Prosecution announced Friday they will not be seeking the death penalty for a woman who was involved in the killing of her mother on October 13, 2008. Yolanda Renee Leonard Lind was indicted in June and charged on three counts.
She was charged with two capital murder charges for stabbing and cutting her mother, Rebecca Leonard, and aggravated assault. Rebecca was stabbed to death in her west Waco home in 2008 along with her boyfriend Jerry Patterson.
He survived the attack.
Yolanda's boyfriend, Jeremy Lowrey was also charged and admitted to two counts of attempted capital murder and capital murder.
Saturday, May 25 2013 12:04 AM EDT2013-05-25 04:04:15 GMT
No state in the country has more bridges than Texas, and most of them are in good or better condition. The group "Transportation for America" says only Florida and Nevada have bridges that overall areMore >>
A research group says only Florida and Nevada have a better bridge system than Texas. More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:59:27 GMT
Wounded soldiers have to overcome a lot when coming home, but some took on a 100K bike ride this week. 14 soldiers joined former president George W. Bush in the Warrior 100K ride at his ranch near Crawford.More >>
Wounded Warriors ride with former president George W. Bush and one veteran tells his story.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:46 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:46:12 GMT
As the city of West continues to rebuild the Society of St. Vincent De Paul invited their national team of lawyers to a town hall meeting Friday. The meeting focused on the different legal aspects of movingMore >>
As the city of West continues to rebuild the Society of St. Vincent De Paul invited their national team of lawyers to a town hall meeting Friday. The meeting focused on the different legal aspects of moving forward after a disaster.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 2:55 PM EDT2013-05-24 18:55:23 GMT
One person is killed and five others are injured after two cars collided in Coryell County Thursday night. Troopers have not completed their investigation, but initial reports indicate the accident occurredMore >>
One person is killed and five others are injured after two cars collided in Coryell County Thursday night.More >>