April 10, 2021

Texas

Texas schools have yet to get any extra federal stimulus money

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For more than a year, the federal government has been pumping billions of dollars into school districts across the country to help them meet the demands of the pandemic. Most states have used that pot of stimulus funds as Congress intended: buying personal protective equipment for students and teachers, laptops for kids learning from home, improved ventilation systems for school buildings to prevent virus transmission and covering other costs.

But in Texas, local schools have yet to see an extra

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Employee kills 1, wounds 5 at Texas cabinet business

A man opened fire Thursday at a Texas cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one person and wounding five others before shooting and wounding a state trooper prior to his arrest, authorities said.Larry Winston Bollin, 27, of Iola, Texas, was booked into the Brazos County Detention Center in Bryan late Thursday, according to a Bryan Police Department statement. Jail records showed Bollin was charged with murder and being held on a $1 million bond. No attorney was listed for Bollin in the jail record.Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske told reporters he believes the suspect is an employee at the Kent … Read More

One Killed, Five Injured In Shooting At Texas Business

One person was killed and five others were injured in a shooting at a custom cabinet business in Texas on Thursday afternoon.

Police responded to reports of gunshots at the Kent Moore Cabinets facility in Bryan, which neighbors the city of College Station, around 2:30 p.m. By the time officers arrived, the suspect, who police believe is an employee of the business, had already left the scene, Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske told reporters.

Officers found five people with gunshot wounds at the scene, including one who had died of their injuries. Four people were taken in critical condition to

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Texas mother accused of killing her 6-year-old son for insurance money

A Houston woman took out two life insurance policies on her 6-year-old son before giving him lethal doses of medications and over the counter drugs that caused him frightening hallucinations before he died, prosecutors said Thursday. 

Prosecutors with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office allege that Ashley Marks repeatedly drugged her son in June. 

Marks, 25, has been charged with capital murder and was being held without bond. Court records did not list an attorney for her. 

Ashley Marks had taken out two life insurance policies, each worth $50,000, for her son and she was the sole beneficiary, investigators said

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Texas mom accused of killing 6-year-old son to collect insurance money | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

HOUSTON (NEXSTAR) — Prosecutors say a Houston woman has been accused of giving her 6-year-old son lethal doses of medications and over the counter drugs after taking out two life insurance policies on the boy.

Prosecutors allege Ashley Marks repeatedly drugged her son in June.

Marks has been charged with capital murder and was being held without bond. Court records did not list an attorney for her.  

A Child Protective Services report obtained by KPRC states that while her son and his younger sister were staying with their grandfather for two months they both contracted tuberculosis. Marks allegedly showed up

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Texas mom accused of killing son to collect insurance money

A Houston mother is accused of killing her 6-year-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in order to collect his life insurance money, a report said.

Ashley Marks, 25, was busted Wednesday for the June 2020 overdose death of her son, Jason Sanchez- Marks, and charged with capital murder, KHOU 11 reported.

“I believe she poisoned her child to cash in on two life insurance policies she took out on her son a month prior to his death,” Gilbert Sawtelle, a prosecutor at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office said, according to the report.

Marks, a licensed insurance

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