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On TLC Tonight

I will be on TLC tonight for a show about the Billings murders – 9 pm Central; 10 pm Eastern. Home Invasion Murders: The Billings…

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Oops, Touart forgets three-letter word

The same campaign brain trust that introduced home invasion as a campaign strategy forgot to put the word “for” on the campaign signs for former…

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Thornton confession sheds more light on Billings’ murders

WEAR TV 3 has broadcast parts of the confession by Frederick Thornton, one of the suspects in the murder/home invasion of Byrd & Melanie Billings….

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Thornton to testify against Gonzalez

As I reported yesterday, Frederick Thornton, Jr., age 19, has agreed to testify against Patrick Gonzalez and the others involved in the murders of Byrd…

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Thornton may enter plea tomorrow (Update)

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that Frederick Lee Thornton, Jr. will appear before Judge Nickolas Geeker Thursday, Jan. 28 at 9:30 a.m. He is…

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Mexican mafia along Gulf Coast

BBC News reported over the weekend that a suspected senior member of one of Mexico’s major drugs cartels, Carlos Beltran Leyva, was arrested in Culiacan,…

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Billings case: Wednesday, July 15 part 2

MAKING MONEY Wednesday, July 15 Jean Duncan and her boyfriend Glenn Burnett come around 6 p.m. to the ECSO to proved statement to Investigator Tama…

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Billings case: Saturday, July 11 part 2

THE DAM BREAKS Saturday, July 11 FATHER AND SON INTERVIEWED Around 3 p.m. Leonard and Patrick Gonzalez arrived at the ECSO. Sgt. Hoard meets them…

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Billings case: Friday, July 10 – part 2

FAMILY TIES Friday, July 10 While Sheriff Morgan is holding his press conference, Investigator Lee Tyree is speaking with Kristyn Billings in one of the…

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