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Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

Dallas stepmom gets life sentence for starving boy to death

A Dallas woman was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for helping starve her 10-year-old stepson to death, a boy relatives described as sweet and imaginative.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Ennis, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Woman found guilty in Dallas starvation death of 10-year-old stepson

Ramsey, 33, faces up to life in prison for the death of Johnathan Ramsey, whose bones were found stuffed into a sleeping bag in an Ellis County creek bed in August 2012.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jul 21, 2014

SFGate

Focus Daily News Names Texas Trust Credit Union Best Financial Institution and Mortgage Company

The Focus on Excellence Awards for best financial institution and best mortgage company was claimed for 2014 by Texas Trust Credit Union.

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Related Topix: Texas, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Dallas County, TX, Grand Prairie, TX

Fri Jul 18, 2014

D Magazine

Leading Off

Dallas ISD Investigator Placed on Leave. Jeremy Liebbe managed the Professional Standards Office, a investigative unit of the school district's human resources department.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ellis County Judge under investigation for taking salary supplement

A special prosecutor is investigating whether Ellis County Judge Carol Bush committed a crime for requesting money from the state for work she did not do.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Lawyer: Stepmother accused in Dallas boy's starvation couldn't stop father

There was little a woman accused of starving her 10-year-old stepson could do to stand up to the boy's controlling father and change the way he was treating the boy, her attorney said in court Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Ennis, TX

Ennisdailynews.com

Alleged July 4 kidnapper arrested

Lt. Mike Hopson, EPD spokesman and head of the criminal investigation division said shortly before 5 p.m. July 4, the alleged victim spoke with Ellis County Sheriff's Office deputies and Ennis police officers at the emergency room of Ennis Regional Medical Center.

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Dallas Morning News

Trial for woman accused of starving 10-year-old stepson to death begins today

Testimony begins Wednesday morning in the trial for a woman accused of starving her 10-year-old stepson to death and then dumping his body in an Ellis County creek bed.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Ennis, TX

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Poynter Online

Mysterious newspaper carrier saves 5 people from fire

Authorities in Texas wish they knew who to thank after a newspaper carrier for the Waxahachie Daily Light alerted residents their house was on fire Saturday.

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Related Topix: Waxahachie, TX

Sat Jun 28, 2014

NBC Connecticut

1 Killed In Texas Plane Crash

Lynn Lunsford, Mid-State Public Affairs Manager for the Federal Aviation Administration said the crash happened around 4:40 p.m. at Mid-Way Regional Airport in Ellis County .

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

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