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Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:05 PM CDT

Mentally Ill Woman, Rape Victim, Sues Over Texas Arrest

Mentally Ill Woman, Rape Victim, Sues Over Texas Arrest

A rape victim with a history of mental illness has sued a Texas county alleging she was wrongly jailed after prosecutors said she refused to testify a second time against her attacker.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 03:46 PM CDT

2nd Wichita Falls Worker Dies After Exposed to Poison Gas

2nd Wichita Falls Worker Dies After Exposed to Poison Gas

A second North Texas municipal worker has died after being exposed to poisonous gas while not wearing protective gear for breathing.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 03:08 PM CDT

Airline Abuse Suspect Was Returning From Alcohol Treatment

Airline Abuse Suspect Was Returning From Alcohol Treatment

The man accused of groping a 13-year-old girl on flight from Dallas to Portland last month was returning to Oregon after completing a residential treatment for alcohol dependency in Florida.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 03:55 PM CDT

Video: Austin Officer Says Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'

Video: Austin Officer Says Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'

Patrol car video shows a white Austin police officer violently throwing a black woman to the ground during a traffic stop, followed by another white officer telling her black people have "violent tendencies" and...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 08:45 AM CDT

Man Faces Murder Charges in 2004 Triple-Fatal Fire

Man Faces Murder Charges in 2004 Triple-Fatal Fire

A Texas man who survived a house fire that killed three people a dozen years ago in southern New Jersey faces charges in the arson.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 02:41 PM CDT

Body Found During Search for Missing Autistic Girl

Body Found During Search for Missing Autistic Girl

Authorities searching for a 7-year-old autistic girl who went missing from an Amarillo motel say the body of a young girl has been found in a nearby lake.

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