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Title: Tx journal: Crime and publishing
Authors: Smith,Sonia
Source: Texas Monthly, October 2012, 40 :10 ,pg 104-  
Subjects: Crime and the press Lufkin (Tex.) - Newspapers
Additional Information: The "Crime Blotter" in the Lufkin Daily News.
Ref ID: 95294
 
Title: HOme-brewed: Organized crime in West Texas in the 1950s
Authors: Weaver,R. G.
Source: West Texas Historical Association Year Book, Oct-11, 87 : ,pg 118- 126
Subjects: West Texas Region -- Organized crime -- History
Ref ID: 94085
 
Title: Business: Con, baby, con
Authors: Blumenthal,Karen
Source: Texas Monthly, November 2012, 40 :11 ,pg 88- 94
Subjects: Swindlers and swindling Commercial crimes Blimline Joseph
Ref ID: 95080
 
Title: No safe place: Mexicans flee organized crime but find little sanctuary
Authors: Del Bosque,Melissa
Source: Texas Observer, Nov-11, 103 :16 ,pg 8-13-  
Subjects: Mexico - Organized crime Border Region - Refugees
Ref ID: 92808
 
Title: Lights, camera, Carthage!
Authors: Hollandsworth,Skip
Source: Texas Monthly, May-12, 40 :5 ,pg 138- 143+
Subjects: Tiede Bernie Carthage (Tex.) - Crime Bernie (Motion picture) Linklater Richard McConaughey Matthew Black Jack MacClaine Shirley Nugent Marjorie Epperson Kay Baby
Additional Information: The story behind the filming of "Bernie" based on the author's account of an infamous murder in Carthage, Texas.
Ref ID: 94221
 
Title: Political intelligence: Shooting gallery
Authors: Michels,Patrick
Source: Texas Observer, May-12, 104 :5    
Subjects: Self-defense (Law) Horn Joe Houston (Tex.) - Crime
Additional Information: A 2007 case in Houston where a man used the newly passed "castle doctrine' to justify shooting two men burglarizing the house next door to his.
Ref ID: 94280
 
Title: The picture show: A gaze into the abyss
Authors: Rosenblatt,Josh
Source: Texas Observer, May-12, 104 :5 ,pg 40- 41
Subjects: Conroe (Tex.) - Crime (Motion picture review) Perry Michael (Motion picture review) Herzog Werner (Motion picture review) Burkett Jason (Motion picture review) Into the Abyss (Motion picture review)
Additional Information: A review of "Into the Abyss," a documentary film by Werner Herzog detailing the 2001 murder of a Conroe woman and the trial and punishment of the perpetrators.
Ref ID: 94313
 
Title: Editor's letter: Primal screen
Authors: Silverstein,Jake
Source: Texas Monthly, May-12, 40 :5 ,pg 30-  
Subjects: Hollandsworth Skip Crime Journalists Motion pictures
Additional Information: Texas Monthly contributor Hollandsworth has reported on infamous crimes in Texas, several of which have been made into television movies.
Ref ID: 94335
 
Title: Big beat
Authors: Casares,Cindy
Source: Texas Observer, Mar-12, 104 :3 ,pg 27-  
Subjects: Organized crime Mexico - Crime Drug traffic - Mexico Zapata Jaime United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement United States Department of Homeland Security
Additional Information: The murder of ICE agent, Jaime Zapata, in central Mexico still unsolved. Thought to be the work of the Zeta cartel.
Ref ID: 93218
 
Title: Tyrant's foe: Defending refugees from Mexico's drug war
Authors: Del Bosque,Melissa
Source: Texas Observer, Mar-12, 104 :3    
Subjects: Refugees - Legal status laws etc. Spector Carlos Mexico - Organized crime Mexico - Cities and towns - Ciudad Juarez
Additional Information: El Paso attorney Carlos Spector is an advocate for Mexican citizens seeking asylum from drug-related violence.
Ref ID: 93230
 
Title: The deadliest place in Mexico
Authors: Del Bosque,Melissa
Source: Texas Observer, Mar-12, 104 :3   19
Subjects: Mexico - Drug traffic Mexico - Juarez Valley - Organized crime
Ref ID: 93231
 
Title: Hannah's prayer
Authors: Colloff,Pamela
Source: Texas Monthly, Jun-12, 40 :6 ,pg 86+-  
Subjects: Overton Hannah Corpus Christi (Tex.) - Crime
Ref ID: 94174
 
Title: Life on the list
Authors: DePrang,Emily
Source: Texas Observer, Jun-12, 104 :6   15
Subjects: Sex crimes - Law and legislation Gravens Josh Sex offenders - Law and legislation
Ref ID: 94190
 
Title: The survivors
Authors: Hancock,Lee
Source: Texas Monthly, Jun-12, 40 :6 ,pg 102- 104+
Subjects: Fort Hood (Tex.) - Crime Hasan Nidal Cahill Kerry Hasan Nader
Additional Information: An unlikely alliance between Nader Hasan, the cousin of the Fort Hood mass killer, Nidal Hasan, and Kerry Cahill, whose father was one of Hasan's victims, to educate people on the need for tolerance, particularly between people of different faiths.
Ref ID: 94214
 
Title: The picture show: Amped-up imposter could use more vérité
Authors: Rosenblatt,Josh
Source: Texas Observer, Jul-12, 104 :7 ,pg 42- 43
Subjects: Documentary films Maysles Albert San Antonio (Tex.) - Crime - Documentary films (Motion picture review)
Additional Information: Review of "The Imposter" by Albert Maysles
Ref ID: 94789
 
Title: Fed up!
Authors: Hall,Michael
Source: Texas Monthly, Jan-12, 40 :1 ,pg 10- 12
Subjects: Crime Criminal justice - Administration of LaFuente Richard Murder
Additional Information: Details the case of Richard LaFuente who was convicted in 1986 for the murder of Eddie Peltier. The author suggests he is innocent and compares this to the cases of Michael Morton and Anthony Graves who were wrongly convicted of murder and later exonerate
Ref ID: 93250
 
Title: Hannah and Andrew
Authors: Colloff,Pamela
Source: Texas Monthly, Jan-12, 40 :1 ,pg 108- 112+
Subjects: Corpus Christi (Tex.) - Crime Burd Andrew Overton Hannah
Additional Information: Relates the events surrounding the trial and conviction of Hannah Overton for murdering her foster-child, Andrew Burd
Ref ID: 93223
 
Title: The bucks stop here
Authors: Hancock,Lee
Source: Texas Monthly, Jan-12, 40 :1 ,pg 74- 76+
Subjects: Cherokee County - Crime Smuggling - Deer Powell Billy
Additional Information: Concerns the case of deer breeder Billy Powell caught smuggling 40 whitetail deer onto his East Texas farm.
Ref ID: 93252
 
Title: Sex, lies, and hit men!
Authors: Hollandsworth,Skip
Source: Texas Monthly, Feb-12, 40 :2 ,pg 104- 109+
Subjects: Houston (Tex.) - Crime Stern Jeffrey Stern Yvonne Gaiser Michelle
Additional Information: Lawyer Jeffrey Stern and his socialite wife Yvonne enmeshed in a tawdry plot to kill Yvonne, allegedly perpetrated by Jeffrey's mistress Michelle Gaiser.
Ref ID: 93256
 
Title: 'If the serial killer gets us, he gets us.' When Darcus Shorten began investigating a series of brutal assaults on prostitutes in the decaying Houston neighborhood of Acres Homes, she knew that the case would be hard to solve. She and her partner, Steve S
Authors: Hollandsworth,Skip
Source: Texas Monthly, Dec-11, 39 :12 ,pg 152-157+-  
Subjects: Shorten Darcus Houston (Tex.) - Crime Serial murder investigation Slaughter Steven Davis Brian Ranard McWilliams LaMarques Junious Bilford
Ref ID: 92838
 
Title: No refuge
Authors: Heimlich,Janet
Source: Texas Observer, Aug-12, 104 :8 ,pg 10- 21
Subjects: Eldorado (Tex.) - Crime Jeffs Warren Mormon Church Child abuse Sects Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (FLDS) Texas Department of Health and Human Services
Additional Information: Details and issues of the 2008 incident in El Dorado (Tex.) when the state took custody of more than 400 children who were part of a Mormon sect led by Warren Jeffs. Individuals mentioned: Barlow, Sarah; Walther, Barbara; Jessop, Carolyn;Childress, Charles;Schmidt, Jeff; Heiligenstein, Anne; Darby, Drew; Mankin, Randy; Berger, Sharon
Ref ID: 94676
 
Title: Political intelligence: Dept. of untested evidence - Backlogging the backlog
Authors: Michels,Patrick
Source: Texas Observer, Apr-12, 104 :4    
Subjects: Forensic sciences Rape Crime laboratories
Additional Information: Backlog of untested rape kits in major police departments throughout Texas.
Ref ID: 94284
 
Title: The picture show: Bernie packs folksiness but little depth
Authors: Rosenblatt,Josh
Source: Texas Observer, Apr-12, 104 :4 ,pg 40- 42
Subjects: Carthage (Tex.) - Crime (Motion picture review) Tiede Bernie (Motion picture review)
Ref ID: 94315
 
Title: The lost boys: In December 1970 two teenagers disappeared from the Heights neighborhood, in Houston. Then another and another and another. As the number of missing kids grew, no one realized that the most prolific serial killer the country had ever seen--
Authors: Hollandsworth,Skip
Source: Texas Monthly, Apr-11, 39 :4 ,pg 120-125+-  
Subjects: Houston (Tex.) - Crime Serial murderers Corll Dean Scott Mary Henley Wayne Brooks David
Ref ID: 91187
 
Title: Purple state: The gayest of times, the worst of times
Authors: Moser,Bob
Source: Texas Observer, 7-Jan-11, 102 :23 ,pg 36-  
Subjects: Beltran Bobby Ortega Chris Austin (Tex.) - Hate crimes Homosexuality
Additional Information: Should be v.103, no.1.
Ref ID: 90660
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