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Prosecutor testifies informant’s mental issues not disclosed at 2009 …

BELTON — George Powell III has spent about 10 years in prison on a 2009 Bell County conviction for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, but he has always claimed he’s innocent.

The Texas Innocence Project looked into his claims and decided they had merit, so the Powell case is back in the Bell County court system as his attorneys attempt to convince state District Judge John Gauntt to recommend that Powell either deserves a new trial or should go free.

The hearings started in September and focus on video evidence showing discrepancies between the height differences of Powell and the suspected robber, and the retraction of a Bell County Jail prisoner’s testimony that originally sealed Powell’s conviction.

Innocence Project Executive Director Michael Ware and Walter Reaves have traveled between Dallas and Belton to challenge the case.

Assistant District Attorney Sean Proctor spent most of Thursday morning backing up the reputation of Demetric Smith,

Read more at: http://kdhnews.com/news/crime/prosecutor-testifies-informant-s-mental-issues-not-disclosed-at-powell/article_5cc31f30-dbcb-11e7-be3a-93ff6bd83699.html

Missing 22-year-old woman with mental health disorders last seen in Mesquite

Akisha Renee Campbell is 5 feet 3 inches, weighs 125 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. Police said she has been diagnosed with mental health disorders and may identify herself by another name. 

Police were notified on Saturday that she was missing.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts can call the Mesquite Police Department at 972-216-6759.

Read more at: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/missing-person/2017/10/28/missing-22-year-old-woman-mental-health-disorders-last-seen-mesquite

Missing 22-year-old woman with mental health disorders last seen …

Akisha Renee Campbell is 5 feet 3 inches, weighs 125 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. Police said she has been diagnosed with mental health disorders and may identify herself by another name. 

Police were notified on Saturday that she was missing.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts can call the Mesquite Police Department at 972-216-6759.

Read more at: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/missing-person/2017/10/28/missing-22-year-old-woman-mental-health-disorders-last-seen-mesquite

Police search for missing 23-year-old male with mental condition

Detroit Police are asking residents to help to find a 23-year-old missing person who is in poor mental condition. 

Deandre Anderson was last seen on Friday at 10 p.m. at his residence on the 600 block of Tennessee Street. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and black jogging pants. 

Police said he is in good physical condition. 

Anyone with information on Anderson, or knows of his whereabouts are asked to call Detroit Police Department at (313) 596-5540 or (313) 596-5500. 

srahal@detroitnews.com

Read more at: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2017/10/12/police-search-missing-23-year-old-male-mental-condition/758660001/

Everything That’s Leaving Netflix in October | Mental Floss

The Big Bang Theory, which has held the title of television’s most popular comedy for several years now, and will return for its 11th season on Monday, September 25th. In the meantime, geek out with these facts about the long-running cerebral comedy on the 10th anniversary of its premiere.

1. THE SHOW WASN’T PITCHED IN A TRADITIONAL WAY.

Instead of writing up a premise—which includes outlines of the characters and the long-term vision for the show—and pitching it to CBS, co-creators Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady revealed at PaleyFest in 2009 that for their pitch, they wrote a complete script, hired actors, and, as Lorre explained, “put on a show” for CBS president Les Moonves. Lorre found the experience to be “crazy,” but it obviously worked.

2. IT TOOK TWO PILOTS FOR THE SHOW TO GET PICKED UP TO SERIES.

The show filmed two different pilots, because CBS didn’t like the first

Read more at: http://mentalfloss.com/article/504716/everything-%E2%80%99s-leaving-netflix-october

15 Surprising Facts About Tom Hardy | Mental Floss

Join me. Perhaps you will learn some things you didn’t know about the wonderfully spooky Unsolved Mysteries, a show that aired is finale 15 years ago, but still creeps people out to this day.

1. IT STARTED AS A SERIES OF SPECIALS.

An Unsolved Mysteries reenactment

The three specials, called Missing… Have You Seen This Person?, were hosted by David Birney and his wife Meredith Baxter and aired on NBC in April 1986. The specials were so successful that producers Terry Dunn Meurer and John Cosgrove decided to broaden the scope of the show to include all kinds of mysteries.

2. IT WASN’T ALWAYS HOSTED BY ROBERT STACK.

When what would become the pilot episode of Unsolved Mysteries (but was then just a special) debuted on January 20, 1987, it was hosted by Raymond Burr. Karl Malden helmed the

Read more at: http://mentalfloss.com/article/504331/15-surprising-facts-about-tom-hardy

Endangered missing alert issued for 3 children last seen with mom who has history of mental illness


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Take a Look Inside the New ‘X-Files’ Children’s Book | Mental Floss

Join me. Perhaps you will learn some things you didn’t know about the wonderfully spooky Unsolved Mysteries, a show that aired is finale 15 years ago, but still creeps people out to this day.

1. IT STARTED AS A SERIES OF SPECIALS.

An Unsolved Mysteries reenactment

The three specials, called Missing… Have You Seen This Person?, were hosted by David Birney and his wife Meredith Baxter and aired on NBC in April 1986. The specials were so successful that producers Terry Dunn Meurer and John Cosgrove decided to broaden the scope of the show to include all kinds of mysteries.

2. IT WASN’T ALWAYS HOSTED BY ROBERT STACK.

When what would become the pilot episode of Unsolved Mysteries (but was then just a special) debuted on January 20, 1987, it was hosted by Raymond Burr. Karl Malden helmed the

Read more at: http://mentalfloss.com/article/504222/take-look-inside-new-x-files-children%E2%80%99s-book