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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.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Abilene Toddler's Snake Bite Prompts Concerns

Abilene Toddler's Snake Bite Prompts Concerns

Abilene residents are expressing concerns about snake activity after a 1-year-old boy was hospitalized from a rattlesnake bite.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

3 South Texas Women Arrested in Voter Fraud Investigation

3 South Texas Women Arrested in Voter Fraud Investigation

Three women in southern Texas have been arrested on voter fraud charges. The Brownsville Herald reports that Sylvia Arjona was arrested and arraigned Monday on four counts of unlawful assistance of a voter.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Man Sentenced for Role in Scheme That Snared Texas Lawmaker

Man Sentenced for Role in Scheme That Snared Texas Lawmaker

A consultant who was found guilty along with a former Texas state senator of operating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of millions has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Man Accused of Using Cattle to Defraud Bank of $5.8 Million

Man Accused of Using Cattle to Defraud Bank of $5.8 Million

Authorities in Texas have arrested a man accused of receiving more than $5.8 million in bank loans by fraudulently using 8,000 head of cattle there and in Oklahoma as collateral.

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