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Thursday, Apr 5, 2018

Indicted Oklahoma City Officer Faces New Conspiracy Count

Indicted Oklahoma City Officer Faces New Conspiracy Count

An Oklahoma City police officer charged with concealing a federal crime and lying to investigators looking into an interstate theft ring now faces an additional charge of conspiracy.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

1 Dead, 3 Wounded After Texas Church Stabbing

1 Dead, 3 Wounded After Texas Church Stabbing

One man has died after he and three others were stabbed during a church service at a private home in Texas, police said Thursday.

Friday, Dec 15, 2017

Retail Chain Sued for Selling Guns to Texas Church Shooter

Retail Chain Sued for Selling Guns to Texas Church Shooter

Relatives of three people killed in the November shooting rampage inside a Texas church are suing a sporting goods chain that sold two firearms to the gunman.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017

Cross-Border Slaying: Can Dead Teen's Family Sue US Agent?

Cross-Border Slaying: Can Dead Teen's Family Sue US Agent?

Whether and when constitutional rights afforded American citizens extend to non-citizens outside the nation's boundaries were at issue Wednesday when a federal appeals court heard arguments about the...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017

Abilene SVU Detective Killed in Crash

Abilene SVU Detective Killed in Crash

An Abilene police officer traveling to Dallas for a Crimes Against Children Conference was killed in a crash Sunday evening, police say.

Monday, Jul 31, 2017

Man on Phone Killed in Gunfire Across the Street From Him

Man on Phone Killed in Gunfire Across the Street From Him

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man described as being caught in the crossfire of people exchanging gunfire from their cars in a grocery store parking lot.

Sunday, Jul 30, 2017

Texas DPS Drops Plans to Charge Fees for Crime Lab Testing

Texas DPS Drops Plans to Charge Fees for Crime Lab Testing

The Texas Department of Public Safety is dropping its plan to charge law enforcement for state crime lab services this fall.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Baylor University the Focus of 2nd Federal Investigation

Baylor University the Focus of 2nd Federal Investigation

Baylor University is the focus of a second federal investigation, this one focusing on how the university compiles and reports crimes that occur on campus.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

Dozens of Errors by Houston Crime-Scene Investigator

Dozens of Errors by Houston Crime-Scene Investigator

A Houston police investigator may have compromised 65 cases due to errors discovered in a recent audit of the officer's work.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016

Man Killed, Bystanders Hurt in Texas Restaurant Holdup

Man Killed, Bystanders Hurt in Texas Restaurant Holdup

A male suspect is dead and two customers suffered non-life-threatening injuries during an attempted holdup of a fast-food restaurant in the Houston suburb of The Woodlands.

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Texas Boy Crashes ATV, Gets Bitten by Snake

Texas Boy Crashes ATV, Gets Bitten by Snake

A 12-year-old Texas boy is recovering after a bizarre series of events that left him with a broken leg and rattlesnake bite.
Man Arrested After Barrels of Moonshine Discovered in Home

Man Arrested After Barrels of Moonshine Discovered in Home

A Leake County, Mississippi man was arrested after a moonshine still was found at his home. The 55-gallon barrels were sitting in his bedroom among animal feces and human urine.  
Legend of Loch Ness Monster Will Be Tested With DNA Samples

Legend of Loch Ness Monster Will Be Tested With DNA Samples

The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lurks in the depths. But now the legend of "Nessie"...
Judge Evicts 30-Year-Old Son From His Parents' Home

Judge Evicts 30-Year-Old Son From His Parents' Home

In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after they went to court to have him ejected. Michael Rotondo told...
Texas' 'King of the Commode' Looks to Abdicate Throne

Texas' 'King of the Commode' Looks to Abdicate Throne

A Texas man with an unusual hobby is giving up his throne -- or, thrones for that matter.
'Not the Most Flattering': Brandi Chastain Plaque Catches Flak

'Not the Most Flattering': Brandi Chastain Plaque Catches Flak

Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain. The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco unveiled the plaque on Monday night.
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