Waller County Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Planned Texas jail reforms draw fears of unfunded mandatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    A year and a half after Sandra Bland was found dead in the Waller County Jail, Texas lawmakers are expected to consider new jail reforms. But rural sheriffs worry the state's tight budget situation could result in unfunded mandates.

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  2. Guns at zoos? Texas says no while struggling to tame rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... bans, even though children sometimes attend classes on campus. And a judge has upheld a ban on guns at the Waller County courthouse near Houston. "We can see a mess getting created here," said Terry Holcomb, who runs a gun-rights group called Texas ...

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  3. Hockley man accused of beating man to death with a motorcycle helmet in WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Chron

    ... to $75,000 after hearing that Jemison has a history of fleeing police and was found hiding in an a trailer in Waller County after skipping a meeting with police about the incident. Prosecutors said in court that Jemison could be seen standing face ...

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  4. Murder suspect in Texas Walmart beating in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Fox News

    Tomball, Texas, police say 29-year-old Michael Brandon Jemison was taken into custody without incident around Wednesday in Waller County in connection with a deadly beating at a Walmart.. Jemison has been charged with murder.

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  5. How Paula Deen helped a Fort Worth chef overcome an eating disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    With sparkling eyes, long, shiny locks and a picture-perfect smile, the Waller County native was crowned Miss Teen Texas-World 2009 and embarked on a modeling and acting career that introduced the small-town girl to a world of glitz, glam and, eventually, an eating disorder that almost killed her. Today, after four years of remission, the former beauty queen has conquered her demons, thanks in part to her past opponent: food.

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  6. Guns at zoos? Texas says no while struggling to tame rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Madison Publishing

    ... bans, even though children sometimes attend classes on campus. And a judge has upheld a ban on guns at the Waller County courthouse near Houston. "We can see a mess getting created here," said Terry Holcomb, who runs a gun-rights group called Texas ... 3 comments

  7. Dallas shooting changed the conversation about police in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... lockups across the state. In 2015, Sandra Bland was arrested by a Department of Public Safety trooper in Waller County and died three days later in the local jail, drawing national attention and scrutiny from lawmakers, policy analysts and activists ...

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  8. Guns at zoos? Texas says no while struggling to tame rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... bans, even though children sometimes attend classes on campus. And a judge has upheld a ban on guns at the Waller County courthouse near Houston. "We can see a mess getting created here," said Terry Holcomb, who runs a gun-rights group called Texas ... 3 comments

  9. Family of Sandra Bland receives $1.9M settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Encinia, the former Texas Department of Public Safety trooper arrested Sandra Bland, is escorted from the Waller County Courthouse after his appearance in court Tuesday, March 22, 2016 in Hempstead. He appeared before a judge on misdemeanor perjury ...

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  10. Walmart Drops Black Lives Matter - Bulletproof' ClothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Breitbart.com

    ... Goforth was shot 15 times approximately six weeks after PVAMU graduate Sandra Bland committed suicide in the Waller County Jail near Houston. His murder also followed several protests in Waller County where Black Lives Matter activists and members ...

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  11. Walmart Selling Black Lives Matter Shirts with - Bulletproof' on ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Breitbart.com

    ... Goforth was shot 15 times approximately six weeks after PVAMU graduate Sandra Bland committed suicide in the Waller County Jail near Houston. His murder also followed several protests in Waller County where Black Lives Matter activists and members ...

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  12. Waller County woman sues man accused of calling her 'purple Martian from hell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Chron

    A Waller County woman is suing her leasing company's manager for allegedly calling her a "purple Martian from hell," according to paperwork filed last month in Harris County court. The defamation claim is the latest in a volley of lawsuits between Julia Poff and Juan Guzman of Cypress Four Property Ventures.

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  13. Continue reading A surprising trend emerges in Texas jail suicides since Sandra Bland's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... stop of questionable necessity -- failure to signal a lane change -- quickly spun out of control. Her death in Waller County understandably was held up as a symbol of the divide over police treatment of minority citizens. But her awful story ... 1 comment

  14. Hempstead landfill application denied againRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Off the Kuff

    A state commission has denied a new application to build a landfill in Waller County, saying ordinances adopted by the county and the city of Hempstead now prohibit a garbage dump in the area. A highly charged debate over proposals to build a landfill rising as high as 151 feet above ground has been going on for about five years.

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  15. New screening tool, vigilance lead to drop in Texas jail suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... the state. In that 2015 record year, Sandra Bland was arrested by a Department of Public Safety trooper in Waller County and died three days later in the local jail, drawing national attention and scrutiny from lawmakers, policy analysts and ...

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  16. Texas jail suicides drop following screening changesRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... d their own discretion. Wood says the changes were in place before motorist Sandra Bland killed herself in the Waller County jail last year, but that her death gave the changes greater urgency.

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  17. Bid for Waller County landfill rejected by state -- againRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Chron

    A new application to build a controversial landfill in Waller County has been rejected by a state commission, which says that city and county laws prohibit constructing a garbage dump in the area. A debate over proposals to build a landfill about 50 miles northwest of downtown Houston has been going on for about five years.

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  18. Man found dead in cell at Bexar County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... in July 2015. Related: Bexar County jail inmate dies in hospital. This undated handout photo provided by the Waller County Sheriff's Office shows Sandra Bland who hung herself in her jail cell in July 2015. Related: Waller County authorities release ...

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  19. Guns at zoos? Texas says no while struggling to tame rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The China Post

    ... bans, even though children sometimes attend classes on campus. And a judge has upheld a ban on guns at the Waller County courthouse near Houston. "We can see a mess getting created here," said Terry Holcomb, who runs a gun-rights group called Texas ... 3 comments

  20. Mentally ill get little help in jail 21 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... he was deemed a danger to himself or others and taken to jail, where meth was found in his pocket. In Waller County, Sandra Bland died by suicide even though she indicated to the jailers when questioned that she had thought of suicide before. That ...

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