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  • Second-to-last 'Texas 7' escapee gets March executio...

    14 hrs ago | via Chron 

    Patrick Murphy, who was convicted under the law of parties after playing lookout during a deadly store robbery, is scheduled for execution March 28, according to Texas prison spokesman Jeremy Desel. News of the grim date comes less than a week after the Lone Star State put to death Joseph Garcia, another member of the break-out crew.

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  • Leading Off

    Wednesday Dec 5 | via D Magazine 

    PGA Headquarters Moving from Florida to Frisco. In an effort to build the " Silicon Valley of golf ," plans include an Omni resort and two championship golf courses on 600 acres.

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  • Member of 'Texas 7' gang executed for officer's killing

    Wednesday Dec 5 | via The Victoria Advocate 

    This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death-row inmate Joseph Garcia, who is set to die by lethal injection Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, for the December 2000 shooting death of 29-year-old Aubrey Hawkins _ a police officer with the Dallas suburb of Irving _ during a robbery. This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death-row inmate Joseph Garcia, who is set to die by lethal injection Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, for the December 2000 shooting death of 29-year-old Aubrey Hawkins _ a police officer with the Dallas suburb of Irving _ during a robbery.

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  • Boil water notice cancelled for Post

    Tuesday Dec 4 | via KCBD-TV Lubbock 

    The special counsel's memo filed Tuesday also cited Flynn's "record of military and public service" as a reason to be lenient.

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  • Member of 'Texas 7' prison-break gang set for execution

    Tuesday Dec 4 | via Houston Chronicle 

    This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death-row inmate Joseph Garcia, who is set to die by lethal injection Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, for the December 2000 shooting death of 29-year-old Aubrey Hawkins _ a police officer with the Dallas suburb of Irving _ during a robbery.

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  • 'Texas 7' escapee Joseph Garcia scheduled for execut...

    Tuesday Dec 4 | via Houston Chronicle 

    Death row inmate Joseph Garcia gets emotional during an interview at Polunsksy Unit on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Livingston. "I don't think there's enough words in the world to say to him what he needs to hear," he said of the son of Officer Aubrey Hawkins, who was gunned down on Christmas Eve in 2000 during a robbery at an Irving sporting goods store.

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  • Texas set to execute Joseph Garcia, one of the "...

    Tuesday Dec 4 | via Texas Tribune 

    Texas is scheduled to execute Garcia, 47, on Tuesday evening, almost 18 years after he and the other inmates known as the "Texas Seven"construed a detailed plan to break out of the Connally Unit in Karnes County. On the afternoon of Dec. 13, 2000, the seven men overpowered prison workers, took their uniforms, stole fourteen handguns, a shotgun, an AR-15 rifle and more than 100 rounds of ammunition before fleeing north in a prison truck.

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  • 'Texas 7' escapee Joseph Garcia executed in Huntsville

    Tuesday Dec 4 | via MySanAntonio.com 

    Death row inmate Joseph Garcia gets emotional during an interview at Polunsksy Unit on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Livingston. "I don't think there's enough words in the world to say to him what he needs to hear," he said of the son of Officer Aubrey Hawkins, who was gunned down on Christmas Eve in 2000 during a robbery at an Irving sporting goods store.

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  • Texas executes Joseph Garcia, one of the "Texas...

    Tuesday Dec 4 | via Gilmer Mirror 

    " Texas executes Joseph Garcia, one of the "Texas Seven" prison escapees " was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans - and engages with them - about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. murder when he joined six other inmates who escaped prison, went on the run and killed Irving Police officer Aubrey Hawkins in a Christmas Eve robbery.

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  • Death row inmate sues Texas parole board for having ...

    Thursday Nov 29 | via Houston Chronicle 

    Death row inmate Joseph Garcia gets emotional during an interview at Polunsksy Unit on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Livingston. "I don't think there's enough words in the world to say to him what he needs to hear," he said of the son of Officer Aubrey Hawkins, who was gunned down on Christmas Eve in 2000 during a robbery at an Irving sporting goods store.

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