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A new report says a record 149 people falsely convicted of crimes were exonerated last year in the U.S. The report released Wednesday by the National Registry of Exonerations says 2015 had 10 more exonerations than 2014, which had the previous highest total since the group began...
Health officials say a patient in Texas has acquired the Zika virus through sexual transmission. Dallas County Health and Human Services said Tuesday it received confirmation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The patient was infected after having sexual...
An 18-year-old Texas Aggie student is found dead in her dorm room. According the Texas A&M University Police Department's Facebook page, they got a 911 call shortly before 2pm Tuesday for an unconscious person at Hart Hall. The unidentified girl's body was located by first...
Robert Louis Lamere, Jr., 50, of Great Falls, Montana was arrested this afternoon without incident in the 1700 block of Mustang Drive in Marble Falls by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. Lamere was sought by Montana law enforcement authorities after Lamere became aware of...
Governor Greg Abbott today declared February 2nd "Texas Military Heroes Day" in honor of all Texans who have and continue to defend the United States of America. Last year, Governor Abbott declared February 2nd "Chris Kyle Day" in honor of Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle. Today,...
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today declared February 2nd "Texas Military Heroes Day" in honor of all Texans who have and continue to defend the United States of America. Last year, Governor Abbott declared February 2nd "Chris Kyle Day" in honor of Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle...
A federal appeals court says the civil rights of a 37-year-old convicted sex offender aren't violated because he gets no pay for cultivating fields at a Texas prison. Inmate Kyle Farrar filed a federal civil rights lawsuit arguing it's wrong he's not getting paid and inhumane...
A state ethics board has declined to support Texas' attorney general using political donors to pay his mounting legal bills on criminal charges of defrauding investors. Monday's decision means Republican Ken Paxton could still use supporters' money to cover his criminal defense...
Sandra Bland's family is asking a judge to reject arguments from Texas that state Department of Public Safety reports related to the black woman's arrest, jailing and death last summer should be withheld from them. Texas says it has immunity from damages sought in a lawsuit...