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Man Found Not Guilty Of Abusing Son Locked In Box

A Galveston County jury has returned a not-guilty verdict against a man who authorities had accused of abusing his son by locking him in a wooden box.

11/20/2014

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Ex-Cartel Figure Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

Federal authorities say a former top lieutenant for the Gulf drug cartel has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for organizing large shipments of cocaine and marijuana into the U.S.

11/17/2014

Authorities are searching for a man and his 11-month-old son after the child’s mother was found dead in a refrigerator in a Houston apartment. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mom Charged After Son Takes Gun To School

The mother of a 4-year-old pre-kindergarten student who took a loaded gun in his backpack to a South Texas elementary school has been charged by authorities.

10/25/2014

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Woman Charged After Leaving Infant In Hot Truck

A Baytown woman has been charged with child endangerment after authorities say another woman found her baby left in a hot truck.

10/10/2014

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Bar Customer Shoots, Kills 2 In Attempted Robbery

HOUSTON (AP) — Harris County sheriff’s deputies say a customer at a bar has fatally shot two of four armed men who came into the place and announced a holdup. Homicide Sgt. Robert Spurgeon says […]

10/04/2014

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Man Allegedly Made Hash Oil During Explosion

A Central Texas man has been charged with arson and child endangerment after a 2013 explosion damaged a house with his year-old son inside.

09/30/2014

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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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Youth Minister Charged With Having Sex With 16-Year-Old Girl

Texas authorities have charged a Bastrop youth minister who they say had sex with a 16-year-old girl.

08/29/2014

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Man Deliberately Ruined His $1M Car To Collect Insurance Money

Federal authorities say an East Texas man has admitted to deliberately driving his $1 million car into Gulf waters so that he could collect insurance on the vehicle.

08/26/2014

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US Flags Taken From Homes, Burned Nearby

North Texas authorities are investigating eight separate instances of U.S. flags being stolen from homes and burned nearby.

08/12/2014

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