November 7, 1990
David Wingate, former guard for the San Antonio Spurs, surrendered to authorities in San Antonio and was charged with one count of sexual assault. He was released on $2,000 bail.
July 9, 1998 |
A foul-smelling acid was intentionally spilled at four abortion clinics in Houston, mirroring recent attacks on clinics in New Orleans and central Florida. Three of the clinics were evacuated, and 10 people were treated at the scene for breathing problems. One woman was taken to the hospital after she slipped in the substance and twisted her knee. No arrests were made.
June 11, 1998 |
As prosecutors worked Wednesday to build a death penalty case against three white men charged with dragging a black man to pieces behind a truck, President Clinton said the people of Jasper must "demonstrate that an act of evil like this is not what this country is all about." Dist. Atty. Guy James Gray said prosecutors are considering whether the evidence is strong enough to add a second felony charge, such as kidnapping, which would make the killing a capital punishment case.
April 15, 2001 |
A man who authorities say transmitted the AIDS virus through unprotected sex with at least five women has pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Lawyers say it is the first time in Texas that a person has been charged with knowingly transmitting HIV during consensual sex. Paul Leslie Hollingsworth, 46, was sentenced to nine months of probation.