TWO SHOT IN DOMESTIC DISPUTE NEAR DOWNTOWN MCKINNEY
Two people were shot Tuesday afternoon in a domestic dispute at a home near downtown McKinney, the Dallas Morning News reports. Police suspect the man and woman are related, but the exact relationship is unclear. Authorities did not identify the shooter but said the man is in police custody at Medical Center of McKinney. Click here to read this story from the Dallas Morning News.
MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ROBBING BANKS, CREDIT UNION
A Texas man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oklahoma City to robbing three banks and a credit union in Oklahoma and Texas. U.S. Attorney John Richter said 29-year-old Ryan Christopher Hitchins admitted committing the robberies from June 24 through July 7, 2008. Richter says a bank in Warr Acres and two in Dallas and a credit union in Plano, Texas, were robbed. The prosecutor says Hitchins faces up to 80 years in prison and a fine of $1 million when he's sentenced in about 90 days. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.
VICTIM, 11, TESTIFIES ABOUT SHOOTING AT FORT WORTH BIRTHDAY PARTY
A girl calmly testified Tuesday that she saw an armed man walking through the East Fort Worth apartment complex where she was attending her cousin's birthday party last April, but she kept quiet because she feared being rebuked by her elders, the Dallas Morning News reports. Cashmonae Stevenson, 11, told jurors she was about to eat her ice cream and cake when she saw a black car drive along Anderson Street where the party was being held. A man with a gun emerged from the car and walked through the complex, she said. Click here to read this story from the Dallas Morning News.
ARLINGTON MAN AT TRAFFIC STOP DIES AFTER TELLING POLICE HE INGESTED CRACK
A 26-year-old Arlington man died at a Fort Worth hospital Tuesday night after being pulled over by police on a traffic stop and admitting that he had just ingested a large amount of crack cocaine, the Star-Telegram reports. Robert D. Johnson was pronounced dead at John Peter Smith Hospital at 6:31 p.m. Tuesday, a little more than an hour after he was pulled over by Fort Worth police. Click here to read this story from the Star Telegram.
CREDIT CARD THEFT VICTIM HELPS POLICE MAKE ARREST
Police said quick action by a victim of credit card theft helped them make an arrest in the case. Brad Bailey helped officers track down Semmie Isaiah Williams, 36, at a Motel 6 in Lewisville after he discovered suspicious charges on his credit card. Williams face at least one count of credit card abuse. Click here to read this story at NBCDFW.com.