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  1. Continue reading Blotter: Denton woman jailed in connection to 'execution-style' homicide in 2010Read the original story

    Yesterday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    A Denton woman was booked into the county jail Friday morning on a capital murder charge stemming from a 2010 homicide in Waller County, according to an arrest affidavit from the Waller County District Attorney's Office. Ann Marie Lasker, 35, was arrested after a long-running investigation connected her to the slayings of two people on March 10, 2010 in Brookshire, a small town west of Houston.

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  2. Handyman stands for Houston by helping veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    On Tuesday, he was in Waller County helping an Army K-9 veteran who has a dog training business - he helped her fix a doggy door issue. "What I realized was that there were so many veterans that have little things around the house that need to be fixed up that add up," Snyder said.

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  3. Trooper fired for arrest: - My safety was in jeopardy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | WWLP

    Newly released audio tapes reveal Texas trooper's account of the controversial traffic stop that sent driver Sandra Bland to jail, where she was found dead days later. Newly released audio recordings show former Texas Department of Safety Trooper Brian Encinia claims he feared for his own personal safety after pulling over Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman, in Waller County on July 21, 2015.

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  4. Trooper fired for Sandra Bland stop: 'My safety was in jeopardy.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Former Texas Department of Safety Trooper Brian Encinia said he feared for his personal safety after pulling over Sandra Bland in Waller County on July 21, 2015. "My safety was in jeopardy at more than one time," said Encinia, during an interview by the agency's Office of Inspector General, when asked if he was scared during the traffic stop.

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  5. DPS Finds Trooper in Sandra Bland Traffic Stop Failed to Follow ProtocolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Houston Press

    When Former Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Brian Encinia pulled Sandra Bland over after she failed to signal a lane change in Waller County on July 21, 2015, Encinia claimed that Bland's behavior made him think she might hurt him.

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  6. Trooper fired for Sandra Bland stop: "My safety was in jeopardy."Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Gilmer Mirror

    Former Texas Department of Safety Trooper Brian Encinia says he feared for his personal safety after pulling over Sandra Bland in Waller County on July 21, 2015.

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  7. Texas Department of Public Safety: Trooper rude to Sandra Bland; did not follow proceduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Northwest Herald

    ... infraction escalated into an angry struggle in 2015, was charged with perjury after Bland was found dead in a Waller County Jail cell three days after her arrest. A judge later dismissed that charge on the condition that Encinia resign from the DPS, ...

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  8. Trooper rude to Sandra Bland, did not follow procedures, investigators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... infraction escalated into an angry struggle in 2015, was charged with perjury after Bland was found dead in a Waller County Jail cell three days after her arrest. A judge later dismissed that charge on the condition that Encinia resign from the DPS, ...

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  9. Texas probe: Trooper rude to Sandra Bland, did not follow procedures during arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... infraction escalated into an angry struggle in 2015, was charged with perjury after Bland was found dead in a Waller County Jail cell three days after her arrest. A judge later dismissed that charge on the condition that Encinia resign from the DPS, ...

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  10. Texas DPS: Trooper rude to Bland, did not follow proceduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... handling of the woman. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File) FILE - This undated file handout photo provided by the Waller County Sheriff's Office shows Sandra Bland. A state investigation of a white state trooper's actions in the arrest of Bland, a black ...

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  11. Burnet County adopts tax rateRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... suffering from mental illness or an intellectual disability. Bland, a 28-year-old from Illinois, died in the Waller County Jail in 2015 following a traffic stop in a case which made national headlines as an example of someone suffering from mental ...

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  12. Boy, 16, a suspect in death of girl found dead in landfillRead the original story

    Friday Sep 1 | Houston Chronicle

    ... of Fulton and James in Houston's Near Northside neighborhood. In 2015, Sandra Bland committed suicide in her Waller County jail cell following a controversial, argument-filled arrest between Bland and a Department of Public Safety trooper. In June ...

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  13. Sandra Bland Act in good handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... treatment and medical screening of inmates. Sandra Bland's 2015 death was ruled a suicide. She was found in a Waller County jail after being arrested during a routine traffic stop near Houston. It was contentious arrest and it was followed by a ...

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  14. Before And After: Dramatic Satellite Photos Show Texas Towns UnderwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... to welcome those in need. Some 30 miles west of Houston, Brookshire is a town of about 5,000 people in Waller County. These photos show an area just west of town, where Interstate 10 crosses over the Brazos River. But as Wednesday's photo shows, the ...

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  15. Meals on Wheels in need of volunteers, donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | Fort Bend Star

    ... 723 is blocked so they will help us," she said. They are also trying to determine how to get into neighboring Waller County. They have about 2,000 senior clients which includes homebound and those who come to community centers. "What we need is ...

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  16. FILE - Person using a cellphone while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... police cadets, including de-escalation techniques. It's named after Sandra Bland, who was found hanging in the Waller County Jail, three days after the Department of Public Safety arrested her during a traffic stop. Good Samaritans now have ...

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  17. Judge shares fortune cookie reading one day before HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Daily Mail

    ... at the courthouse. I love boats and water but not during a hurricane or tropical storm,' he added in the post Waller County, Texas judge Trey Duhon posted an unusual and haunting picture to social media Wednesday which showed the fortune telling he ...

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  18. Texas Judge's fortune cookie held ominous warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Albany Times Union

    Waller County Judge, Trey Duhon shared a photo of an eerily accurate fortune he got just days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall. Waller County Judge, Trey Duhon shared a photo of an eerily accurate fortune he got just days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall.

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  19. Texas Judge's fortune cookie held ominous warning ahead of HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Chron

    Waller County Judge, Trey Duhon shared a photo of an eerily accurate fortune he got just days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall. Waller County Judge, Trey Duhon shared a photo of an eerily accurate fortune he got just days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall.

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  20. Current situation in Texas as Harvey pounds the southeast regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... include: Colorado, Fayette, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Montgomery, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Jacinto and Waller County The following counties have been declared for Public Assistance (Category B) including Direct Federal Assistance, as they are ...

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