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Jan 5, 2019

Mother: Jazmine Barnes' Killing Was a Hail of Glass, Bullets

Mother: Jazmine Barnes' Killing Was a Hail of Glass, Bullets

The mother of a 7-year-old black girl killed during a Houston shooting says the deadly incident happened so fast she didn't see anything "but shattered glass and bullets" coming toward her car

Dec 1, 2018

Texas Woman Gets 30 years in Prison for 2014 Death of Son, 2

Texas Woman Gets 30 years in Prison for 2014 Death of Son, 2

A 24-year-old Central Texas woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for her role in the 2014 death of her 2-year-old son.

Nov 13, 2018

Texas Mom, 3 Children Burned Using Gasoline To Start Fire

Texas Mom, 3 Children Burned Using Gasoline To Start Fire

Officials say West Texas woman and her three children have been burned in a flash fire while using gasoline in a fireplace for warmth a day after fuel was disconnected to the home.

Sep 3, 2018

Texas Mom with Baby Leads Police on High-Speed Chase

Texas Mom with Baby Leads Police on High-Speed Chase

Newly-released video shows a Texas mother with her baby lead police on a wild, high-speed chase. The pursuit happened in June near San Antonio.

Aug 7, 2018

Mother of Young Child Found Dead on Texas Beach Indicted

Mother of Young Child Found Dead on Texas Beach Indicted

A grand jury has indicted the mother of a 4-year-old boy whose naked body was found on a Texas beach last year.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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