Woman accused of stealing from mom out on bond

HOUSTON

A judge there has been holding Janice Stanton Hines in contempt since December. She's accused in probate court of stealing almost $800,000 from her ailing mother.

The court believes she bought gold with the money, but it hasn't been found.

Hines' husband wrote a check to a court-appointed attorney for $402,000, and she was released.

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