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Child Protective Services has fired four regional directors as it looks to overhaul operations following years of complaints that the agency fails to adequately protect children who are abused or neglected. The four directors were terminated this week and a fifth in El Paso...
Prosecutors say a North Texas man who falsely portrayed himself as a decorated Navy SEAL must serve more than four years behind bars. Carlos Felipe Luna-Gonzalez of Granbury was sentenced in Weatherford after pleading guilty to theft, failure to appear and bail jumping. Luna-...
Houston police say an armored car guard has been fatally shot during a robbery while refilling a drive-thru ATM. Houston police on Tuesday announced the search for a male suspect seen driving away from the scene. Authorities say the guard, identified as David Guzman, 25, was...
FROM DPS AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking Texas drivers to use extra caution when driving during the Labor Day holiday weekend. From Sept. 2 – 5, DPS Troopers will join law enforcement from across the state in looking for drivers who disregard...
A Texas university has fired its president after he had been placed on medical leave because of "uncharacteristic behavior and comments." The San Antonio Express-News reports the University of the Incarnate Word's governing board on Monday announced it had voted to remove Louis...
Authorities are investigating what might have been a hoax call in which someone reported being held hostage inside an East Texas home, resulting in a nearly five-hour police standoff. The Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune reports police received a 911 call at 1:44 p.m. Monday from a...
FROM GAS BUDDY Austin, TX, August 29- Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.01/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has...
Police say two men have been killed and another wounded in gunfire at a Central Texas apartment complex. College Station police did not immediately announce any arrests in the shootings before dawn Sunday but said the public was not in danger. Police are trying to determine a...
A federal appeals court is allowing a trade group representing Texas liquor store operators to join a stalled federal lawsuit that Wal-Mart has filed against the Texas agency that dispenses permits to sell liquor by the bottle. The giant retailer wants to get into the business...