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Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Jurors Shown Mosque Arson Suspect's Anti-Muslim Writings

Jurors Shown Mosque Arson Suspect's Anti-Muslim Writings

Prosecutors say a Texas man accused of torching a mosque made plans to create a "rogue unit" to monitor and possibly confront Muslims at the Islamic center.

Monday, Jul 9, 2018

Jury Selection Begins for Texas Mosque Arson Suspect

Jury Selection Begins for Texas Mosque Arson Suspect

A 26-year-old man accused of setting fire to a Southeast Texas mosque is to face a hate crime charge in federal court.

Monday, Jun 4, 2018

Texas Mosque Welcomes Church Damaged by Car Crash

Texas Mosque Welcomes Church Damaged by Car Crash

The Victoria Advocate reports that the Victoria Islamic Center offered its worship space Sunday to a group of about 30 members of the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

Texans' Donations to Help Clear Untested Rape Kit Backlog

Texans' Donations to Help Clear Untested Rape Kit Backlog

Many sexual assault victims in Texas have to wait years for closure because the state has a massive backlog of untested rape kits, but now you may be able to help change that with a simple donation.

Sunday, Dec 24, 2017

Dozens of Buses, Other Transit Vehicles Burned in Texas Fire

Dozens of Buses, Other Transit Vehicles Burned in Texas Fire

A fire broke out early Saturday burning more than 30 city transit vehicles in Victoria, Texas, where residents were already struggling for transportation after losing cars in the flooding from Hurricane...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017

Woman, 42, Pleads Guilty in Texas Fake Registered Nurse Case

Woman, 42, Pleads Guilty in Texas Fake Registered Nurse Case

Prosecutors say a woman with no medical training faces up to five years in federal prison after she faked being a registered nurse at five medical facilities in Texas.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017

Lawmaker Fasts to Protest Texas' Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill

Lawmaker Fasts to Protest Texas' Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill

State Rep. Victoria Neave is withstanding from food to protest the anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill that is set for debate this Wednesday.

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016

Work Continues for $1M Artificial Reef off Texas

Work Continues for $1M Artificial Reef off Texas

The 'Keeping it Wild' artificial reef planned for the Gulf of Mexico will include hundreds of pyramid-style structures friendly to the fish, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department announced.

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

Ex-South Texas Parole Officer Admits Producing Child Porn

Ex-South Texas Parole Officer Admits Producing Child Porn

A former Texas prison system parole officer has pleaded guilty to sexually exploiting a child after she and her boyfriend were accused of producing child pornography.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

6 Indicted in $15M Crops Scam, Farmers Not Paid

6 Indicted in $15M Crops Scam, Farmers Not Paid

A South Texas grand jury has indicted six men accused of stealing $15 million from farmers by brokering the sale of crops then pocketing the cash.

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