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Michelle Casady


San Antonio, TX, United States

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Past articles by Michelle:

Man accused of faking kidnapping to party with friends

According to a release from the Hildalgo County Sheriff's Office, Andaverde was with his wife, Maria Hernandez, in their home off F.M. 2812 in rural Northeast Edinburg when about 10:30 p.m. two men wearing masks and toting guns forced their way inside — and made off with Andaverde. A Department of Public Safety helicopter and a dozen deputies were called to assist in the search for Andaverde. A… → Read More

Testimony: Man chuckled while telling friend he killed cop in San Antonio

Mark Anthony Gonzales chuckled after telling a friend he had just shot and killed a cop, the man testified on Thursday, the third day of Gonzales' capital murder trial. → Read More

Pimp defendant to attorney: ‘Don't do me like this, man.’

Dukes explained to the judge he was angry because he had written three additional questions he wanted Cox to ask Leonard Flowers, the former boyfriend of Johnson. → Read More

Capital murder defendant causes more disruptions as trial proceeds

Capital murder defendant causes more disruptions as trial proceeds A capital murder defendant with a history of courtroom outbursts and disruptive behavior continued the trend Thursday and voluntarily left the courtroom after telling the judge he felt he wasn’t getting a fair trial. Glen Leon Dukes, 46, a convicted pimp who currently is serving two life sentences for a trafficking conviction,… → Read More

Murder defendant who slipped out of courthouse, cut GPS monitor arrested

Jose Gutierrez, who delayed his murder trial last month after slipping out of the courthouse and becoming a fugitive, was arrested Monday. → Read More

Man accused of killing pregnant woman found guilty

A jury found Devin Donell Fields, 27, guilty of capital murder today in the July 2013 shooting death of Baby Girl Mshae Harrison, 19, who was 21 weeks pregnant. → Read More

Trial begins for man accused of killing pregnant woman

Devin Donell Fields has pleaded not guilty to the July 4, 2013 capital murder of Baby Girl Mshae Harrison, 19, who was 21 weeks pregnant when she was killed. → Read More

Ex-teacher pleads no contest to sex assault of student

Maris Alexandra Gonzalez, now 24, was arrested on Jan. 20 after a police officer investigating a burglary call in a Northeast Side neighborhood came across Gonzalez and the boy inside a Mazda 3 with foggy windows. Gonzalez, who taught French at both Madison and Churchill high schools, resigned her post and surrendered her teaching certificate on Dec. 9, four days after the Texas Education Agency… → Read More

Former Madison student gets 8 years for bringing guns to school

The teenager who brought loaded guns to Madison High School last year and said he was planning to take hostages if his demands weren’t met will be going to state prison. Later, school district officials imposed a ban on all backpacks that aren’t made of transparent materials. In June, Tarwater pleaded no contest to a third-degree felony of bringing the guns to school and entered into a plea deal… → Read More

Appeals court rejects UIW's motion to dismiss wrongful death lawsuit in Cameron Redus case

A wrongful death lawsuit pending against the University of the Incarnate Word can move forward after the 4th Court of Appeals released an opinion Wednesday denying the university's motion to have it dismissed. → Read More

Police searching for murder defendant who left court, cut GPS monitor

Jury selection in a murder trial was derailed Tuesday morning after the defendant left court, cut off his ankle monitor and went on the lam. → Read More

UTSA kidnapper, rapist gets 3 life sentences

Around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday jurors began deliberating the punishment of a man they convicted of burglary, aggravated kidnapping and two counts of aggravated sexual assault. → Read More

Life sentence for ex-cop convicted of shooting Selma officer

Just before 10 a.m. jurors filed out of the 437th state District Courtroom and into the jury room to begin punishment deliberations in the case of Jessie Hernandez Jr. → Read More

Wife of man who shot cops takes witness stand to recount life of abuse

The wife of a man convicted of shooting a police officer in the face testified today in the punishment phase of his trial. District Attorney Nicholas LaHood, who is personally trying the case alongside prosecutor Jason Goss, told jurors during opening statements in the trial's punishment phase Tuesday that his office plans to seek the maximum sentence. → Read More

Former cop guilty in shooting of Selma police officer

Since about noon jurors have been deliberating in the trial of a former cop accused of shooting two officers who responded to a domestic disturbance call at his home in September 2013. → Read More

Man found guilty in attempted murder

Police dubbed the crime a “road rage” shooting at the time, after witnesses reported Suarez opened fire on Gonzales after Gonzales yelled at him for speeding on a residential street. Suarez' defense attorneys had claimed their client fired in self-defense and was in fear for his life during the confrontation that left Gonzales with a bullet wound to the head and two more to the abdomen. → Read More

San Antonio man sentenced to life in prison for crash that killed family of 4

State District Judge Sid Harle sentenced a man who was found guilty by jurors earlier this month of causing a crash that killed four members of a family of five to life in prison Thursday morning. → Read More

San Antonio man guilty in murder of roommate

After a night sequestered, jurors on Thursday convicted Jose Gonzalez of the murder of Ahn Cisneros. → Read More

Man guilty in San Antonio crash that killed four on Father's Day in 2013

Jurors today should begin deliberating the fate of George Munoz Jr., 32, who's charged with murder in the death of 7-year-old Edward Lindsay. → Read More

Murder trial begins for man accused in crash that killed four on Father's Day in 2013

Thoughts of the fatal crash she witnessed on Father's Day 2013 that left four members of one family dead caused Melissa Gomez to swallow hard and tear up on the witness stand Tuesday as she testified to jurors. → Read More