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Man Named ‘Bear’ Kills Man-Eating Alligator

Man says he was avenging the death of Tommie Woodward, who went swimming into Adams Bayou despite signs warning an alligator had been seen.


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Judge: Man Ignored Alligator Warning Sign Before Being Killed By One

Officials say Tommie Woodward, 28, said “blank” the alligators before jumping into the Adams Bayou and was almost immediately attacked and killed by an alligator.


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Contractor Dies, Electrocuted At School In Southeast Texas

Officials say a contractor has been killed in an electrical accident while working on air conditioners at a Southeast Texas school.


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Baby Sitter In Child Death Case Back In Texas

A baby sitter who pleaded guilty to child endangerment after a 5-year-old boy fatally shot himself with her gun has been returned to Texas for violating probation.


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Texas Baby-Sitter Charged After Child Shoots Himself With Her Gun

A Southeast Texas woman has been charged with abandoning or endangering a child after a 5-year-old boy in her care died when he apparently shot himself with her gun.


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Syracuse Overcomes Poor Shooting To Top Cal 66-60

C.J. Fair scored 18 points, James Southerland added 14 and the fourth-seeded Orange survived a second-half drought of more than 12 minutes without a field goal to beat No. 12 seed California 66-60 on Saturday night in the NCAA tournament.