Crime

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…
Texas woman set to die for starvation of child, 9
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a 38-year-old Texas woman are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block her scheduled execution for the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago.
Lisa Coleman is set for lethal injection Wednesday evening in Huntsville…
Virginia man named ‘Stoner’ arrested on pot charges
ORANGE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Paul Scott Stoner of Unionville is charged with growing marijuana and having a …

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