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Thursday, Jul 5, 2018

Dead Baby Found in Trunk During Drug Search at S. TX Home

Dead Baby Found in Trunk During Drug Search at S. TX Home

Authorities discovered the dried remains of a baby in a trunk while searching a home near San Antonio on a drug warrant.

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018

Texas Mother Accused of Selling Child, Trying to Sell 2 More

Texas Mother Accused of Selling Child, Trying to Sell 2 More

Authorities are accusing a Texas mother of selling her 7-year-old son and trying to sell her two young daughters.

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018

Immigrant Lockup to Open on Site of Destroyed Texas Prison

Immigrant Lockup to Open on Site of Destroyed Texas Prison

Officials in a remote South Texas county have approved a contract to open a privately run, 1,000-bed immigration lockup on the site of a tent city prison that was destroyed during a 2015 riot.

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018

Drivers Challenge License Suspensions for Unpaid Court Debt

Drivers Challenge License Suspensions for Unpaid Court Debt

It can start with a couple of traffic tickets. Unable to pay the tickets right away, a driver becomes saddled with late fees, fines and court costs. Soon, the driver may be taken off the road indefinitely.

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018

Mom Wants Answers After 3-Year-Old Burned By Cell Phone

Mom Wants Answers After 3-Year-Old Burned By Cell Phone

A Texas mom wants answers after her three-year-old daughter was seriously burned by a cell phone while it was charging, NBC affiliate KPRC reports.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Ex-Lyft Driver in Austin Charged With Kidnapping

Ex-Lyft Driver in Austin Charged With Kidnapping

A former driver for a ride-hailing company Lyft faces several criminal charges after police say he sped off twice with a passenger in his vehicle.

Monday, Jul 2, 2018

West Texas Man's Love of Ranching, History Helps Guide Life

West Texas Man's Love of Ranching, History Helps Guide Life

The weight and substance of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico history have defined James Patrick "Pat" McDaniel's life since he first went riding on his grandfather's ranch near Fort Sumner, New Mexico, at...

Friday, Jun 29, 2018

Texas Tech Pitcher Overcomes Cancer and Surgeries To Pitch

Texas Tech Pitcher Overcomes Cancer and Surgeries To Pitch

It’s the dream of many young baseball players to one day play in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Death Penalty Sought for Laredo Federal Agent in Death of 2

Death Penalty Sought for Laredo Federal Agent in Death of 2

A South Texas prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty for a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor who investigators say killed a woman with whom he was romantically involved and their 1-year-old child.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Man Accused of Hiring Hitman to Have Houston Officer Killed

Man Accused of Hiring Hitman to Have Houston Officer Killed

A $1 million bond has been set for a 47-year-old Houston shipping and logistics business owner charged with hiring a hitman to kill a police officer who gave him repeated citations.

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