Monday, February 20, 2017

Wife Shot Husband To Stop Divorce

A Fort Bliss woman was jailed, accused of shooting her husband because she did not want him to divorce her, according to court documents.

Arely Bridgette Ruiz is currently being held without bond, jail records show. She was charged with intent to commit murder and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

According to court documents, Ruiz took her husband, Luis Manuel Beltran to William Beaumont Medical Center last Thursday. Ruiz told hospital staff that her husband had shot himself.

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Beltran told investigators that he was sitting on the edge of the bathtub in the bathroom cleaning his sandals when he heard a bang and felt pain. Beltran noticed that he had been shot and fell into the bathtub, court documents state.

Beltran said he tried to crawl out of the bathtub when he noticed Ruiz standing over him, pointing a gun toward him. Beltran told investigators that he begged her not to shoot him again. Ruiz continued to point the gun at him and then pushed him back into the bathtub, according to court documents.


6 Vehicle Crash On Interstate 20 Near Lindale

Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office says all lanes westbound on I-20 and County Road 496 are closed due to a wreck on Monday.

At least six vehicles are involved in the wreck southeast of Lindale, according to the SCFMO.

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Information is limited at this time.


Missing Texan Glenser Soliman Please Read & Share

Friends and family of a missing 44-year-old Spring man are pleading for the public's help in finding him.

No one has heard from Glenser Soliman since early Thursday morning when he called to check-in before his shift as a nursing supervisor at St. Luke's Hospital.

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"I am very worried," said his older sister Arlene Lastion.

Lastion spoke to her brother on the phone Wednesday night.

"He was fine, he was on his way to worship service that night," Lastion said.

On Thursday, he didn't show up to work.

"He has sleep apnea, he cannot sleep properly without his machine. He has hypertension, high cholesterol, he's diabetic, he needs his medications," Lastion said.

The Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's office is investigating his disappearance. Contact them at 281-376-3472 if you have any information.


Fox News Correspondent Brenda Buttner (55) Has Died

Brenda Buttner, a senior business correspondent and host of “Bulls & Bears” on Fox News, has died of cancer. She was 55.

Her Fox News colleague Neil Cavuto made the announcement in an emotional tribute on his program Monday.

“Brenda was among the very first to put a kind female face to this once-staid old male batch of the business,” Cavuto said. “She took stock of life more than stock in life.”

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Eric Bolling, another Fox News co-worker, tweeted his condolences Monday afternoon.

“Our colleague and my friend Brenda Buttner passed today. She fought cancer heroically. RIP Brenda. We will miss you.”


Fixer Upper Bachelor David Ridley Engaged

David Ridley, 38, the homeowner who was dubbed “Waco’s most eligible bachelor” on the popular HGTV show “Fixer Upper” is eligible no more.

Ridley got engaged over the weekend to a school teacher in Alabama.

“It’s a total God thing,” Ridley said when reached by phone.

Ridley was the only single homebuyer ever to appear on “Fixer Upper.”

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His episode, which involved renovating a 1969 ranch-style home, debuted as the most-watched of the popular series, and garnered some of the biggest TV ratings in the history of the cable network.

The bachelor has show-stopping good looks and prior to moving to Waco, modeled professionally in New York City, once gracing the bags and walls of Abercrombie & Fitch and landing modeling gigs alongside supermodel Kate Moss in Vogue magazine.

The focus landed Ridley an instant social media following of nearly 8,000 people and the bachelor became the subject of articles in publications such as "Country Living" and online stories for "The Today Show."


4 San Antonio Tornadoes On Sunday

The National Weather Service Survey Team confirmed four tornadoes in San Antonio and the surrounding areas Sunday night.

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Husband (91) Wife (40) Found Dead In Home

Police are investigating the deaths of a husband and wife in their Galveston home on Monday morning.

According to the Galveston Police Department, a family member discovered 91-year-old Byron Everts and 40-year-old Dulce Everts dead in their home located on Beluche Drive.

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Neighbors told police they had heard gunshots earlier that morning.


Texas Doctor Sentenced To Life

A North Texas doctor who was found guilty last week of maiming an elderly patient during surgery was sentenced to life in prison Monday, according to the Dallas Morning News and multiple other reports.

Christopher Duntsch, 45, was convicted of injury to an elderly person, a first-degree felony.

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His victim, Mary Efurd, was left in a wheelchair and in constant pain after Duntsch botched her surgery in 2012, when Efurd was 74.


Walmart Opens First Convenience Store In Texas

In a parking lot on Main Street in this nondescript town of 14,000, Crowley, Texas - Wal-Mart is testing out what it hopes could be its next small thing — a genuine convenience store.

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It's one of two convenience stores Wal-Mart opened last month. The other is in Rogers, Ark., near Wal-Mart's Bentonville headquarters. Both stores are in the parking lots of Wal-Mart Supercenters. Wal-Mart continues to test small store formats even though it abandoned its 12,000-square-foot Wal-Mart Express stores last year.


Storm Damages Transmission Tower

A transmission line on San Antonio's Northeast Side was damaged as a result of the overnight storms, authorities said Monday.

The tower damaged is located near Uhr Lane and Higgins Road, not far from O'Connor Road and Nacogdoches Road.

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According to the CPS Energy website, at one point during the stoms, 44,000 people were without power. Presently there are 603 outages affecting 18,225 CPS Energy customers.


Driver Runs Over Passenger At Walmart Killing Her

A woman in her 20s is dead after police said the driver of a truck she was riding in ran her over, killing her.

The incident happened in the parking lot of a Walmart at the intersection of East Southcross and Pecan Valley Drive around 12 a.m. Sunday.

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Authorities at the scene said the driver lost control of her pick-up and hit an island in the parking lot, taking out a small tree. The victim attempted to jump out of the vehicle, but got caught under the truck.