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BC-TX--Texas News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TX

May 3, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Texas. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 972-991-2100.

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CONROE, Texas _ A former Houston-area Roman Catholic priest has been indicted on child indecency charges arising from child sex abuse allegations. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Manuel La Rosa-Lopez on two of four counts that had led to his Sept. 1 arrest. The charges arise from allegations made by a female parishioner about an April 9, 2000, incident while La Rosa-Lopez was a priest at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Conroe. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


_ POLICE SHOOTING-NORTH TEXAS _ Police in suburban Dallas say a motorist was shot and killed by an officer following a chase that led to a brief standoff.




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