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Sheriff: East Texas Couple Ambushed Near Church

An East Texas sheriff says a husband and wife found slain outside a church were ambushed after visiting his 4-year-old daughter from a previous marriage.

01/21/2014

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Ex-Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced For Distributing Cocaine

Federal prosecutors say a former sheriff’s deputy in West Texas has been sentenced to four years in prison for distributing cocaine.

01/10/2014

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2 Killed As Truck Veers Off Bridge To Avoid Cattle

Two people are dead after their semitrailer truck slammed into cattle spilled from an overturned cattle truck trailer on a far West Texas interstate highway.

11/28/2013

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Authorities: 2 Dead, 22 Hurt In Gunfire At Party

Two people have been killed and at least 22 others hurt when gunfire rang out at a large house party in suburban Houston, sending partygoers fleeing in panic, authorities said.

11/10/2013

Houston Police are being accused of racial profiling after handcuffing and bringing a girl to Child Protective Services who was with her two dance partners -- assuming she was a runaway. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

“Panty Burglar” On The Loose

Police are searching for a burglar who likes to steal women’s lingerie after an incident was reported Tuesday.

10/03/2013

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Family Claims They Were Kicked Out of Applebee’s Over Children’s Behavior

A family feels “heartbroken” and “disrespected” after being kicked out of a Texas Applebee’s for their children’s behavior.

09/20/2013

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Former Deputy Convicted In South Texas Drug Case

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a former South Texas deputy sheriff for his role in a drug conspiracy. The case was given to jurors shortly before noon Tuesday and a couple hours later […]

08/06/2013

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Texan Allegedly Scalded Girl, 3, For Telling Lies

A South Texas man has been accused of scalding his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter for lying and the adults allegedly withheld medical help for more than a week.

06/05/2013

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Gun Cleaned By Texas Brother Fires, Kills Sister On 13th Birthday

Authorities say a North Texas girl has died on her 13th birthday after being accidentally shot by her 19-year-old brother as he cleaned a gun.

06/05/2013

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Texas Sheriff Fakes Being Hit Man, Inmate Charged

A North Texas sheriff faked being a hit man to negotiate with a jail inmate now charged with trying to have his estranged wife and her male friend killed.

01/10/2013