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On Daybreak Today, the reward has increased for two men who are suspects in the disappearance of a 79-year-old Slaton man, Celestino Rodriguez.
- Brett Garza and David Wayne Hampton are accused of using Rodriguez’s debit card at multiple Lubbock businesses on Aug. 3.,the same day he disappeared.
- A local law office has put up $2,000 for information leading up to the two men’s capture.
- Those with information are asked to call the Lubbock Police Department’s Crime Line at 806-741-1000 or 806-777-0396.
- Read more on this case here: Reward offered for information about disappearance of 79-year-old Slaton man
A man who attempted suicide in a Houston mall on Saturday is wanted by police.
- The man is said to have gone into the mall’s food court, announce he was going to kill himself and then dropped an unknown device on the floor.
- A 16-year-old boy and a woman were trampled when dozens of people began to run out of the mall.
- The suspect is not in custody, but could be charged with making a terrorist threat if he is caught.
- The device was not said to be an explosive device.
- Read more here: Mom, teen trampled after man threatens suicide in Texas mall
A film centered around hunting humans will not be released by Universal Pictures, this announcement comes after the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio; Gilroy, California and El Paso.
- Executives with Universal had planned to release the social satire called “The Hunt," which is a movie about liberal elites who hunt people in red states for sport, in September.
- However the release was called off, but there is still a possibility the movie will be available in theaters or streaming services at a later date.
- Read more from The Associated Press here: Universal cancels ‘Hunt’ movie after criticism in wake of shootings
Famed Olympian Simone Biles won her sixth all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championship with an exemplary dismount on a balance beam.
- Biles did a double flip, double twist and stuck the landing, which makes the first time any gymnast has done that move.
- Now, if Biles lands it again during international competition the move will be named after her.
- She also became the first woman to land a triple double – two flips and three twists in the air – during the floor exercise.
- Read more from The AP here: Biles soars to 6th US gymnastics title with two history-making moves
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