KERVILLE, Texas — A councilman in Kerrville city was found shot to death with his wife on Saturday in a suspected murder-suicide case.
Kerrville police say Place 3 Councilman Gary Stork and his wife Peggy were found dead from gunshot wounds to the head inside their Tanglewood Lane home about 8:30 p.m., Saturday.
Authorities say Gary Stork was the subject of active criminal investigation. The couple, whose bodies were discovered by a neighbor, is believed to have been dead for about 24 hours.
“I was absolutely shocked and astounded,” said Kerrville Mayor Bonnie White upon learning of the deaths on Sunday morning. “It’s a tragedy for everyone.”
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland police are investigating five homicides reported in a span of 24 hours.
The victims, all males, were pronounced dead between 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday.
Irvin Greene Jr., 22, was pronounced dead at MetroHealth after he had been shot in the stomach during a robbery-turned-shootout at the Marathon at East 55th Street and Woodland Avenues.
Greene and a group of men went to the gas station about 2:30 a.m. Friday, when two armed men approached their car.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A 32-year-old San Antonio man was arrested in a Northwest Side home after a chase with officers on Friday.
Stephen Larson is charged with evading arrest, criminal trespass and discharging a firearm in a municipal population.
Authorities said he also turned out to be wanted on two felony warrants, including assault of a public servant and theft of a vehicle between $15,000 and $20,000.
SAPD Chief William McManus said officers were investigating reports of a suspicious person about 6 p.m. near Liberty Bell Street and Independence Avenue when they saw a man standing outside.
BURLINGTON, Washington — Police have arrested a 20-year-old suspect in the Burlington mall shooting that left five people killed.
A State Patrol spokesperson said the man was arrested in Oak Harbor shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday.
The suspect, who police say shot and killed five people in the Cascade Mall, apparently entered the mall without a gun, obtained a rifle inside the mall and fatally shot five people before fleeing the building.
The weapon was recovered at the scene.
LINNDALE, Ohio — Police said a 22-year-old man shot in August during an armed robbery attempt reportedly survived even after the bullet shot out part of his brain.
Linndale Police Chief Tim Franczak said Varshaun Dukes was able to communicate while he still has a .45-caliber bullet lodged in his head.
He is cooperating with police and is now charged with aggravated robbery, kidnapping, felonious assault and possessing a gun as a felon.
Two other men, brothers Nathan and Mario Hubbard, ages 30 and 23, are charged with complicity to aggravated robbery, kidnapping and felonious assault.
AUSTIN, Texas — A 43-year-old former bouncer at a Sixth Street bar is facing a charge after he allegedly took a woman into a back room in the bar and sexually assaulted her.
Records show an arrest warrant was issued Thursday for Willie Curtis Harvey IV, who is not yet in custody.
Harvey admitted to police that he had sex with the woman but said it was consensual, according to his arrest affidavit. He told police he was fired from the club for having sex on the job.
GRAPEVINE, Texas — Police said Monday that a 30-year-old Haslet man faces a murder charge in the death of Texas Woman’s University student, whose body was found burned and dismembered at a park near Lake Grapevine.
Grapevine Police Sgt. Robert Eberling said Charles Dean Bryant was arrested after police and the FBI searched a home in Haslet Sunday afternoon. Bryant works at Urban Cowboy Saloon in Fort Worth, Eberling said.
Jacqueline “Jackie” Vandagriff, 24, of Frisco was found dead Wednesday morning after firefighters responded to a fire at Acorn Woods Park about 6:30 a.m. Police said they extinguished the fire and found her body.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Officials said two Fort Worth police officers were shot Friday night while responding to a call about a possible suicide in a house in Wedgwood.
The officers, expected to survive, were taken to JPS Hospital. One was in serious condition, the other had minor injuries, officials said.
A man, who had a lengthy criminal history and drug problems, allegedly opened fire on police Friday night. His father was found fatally shot inside his home.
Carl Fleece, 81, and his son, Martin Craig Fleece, 55, both died Friday night during a bizarre series of gunfire that is still being investigated by police.