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East Texas Death Row Inmate Faces Execution Tonight
HOUSTON — The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted a reprieve given earlier this week to 29-year-old Beunka Adams.
Adams’ faces lethal injection tonight in Huntsville for a fatal shooting during a Cherokee County convenience store robbery 10 years ago.
East Texas Man Accused of Beating Wife Faces New Charges
Joshua Neal Holden, 29, is now jailed on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon with bonds totaling $200,000. Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Holden last month on similar charges after his wife and their small children were found hiding in the …
Jury Expected to Decide Fate of Lufkin Nurse
A jury in Lufkin is expected to decide the fate of a Texas nurse accused of killing five kidney dialysis patients by injecting them with bleach. Closing arguments are set for today in the capital murder trial of Kimberly Clark Saenz.
Tyler Homeowner Shoots Suspicious Person
Tyler Police say a homeowner was alerted by his neighbor that a person was lurking outside his house. The homeowner, Terry Traylor ,walked outside with his handgun to investigate and was confronted by the suspect  who also had a gun.