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Thursday Aug 14 |

Highly likely innocent man executed

It has long been clear that Texas executed Cameron Todd Willingham in 2004 based on utterly flawed forensic evidence.


Related Topix: Texas, Corsicana, TX, Opinion

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Sentencing Law and Policy

Another round of heated debate over guilt of executed Cameron Todd Willingham

CNN has this lengthy new article reviewing some new developments in the long-running debate over the prospect that Texas killed an innocent man when it executed Cameron Todd Willingham in February 2004.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Editorial: Allegations against prosecutor in arson case must be examined

Outrageous allegations of unethical or illegal gamesmanship in the prosecution of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in 2004, need a thorough and transparent examination by the State Bar of Texas.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Corsicana, TX, Opinion

Fri Aug 01, 2014


Texas city to halt ambulance service to county over money dispute

The City of Corsicana has notified Navarro County officials it is cancelling its agreement with the county to provide EMS ambulance service to areas outside the city limits.


Related Topix: Corsicana, TX

Wed Jul 09, 2014


E. Texas firefighter killed in crash, twin sons flown to Children's

An off-duty Corsicana firefighter was killed and his twin sons were severely injured in a one-vehicle crash in the western part of Navarro County late Tuesday.


Related Topix: Corsicana, TX, Dawson, TX