Data effort aims to help reduce child deaths

Feb 21, 2014

In the hope of reducing child fatalities in Texas, the department that oversees the state’s Child Protective Services division has ramped up its efforts to conduct predictive data analysis and reduce the turnover of CPS caseworkers, the agency’s commissioner told a state Senate panel Thursday.

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The Fannin County Sheriff's Department is investigating a "suspicious" death that occurred in a rural area north of Bonham over the weekend.

Sherman-based KXII-TV reports that a woman died early Sunday morning near the intersection of FM 273 and FM 1396. The report quotes Fannin County Sheriff Donnie Foster as saying that a vehicle was involved in the incident. A man has been taken into custody in connection with the case, the report said. The intersection is about two miles north of Lake Bonham.

Vehicle Ends Young Life

Oct 30, 2012

A young boy was killed Monday evening after being struck by a vehicle near Caddo Mills.

Tragic Death in Gulf Coast Region

Feb 10, 2012

A three-year-old is dead after being crushed by a heavy driftwood log at a Gulf Coast beach.

JFK Doctor has Died

Jan 3, 2012

A doctor that attached a heart monitor to President John F. Kennedy in a Dallas hospital’s emergency room and interviewed wounded Texas Governor John Connally for surgery has died.

Mysterious Death under Overpass

Jan 3, 2012

Investigations are underway in the death of a woman found dead and naked under an overpass in Pasadena, Texas on New Year’s Day. 

Record heat claims life of Commerce woman

Aug 9, 2011

Commerce Police are reporting the death of a 48-year-old woman in what is believed another heat-related case in Texas.

At around 7 p.m. Sunday, emergency crews responded to Regency Square Apartments in the 2300 block of Washington Street to a call of a deceased person.

According to a release from the department, Jannell Kay Rich may have died as a result of the heat along with underlying medical problems.