Southwest Journalist

Houston-area man not prosecuted in fatal shooting of dog

Rebekah Tomlin

June 2, 2015

Associated Press HOUSTON-- A Houston-area man who was facing a charge of animal cruelty after he shot and killed a Staffordshire bull terrier at a dog park will not be prosecuted. A Harris County grand jury on Monday declin...

Oldest Texas death row inmate in recent history set for execution

Rebekah Tomlin

June 2, 2015

MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press  LIVINGSTON, Texas Lester Bower Jr. believes he’s the same mild-mannered person he was 31 years ago when he arrived on Texas death row — not bitter, not angry and not the killer of four men. “I didn’t think I was a bad person ...

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