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  1. Attorney: Jury may decide if man fit to stand trial in deputy's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    An attorney for a Houston man accused of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy at a gas station last year said Wednesday he disagrees with a state mental hospital's finding that his client is competent to stand trial and the issue will likely end up having to be decided by a jury. Shannon Miles had spent several months at the North Texas State Hospital after he was ruled incompetent to stand trial for the August 2015 killing of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth.

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  2. Attorney: Jury may decide if man fit for murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Fox News

    An attorney for a Houston man accused of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy at a gas station last year said Wednesday he disagrees with a state mental hospital's finding that his client is competent to stand trial and the issue will likely end up having to be decided by a jury. Shannon Miles had spent several months at the North Texas State Hospital after he was ruled incompetent to stand trial for the August 2015 killing of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth.

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  3. Local Vernon residents react to state hospital shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | KAUZ

    Vernon police are looking for more evidence and a person of interest following four possible gunshots near the North Texas State Hospital last night. "My mother lives just right down the street," Brandon Kirkland, a resident of Vernon said.

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  4. 8th Annual Spooktacular Car Show in Wichita FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | KAUZ

    ... newspapers, Christmas gifts and birthday parties. Gary Southard, President of the Council for the North Texas State Hospital, said 30 years ago he was approached to help volunteer there for a party, and said that is when his spark to help those ...

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  5. Doctors: Suspect accused of killing Dep. Darren Goforth is competentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Fort Bend Sun

    ... penalty. Earlier this year, Miles was found to be incompetent to stand trial and sent to the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon for treatment. State District Judge Susan Brown committed him for 120 days so mental health professionals could ...

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  6. Competency evaluation done for deputy slaying suspectRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 | KSWO

    ... after his stay at a state mental hospital. Miles has spent the last several months at the North Texas State Hospital after he was ruled incompetent to stand trial for the August 2015 killing of Deputy Darren Goforth, who was shot 15 times while ...

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  7. Bloodmobile takes donation in aid of LA floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... donors must have a picture ID. There will also be a blood drive this Thursday (Aug. 18) at the North Texas State Hospital in Wichita Falls from 11:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., and at the Vernon Campus of the North Texas State Hospital on Thursday from 10 ...

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  8. Bernadine 'Berna' JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | The Wilson County News

    ... 27, 1925, in Stockdale to Allen and Inez (Spears) Jordan. Berna worked many years in San Antonio at the Texas State Hospital. She was a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings Marshall ...

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  9. Family kept in the dark after death at Texas psychiatric hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Clayton was pronounced dead in an emergency room. He had stopped breathing after employees at the North Texas State Hospital in Wichita Falls forcibly restrained him for allegedly picking a fight. An autopsy found he died of a ruptured spleen caused ...

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  10. After Death at a Texas Psychiatric Hospital, Family Kept in the DarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    Keith Clayton, pictured here in 2013, died after being restrained at the North Texas State Hospital in Wichita Falls. Family members say the state has kept quiet about the circumstances of his death.

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  11. 'We talk about our memories:' Child-killers Schlosser, Yates find solace in friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Darkness forged a bond between Andrea Yates and Dena Schlosser. The two women who killed their children during psychotic religious delusions have wound up roommates and friends at a North Texas state hospital.

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  12. Abilene couple accused of fatally stabbing baby daughter, throwing body in trash canRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... corpse. Craker, 18, was found incompetent to stand trial last month. She was committed to the North Texas State Hospital, a mental health facility, for no longer than 120 days, according to a court order signed April 7. Cate, 22, remains in the ...

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  13. Abilene woman charged in newborn's death ruled incompetentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    An 18-year-old woman charged with her 22-year-old boyfriend with murder in the death of their newborn daughter has been ruled incompetent to stand trial. A state district judge in Abilene has ordered Amber Craker to the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon for up to four months.

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  14. Ethan Couch to remain in jail for almost two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | KIII

    ... judge, sentenced Couch to 10 years probation. Boyd also ordered Couch to rehabilitation at the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon, where documents reveal the daily cost for Couch was $673, or about $20,000 a month, reported the Star-Telegram. ...

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  15. PHOTO: Ethan Couch is seen here in court, April 13, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | ABC News

    ... program for several months in 2014. Starting in February 2014, he was ordered to stay at the North Texas State Hospital - Vernon AFP, which cost $673 per day, according to the documents, which were obtained by ABC affiliate WFAA. Just two months ...

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  16. Rehab costs for a affluenzaa teen Ethan Couch total about $200,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... sentenced to 10 years of probation. Judge Jean Boyd also ordered Couch to rehabilitation at the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon, where the daily cost for Couch was $673, or about $20,000 a month, according to case documents. Couch's parents, ...

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  17. Crime 12 hour ago 6:41 p.m.Ethan Couch to appear in adult court WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... judge, sentenced Couch to 10 years probation. Boyd also ordered Couch to rehabilitation at the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon, where documents reveal the daily cost for Couch was $673, or about $20,000 a month, reported the Star-Telegram . ...

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  18. Affluenza teen Ethan Couch received $200k worth of tax-payer funded rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... afford the rehab and paid just $1,170 a month The Star-Telegram reports that Couch's stay at the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon cost approximately $20,000 a month, and that he was there for 10 months in 2014 from February through November. He ...

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  19. 'Affluenza' teen to appear in adult courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | USA Today

    ... judge, sentenced Couch to 10 years probation. Boyd also ordered Couch to rehabilitation at the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon, where documents reveal the daily cost for Couch was $673, or about $20,000 a month, reported the Star-Telegram . ...

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  20. Former Texas a&M WR accused of killing jogger found incompetent for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Sporting News

    Former Texas A&M receiver Thomas Johnson, who admitted to using a machete to kill a jogger in Texas last year, has been found incompetent to stand trial for the murder. Johnson's attorney Jennifer Balido told the Dallas Morning News that the former Under Armour All-American will be sent to North Texas State Hospital for up to 120 days of treatment and evaluation.

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