April 9, 2013 Houston Chronicle
At least 15 people were injured and a suspect was in custody after a stabbing at the Cy-Fair campus of Lone Star College Tuesday morning.
The stabbings happened about 11:20 a.m. at the campus at 9191 Barker Cypress, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
Deputy Thomas Gilliland, spokesman for the Sheriff's Office, said one suspect was detained after he was wrestled to the ground by a student.
He is a 21-year-old student, Sheriff Adrian Garcia said in a statement. Video evidence indicates there are no other suspects for now, the sheriff said.
"The entire campus is being searched for evidence," the statement said.
The incident happened near the campus Health Science Center, according to an alert on the college website.
Billy the Kid
On April 8, 2005, Eric Rudolph agrees to plead guilty to a series of bombings, including the fatal bombing at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, in order to avoid the death penalty. He later cited his anti-abortion and anti-homosexual views as motivation for the bombings.
On April 7, 1994, Rwandan armed forces kill 10 Belgian peacekeeping officers in a successful effort to discourage international intervention in their genocide that had begun only hours earlier. In less than three months, Hutu extremists who controlled Rwanda murdered an estimated 800,000 innocent civilian in the worst episode of genocide since World War II.
Dr. Sam Sheppard
On April 6, 1970, Sam Sheppard, a doctor convicted of murdering his pregnant wife in a trial that caused a media frenzy in the 1950s, dies of liver failure. After a decade in prison, Sheppard was released following a re-trial. His story is rumored to have loosely inspired the television series and movie "The Fugitive."
As happens in most deeply researched stories, I found interesting connections that did not make their way into my Dirty Laundry crime story. Two involved Angela DeDear, the Liberty, Texas title company officer and step-daughter of murder victim Joe Floyd Collins.
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