O’Rourke makes utterly racist comment that white Americans don’t know full story of slavery, hasn’t answered whether unborn babies should receive reparations for government-sanctioned murder

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP and The Golden Hammer) — Beto O’Rourke took a path somewhat less traveled on Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina as he strives to make connections with the black voters who will play a dominant role in next year’s Southern presidential primaries.O’Rourke has […]

Arrest in 43-year-old murder case stuns Wisconsin town

LAKEWOOD, Wis. (AP) — Word of the arrest — via a friend’s text message — hit Wayne Sankey like a thunderbolt. “I said, ‘You gotta be kidding me,’” Sankey recalled. “And then I told the wife and she couldn’t believe it. ‘There’s no way,’ she said. ‘Ray down the road?’” Ray Vannieuwenhoven was his next-door […]

12-year-old in custody for murdering his 10-year-old brother

Conroe, May 4 – On May 4, 2019 at 2:34 p.m., the Montgomery County 911 Communications received an emergency call reporting a shooting at the 10700 block of Stidhman Road, Conroe. Montgomery County Precinct 2 Constable’s Deputies were the first to arrive at 2:40 p.m., followed by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputies. Upon the Deputies’ arrival, […]

Hightower gets 35 years in prison for murder of his daughter

Conroe, March 28 – Tyrese Dewan Hightower pled guilty to the Murder of his daughter, T.H. On March 28, 2019, in the 221stDistrict Court (Judge Lisa Michalk presiding) of Montgomery County, Texas, pursuant to the plea agreement, Hightower was sentenced to 35 years in prison.  Due to the type of offense, Hightower will have to serve […]

Conroe Police Department arrests Maldonado for murder

Conroe, March 20 – At approximately 11:41 a.m., the Conroe Police Department was dispatched to a welfare check at the Reserve at Forest Ridge apartments, located at 3030 N. Frazier. Officers were told that a female called the Police Department and said that her brother had stabbed and killed his girlfriend. Police arrived moments later […]

Truck-driving preacher charged with killing Alabama teens

OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A truck-driving preacher charged with killing two Alabama teenagers found shot to death in a car trunk nearly 20 years ago was tied to the slayings through a DNA match uncovered with genetic genealogy testing, authorities said Monday. The analysis linked evidence that sat for years in a police freezer to […]

Lane admits to Payne Road murder

Magnolia, March 9 – At approximately 8:45 p.m., the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 23100 block of Payne Road in reference to a possible shooting at that location. Deputies arrived on scene, but were not able to make contact with the male caller, and could not get through the locked entry gate. After […]

Three arrested for murder of 18-year-old Kingwood man found in Porter drainage ditch

Porter, March 7 – On Sunday March 3, 2019 at about 9:50 a.m., the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a reported deceased male found in a drainage ditch in the 18800 block of Hill Road in Porter, Texas. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies responded along with Fire/EMS and confirmed the male was deceased. Homicide/Violent Crimes Detectives, […]

Salvadoran accused of 4 Nevada killings worked for 2 victims

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 19-year-old Salvadoran man suspected of being in the country illegally was charged Monday with killing four people in Nevada, including a couple who employed him as a landscaper and he shot to death with a gun he stole from their property, authorities said. Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman told investigators he used […]