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TDCJ Inmate electrocuted

HUNTSVILLE – A Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmate died Tuesday afternoon after he was electrocuted while performing maintenance work on an underground water main outside of the Huntsville “Walls” Unit. The inmate, Todd Hughes, 39, was working with an inmate maintenance crew on...
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MVA leaves 3 dead, 1 arrested

CONROE – A major accident in that occurred in Conroe around 10:15 a.m. on Friday left three people dead and sent an area teen to jail. The crash occurred at Porter Rd. (FM 1314) and S. Loop 336. The deceased are identified as Craig Rector, 50, his 20-year-old daughter, Felicia Hicks and her common...
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Police say fake cop was local man

HOUSTON – A Grangerland man is in the Harris County Jail, charged with sexual assault and impersonating a police officer. James Thomas Schell, 61 is accused of coaxing a woman into his pickup stating he was an undercover vice officer and she would be arrested if she did not comply. She told police Schel...
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