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A former Texas law enforcement officer whose career ended when he was accused and convicted of sexually abusing a young girl almost 30 years ago has now been sentenced to three life prison sentences for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in 2009. The Waco Tribune-Herald...
A man who shot a South Texas sheriff's deputy in an exchange of gunfire on a street has been charged with aggravated assault against a public servant. The Comal County sheriff's office says 22-year-old Garrett Marshall Cooke of Bulverde remained in a San Antonio hospital Sunday...
Donald Trump splashed cold water Saturday on renewed calls by U.S. secessionists for Texas to break away from America in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. “Texas will never do that, because Texas loves me,” the presumptive Republican presidential nominee...
The Texas Attorney General’s Office has secured an Agreed Final Judgment and Permanent Injunction against a former immigration attorney, Paul A. Esquivel, his former associate attorney, Juan Carlos Penaflor, and former office manager, Olvia Martinez. This final judgment stems...
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped a penny this week to settle at an average $2.13 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the national price at the pump also declined, slipping 4 cents this week to reach an average $2.32 per gallon. Amarillo has the cheapest...
A federal appeals court has upheld a much-watched Texas program that promises free college educations to military veterans if they lived in the state when they enlisted. The Hazlewood Act dates to the 1920s. State lawmakers expanded the program in 2009 to include the veterans'...
A former suburban Dallas police officer who resigned after video showed him forcing a bikini-clad black 15-year-old girl to the ground will not be charged in the matter. A Collin County grand jury Thursday decided not to indict former McKinney officer Eric Casebolt, who pushed...
Austin is now the first city to work with Ft. Hood soldiers transition into civilian career. Austin Mayor Steve Adler said the city is now starting an 18-22 week-long internship pilot programs with Fort Hood soldiers who are within 180 days of completing their active duty...
Authorities say a South Texas man drowned while trying to rescue his 13-year-old daughter from the Llano River as they were fishing. The Llano County Sheriff's Office says bystanders and some city workers saved the girl during the accident Wednesday afternoon near Badu Park. A...