23 The Brother-In-Law shooting

One of the longest criminal trials in Texas history pitted Zemmie Foreman and Douglas Bergman against District Attorney J.W. Simpson. Simpson drafted two Lufkin lawyers to serve as special prosecutors. The trial was held in Livingston just 45 days after Veal's death. The prosecution's star witness was a high school teenager who watched the shooting from a picture window of the furniture store....

22 Murder at Thousand Pines Ranch

GROVETON — Back in 1960, two sisters in their 60s lived quietly on a 1,100-acre ranch about nine miles north of Groveton. The sisters, Lily and Hattie Bauer, seemed to treasure the big spread, mostly for the quiet and privacy. They ran 70 head of cattle on the property, a flock of chickens and a garden. Their nearest neighbor was three miles away and the pair only occasionally had visitors....

The Murder of Junior Boy

Jackie Welch (in front) and Kevin Wright are led out of the Polk County courthouse in July 2007 after being convicted of the murder of Clayton Junior Jones.ENTERPRISE ARCHIVE PHOTO / VALERIE REDDELL On Saturday, May 13, 2006, Kevin Rashawn Wright of Houston noticed he had missed a call from his sister, Angela. He called Angela and soon learned that Angela’s boyfriend, Clayton “Junior Boy”...