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Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 04:38 PM CDT

Dimmit County Rejects Proposed Immigration Facility

Dimmit County Rejects Proposed Immigration Facility

Officials in a South Texas county have voted against a contract to open a new immigrant family holding center there.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 08:59 PM CDT

Judge Denies Latest Appeal in Jasper Dragging Death Case

Judge Denies Latest Appeal in Jasper Dragging Death Case

A federal judge has denied the latest appeal by one of the three men convicted in the notorious 1998 Jasper dragging death.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 04:56 PM CDT

Police Had Previous Run-Ins with Mom Who Killed Daughters

Police Had Previous Run-Ins with Mom Who Killed Daughters

Officers had been called out 14 times since 2012 to the home of a mother who killed her two daughters and was fatally shot by police, a Texas sheriff's office said Monday.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 12:14 PM CDT

Man Charged After Women's Fetuses Don't Survive Crash

Man Charged After Women's Fetuses Don't Survive Crash

Police say a Waco man has been charged with intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter after two pregnant women riding his vehicle were critically injured when he crashed into a utility pole and...

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 09:17 AM CDT

Boy, 5, Found Dead in South Texas Lake

Boy, 5, Found Dead in South Texas Lake

Search crews have recovered the body of a 5-year-old boy who went missing after he fell into a South Texas lake when the inflatable raft he was on flipped over.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 11:13 PM CDT

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Clinic Regulations

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Clinic Regulations

The Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulations on abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 at 03:15 PM CDT

Man Who Shot South Texas Deputy Charged With Assault

Man Who Shot South Texas Deputy Charged With Assault

A man who shot a South Texas sheriff's deputy in an exchange of gunfire on a street has been charged with aggravated assault against a public servant.

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 at 12:14 PM CDT

Texas Man Lured Outside Home by Burning Car, Fatally Shot

Texas Man Lured Outside Home by Burning Car, Fatally Shot

Southeast Texas authorities say a man was shot to death in his front yard after being lured outside by his burning vehicle.

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 at 11:58 AM CDT

Rock Throwing Suspect Called 911 More Than 1,100 Times

Rock Throwing Suspect Called 911 More Than 1,100 Times

Court documents say a man suspected of throwing rocks at cars along Interstate 35 in Austin called 911 more than 1,100 times since June 2014 to report collisions, traffic hazards and reckless driving.

Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 at 04:45 PM CDT

Ex-Deputy Gets 3 Life Terms For Sexually Assaulting Girl, 12

Ex-Deputy Gets 3 Life Terms For Sexually Assaulting Girl, 12

A former Texas law enforcement officer has been sentenced to three life prison sentences for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in 2009.

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Gator Caught Outside Of City Hall

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Chesney Calls Apologizes for Saying Officer Died

Chesney Calls Apologizes for Saying Officer Died

An officer shot several times near Philadelphia got a call from country singer Kenny Chesney with an apology for announcing at a concert that he had died of his injuries.

Man Fires Shotgun After Officer Tries to Help Emu: Officials

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