Crime

East Texas man on death row loses at Supreme Court
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from an East Texas man condemned for the slaying of a 75-year-old auto mechanic during a robbery in Tyler more than a decade ago.
The high court, without comment Monday, refused to review the case of 44-year-old Gregory Russeau...
Conroe man who faked military past pleads guilty
HOUSTON (AP) — A convicted Texas felon who faked being an Army Ranger to get close to acclaimed retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell faces up to 10 years in prison for having guns.
Daniel Lee Marshall of Conroe pleaded guilty Monday to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, involving a semi…
Houston police seek attacker after cabbie slain
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston cab driver has been fatally shot after arriving home from work.
Houston police on Monday sought the attacker in what investigators believe was an attempted robbery outside the taxi driver's residence.
Police say the cabbie pulled up to his townhome late Sunday night…
Another snake seized from man arrested with python
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A second snake has been seized from a San Diego man who had a python around his neck when he was arrested a week ago on suspicion of driving his pedicab while drunk.
The Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday that 27-year-old Travis Eisner-Young was arrested while driving his ped…
Forklift operators in Houston foil possible theft
HOUSTON (AP) — Workers at a Houston supply store have been credited with using forklifts to foil a suspected copper thief.
Houston police are investigating whether a man detained at Morrison Supply Company could be part of a copper theft ring...
Louisiana Skeleton Found In Red River
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Louisiana authorities say a skeleton found in a Red River sandbar has been positively identified as a 42-year-old Ashdown woman who has been missing since February.
The Texarkana Gazette reports the remains are those of Janice Northcross, who fell into the river near Fult…

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