared to steal neighbor's truck

(Newser) - A Texas family got quite the surprise over the weekend after finding an infant in their backyard shed, amid troubling circumstances. Katharine and John McClain say they were awoken early Saturday by the loud sounds of a truck driving away from their neighbor's house on the outskirts of Livingston,...

His Patients Were Maimed or Even Died. He Kept Practicing
The Texas Surgeon Was
Charming—and a 'Monster'
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The Texas Surgeon Was Charming—and a 'Monster'

The 'Texas Observer' reports on Dr. Eric Heston Scheffey

(Newser) - "Looking at Dr. Scheffey, one isn't likely to think he's a monster. But he was a monster." That's how retired personal injury attorney Priscilla Walters describes Dr. Eric Heston Scheffey, and she's not the only person to speak in such terms about him. She...

9 Months Later, Case of Lina Sardar Khil Still Baffles

The 'New York Times' digs in

(Newser) - Lina Sardar Khil is still missing nine months after vanishing from a San Antonio playground . The 3-year-old's story has received wide coverage, but the New York Times goes deeper, filling in some backstory on the family, the specifics of the day she disappeared, and where things stand today. Edgar...

Cops Find Man Shot Dead, Then Get Call About His Toddler

Police are investigating what they say was double homicide of dad, 2-year-old son in Houston

(Newser) - Houston police were searching Tuesday for a man they say is responsible for a double homicide of a 2-year-old boy and his father. Executive Assistant Police Chief Larry Satterwhite says officers were called to a shooting outside a strip mall southwest of downtown around 1:45pm, where they found a...

Texas Sheriff on DeSantis Stunt: 'What Was Done to These Folks Is Wrong'

Javier Salazar is investigating flights that brought migrants to Martha's Vineyard

(Newser) - The sheriff of the Texas county from which 48 Venezuelan migrants were flown to Martha's Vineyard last week is investigating the incident. Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar says the migrants were apparently "lured under false pretenses" onto charter flights, arranged by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, and flown to...

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