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The trauma surgeon who treated a Houston deputy constable for multiple gunshot wounds says the deputy remains in critical condition, is recovering "fairly routinely" and should make a full recovery. Dr. Joseph Love says the deputy, Alden Clopton, has six wounds to his abdomen...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $1.90 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is three cents more than last week and 32 cents less per gallon than last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in the...
AUSTIN – Dustin Ray Smith, 33, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after turning himself in on Tuesday in Amarillo. Smith was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender, evading arrest and probation violation. The arrest was not the result of a tip, and...
Two seconds. That’s how long Rodney Matthews, former construction inspector for the Texas Department of Transportation, had to react after he heard a crash and a driver drove through his work zone. Matthews was thrown 30 feet in the air and sustained a concussion and severe...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the murder of an unidentified woman whose remains were discovered in 1992 in Refugio County. As part of a DPS public awareness program, one unsolved case is featured by the Texas...
A local union of Border Patrol agents narrowly voted down a motion to break from the National Border Patrol Council's endorsement of presidential candidate Donald Trump. The El Paso Times reports Local 1929 in El Paso voted 14-13 Tuesday night to support the union's national...
A Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense following a deadly drunken-driving wreck will appear in adult court facing the prospect of more jail time. Ethan Couch is due Wednesday before a Fort Worth judge who could order more jail time as part of the conditions of his...
A panel reviewing the Waller County jail where Sandra Bland died last summer after being taken into custody is calling for a major overhaul of its procedures and facilities. The panel says a new jail is needed because the current one is inadequate. It's also calling for body...
This morning, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, SGT Randy Thumann and K9 partner Lobos, stopped a 2006 Ford F-250 pickup truck on Interstate 10 at the 664 mile-marker E/B for a traffic violation. After contact with the driver was made several criminal...