Thursday Sep 11
.com | Texas executes inmate despite drug controversy
Texas on Wednesday executed a man convicted of killing both his ex-girlfriend and her brother, officials said amid controversy over the drugs used to put him to death. African-American Willie Trottie, aged 45, was declared dead at 18:35 in the execution chamber in Huntsville, Texas, said Jason Clark, a state correctional spokesman.
TX, MO execute double murder convicts
Huntsville, TX, United States - Texas and Missouri executed by lethal injection on Wednesday two men convicted of double murders in 1993 and 1998. Willie Tyrone Trottie, 45, was injected with pentobarbital around 6 p.m. at Texas' death chamber in Huntsville and died 30 minutes later, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
The Beaumont Enterprise
A look at execution scheduled in Texas
In a July 30, 2014 photo, condemned inmate Willie Trottie is interviewed in a cell in the prison's visitation room outside death row at the Polunsky Unit, in Livingston, Texas.
IH-45 open after deadly crash shuts down main lanes south of Huntsville
September 9, 2014: Interstate Highway 45 main lanes shut down for almost 11 hours south of Huntsville after 18-wheeler crash damages bridge column. Robert Arnold reports.
Trucker dies in fiery crash near Huntsville
A trucker died in a fiery crash early Tuesday morning on Interstate 45 near Huntsville, forcing authorities to shutdown the freeway for hours, officials said. The wreck happened about 4:15 a.m. on northbound I-45 near Highway 19 just south of Huntsville, according to the Department of Public Safety.
McDonald's Sign Falls On Two Occupied Cars In Oklahoma
The incident happened at 5:37 p.m. when the sign fell onto two cars that were in the drive-thru. One of the drivers was trapped in the car for 15 minutes before being rescued, KFOR.com reports.
Minot Daily News
Sixties Scoop' survivor
Darrell "Nik" Hamilton saw his father for the first time just shortly before his father died this past week in Manitoba, about 200 miles from Minot.
Von Ussar Danceworks to Host The Dance Gallery Festival Texas Experience, 10/17-18
VON USSAR danceworks presents the 5th Annual The Dance Gallery Festival: Texas Experience, featuringoriginal works from emerging and renowned choreographers in the Houston area and around the world on October 17 and 18, 2014 at 8pm at Sam Houston State University Performing Arts Center, 815 17th Street, Huntsville, TX.
Woman In Wales Robbed While Having Epileptic Seizure; Judge Calls Crime 'Despicable'
A 25-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man have been sentenced to prison in Wales after robbing a woman while she suffered an epileptic fit -- a crime the sentencing judge called "despicable."