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this day in crime history: december 13, 2000

On this date in 2000, seven inmates escaped from the John B. Connally Unit, a maximum security prison near Kenedy, TX. The inmates, who came to be known as the Texas Seven, overpowered corrections officers and civilian employees in the prison maintenance shop. 278 more words

True Crime

A million dollar neighborhood wants to ban photo shoots, but there are a few thoughts from City of Houston

Lined by trees and a brick path, Broadacres is a popular backdrop for Houston-area photographers.

Both professionals and amateurs frequently stroll along the path up the walkway and into a nearby park, snapping photos and posing their subjects. 468 more words

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Abdur-Rahkman Leads Michigan Over Texas 59-52

AUSTIN (AP) — Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman averages a fairly modest 10 points a game for Michigan, but Wolverines coach John Beilein said, “he’s better than his stats would say.” 537 more words

Sports

Homeland Security Chief Lauds Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Ban

AUSTIN (AP) — New U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen harshly criticized so-called “sanctuary cities” late Tuesday, urging the rest of the nation to emulate Texas’ tough law banning them. 559 more words

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Simple things

Sometimes life gets complicated and we just need a little time to breathe. We need time to concentrate on the simple things.

I am still taking a break from blogging for right now but will check in every now and then. 12 more words

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