Homicide

May 21, 2019 - 10:07 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before having a short NFL career. The Harris County district attorney's office says 19-year-old Antonio...
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office former shows former Texas A&M football player Thomas Johnson. Johnson, accused of hacking a Dallas jogger to death with a machete in 2015, has been convicted of murder. A Dallas County jury swiftly returned a guilty verdict Tuesday in Johnson's trial in the killing of David Stevens after the former wide receiver's legal defense declined to call a single witness. (Dallas County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
May 01, 2019 - 10:48 am
DALLAS (AP) — A former Texas A&M football player has been sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015. A Dallas County jury found Thomas Johnson guilty of murder Tuesday for the seemingly random killing of David Stevens and...
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This file photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office shows Thomas Johnson. The former Texas A&M football player is being tried for the killing of a jogger police say was hacked to death with a machete in 2015. Johnson's murder trial began Monday, April 29, 2019, after years of litigation over whether the 25-year old former wide receiver is mentally competent to be tried for the killing of David Stevens. (Dallas County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 30, 2019 - 9:47 am
DALLAS (AP) — A former Texas A&M football player accused of hacking a Dallas jogger who to death with a machete in 2015 has been convicted of murder. A Dallas County jury swiftly returned a guilty verdict Tuesday in Thomas Johnson's trial in the killing of David Stevens after the former wide...
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This file photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office shows Thomas Johnson. The former Texas A&M football player is being tried for the killing of a jogger police say was hacked to death with a machete in 2015. Johnson's murder trial began Monday, April 29, 2019, after years of litigation over whether the 25-year old former wide receiver is mentally competent to be tried for the killing of David Stevens. (Dallas County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 12:30 pm
DALLAS (AP) — David Stevens was out for his usual morning run in October of 2015 when he passed under a bridge on a Dallas jogging path. There, prosecutors say, he was accosted and hacked to death by a former Texas A&M football player wielding a machete. That player, Thomas Johnson, went on...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 2, 2019 file photo, Antonio Armstrong, Jr. exits the 178th Criminal Court during a break after opening arguments in Houston. A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of the Texas teenager charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of his mother and father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M before a brief NFL career. Judge Kelli Johnson announced the mistrial Friday night, April 26, 2019, after a Harris County jury remained deadlocked for two days after hearing the weeks-long trial of 19-year-old Armstrong Jr. (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
April 26, 2019 - 8:51 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a Texas teenager charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of his mother and father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M before a brief NFL career. Judge Kelli Johnson announced the mistrial Friday night after a...
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CORRECTS THE DATE TO APRIL 11, AND NOT FEB. 11 AS ORIGINALLY SENT - Artist Valentino Dixon and Max Adler of Golf Digest get ready to tell PodcastOne Sports Now hosts Jim Litke, left, and Tim Dahlberg the story of how Dixon's drawings of famous golf holes, done from his cell in Attica, sparked a legal review of his case that convinced authorities to void his wrongful conviction after 27 years in prison at Augusta National Golf Course Thursday, April 11, 2019, In Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
April 13, 2019 - 10:14 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Valentino Dixon's introduction to golf came when the warden dropped by his 6-by-10 cell at Attica Correctional Facility in New York with a photo of the iconic 12th hole at Augusta National and a simple request. Could Dixon draw the hole with his colored pencils? The warden knew...
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Antonio Armstrong, Jr. listens to opening arguments by prosecutors inside 178 Criminal Courthouse Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Houston. Armstrong Jr. faces capital murder charges for allegedly murdering his parents in their Bellaire home in 2016. (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
April 02, 2019 - 1:53 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors say house alarms and motion detectors indicate a Houston teenager whose father was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M before a brief NFL career fatally shot his parents. Jurors were told during opening statements Tuesday that no one forced their way into the home and...
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