20 Dennise Hayslip & Darrin Cain

Dennise Hayslip was a kind woman — that’s what her son Wade Hayslip would like most people to remember. Dennis was at home in her apartment with Darren Cain when Charles Victor Thompson forced his way in and shot Darren then Dennise. Caroline Burke wrote a great story on the double murder that was published on Heavy.com on Aug. 13, 2018. You can read it here. Thompson started dating Dennise Hayslip, who was twelve years his senior, around June 1997 and soon moved in with her. Thompson rarely worked, but relied on Hayslip and another roommate for support. Thompson became … Continue reading 20 Dennise Hayslip & Darrin Cain

18 The Doctor is Out (of his mind)

Rape charge against doctor rocked the community By Greg Peak It was on a cool Wednesday morning in November 1989 when the Livingston community was rocked with the news that a prominent member of its medical community had been arrested in connection with the rape of a 37-year-old Vidor woman. That day, Dr. William Chester “Bill” Ingram, 41, had been booked into the Polk County Jail and was later released after posting a $25,000 bond on a sexual assault charge. The arrest occurred on Nov. 8, 1989 after the victim, a pharmaceutical sales representative, pounded on the door of a … Continue reading 18 The Doctor is Out (of his mind)

King faces execution today for Jasper dragging death

We will post updates here for this developing story. Execution set for Wednesday in 1998 Jasper hate crime John William King, one of the three men convicted of the horrific death of James Byrd Jr. of Jasper, has a date with death Wednesday. Barring any a last-minute stay, King will be strapped to a gurney in the execution chamber in the Huntsville unit and given lethal injection. On Monday, his appeals to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the Board of Pardons and Paroles were denied. Lawrence Ruzzell Brewer was put to death in 2011 and Shawn Berry is … Continue reading King faces execution today for Jasper dragging death