Posted: Oct 13, 2013 5:30 AM
Updated: Oct 13, 2013 5:31 AM
DALLAS (AP) Police have made two arrests after a robbery and stabbing that killed a teenager in the Dallas suburb of Garland. Investigators said in a statement yesterday that 18-year-old David Luciano and 22-year-old Jonathan Rojas are believed to have gone to the home of 19-year-old Christopher Stevens and robbed his marijuana Friday night.
HOUSTON (AP) Investigators say a half-dozen Houston-area law-enforcement officers have been arrested for providing security for an illegal horse-racing operation that included illicit gambling. The Harris County district attorney's office says the six officers along with three others were arrested yesterday following an 11-month investigation. All nine are charged with racing without a license and they're scheduled to make initial court appearances Monday.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Ruby Cole Session, whose son was wrongly convicted and prompted her campaign to win landmark legislation in Texas, has died. She was 77. Session lobbied Governor Rick Perry to sign the Tim Cole Act, named for her son who was convicted of a 1985 rape and died in prison in 1999. The legislation compensates those who are wrongly convicted and spurred other reforms.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) J. Allen Carnes knows that most of the people who elect Texas' agriculture commissioner know very little about farms or ranches. That's why the third-generation vegetable farmer says they should vote for him, Carnes said in an interview with The Associated Press. Carnes said if elected agriculture commissioner he would fight to protect agriculture in Texas.