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7 from 7: Stories for your Friday

Eric Williams (Source: Kaufman Co. Sheriff) Eric Williams (Source: Kaufman Co. Sheriff)
Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent

Hello, and happy Friday to you. We hope your day is going well!

Here are seven stories we think you'll want to check out this afternoon:

1. A judge granted a motion on Friday for a change of venue for the trial ofEric Williams, the man accused of killing Kaufman County Assistant DistrictAttorney Mark Hasse, Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and hiswife Cynthia in 2013. You'llfind details here.

2. An Oklahoma County judge has scheduleda preliminary hearing for Feb. 26 for a former doctor facing murder and drugdistribution charges in the deaths of patients from what authorities saywere prescription drug overdoses.

3. Texarkana, Texas police are searchingfor a suspect in an armed robbery at a convenience store last week. Policesay just after 3 a.m. on January 17th, 33-year-old Calvin Whaley and anothermale went into a convenience store in the 5100 block of Summerhill Road. One ofthe robbers pulled out a semi-automatic pistol and ordered the clerk to openthe cash register.

4. This weekend's entertainment list is ready for you to check out;find something fun to do right here in East Texas this weekend!

5. Since it's Friday, I just thought you might want a little more fun news:Oreo is unveiling two new flavors which you'll find on store shelves February3, for a limited time only, of course. I'll give you two hints: one will tastesimilar to a chewy cereal treat, and the other will taste...like cookies, sortof.  Findout more details here.

6. Jurors have sentencedformer Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent to 180 days in jail and 10 years ofprobation for a drunken car crash that killed his friend and teammate, JerryBrown.

7. The Department of Justice has been asked to open an investigationinto the mysterious death of Alfred Wright. The Texas father disappearedlast November. His remains were found by his family after police called offtheir search. The local sheriff says there is no sign of foul play, butWright's family is alleging a murder and cover-up.

Here's thelink to the livestream of our news on KLTV.com, just in case you're notnear your tv this afternoon. We'll see you there live on East Texas News at 4,5 and 6.

We'll see you soon,

Stephanie Frazier

Digital Content Producer


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