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File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dallas Man Fatally Shot After Fight

Police say a Dallas man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man after an apparent fist fight.

08/10/2013

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No Tweeting While Driving Is Among La.’s New Laws

Starting Thursday, tweeting while driving can get you a ticket. Posting the names of people who apply for concealed handgun permits can land you in jail. And selling cakes and cookies you bake at home face looser regulation.

07/31/2013

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Texan Gets Nearly 15 Years For Armored Car Holdup

A Houston man has been sentenced to nearly 15 years in prison for his role in the 2009 attempted robbery and robbery of armored cars.

07/10/2013

File photo of a person's hand on a prison yard fence. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

2 Jail Detention Officers Fight, 1 Taken To Hospital

Two detention officers at a South Texas jail have gotten into a fight, and one has been sent to the hospital.

05/13/2013

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Ex-Military Leader Who Abused Recruits With Bleach Gets Jail

An ex-trainer at a South Texas military installation has been sentenced to five months in jail and booted from the service for using bleach to abuse recruits.

04/26/2013

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Harris County Jail System Passes Inspection

On Friday, the Texas Commission on Jail Standards found the Harris County Jail system to be in full compliance with state regulations.

04/19/2013

Chad Holley (Photo Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office)

Chad Holley Sentenced To Several Months In Jail

A Houston teen who made national headlines after a video went viral of several officers beating him, has been sentenced to six months in jail following a 2012 burglary he pleaded guilty to in January.

04/04/2013

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Inmate Escapes Montgomery County Jail

Authorities are searching for Britt Chadvurn Privatte, an inmate who escaped from the Montgomery County Jail early Sunday afternoon.

03/17/2013

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Texas Prisons Install Cellphone-Blocking Equipment

The nation’s largest state prison system is turning to electronic weaponry to combat the persistent headache of illegal cellphones smuggled to inmates.

03/15/2013

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Woman Allegedly Tried To Sell Children

A Sallisaw woman has been arrested on complaints of trying to sell her two children.

03/09/2013

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