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Local bishop travels to Oklahoma to help grief-stricken town

DUNCAN, Oklahoma — KHOU 11 News followed Bishop James Dixon on a personal quest. It began at an airport in Houston and ended in Duncan, Oklahoma, the scene of an awful crime.

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Many of his relatives still call the place home, including a 15-year-old cousin who’s one of three teens accused of gunning down a college baseball player from Australia.  Read more

 

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Duncan, Oklahoma
James Dixon, II meets with clergy at area church to discuss the murder of Christopher Lane in an act described as a “crime of boredom.”
Bishop Dixon spent summers in the small town where his family founded the first Baptist church. He is also related to the youngest suspect, James Edwards (15).
The story on Bishop Dixon’s visit to Duncan will air tonight on KHOU at 10pm.
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Top photo: Rucks Russell, KHOU reporter in Houston, interviewing James Dixon in Duncan.
Bottom photo: Duncan, Okla. clergy members meet to discuss best approach to healing community Duncan, Oklahoma
James Dixon, II meets with clergy at area church to discuss the murder of Christopher Lane in an act described as a “crime of boredom.”
Bishop Dixon spent summers in the small town where his family founded the first Baptist church. He is also related to the youngest suspect, James Edwards (15).
The story on Bishop Dixon’s visit to Duncan will air tonight on KHOU at 10pm.
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Top photo: Rucks Russell, KHOU reporter in Houston, interviewing James Dixon in Duncan.
Bottom photo: Duncan, Okla. clergy members meet to discuss best approach to healing community

Duncan, Oklahoma

James Dixon, II meets with clergy at area church to discuss the murder of Christopher Lane in an act described as a “crime of boredom.”

Bishop Dixon spent summers in the small town where his family founded the first Baptist church. He is also related to the youngest suspect, James Edwards (15).

The story on Bishop Dixon’s visit to Duncan will air tonight on KHOU at 10pm.

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Top photo: Rucks Russell, KHOU reporter in Houston, interviewing James Dixon in Duncan.

Bottom photo: Duncan, Okla. clergy members meet to discuss best approach to healing community

Obama, Holder meet with mayors on youth violence

President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder met with a group of 18 mayors on Tuesday to discuss strategies to cut down on youth violence, the White House said.

Much like the killing of Emmit Till shaped the Civil Rights Movement, the death of Trayvon Martin has spawned several movememnts aimed at stopping the violence against young black men. 

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