HOMELESS MAN SET TO DIE FOR KILLING HELPFUL WOMAN
Texas is set to execute another death row inmate tomorrow, the second one this week and the fifth this month. Gregory Wright faces lethal injection Thurday, two days before his 43rd birthday. He was one of two homeless men condemned for killing a DeSoto woman who had provided him food, shelter and money. (Associated Press)
WATAUGA HOME INVASION
Police are investigating an apparent home invasion robbery attempt in the 6000 block of Sundown Dr. in Watauga. The homeowner told police he heard someone breaking into his trailer parked in the driveway and came outside armed with a shotgun. The robber attacked the homeowner with a knife, and stabbed a neighbor who came out to help, before fleeing into the neighborhood police said. CareFlite took the homeowner to the hospital where he was listed in critical condition. The neighbor also went to the hospital for treatment. Police said they don’t have a good description of the robber.
WOMAN FOUND IN CEDAR HILL STREET WAS MURDERED
Cedar Hill police say a woman found dead in the middle of the street was murdered. The woman, who appeared to be in her 60s, was found lying in the 600 block of Lemons St. Tuesday morning, police said. Cedar Hill Police Chief Steve Rhodes said the incident is being investigated as a homicide where robbery may have been the motive. The Dallas County Medical Examiner is working to identify the victim.
EX- KELLER ASSISTANT BAND DIRECTOR GETS PROBATION FOR HAVING SEX WITH STUDENT
Former Keller High School assistant band director Aaron Pompa will now serve 10 years probation for having sex with a 16-year-old at his Fort Worth home. (Star-Telegram)
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EULESS POLICE AWAIT BLOOD TEST ON MOM IN ACCIDENT THAT LEFT 8 TEENS INJURED
Police are still waiting for the results of a blood alcohol test to determine whether a Euless woman will be charged in a weekend rollover crash that sent eight teens to the hospital with minor injuries. (Dallas Morning News)
POLICE INVESTIGATE ROBBERIES AT DENTON SONIC LOCATIONS
Denton police say they have no evidence to suggest that two Sonic Drive-In robberies that took place over the weekend are connected, but they are still investigating. (Denton Record-Chronicle)
FOUND CACHE DRAWS FEDS TO DENTON
Federal law enforcement officers were on their way to Denton Tuesday afternoon to take two county prisoners into federal custody after officers found thousands of rounds of ammunition, more than a dozen assault rifles and several other weapons, ski masks and body armor in the truck they were driving on Interstate 35W near FM407. (Denton Record-Chronicle)
SURVEILLANCE PHOTO SHOWS WILLOW PARK BANK ROBBER
A lone robber got away with cash during the robbery Tuesday of a Compass Bank on Interstate 20 in Willow Park, but a surveillance camera caught a picture of him, police said. (Star-Telegram)