Posted: Jan 16, 2014 4:45 PM
Updated: Jan 16, 2014 4:46 PM
DALLAS (AP) The prosecution has rested its intoxication manslaughter case against former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent for a wreck that left a teammate dead. Brent is charged in the December 2012 death of teammate Jerry Brown in a crash as the two were driving home in Irving. Brent faces 20 years in prison if convicted.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) A violent convicted felon and gang member on the Texas Department of Public Safety's 10 Most Wanted list has been captured in Amarillo. Investigators say 32-year-old Rojelio Reyes was caught yesterday at a mobile home thanks to a tip. Records show Reyes has a criminal history including aggravated assault, drug counts and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.
DALLAS (AP) A Dallas-area doctor charged in a federal health care fraud investigation now faces identity theft counts. The Dallas Morning News reported Wednesday that documents filed in federal court in Tyler show Doctor Tariq Mahmood faces seven counts of aggravated identity theft. Investigators say the case involves unlawful use of names of Medicare beneficiaries. Governor Rick Perry last summered ordered state health officials to review facilities owned by the physician from Cedar Hill.
HOUSTON (AP) Houston's police chief says crime in the nation's fourth largest city increased slightly in 2013, by 2.2 percent compared to 2012. But Chief Charles McClelland said today that violent crime was down 3 percent in 2013.