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Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 12:10 PM CDT

Study Shows Child Maltreatment Prevention Working in Texas

Study Shows Child Maltreatment Prevention Working in Texas

Child maltreatment services in Texas are successfully preventing child abuse cases, according to a new study.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 12:56 PM CDT

Tough Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Bill Moves Closer to Approval

Tough Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Bill Moves Closer to Approval

A tough Texas bill cracking down on local police who refuse to help enforce federal immigration law is poised to clear a key legislative hurdle toward becoming law.

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 03:58 AM CDT

Grocer H-E-B Now Texas' Largest Private Employer

Grocer H-E-B Now Texas' Largest Private Employer

Texas-based H-E-B has surpassed 100,000 employees, making it the largest privately held company in the state.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 05:30 PM CDT

Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed Loses DNA Appeal

Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed Loses DNA Appeal

An appeal to allow additional DNA testing in a Texas death penalty case has been denied.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 10:35 AM CDT

Travis County DA Alters Policy on Officer-Involved Shootings

Travis County DA Alters Policy on Officer-Involved Shootings

Officer-involved shootings are no longer guaranteed to go before a grand jury in Travis County, Texas.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 10:16 AM CDT

Federal Lawsuit Filed in Texas High School Hazing Scandal

Federal Lawsuit Filed in Texas High School Hazing Scandal

A Texas school district is named as the defendant in a case alleging hazing, sexual abuse and other mistreatment were ignored and allowed to continue at the high school.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 09:52 AM CDT

2 Plead Guilty to Fraud in $30M Central Texas Oil, Gas Scam

2 Plead Guilty to Fraud in $30M Central Texas Oil, Gas Scam

A Central Texas lawyer and his business associate face up to a 10-year prison sentence for their roles in a $30 million bogus investment scam.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 07:56 PM CDT

Bill Legalizing Daily Fantasy Sports in Texas Heads to House

Bill Legalizing Daily Fantasy Sports in Texas Heads to House

A democrat in the Texas House says online fantasy sports websites are skills-based, and therefore should be legal.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 05:55 PM CDT

Man Convicted of Triple Murder at Houston Car Lot, Gets Life

Man Convicted of Triple Murder at Houston Car Lot, Gets Life

A shooting rampage at a used car dealership in Houston has landed a man in prison for the rest of his life.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 01:23 PM CDT

Toilet Clogged by Condoms Leads Police to Prostitution Ring

Toilet Clogged by Condoms Leads Police to Prostitution Ring

Police say they cracked an Austin prostitution ring they were led to by a drainage pipe clogged with condoms.

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