Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Kenneth Midgley Arrested For Father's Murder


A Plano man suspected of killing his father is now in police custody.

U.S. Marshals arrested Kenneth Midgley Jr. on Tuesday. He was wanted for murdering his father, Kenneth Midgley Sr., at his home near Preston Road and Legacy Drive earlier this month.

Last week border patrol claimed to have video of the son driving into Mexico.

It’s not clear where Midgley Jr. was captured but Plano police said he is now in the Collin County jail facing a murder charge.

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Dad To Plead Guilty To Kylee Forrest Murder


More than two years after the brutal murder of 4-year-old Kylee Forrest, her father, 31-year-old Justin Chisum is expecting to plead guilty to her murder this afternoon.

Forrest died on February 1, 2015. Authorities say Chisum has admitted to killing his daughter. Forrest's family says the young girl had cerebral palsy. They discovered her body at Chisum's apartment near 4th and Slide and located Chisum nearby running around naked.

According to his arrest warrant, Chisum picked up Kylee on the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 31 to take her to church the next day. Around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a call from one of Chisum's neighbors.

After spotting what appeared to be blood on Chisum's window, officers forced their way inside and found Kylee's body. They say, due to the way the apartment looked, it appeared to be a very violent incident.

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Bad Wreck In Goodnight On 287 This Morning


Law enforcement officers are responding to a collision about 7:30 a.m. in Armstrong County in which a Chevy Tahoe collided with the back of a semi.

The accident is currently under investigation, with Armstrong County Sheriff's deputies and Department of Public Safety troopers on the scene near Goodnight.

One person was transported to the hospital.

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ICE To Deport Arturo Martinez For 6th Time


U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detained a Mexican man at the Hidalgo County jail on Friday — and wants to deport him for the sixth time.

Officers booked Arturo Pedraza Martinez, 54, of Pharr at the Hidalgo County jail on March 3, according to Sheriff's Office records.

Pedraza was booked on charges of abandoning or endangering a child, engaging in organized criminal activity and manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, according to Sheriff's Office records. All three charges were dismissed.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement detained Pedraza at the county jail on April 21.

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Truck Accident Closed I-35 NB This Morning


An 18-wheeler accident has closed Northbound Interstate 35 at Cevallos Street just south of downtown, San Antonio police said Wednesday.

The 18-wheeler hit the bridge at the location. Police said the highway along EB/WB Cevallos is shut down as officials work at the scene.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Murder-Suicide Victim Canada Was Newlywed


The supervisor for Dignity Team Health fatally shot by an employee at a Dallas office building Monday morning had been married just a month ago.

Authorities said Tuesday that Matthew Kempf shot his boss, 48-year-old Lana Canada, in a meeting room and then took his own life.

Canada was married a month ago and was previously known as Lana McAree.

Police have not indicated why Kempf targeted her Monday and court records didn't indicate he had any apparent criminal history.

Authorities said Kempf was employed by the company at the time.

On Tuesday afternoon, Dignity Team Health spokesperson Gayle Goodman released the following statement on behalf of the company.

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Indecent Exposure Arrest - Joaquin Rosales


A Rosenberg man is wanted by authorities after they say he flashed a girl near a high school.

The victim told police that just before 7 p.m. Wednesday, a man driving a dark gray Nissan Maxima pulled up by Terry High School at 5500 Avenue N in Rosenberg. The man asked her a question, which caused the victim to get closer to his car.

The victim told police she then noticed the man had his pants pulled down, exposing himself.

The victim immediately backed away from the vehicle and contacted her parents as the suspect pulled away.

The Rosenberg School Resource Officers were able to identify the suspect as Joaquin Rosales. Rosales, 26, is charged with indecent exposure.

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Teacher Robertson Had Sex With 4-Students


A former Texas kindergarten teacher was arrested over the weekend after having sex romps with multiple high school students, police said.

Heather Robertson, 38, is accused of having an improper relationship with four teen boys, two of whom she allegedly had sex with at the same time in her Lufkin home.

According to police, one of the students told them that he and Robertson began “sexting” on Snapchat after spring break.

Her arrest warrant states that Robertson asked the boy to come over to her apartment to have sex. When the boy told Robertson that a friend was with him, he told police she said the friend could join them.

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Jeff Waller - Rosa Harris - Killed In Bayside


Two people have died following a horrific head-on collision just south of Bayside in Refugio County. The accident happened around 2:30pm on Farm Road 136, just north of the Copano Bay Bridge.

Witnesses tell DPS troopers a Nissian Pathfinder was going north when, for some reason, it veered into the southbound lane and collided head-on with a Dodge Ram Pickup. The driver of the pickup truck was able to get out of the vehicle before it burst into flames.

There were three people in the Pathfinder. The driver and a woman in the passenger seat were pronounced dead at the scene. They have been identified as 62-year-old Jeffrey Waller and 77-year-old Rosa Harris. Both were from Bayside.

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Crooks Used Forklift To Steal ATM Machine


In the wake of recent thefts of three automatic teller machines, the public is being asked to keep an eye out for unusual construction sites, particularly in the middle of the night.

"(Watch for) the transportation or the movement of a forklift or any kind of construction equipment," said San Antonio police spokesman Officer Douglas Greene. "That seems kind of odd, because typically they don't work during that time of the day."

Greene made the appeal after the theft of an ATM early Tuesday morning from a parking lot in the 1400 block of Austin Highway. He said it appears that a group of people worked together to commit the crime, using a forklift stolen from a nearby construction site to knock the machine off its base.

The crooks also used the forklift to lift the ATM into the bed of a pickup, police said, but they didn't get far.

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El Paso Man Arrested For Killing His Wife


Detectives with the police department's Crimes Against Persons Unit arrested and charged a man suspected of murdering his wife in El Paso's Lower Valley.

Officers were conducting a welfare check on a woman living at a residence in the 300 block of Apodaca Place.

At about at 3:05 am April 24, 2017 officers found 26-year old Ruby Rodriguez dead inside the residence.

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Lana McAree Killed In Dallas Murder-Suicide


A woman who was killed during a murder-suicide in Dallas on Monday has been identified as an East Texas resident.

According to KXAS, a man identified as Matthew Kempf, of Allen, entered an office building, shot and killed Lana Canada McAree, of Sulphur Springs. Police say McAree was Kempf's supervisor. Kempf then turned the gun on himself.

According to McAree's Facebook, she worked as the regional vice president of the midwest of Heart to Heart Hospice.

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Texas Man Struck And Killed By NYC Subway


Air Force officials in New Jersey have identified an airman from Texas who was struck and killed by a subway in New York City.

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey says 25-year-old Airman 1st Class Montiel Alleyne was from San Antonio. He was assigned as an aerial port apprentice to the 621st Contingency Response Squadron.

The NYPD says he was in a rail tunnel when he was struck and killed by a subway early Sunday morning. Criminal activity is not suspected.

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Texas Man Killed In Oklahoma Robbery


Norman, Oklahoma police are searching for at least one shooter after an apparent robbery ends with the death of an Iowa Park man.

It happened around 11:30 Sunday night, Norman police were called to the scene of a shooting at an apartment complex near southeast 24th and Lindsey Street.

The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Nathan Ewing of Iowa Park. Police say Ewing was shot in the abdomen and succumbed to his injuries this morning at an area hospital.

Norman police say Ewing and another person met two black men in the parking lot when they were robbed. His friend was able to get away as were the two black men, officers say they have a person of interest.

He was a sophomore at the University of Oklahoma.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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One Dead In San Antonio Motorcycle Crash


A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday morning on the city's Southwest Side.

Police said they found the victim and his wrecked motorcycle around 6:30 a.m. in the median of Interstate 35 and New Laredo Highway just north of Loop 410.

The ramp to New Laredo Highway is blocked off by police while they investigate.

There was no immediate word on what caused the crash.

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DWI And Driving The Wrong Way On Harbor Bridge


An officer with the Corpus Christi Port Police Department stops an alleged intoxicated wrong-way driver.

The incident happened just after midnight last night in the 2500 Block of Highway 181, on the Harbor Bridge.

According to CCPD, their officers assisted the Port PD officer who says he was making his last rounds and saw a car traveling northbound in the southbound lane. When CCPD officers talked with the suspected intoxicated driver, officers say she was unsteady on her feet and needed assistance walking.

After taking her to a safe location off of the bridge, officers say they had developed enough probable cause to arrest 44-year-old Shannon Falkenburg with DWI.

Investigators also found a pill and marijuana inside Falkenburg's purse.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

3 County High Speed Chase Ended In Waco


Two men were in custody Monday after leading law enforcement officers on a high speed chase that began in Robertson County and ended in front of the McLennan County Jail.

The chase, which ran northbound on State Highway 6 covered around 60 miles, through three counties, before it ended at about 12:45 a.m. Monday.

The two men, neither of whom has been identified, were taken into custody and transported back to Robertson County.

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Teacher Michelle Johnson Killed By Husband


A man confessed to killing his wife, according to Tarrant County sheriff’s deputies.

The body of 47-year old Michelle Johnson was found inside a home Saturday on Cliffside Drive in Edgecliff village, south of Fort Worth. Her husband was taken into custody at Southcliff Baptist Church.

He told them he shot his wife and was pulling into the church parking lot to surrender.

Johnson had blood on his hands when he was arrested.

Deputies went to the home, found the victim's body with an apparent gunshot wound and what they believe is the murder weapon.

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Big Rig Loaded With Coffee Creamer I35 Crash


Police are still working to determine the cause of the crash but said a big rig struck a concrete barrier. As it slid down the wall the diesel tank ruptured and then caught fire.

The driver was not hurt and was able to make it out of the truck before the fire started.

The truck was hauling 22,000 pounds of coffee creamer. Crews are still working to clean up that mess and then must inspect the bridge to make sure it’s still structurally sound.

All southbound traffic on I-35E is being diverted to the service road. Also, the Hwy. 287 service road under the bridge is closed.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

2 Police Officers Rushed To Hospital After Wreck


Two San Antonio police officers were rushed to Northeast Baptist Hospital Sunday night after a car accident on the northeast side.

The San Antonio Fire Department told KENS 5 the accident happened at Rittman Road and Interstate 35 around 8:27 p.m. Sunday.

Both officers' conditions are currently unknown.

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3 Killed In HWY 288 At Bellfort Wreck (Houston)


Three people have died in a crash on Highway 288 Sunday evening, according to the Houston Police Department.

The two-vehicle accident happened on Hwy 288 at Bellfort Avenue around 5 p.m.

The identities of the victims have not been released at this time.

There is no word on any additional injuries or a possible cause for the crash.

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Ambulance Knocked Upside Down In Galveston


A two-vehicle accident caused an ambulance to overturn Sunday night, Galveston officials said.

According to officials, the ambulance was responding to an emergency call around 7 p.m. when it was hit by another vehicle at the intersection of 21st Street and Broadway.

A medic and student were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Per policy, an internal investigation and drug and alcohol screening are ongoing.

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Dallas Police Officer Arrested For Burglary


A Dallas police officer turned herself into the Denton County Sheriff's Office on Saturday.

Officer Angelle Ponseti faces burglary of a habitation charges for an incident that happened back in October of 2016.

The arrest warrant for Officer Ponseti also mentioned Dallas Police Sergeant Gregory Epley. He was charged and turned himself in to the Denton County Sheriff's Department on April 19, 2017.

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Missing Texan Jill Leach From League City


League City Police are looking for a missing 15-year-old girl.

According to police, Jillian "Jill" Elizabeth Leach was last seen at her home in League City. She was reported missing on April 20 by family members.

Jill is described as a white female, approximately 5'7" and weighs 113 pounds. She has long blond hair and blue eyes.

Family members have reason to believe that Jill may want to harm herself. They also believe that she may be in The Woodlands, where she has many friends.

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Fighter Ronda Rousey Engaged To Be Married?


Rousey flashed the diamond and made the announcement in a paparazzi video shared by TMZ Sports . Browne says in the video that he popped the question under a waterfall in New Zealand last week.

The 30-year-old Rousey says they plan to get married "soon," but that they're just in the beginning stages of planning a wedding.

Rousey also doesn't have a date for her next fight. She suffered a humiliating defeat to Amanda Nunes in December in a comeback bid after losing her UFC title to Holly Holm in 2015.

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Body Found In Texas Chick-Fil-A Parking Lot


San Antonio police are investigating a possible homicide on the city’s North Side.

The body was found in the parking lot of a Chick-fil-A restaurant, near the intersection of Loop 410 and McCullough Road.

Police blocked off a large portion of the parking lot while the investigation continued.

A shooting was reported to police just before 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Huge Rattlesnake Battles Cat Video In Texas


A police department in South Texas is warning residents to beware of large snakes coming out of hibernation after a recent close call.

Photos shared on Facebook by the Laguna Vista Police Department show a massive rattlesnake hanging out near a busy walking trail and at one point sitting curiously close to an unbelievably calm-looking cat.

Residents spotted the creature and alerted authorities, who safely removed the serpent.


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2 Cashiers Fight At 99 Cent Only Store


A customer at a 99 Cents Only store caught a fight between employees on video.

Witness Leonardo Balderas says he was shopping with his mom and daughter when he saw two cashiers arguing with each other.

A woman identified only as Kodi, 20, asked the manager if she could take a break, Balderas says.

"She refused. The other black lady told her, 'You ain't going nowhere. You're a b.' The white lady told her, 'I'm going to show you a b,'" Balderas said.

Kodi went up to the other woman and grabbed her, Balderas says, and they both started swinging. Balderas recorded the fight on his phone.

"I see this on Facebook on Black Friday sales, you know? Maybe over shoe releases,” Balderas said.

As a customer tried to break the fight up, the unidentified cashier grabbed a bottle and hit Kodi in the face. Another customer, with a baby in one arm, managed to break the two apart.

Balderas says management stood around watching.

"Clearly, I left the video on so that other store owners can see what goes on when two employees have a dispute. Why not do something about it?" Balderas said.

Kodi’s mother says her daughter has a learning disability, autism and schizophrenia, and the other woman had been bullying her.

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Shots Fired 1 Injured At Lake Pflugerville


The Pflugerville Police Department is investigating a shooting at Lake Pflugerville.

According to police, officers responded to a dispatch call of shots fired shortly around 9 pm on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in the 18200 block of Weiss Lane. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered a vehicle that multiple shots were fired into, striking one the occupants.

The victim was taken to Seton Wilco Hospital by ATCEMS.

The extent of the victim's injuries is unknown at this time.

The Pflugerville Police Department is asking the public's assistance in identifying and locating the suspects.

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4 Year Old Falls From Back Door Of Moving Bus


It's a scene that would make any parent shudder -- a 4-year-old girl tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy highway.

Video of the incident shows the back door of the bus springing open and the young girl plummeting to the road. "I couldn't believe it, it was so shocking," said Ryan Ciampoli, who was driving behind the bus in Harrison, Arkansas.

Ciampoli, who is a trained emergency medical technician, ran to the little girl's rescue after her terrifying tumble on Wednesday. His vehicle is fitted with a dash cam that recorded the incident because he sometimes uses it when on duty, Ciampoli said.

At first the girl was unconscious, but he cradled her and talked to her until she came round.

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Bruce Wayne Reed (52) Died In Lubbock Wreck


Texas DPS is investigating a fatal accident that happened Saturday night, 11:30 p.m. on CR 1600, two miles south of Lubbock, near CR 7500.

DPS says a Ford pickup was traveling north on CR 1600 when the driver went off the roadway and overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll.

DPS says the driver, 52-year-old Bruce Wayne Reed of Lubbock, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

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Reports Wife Dead Then Surrenders To Police


An Edgecliff Village man was in custody Sunday after he reported his wife was dead in their home and wanted to surrender, authorities said.

Deputies with the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office found 47-year-old Michelle Johnson dead in a residence Saturday afternoon.

Her husband, Sean Johnson, 35, who appeared to have blood on his hands was arrested Saturday afternoon by Fort Worth police in the parking lot of Southcliff Baptist Church in Fort Worth, authorities said.

“Mr. Johnson is in custody and at this time the Sheriff’s Office is not seeking any other suspects in the case,” Chief Deputy Jerry Vennum said in a news release.

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Body Found On Interstate 35E SB In Denton


Denton police have closed Interstate 35E southbound for an investigation Sunday morning.

Police tweeted for people to avoid the area for a traffic incident.

Public Information Officer Shane Kizer said a person called police at about 10:30 a.m. reporting a body on the side of Interstate 35E.

Police responded and closed down the southbound lanes at Oak Street.

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Kizer said they do not know if the body was the result of a hit and run.

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Crane Accident In Houston Sunday Morning


A crane accident, which injured a trapped worker, closed the intersection of Westheimer Road and Post Oak Boulevard for hours on Sunday morning.

According to the Houston Fire Department, they received a call around 4 a.m. about a man being trapped in a crane basket at the intersection.

Firefighters said crane workers were trying to repair the street sign over the intersection when one of the cranes fell over around 3:30 a.m., resulting in a smaller crane being hit.

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2-Brothers Shot 1-Killed In Burleson Shooting


One person is in custody after two 17-year-old brothers were shot Saturday evening.

A 17-year-old teen was shot and later airlifted to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, where he later died. The other brother was shot in the foot and sent to John Peter Smith Hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

Officers were called to a report of a shooting in the 200 block of SW Thomas Street, at about 11:13 p.m.The brothers were sitting in a car in a parking lot when another car driving along the 300 block of NW Tarrant Street began firing shots at their parked car.

An 18-year-old is in custody in connection with the shooting. Police said they knew each other and met near Mound Elementary School to fight.

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Veteran Phillip Blackmon Awarded New Home


A wounded warrior veteran is surprised with a brand new home here in Southeast Texas.

The "Re/Max One" group of Beaumont is making a difference for an army veteran who once risked his life to detonate bombs.

“There are no words, it's still very hard to believe that it's very real,” says Phillip Blackmon, Army Veteran.

“It’s very humbling at the same time,” he explains.

A celebration full of emotion for both Phillip and Tammy Blackmon, they will be brand new members of the community of Beaumont.

They are the recipients of a brand new home, a gift too large to wrap.

“We find out what they want to do as an occupation in the community,” says Charlie Foxworth, with Re/Max.

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Hector Camargo Arrested For Bank Robbery


Officials have arrested a man suspected of robbing a bank in Liberty City.

According to the Gregg County Sheriff's Office, at 2:50 p.m. on Friday, the Gregg County Sheriff's Office received information that a person meeting the description was located at a business on Cotton Street in Longview.

Investigators began looking for a subject described as a white or Hispanic male, average build with a mustache, in his late 40s to early 50s, wearing a light gray colored shirt and faded pants who left the scene on foot and later entered a white Chevrolet Avalanche with a black bumper guard.

A nearby trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety was able to respond and locate a person meeting the given description. The subject was arrested on an unrelated charge by the DPS Trooper and transported to the Gregg County Jail without incident, according to the GCSO.

After obtaining a search warrant for the vehicle, investigators were able to charge Hector Camargo, 48 of Kilgore, with aggravated robbery.

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Help Find Missing Texan Melanie Voss


Texas Equusearch is trying to find a woman who went missing near the Texas Medical Center.

Melanie Voss, 31, hasn't been heard from since April 3. She was last seen in the early morning that day, sitting on a park bench near the Med Center.

She has not been seen, nor has anyone heard from her since that point. It is unknown what color, style or type of clothing that Melanie was wearing.

If you have seen Melanie Sue Voss since her disappearance, if you know of her current whereabouts or if you have any information concerning her disappearance; please contact the Houston Police Department at 832-394-1840 or call Texas EquuSearch at 281-309-9500.

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

25-Miles Of HWY 190 Is Now Interstate 14


Federal, state and local officials gathered at the Anderson Campus Center at Central Texas College Saturday morning for the unveiling of the first I-14 sign.

The 25-mile stretch of U.S. 190 between I-35 and Copperas Cove was designated the first part of I-14.

Interstate 14 will eventually reach from El Paso to Savannah, GA.

The interstate is expected to bring more travelers through the area which will help local economies grow.

I-14 also helps with national security as it will provide Fort Hood easier access to ports to ship soldiers and equipment out for deployments.

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Joanna Borunda Hit By Multiple Cars In Odessa


Drivers are on the run after hitting a pedestrian in Odessa on the 5300 block of East 42nd Street early Saturday morning.

Authorities say Olegario Borunda Jr., 29, was driving on 42nd when an argument started with his passenger, Joanna Borunda, 25.

Olegario stopped the car and Joanna got out near the curb. The driver left and returned a short time later.

Police say in that time, more than one car hit Joanna while traveling eastbound on 42nd. None of the drivers attempted to stop to help her.

She was taken to Medical Center Hospital with life-threatening injuries and is now in serious condition.

Olegario's charges have been upgraded to intoxication assault.

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Joanie 'Erin Moran' Has Died At The Age Of 56


Erin Moran who famously played Joanie Cunningham on "Happy Days" and its spinoff "Joanie Loves Chachi" has died ... TMZ has learned.

We're told authorities in Indiana got a call just after 4 PM ET Saturday from someone reporting an "unresponsive female." EMT's arrived and found Erin Moran's body ... she was already dead.

Moran shot to spotlight in the early 70s when she was cast on "Happy Days" as Joanie, the younger sister of Ron Howard's character. She continued the role in 1982 alongside Scott Baio in "Joanie Loves Chachi" but the show only lasted one season.

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Live Mortar Bomb Found Near Lake Whitney


A bomb squad secured an item Saturday afternoon in Whitney.

According to Whitney police, around 1:00 p.m., the department received information about a possible live mortar shell that had been discovered by a resident in the area.

The McLennan County Sheriff’s Office along with the regional bomb squad verified the item as ordnance and took it into custody, officials said.

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Texas Deputy Accidentally Shot Himself


An off-duty Harris County sheriff's deputy accidentally shot himself at a gun range Saturday.

Just after 6 p.m., authorities responded to a call at Spring Guns and Ammo on Spring Cypress. The injured deputy was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening wounds, authorities said.

It's not clear where he shot himself or how the mishap occurred.

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$10,000 Reward For Lorraine Diaz Killer


A young mother of two whose body was found in a burning car earlier this year has been identified, according to police.

In January, the badly burned remains of 21-year-old Lorraine Diaz were found in a 2016 silver Nissan Altima, according to authorities.

Lorraine was discovered in a remote area on FM 762 near Richmond.

"She was always trying to be a better person," said Lorraine's father Jesus Diaz. "I hope God has her in a better place."

To this day Lorraine's family wants to know who would kill her and why.

Lorraine's father said it has affected him more than anyone could ever imagine

"It was my worst my nightmare. I couldn't give her an open casket," said Diaz.

There is now a $10,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest.

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Man Died After Collision With Texas School Bus


A collision involving a Burnet school bus and a passenger car left the driver of the car dead, authorities say.

The accident happened late Friday afternoon on State Highway 29 near Burnet County Road 264.

Authorities say the bus, which was carrying 12 children, mostly from Bertram Elementary School, was turning from eastbound Highway 29 onto County Road 264 when an eastbound Toyota Camry ran into the rear right side of the bus.

The driver of the car, Kevin Mathew Selvera, 34, of Betram, died in the crash.

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Odessa Man Punched His Mom In The Face


One man is facing nine charges after being arrested Thursday night.

Jordan Williams, 25, is accused of punching his mother in the face, and then hitting her again as she attempted to dial 9-1-1.

Police say he was intoxicated and lead police on a high speed chase.

Williams then intentionally struck an OPD vehicle, exited his vehicle and fled on foot.

During his getaway attempt, Williams ripped off the side mirror of another OPD vehicle.

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Texas Woman Slapped And Bit Police Officer


A 22-year-old woman who was being taken into custody for outstanding warrants slapped and bit an arresting Dallas officer, police say.

According to police, the woman flagged officers down at the the 8000 block of Forest Lane at about 3:50 a.m. over a disturbance.

During the investigation, officers found that the woman had outstanding warrants and was arrested.

While being taken into custody, police say the woman pulled away and then proceeded to slap and bite the arresting officer.

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Texas Kindergarten Teacher Arrested In Hudson


A Hudson ISD kindergarten teacher was arrested Saturday.

Heather Robertson was charged with four counts of improper relationship between educator and student.

Superintendent Mary Ann Whiteker said that Robertson is "no longer an employee of the district. All the findings of the investigation were turned over to authorities."

Whiteker clarified on Friday that the incident did not occur on school property nor during school hours.

After a DWI arrest on March 30, Robertson was given a verbal warning that she would lose her job if this were to happen again, according to Whiteker.

Robertson is currently in the Angelina County Jail under a $200,000 bond.

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1 Missing After Boats Collide In Houston


Lake Patrol officials are searching for a person who went missing Saturday when two boats collided in Lake Houston, police said.|

The incident was reported at 2:17 p.m. in the 25000 block of Water Ridge Drive.

Police are on the scene.

It is unknown how many people were injured in the crash.

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Funeral Plans Made After Body Was Misidentified


Family members said the CSU Bakersfield student tried to save her friend after she fell into the water.

"You help other people before you help yourself, and that's the first thing she did, she didn't think twice about it," said Daniel Orozco, Alondra Orozco brother.

Daniel said while the pictures did resemble their sister, they had doubts about whether it was really her.

Daniel said he then asked to see the body and that a Chaplain told him he could. But when they got closer, Daniel said he was told over and over again that he couldn't and would have to wait until his sister was brought to a funeral home in Delano.

So Orozco's family started planning a funeral.

"We had everything organized, we had services times, we had church times, cemetery times, and then Monday we find out none of this is true."

That's when Daniel said his family received a call from the family of the other woman who was swept away, Shreya Singh, who said they were informed that Singh was the one who was found last week, not Orozco.

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