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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) investigators successfully executed a search warrant which led to the arrest of Garrett Peterson Pharr, 26, of Copperas Cove, for one count of Online Solicitation of a Minor. A...
Services have been scheduled for a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper killed when his patrol car wrecked. A DPS statement says the funeral for Trooper Jeffrey Nichols will be at 2 p.m. CDT Thursday at Lamar Avenue Church of Christ in Paris. The 27-year-old Nichols, who...
A Texas Tech University task force has recommended a policy to govern the carrying of handguns on the Lubbock campus. In a statement Tuesday, Tech officials say the policy, which is required by a recent state law, will be reviewed by the Texas Tech University System regents. The...
Earlier today, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) became aware of technical issues in a number of districts related to the online administration of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®). Some districts across the state reported to TEA and Educational...
suspect in custody in Georgetown. The Decatur County Sheriff's Office, Ga is searching for Alexis Mckenzie Leigh Berry, 15, white female, 5'6, 120 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes, last seen wearing a tang top, blue jeans and boots. Police are looking for Duane Dion Jaso, 43, white...
Experts say dry, gusty conditions in parts of Texas have increased the threat for wildfires this week. The Texas A&M Forest Service on Monday announced critical fire weather conditions are expected over the Texas Plains region through Wednesday. The National Weather Service...
A woman has been indicted in connection to a crash that killed a West Texas police sergeant last summer. The San Angelo Standard-Times reported Monday that 46-year-old Cynthia Quigley was indicted March 15 on a charge of criminally negligent homicide. She was arrested March 24...
A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol Trooper died in a one-vehicle crash while on patrol Saturday night in Lamar County. At approximately 10:57 p.m. Saturday, Trooper Jeffrey Nichols, 27, was driving westbound on FM 38, when he lost control of his patrol car...
New Braunfels police say a 17-year-old was shot and killed Easter Sunday on a domestic disturbance. According to police Felix Nieves and his mother were fighting; she attempted to use a stun-gun on him but he took it and used it on her several times. Police say the stepfather...