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Lieutenant Suspended After Falsifying Reports On Woman’s Husband He Was Having An Affair With

The Austin police chief has indefinitely suspended a lieutenant who he says had an affair with a woman and embellished and falsified reports in an effort to arrest her husband.

10/23/2014

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Texas Abortion Clinics Back To Scheduling Patients

Abortion clinics in Texas are starting to reopen after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked new restrictions that had closed all but eight facilities.

10/15/2014

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Court Refuses To Reconsider Texas Abortion Ruling

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a previous ruling that left intact parts of new abortion restrictions in Texas that have forced most abortion clinics across the state to close.

10/09/2014

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Complaints Allege Sex Abuse At Immigration Lockup

Attorneys have filed complaints with federal immigration officials alleging sexual abuse and harassment at a South Texas immigration lockup that houses women and their children.

10/02/2014

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Advocates Urge Texas To Again Expand DNA Testing

Advocacy groups and a Texan who spent nearly 25 years in prison for a killing he didn’t commit are urging the 2015 Legislature to again expand access to crime-scene DNA testing.

10/01/2014

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Judge Excuses Indicted Perry From Next Court Date

A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican’s request to skip all other pretrial hearings.

09/26/2014

Contemporary view of the clock tower at the University of Texas in Austin. In 1966, Charles Whitman killed 17 people and wounded dozens more when he opened fire from the top of the tower.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rifle Used In 1966 Sniper Rampage Up For Sale

Charles Whitman killed 17 people and wounded dozens more when he opened fire from the top of the clock tower at the University of Texas in Austin.

09/25/2014

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Federal Officials Propose Texas Immigration Lockup

Federal authorities want to build a South Texas immigration lockup for families amid the surge of youngsters pouring across the U.S.-Mexico border.

09/11/2014

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No Permit for Couple Charged With Abusing Corpses

A North Texas husband and wife charged with abuse of corpses after their funeral home closed have failed to get their operating license renewed.

09/10/2014

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Human Skull Found In Donations At Thrift Store

Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.

08/28/2014

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