Houston Newsmakers: Shelter Crisis

IN THIS EPISODE: Host Khambrel Marshall speaks with two representatives from the City of Houston BARC and the Houston Humane Society to address the shelter overcrowding crisis. Two Houston-area groups are focusing first on mental health in schools and for black men. Finding solutions to overcrowded emergency shelters Cory Stottlemyer, Deputy Shelter Director, BARC, Macey … Read more

After Hedingham shoots his fiancé, Raleigh’s grief turns to motivation

RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) — As Thanksgiving approaches, a house that’s normally filled with joy will be a lot quieter this year. “We hosted. We had a lot of fun with it. Mary went to culinary school. She loved cooking,” Robert Steele recalled, referring to his late fiancée Mary Marshall, one of five people shot during … Read more

Texas man executed in 2003 for strangling his mother

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who killed his mother and buried her body in her backyard was executed in Texas on Wednesday, despite his attorneys appealing that he should not be killed because he suffered from a mental illness. Tracy Beatty, 61, received a fatal injection at Huntsville State Penitentiary. He was pronounced dead … Read more

Texas man executed in 2003 for strangling his mother

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who killed his mother and buried her body in her backyard was executed in Texas on Wednesday, despite his attorneys appealing that he should not be killed because he suffered from a mental illness. Tracy Beatty, 61, received a fatal injection at Huntsville State Penitentiary. He was pronounced dead … Read more

Texas man executed in 2003 for strangling his mother

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who killed his mother and buried her body in her backyard was executed in Texas on Wednesday, despite his attorneys appealing that he should not be killed because he suffered from a mental illness. Tracy Beatty, 61, received a fatal injection at Huntsville State Penitentiary. He was pronounced dead … Read more

Texas man executed in 2003 for strangling his mother

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who killed his mother and buried her body in her backyard was executed in Texas on Wednesday, despite his attorneys appealing that he should not be killed because he suffered from a mental illness. Tracy Beatty, 61, received a fatal injection at Huntsville State Penitentiary. He was pronounced dead … Read more