Posted: Sep 28, 2013 2:30 AM
Updated: Sep 28, 2013 2:31 AM
CONROE, Texas (AP) Prosecutors say a Houston-area police officer has been indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the July 31st shooting death of a teenager accused of shoplifting. They announced yesterday that a Montgomery County grand jury indicted Conroe (KAHN'-roh) police Sergeant Jason Blackwelder on charges that also include tampering with a government document and making a false report.
WEBSTER, Texas (AP) Police say Hispanic immigrants in a suburban Houston neighborhood are falling prey to thieves in a string of violent robberies. A Webster Police Department statement yesterday says several immigrants have been robbed at an apartment complex just west of the NASA Johnson Space Center.
DALLAS (AP) A homeowner who apparently fatally shot an intruder has been killed by responding officers when he pointed his weapon toward them. Dallas police say the episode began with 911 calls Thursday night saying an armed man in an alley was standing over a person with a gunshot wound. The armed man, identified as 57-year-old William Hall, apparently confronted a prowler who was attempting to burglarize his home.
CARROLLTON, Texas (AP) A suburban Dallas police officer ended up playing midwife to one mother in labor. Gene Kimpton says he entered a home in Carrollton Wednesday morning with his weapon drawn. A young boy pointed Kimpton into the bathroom, where his mother who hadn't realized she was pregnant was in labor. Kimpton delivered the baby before paramedics arrived to take the mother and child to a hospital.