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Police say a North Texas teacher arrested this week for sexually assaulting a teenager has told investigators he has HIV. A police affidavit shows 43-year-old Roger Kessler didn't reveal his medical condition to the 15-year-old boy, who he met through a dating app. Kessler is on...
A woman who accidentally misidentified the person who raped her says she remains plagued by guilt in a case that led to major reforms in Texas. Officials in Lubbock this week will unveil a statue to honor Tim Cole, the first person in Texas to be exonerated of a crime after his...
A newspaper investigation finds that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis did not always recuse herself from Fort Worth city council work when the city was considering projects that affected her business interests. The Dallas Morning News reports ( http://bit.ly/...
Vehicle crash deaths are significantly up in parts of Texas where oil and gas production is booming the most. The Houston Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/1m41kjP ) that deaths rose more than 50 percent in the West Texas counties located on the Permian Basin. Deaths also went...
Filmed a little bit of the Texas Hill Country from my DJI Phantom 2 with H3-3D and GoPro Hero 3
All summer, Central American children caught at the U.S.-Mexico border have been trickling into the Washington area, sent to live with relatives in Latino communities. Now, they are descending en masse on the region’s public schools, bringing an array of problems that school...
Sen. Ted Cruz was booed offstage at a conference for Middle Eastern Christians Wednesday night after saying that “Christians have no greater ally than Israel.” Cruz, the keynote speaker at the sold-out D.C. dinner gala for the recently-founded non-profit In Defense of Christians...
More than 275 authors are coming to the 2014 Texas Book Festival, the largest lineup in the Festival’s 19-year history, it was announced tonight. Nationally renowned authors coming to this year’s Festival include Martin Amis, Joyce Carol Oates, Walter Mosley, Norman Lear, Lidia...
A man who gunned down his ex-girlfriend and her brother in Houston has been given a lethal injection in Huntsville. Attorneys for Willie Trottie tried to halt the procedure...claiming the compounded drug could have led to a botched execution. The Prison System's Jason Clark says...