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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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Grandson Charged With Dismembering Grandmothers Body With Chain Saw

A Texas man charged with killing his 77-year-old grandmother and dismembering her body with a chain saw has pleaded guilty to murder.

10/01/2014

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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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09/30/2014

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Office Manager Sentenced For Stealing $1.6 Million Dollars

The former manager of a Houston-area plastics company has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for stealing nearly $1.6 million from the business.

09/27/2014

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Woman Charged With Allegedly Strangling, Killing Husband With Apron

Investigators say a West Texas woman has been charged with killing her husband of nearly 25 years by allegedly using an apron to strangle him.

09/27/2014

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Court Nixes Air Force Trainer’s Rape Penalty

An Air Force appeals court has overturned an Air Force instructor’s rape conviction and ordered a new sentence for his other convictions for misconduct at the South Texas base where he worked.

09/26/2014

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Wounded Man Charged In Amarillo Bat, Sword Fight

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Amarillo police have charged a wounded man with assault after he allegedly used a baseball bat to try to attack a homeowner who fought back with a sword. Potter County jail records […]

09/26/2014

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Texas Beef Packer Recalling Meat, Possible E. Coli

A meat packer in the Texas Panhandle has recalled nearly 12 tons of beef trimmings products due to possible E. coli contamination.

09/26/2014

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