Posted: Sep 8, 2012 2:31 AM
Updated: Sep 8, 2012 2:31 AM
EL PASO, Texas (AP) A West Texas man has been indicted in the deaths of his estranged wife, her boyfriend and her 13-year-old daughter. The El Paso Times reported yesterday that Luis Javier Solis-Gonzalez was indicted on capital murder charges. Prosecutors have not said whether they will seek the death penalty. Solis-Gonzalez surrendered June 1st at an El Paso border crossing.
HOUSTON (AP) Three of the men accused in the sexual assault of an 11-year-old Cleveland girl two years ago have accepted plea deals rather than go to trial after another accused attacker was sentenced to 99 years without parole. Of the 20 people charged in the attack, six juveniles and five adults have accepted plea deals. The three will be sentenced September 21st in State District Judge Mark Morefield's court.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) A jury has found a man accused of criminally negligent homicide in the deaths of a married couple on a tandem bicycle not guilty The jury returned yesterday with the not-guilty verdict. Forty-three-year-old Gilbert Sullaway could have faced up to 10 years in prison if found guilty in the collision along Texas Highway 16 in October 2009.
DALLAS (AP) Pioneer Natural Resources Company says it's trying to sell its properties in the Barnett shale region of North Texas to reduce debt and focus operations on more productive areas. The Dallas-based company said Thursday it hopes to complete the divestiture in the first quarter of 2013.