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This undated photo provided by the Hidalgo County (Texas) Jail shows Claudio Gomez. Gomez is accused of hanging a small puppy by the neck from a tree and posting a video of the deed on Facebook. Deputies say Claudio Gomez of Monte Alto, Texas, told them he was

Sheriff: Texas man accused of hanging puppy `out of boredom'

Feb. 14, 2020 6:42 PM EST

MONTE ALTO, Texas (AP) — A Texas man accused of hanging a small puppy by the neck from a tree and posting a video on Facebook told deputies that he was acting “out of boredom,” a sheriff said. Claudio Gomez, 21, of Monte Alto, Texas, was being held Friday in the Hidalgo County Jail, charged...

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017 file photo, John Bernard Feit leaves the 92nd state District Court in Feit's trial for the 1960 murder of Irene Garza at the Hidalgo County Courthouse in Edinburg, Texas. Prison officials say Feit, a former Texas priest who was sentenced to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at Huntsville Hospital.(Nathan Lambrecht/The Monitor via AP File)

Former priest convicted in 1960 Texas slaying dies at 87

Feb. 14, 2020 4:08 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Texas priest who was sentenced to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher who came to him for confession has died, prison officials said. John Bernard Feit, 87, died Thursday afternoon at Huntsville Hospital, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said....