Mom’s Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in 2010 Murder of Texas Teen Hailey Dunn
HandoutFor more than a decade, the death of 13-year-old Hailey Dunn—who vanished from her Texas home and was found three years later—went unsolved.But police reportedly have finally made an arrest: the man who was originally identified as the only person of interest in the case, her mother’s boyfriend at the time of Hailey’s disappearance, Shawn Adkins.Authorities have not said what led them to arrest Adkins after all these years. He was being held on a murder count in lieu of a $2 million bond,news.yahoo.com
Afternoon Observer | Gas struggles persist + Deputy urinating outside NC funeral home caught on tape
Hi, Charlotte! Happy Monday. This is Kristen. Ever wanted to stroll around the manicured gardens of the Fourth Ward? Now’s your chance. From noon-4 p.m. on May 22-23, you can absorb the sounds of uptown life and the tranquil views of curated yards with The Secret Gardens of Fourth Ward tour. There will be food and drink samples along the way, both at the residences and the restaurants of the neighborhood. Learn more about the tour here with CharlotteFive.news.yahoo.com
Family: Comedian Sinbad recovering from recent stroke
NEW YORK – The family of Sinbad says the comedian-actor is recovering from a recent stroke. The Adkins family says in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday that “it is out of sincere love that we share Sinbad, our beloved husband and father, is recovering from a recent stroke. The 64-year-old Sinbad, born David Adkins, is known for his stand-up work and appearances in the sitcoms “A Different World" and “The Sinbad Show." “Our family thanks you in advance for your love and support and ask for continued prayers for his healing. We also ask that you please respect our privacy during this time," the family statement read.
17-year-old girl killed in crash while heading to school in Wilson County
ADKINS, Texas – A 17-year-old girl pulling her truck out of the driveway was hit and killed by an oncoming car early Friday morning, the Texas Department of Public Safety said. The crash happened shortly before 7 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of US Highway 87 near Oak Park Road. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the teen was trying to turn left onto eastbound Hwy 87 and was heading to La Vernia High School when she was hit by the westbound car. The eastbound lanes of Highway 87 were closed as emergency crews worked at the scene. The westbound lanes, however, remained open.
Harris throws TD pass in relief of injured QB Narcisse, but Army beats UTSA 28-16
SAN ANTONIO – Anthony Adkins had a career-best 66-yard touchdown run and finished with 101 yards to lead Army to a 28-16 victory over UTSA on Saturday. Army (5-1) then added a touchdown run per quarter each from Jakobi Buchanan, Tyhier Tyler, and freshman quarterback Cade Ballard. Tyler's 37-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter stretched the lead to 21-10. Ballard carried the ball three times and had his first career touchdown run, a 5-yarder in the fourth. Sincere McCormick had 133 yards rushing for UTSA (3-3).
McCormick rushes for 2 TDs, UTSA holds off Middle Tennessee
SAN ANTONIO – Backup Josh Adkins threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, Sincere McCormick rushed for 82 yards and two scores, and UTSA held off Middle Tennessee 37-35 on Friday night in a Conference USA opener for both teams. Duplessis made his 16th straight field goal with 11:39 remaining for a 37-29 lead, but UTSA punted on its next two possessions. Middle Tennessee put together a 13-play, 72-yard scoring drive, ending with 1:04 remaining, but its two-point conversion attempt was unsuccessful in front of a sparse crowd at the Alamodome. Zakhari Franklin had 119 receiving yards and a score, and freshman Jamal Ligon set a program record with 19 tackles for UTSA (3-0). Asher O’Hara threw for 372 yards and three touchdowns, but he also had two first-half interceptions for Middle Tennessee (0-3).
Armed man hit multiple times in shootout with authorities on I-10 near Boerne, officials say
The officers involved have been identified as Boerne police officers Paul Bilotta, a 14-year veteran and James Schmidt, a 5-year veteran; and Kendall County Deputy Rollin Senger, a 7-year veteran. Previous Story:A shootout between a suspect and authorities erupted amid a chase along Interstate 10, according to a City of Boerne spokesperson. The gunman was shot multiple times and hospitalized after he led Boerne police and Kendall County Sheriff’s deputies on a chase Thursday, officials said. When officers arrived, the man drove past authorities and fled via the westbound lanes of I-10 toward Comfort. The suspect and officers involved have not been identified.
‘I should’ve stayed where I was at’: Adkins man loses home to fire on his birthday
‘I should’ve stayed where I was at’: Adkins man loses home to fire on his birthdayPublished: January 4, 2020, 10:06 pmFire crews from surrounding counties arrived just before 2 p.m. Saturday to the 100 block of Encino Corona Drive. The home was fully engulfed in flames and now considered a total loss.
Trace Adkins marries actress Victoria Pratt
(CNN) - "I do" was music to the ears of Trace Adkins. The country star married his longtime girlfriend, actress Victoria Pratt, in New Orleans on Saturday. "Join us in congratulating Trace & Victoria!," read the caption on a photo showing the happy couple and Shelton during the ceremony. Adkins and Pratt reportedly met on the set of the 2014 film "The Virginian," in which they both appeared. Shelton and Adkins are good friends who have collaborated on music, including the singles "Hell Right" and "Hillbilly Bone."
Texan wins $1.5 million off $3 bet at Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino
EAGLE PASS, Texas - A person from Adkins, Texas, won big Friday, scoring a $1.5 million jackpot off of a $3 bet at Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino. According to a news release, the winner placed a $3 bet on the U-Spin Jackpot Penny Machine and won $1,548,024.46. The winner and a friend were at the casino when the big win occurred. Casino representatives said this marks the 10th win exceeding $1 million since 2011. The most recent win was in November 2018.