crime

Maleah Davis
August 06, 2019 - 6:04 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday filed a more serious charge against a Houston man already jailed in connection with the death of his ex-fiancee's 4-year-old daughter. Derion Vence was charged with causing serious bodily injury to a child in the death of Maleah Davis, whose remains were found...
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U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas John Bash said they would seek the death penalty in the mass shooting at Walmart in El Paso, Texas
Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP
August 05, 2019 - 6:12 am
Federal authorities investigating the El Paso shooting call it an act of domestic terrorism, but they won't be able to apply the same terrorism law that prosecutors have used for years against supporters of the Islamic State and al-Qaida.
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Members of the FBI evidence response team investigate the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas.
AP Photo/John Locher
August 05, 2019 - 5:58 am
EL PASO (AP) - The shooting that killed 20 people at a crowded El Paso department store will be handled as a domestic terrorism case, federal authorities said as they weighed hate-crime charges against the suspected gunman that could carry the death penalty. A local prosecutor announced Sunday that...
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