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Officials in Marlin have lifted a boil-water order that was one of the last vestiges of a catastrophic Thanksgiving Day water treatment plant failure that left residents without water for a week. City Manager Ken Knight lifted the order Thursday after the Central Texas town's...
An 18-year-old Southeast Texas man has been arrested and charged with illegally shooting and killing two whooping cranes, a species which federal officials list as critically endangered. Federal game officials arrested Trey Joseph Frederick on Thursday at his rural home near...
A former San Antonio police officer has pleaded no contest to stealing drugs, weapons and about $2,000 from a couple while on the force. Konrad Chatys entered his plea Thursday to felony theft by a public servant. Four other counts will be dropped. Prosecutors are recommending...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today held a press conference to announce a new unit within the Texas Attorney General’s Office dedicated to combating human trafficking. This new unit will be headed by Deputy Criminal Chief Kirsta Leeburg Melton, an experienced prosecutor with...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Mark Timothy McBride, 58, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. McBride is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender...
The top criminal court in Texas has reversed the convictions of seven men who were sentenced to prison for talking dirty to minors online. The Dallas Morning News reports that five men from Harris County, one from Collin County and another from Montgomery County are among the...
A federal judge has ruled an Iraqi refugee will be held without bond on charges he tried to help the Islamic State group. Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan appeared at a court hearing Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes ruled there was a serious risk Al Hardan would flee if...
A U.S. Border Patrol agent and four other men have been indicted on capital murder and other charges in the death of a man whose decapitated body was found floating near Texas' South Padre Island. Joel Luna is on indefinite leave from the Border Patrol. A Cameron County grand...
The 1996 slaying of a North Texas girl that led to the Amber Alert notification system to find missing children remains unsolved. Arlington police on Tuesday repeated their request for tips in finding the killer of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman. Amber's mother, Donna Williams, also...