December 4, 2006 |
Fred Weary, a pro football player for the Houston Texans, was driving his maroon Chevy Impala SS last month when he was pulled over by police after failing to signal that he was changing lanes. What happened next is in dispute. Police say Weary was "verbally combative" and did not put his hands on his car when ordered. The 305-pound offensive lineman says he did what the officers told him.
November 25, 2007 |
When he saw two men pry into his neighbor's house with a crowbar one afternoon earlier this month, Joe Horn did what many people would do: He called 911. But when police had not shown up by the time the suspects were about to leave, the 61-year-old retiree did something most people probably would not: He stepped outside with his 12-gauge shotgun and killed them.
June 15, 2003 |
As graveyards go, the public cemetery here couldn't be lovelier: shaded, peaceful, well-maintained. "It looks like everybody dead over there is having a family reunion under the trees, it's so nice and pretty," said resident Lisa Ragston. Ragston, who is black, visits her father's grave regularly.