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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 19, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz Raises $890,000 In The 1st Quarter Of The Year

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz raised nearly $890,000 in the year’s first quarter — about half what poured in following his helping lead last fall’s partial government shutdown.

04/16/2014

File photo of South by Southwest prayer service. (Credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

20 Charges Added In South By Southwest Fatal Crash

A driver already charged with murder is facing 20 new charges of aggravated assault after he plowed into a crowd during the South by Southwest music festival in Austin.

04/01/2014

File photo of SXSW crowd. (Credit:  Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for SXSW)

Suspect In Deadly South By Southwest Crash Charged

The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after he smashed his car through a street barricade at the South By Southwest festival did not use his brakes and even accelerated as he approached crowds, according to an arrest warrant released Friday.

03/15/2014

Authorities say the vehicle crashed through a temporary barricade set up for SXSW. (Getty Images)

2 Dead After Car Crashes Into Crowd

Police say car drove through temporary barricades for the South By Southwest festival.

03/13/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Woman Faces Sentencing After Pouring Gasoline On Husband In Bath Tub

A Central Texas jury deliberates for a second day punishment of a woman convicted of arson in the bathtub burning death of her husband.

03/11/2014

The Harris County District Attorney's Office, in conjunction with the Texas Department of State Health Services, says it is in the early stages of investigating a local Houston doctor who is accused of performing late-term abortions in 2011. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

2 More Texas Clinics Closing Amid New Abortion Law

Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

03/06/2014

Larry Davis says prosecutors pressed charges despite evidence of his innocence. (Getty Images)

Man Arrested For Drunk Driving After Blowing 0.00 Into Breathalyzer

Larry Davis says the breathalyzer proved his innocence, but he was arrested anyway.

02/27/2014

File photo of a hearse. (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images)

Texas In 2013 Had 156 Child Abuse Deaths

A state agency reports Texas had 156 child deaths from abuse and neglect during fiscal 2013.

02/12/2014

File photo of grocery store. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Uncle Ben’s Recalls Large Rice Bags Sold In Texas

state health officials are reminding consumers about a nationwide recall of Uncle Ben’s infused rice products in Texas.

02/09/2014

(Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Wendy Davis Supports Open Carry Law

Democratic candidate for governor says she supports proposed law that would allow Texans to wear guns in public.

02/06/2014

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