News from around the state of Texas

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Chief: Texas Officer Suspended for Faking Reports

Chief: Texas Officer Suspended for Faking Reports

The Austin police chief has indefinitely suspended a lieutenant who he says had an affair with a woman and embellished and falsified reports in an effort to arrest her husband.

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Infant Abandoned at Houston Post Office

Infant Abandoned at Houston Post Office

Houston authorities say they're investigating after a 1-month-old boy was left at a post office Wednesday.

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Police: Texas Man Arrested after 7-Hour Standoff

Police: Texas Man Arrested after 7-Hour Standoff

A Texas Panhandle man wanted in a gun theft case faces additional charges after a seven-hour standoff with police.

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Police: Texas Suspect to be Mentally Evaluated

Police: Texas Suspect to be Mentally Evaluated

A Central Texas man who police say fatally injured a disabled woman at an adult day center they attended will be mentally evaluated.

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Tyler Man Faces Prison for Scalding Child

Tyler Man Faces Prison for Scalding Child

A Tyler man faces up to 99 years in prison after being convicted Wednesday of scalding a 2-year-old in 2013 because the child urinated on himself.

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El Paso Couple Pleads Guilty in Prostitution Case

El Paso Couple Pleads Guilty in Prostitution Case

An El Paso couple has pleaded guilty to bringing women across the U.S.-Mexico border to work as prostitutes.

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Florida Man Accused of Stealing Restaurant Plumbing Parts

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Burglar Finds $10,000 Hidden in Coffee Cans

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Woman Gets Snake She Didn't Order in Mail

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