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FORT WORTH PRISON GUARD HAD SEX WITH INMATE

Former North Texas Federal Prison Guard faces 15 years imprisonment for having sex with an inmate.  The prison guard resigned in June of 2011 after being questioned by investigators.

Read the story via @CBSDFW

Fort Worth Prison Guard Had Sex With Inmate

Dog Found With Mouth Taped Shut!

Update from @StarTelegram

Abused dog has a ‘happy tail and a happy heart’  (Reward upped to $35K)

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Frightened Dog Found With Mouth Taped Shut, Tongue Out.  Reward increased to $10,000 for information leading to arrest

Anyone with information is asked to call the Parker County Sheriff’s Department at 817-596-8845 or the Parker County Crime Stoppers Hotline at 817-599-5555.  Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible to receive the reward.

 Read the story from:  here:   (source @NBCDFW)

 

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DON’T LET PUPPY MILLS GET AWAY WITH THIS….

 

18-WHEELER AND TANKER ACCIDENT NEAR #ALVARADO

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All north bound & south bound lanes of I-35W from HWY 67 & FM 917 near Alvarado were closed this morning due to a jackknifed tanker truck carrying methanol  caught fire. An 18-wheeler also became involved in the accident.

Police were diverting traffic off of the highway and on to the service roads and away from the scene.

TXDOT states they are going to allow the fire to burn itself out.

Story by   : @DFW_Alerts
Photos by: @CBS11Melissa

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SCHEDULED ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE COULD CAUSE PROBLEMS. #ERCOT

ERCOT has asked that Texas residents try to conserve electricity today between 4 pm – 7 pm. While they are doing scheduled maintenance.  They are no expecting any power outages unless there is a huge breaker trip.

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Molotov thrown into office of Senator Wendy Davis via CBS11

Here is a transcript of what @CBSDFW had posted on twitter today about 6:15pm

(18:10) At 4:02 p.m., a suspect threw a Molotov Cocktail at Sen. Wendy Davis’s Fort Worth office. No one was hurt, more to come.

(18:13) Sen. Davis’s spokesman says a staffer heard a loud thud outside her office, followed by a fire alarm. Davis was not at office.

(18:14) More: Staffer opened Davis’s door, found a bottle aflame on the floor surrounded by waist-high flames. This blocked entry to third floor.

(18:15) Con’t: One Davis staffer hopped over the flames to escape while another grabbed a fire extinguisher and put out fire. Again, no injuries.

picture of the aftermath was provided by @RyanJCormier

EXECUTION AT THE WALLS

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The Walls Unit in Huntsville, Texas was the scene of the execution of the leader of the Texas Seven.

At aprox 6:02pm George Revas was given the lethal drugs that would take a mere ten minutes to stop his heart. At aprox 6:22pm Revas was pronounced dead.

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  George Revas killed an Irving police officer when he and six other inmates escaped from a Texas prison. Several of the officers of the Irving Police Department were in attendance for the execution.

Story by    :  Jamie Schatten
Photos by :  Jason Whitley

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. #EXECUTION – WHAT OUR FOLLOWERS THINK

With the execution of the leader of the Texas Seven, George Revas, coming up at 6:00pm, we are wondering how our followers feel about lethal injection executions. Please leave your comments here for others to see.
You never know, one of the news agencies that follow us may mention your comment.

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GEORGE REVAS TO BE EXICUTED IN TEXAS TODAY

Ringleader of Texas gang who organised the largest ever jailbreak and gunned down a cop set for execution today at 6:00pm. Because the State of Texas does not grant special requests to those about to be executed, Revas will have a last meal that will be the same as the rest of the prison population on The Walls Unit.

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