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Contemporary view of the clock tower at the University of Texas in Austin. In 1966, Charles Whitman killed 17 people and wounded dozens more when he opened fire from the top of the tower.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rifle Used In 1966 Sniper Rampage Up For Sale

Charles Whitman killed 17 people and wounded dozens more when he opened fire from the top of the clock tower at the University of Texas in Austin.

09/25/2014

File photo of a crime scene. (Photo by Joseph Devenney/Getty Images)

Police: Houston Man Stabs 16-Month Old Son, Kills Family Dog

Houston police say a man has stabbed his 16-month old son before fatally stabbing the family dog.

09/23/2014

File photo of American flag (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Military Museum Gets Part Of Inactive Nuclear Bomb

A military museum in the Texas Panhandle has acquired part of an inactive nuclear bomb on hand during the Cold War.

07/24/2014

A man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore has been captured in Texas and is awaiting extradition — but there is still no sign of the student, authorities said. (Credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Arrested In Pipe Bombs Investigation

A South Texas man has been arrested after law officers searched his home and discovered a pipe bomb and materials used to make explosive devices.

05/21/2014

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

Texan Incompetent For Trial In Pentagram Incident

A North Texas man charged with carving a pentagram into his 6-year-old son’s back has been declared incompetent for trial.

02/28/2014

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Men Get Prison Sentence for Trying To Sell Automatic Machine Gun

An undercover investigation has led to prison for two men who tried to sell a fully automatic machine gun at an East Texas truck stop.

01/16/2014

File photo of crime scene tape. (credit: Getty Images)

Man Showing Gun Inadvertently Shoots, Kills Teen

A man showing a handgun to friends in North Texas fired the weapon without realizing it was loaded and struck a 14-year-old boy in the head, killing him.

12/27/2013

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NFISD Students Expelled and Charged For Weapon

North Forest Independent School District’s growing safety concerns are one more reason to add to the Texas Education Agency’s list of reasons to merge the district with Houston Independent School District.

CBS Houston–10/13/2011

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