13-year-old Landry Thompson, from Tulsa, was on a trip to Houston with her dance instructor, 29-year-old Emmanuel Hurd, and her dance partner, 22-year-old Josiah Kelly, to tape a dance video at Houston’s Planet Funk Studio. When police saw the three of them parked in a gas station lot, they had Thompson taken to a Child Protection Services facility.
The story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch—the North Texas neurosurgeon responsible for the death of two patients and the paralysis of four others—saw an interesting twist this week when the current Attorney General and gubernatorial hopeful used his office to intervene in three lawsuits against the hospital that allowed him to practice.
Visiting Tarrant County Judge Jerry Ray was not happy when a jury found David Duc Tran not guilty of DWI despite Intoxilyzer evidence. He likened the decision to the jury’s verdict in the O.J. Simpson trial.