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Fran Keller Released From Prison
After more than 20 years, Keller is home for the holidays
DAILY News  November 26, 2013, by Jordan Smith
"...Nearly 21 years to the day that she was sent to prison for a crime that few still believe ever actually happened, Frances Keller on Tuesday evening walked out of the Travis County Jail, freed on a personal bond, and was greeted by a grown daughter eager to hug her mother after more than two decades of separation...."

Appeal Filed for Fran Keller: The Oak Hill Daycare 'Ritual Abuse' Fiasco
Appeal cites outdated medical evidence and Brady violation
DAILY News  January 14, 2013, by Jordan Smith
"...An appeal filed this morning in Travis County district court reopens an infamous chapter in Austin history and sets out to prove, once and for all, that former Oak Hill daycare operator Frances Keller was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault and has spent the last 20 years behind bars for a crime that never even happened...."

Family Law Attorneys Say Keller Is Innocent
Veteran practitioners support Fran Keller's bid for freedom
DAILY News  February 20, 2013, by Jordan Smith
"...A group of influential local family law attorneys, psychologists, and social workers have filed a court brief expressing their support for Frances Keller, who was convicted in 1992 of the sexual assault of a child – a crime that many, including the signers of the brief, believe never happened...."

Psych Experts Support Keller Appeal
'Satanic ritual abuse' is not real
DAILY News  March 26, 2013, by Jordan Smith
"...A roster of leading psychologists and related experts from around the world last week signed on to a pair of letters in support of an appeal filed on behalf of Frances Keller, who was convicted of sexual assault and who has spent the last two decades behind bars for a crime that almost certainly never happened...."

Believing the Children
In 1992, Fran and Danny Keller were convicted of multiple counts of child sexual abuse at their Oak Hill day care center and sent to prison for 48 years. It's likely they were innocent. Indeed, it's very likely that no crime ever occurred – except an absurd and overzealous prosecution
News Story  March 27, 2009, by Jordan Smith
"...When the little girl on the witness stand said, "No, it didn't happen," Frances Keller put her head in her hands and began to sob...."

Point Austin: Welcome to the Madhouse
The Keller day care fiasco and the madness of crowds
News Column  January 18, 2013, by Michael King
"..."A 21st century court ought to be able to recognize a 20th century witch-hunt, and render justice accordingly." – from the appeal memorandum for Frances Keller..."

'Sleeping on Air'
Fran Keller rejoices at the small blessings of freedom ... while wondering about her future
News Story  December 6, 2013, by Jordan Smith
"...Following her release from prison last week, the first item that Frances Keller bought was a toothbrush. For more than two decades, she'd been allowed to use only a stubby, prison-issued brush that required her to stick nearly her whole hand into her mouth in an attempt to clean her teeth..."

Freedom for the Kellers
Fran and Dan released after 21 years for 'satanic abuse'
News Story  December 6, 2013, by Jordan Smith
"...Late on Nov. 26, just two days before Thanksgiving and nearly 21 years to the day that she was sent to prison for a crime that few still believe ever actually happened, Frances Keller walked out of the Travis County Jail, freed on a personal bond..."

Kellers' Conviction Tossed by CCA
Texas' highest court grants relief, but fails to exonerate couple
DAILY News  May 21, 2015, by Chase Hoffberger
"...Wednesday’s decision by the Texas Criminal Court of Appeals to overturn the 1992 sexual assault convictions against former child care providers Frances and Dan Keller is one small step. Despite mounting evidence that the two did no wrong, the court still declined to find her completely innocent...."

Headlines
News Story  May 21, 2015
"...The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals reversed the convictions of Dan and Frances Keller, who spent more than two decades in prison after being convicted (wrongly, many now presume) in 1992 of aggravated sexual assault of a child. However, the nine-judge panel failed to exonerate the now-divorced couple..."

The Power of Suggestion
Video interviews of Frances Keller and psychology professor James Wood
News Story  March 27, 2009, by Jana Birchum
"...Video interviews of Frances Keller and psychology professor James Wood..."

Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories
News Story  December 31, 2015, by Chase Hoffberger
"...Chimene Onyeri was arrested in Hous­ton (on charges that he committed another murder) a week after the attempt on Kocur­ek. In mid-December, news broke that he foretold the effort to end Kocurek's life well before staking out a hiding spot near her home. 7) Kellers' Fight Continues..."

Kellers Granted Relief
Court rules with little explanation
News Story  May 28, 2015, by Chase Hoffberger
"...Last Wednesday's news that the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals would unanimously grant relief – yet deny a ruling of actual innocence – to former child care providers Frances and Dan Keller in their 1992 sentencing to 48 years in prison for sexual assault of a minor came in the utmost of concise messaging: five paragraphs that laid out for the Kellers the law as it applies to their conviction. No assessments, reactions, or interpretation...."

Summer Sneaks
Apocalypse Whenever: Movies in the Season of Armageddon
Screens Story  May 22, 1998
"...D: Lucio Fulci; with David Warbeck, Sarah Keller, Antoine Saint-John, Veronica Lazar, Anthony Flees, Giovanni De Nava, Al Cliver, Michele Mirabella, Gianpaolo Saccarola, Maria Pia Marsala, Laura De Marchi...."

Top 10 Local Stories
News Story  December 31, 2015, by Michael King
"...(See "Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories," Jan. 1.) 3) Kellers Relieved..."

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
DAILY Screens  February 3, 2015, by Kimberley Jones
"...Petting Zoo (Germany/USA/Greece)
Director/Screenwriter: Micah Magee A story of love, sex, and teen pregnancy in San Antonio, Texas, Petting Zoo is the portrait of a young woman coming into her own, in an environment that does not always present ideal circumstances. Cast: Devon Keller, Austin Reed, Deztiny Gonzales, Kiowa Tucker (North American Premiere)..."

News Roundup: Council, Kellers, and SSLCs
Council challenges appraisals, while Kellers challenge decision
DAILY News  June 1, 2015, by the News Staff
"...In this week's News Roundup, the Council's TCAD challenge moves forward, but without help from Travis County Commissioners; the Kellers move forward in their request to be found innocent; the Austin SSLC stays open; and more...."

Life by the Drop
The return of Doyle Bramhall
Music Story  February 21, 2003, by Margaret Moser
"...Doyle Bramhall rubs his eyes and squeezes them closed as he covers his face momentarily. He's sitting on the floor, back to the rough, black, soundproofed walls of his rehearsal room at Music Lab where he's rehearsing songs from his new album, Fitchburg Street, with keyboardist Riley Osbourne, guitarists Dru Webber and Mike Keller, and bassist Jim Milan..."

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