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Thursday, Apr 5, 2018

Bartender Among 4 Charged in DWI Crash That Killed Mom, Son

Bartender Among 4 Charged in DWI Crash That Killed Mom, Son

A bartender is among four people charged in the death of a mother and her 3-month-old child killed when their car was slammed by an underage drunken driver.

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

Police: Texas Woman Killed Mother, Abducted Her Newborn Girl

Police: Texas Woman Killed Mother, Abducted Her Newborn Girl

A woman who was hiding a recent miscarriage from her family fatally stabbed a mother and abducted her infant daughter, Houston police said Thursday. Erika Jisela Miranda-Alvarez, 28, is charged with capital...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

House Fire Kills Texas Woman and Her 5 Children: Sheriff

House Fire Kills Texas Woman and Her 5 Children: Sheriff

A woman and her five children were killed in a fire that quickly engulfed their Texas home, authorities said Wednesday.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Texas Mom Charged for Allowing Daughter, 11, to Drive Alone

Texas Mom Charged for Allowing Daughter, 11, to Drive Alone

A 25-year-old Houston-area woman is charged with two counts of child endangerment for allowing her 11-year-old daughter to drive her 10-year-old brother home with no adult in their SUV.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Texas to Study Record Maternal Mortality

Texas to Study Record Maternal Mortality

Texas -- where the rate of maternal mortality has spiked in recent years for reasons not fully understood -- is poised to take an initial step toward examining the problem.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017

Cleburne Son Shoots Parents, In Custody

Cleburne Son Shoots Parents, In Custody

A son shoots his mother and stepfather in Cleburne and is arrested in Grand Prairie.

Monday, Nov 14, 2016

TX Mother Threatens to Kick Out Son, 7, For Voting for Trump

TX Mother Threatens to Kick Out Son, 7, For Voting for Trump

Fort Bend County sheriff's officials call a video of a Texas mother kicking her 7-year-old son out of the house because he voted for Donald Trump at school "absolutely disgusting."

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

Man on Death Row May Have Faked Mental Illness: Court

Man on Death Row May Have Faked Mental Illness: Court

A Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her daughter 23 years ago in Houston, a federal appeals court said.

Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015

Woman Charged After Claiming Daughter Was Ill

Woman Charged After Claiming Daughter Was Ill

Authorities say a South Texas mother shaved her 7-year-old daughter's head and claimed she had terminal cancer to scam people out of money.

Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015

Mother Questioned in Her Baby's Fatal Stabbing

Mother Questioned in Her Baby's Fatal Stabbing

Houston police say a 2-month-old boy has been found stabbed to death at an apartment and his mother faces questioning in the slaying.

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Texas Woman Has Surprise Birth at Chick-fil-A

Texas Woman Has Surprise Birth at Chick-fil-A

A woman unexpectedly delivered her baby at Chick-fil-A. Her baby was granted free Chick-fil-A for life and future employment, according to KSAT 12 News.
Memphis Man Steals Date's Car, Goes on Another Date: Police

Memphis Man Steals Date's Car, Goes on Another Date: Police

Police in Memphis say a man stole his date's car and drove it to a date with another woman. Police say a woman reported her car stolen after Kelton Griffin went to her house to take her on a date.
News Crew Meets Friendliest Cow

News Crew Meets Friendliest Cow

After video of an attention-craving cow named Oliver went viral, a news crew went to meet him to see if he really was the friendliest cow in North Carolina and he did not disappoint.
2-Year-Old Plays Catch With Dog Over Fence

2-Year-Old Plays Catch With Dog Over Fence

This cute Twitter video that has gone viral shows a little 2-year-old playing catch with a neighbor's dog over their fence. The dog and child play together every time they're both outside at the same time.
Florida Dog Saves Owner Suffering From Diabetes

Florida Dog Saves Owner Suffering From Diabetes

This dog - Buddy, from Florida - stayed by his owner's side when he collapsed due to his diabetes. When Buddy realized his owner, Josh, wasn't getting up, he broke through a screendoor to get help from...
Texas Woman Approaches City Council Dressed As Cockroach

Texas Woman Approaches City Council Dressed As Cockroach

A South Texas woman showed up to a recent City Council meeting dressed as a cockroach.
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