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Texas officials are not allowing oyster harvesting in parts of four Texas bays and are also severely shortening the season in another bay. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports Texas Parks & Wildlife officials have called off the start of oyster harvesting in sections of...
Alpine police say the reward for information leading to the whereabouts or safe return of a missing West Texas college student has increased to $200,000. Police announced the increase Monday in the disappearance of Zuzu Verk, a 22-year-old from Fort Worth who is a junior at Sul...
Dallas police say DNA results show several dogs seized after a woman was mauled and later died did not carry out the attack. A Dallas police statement Monday said the case involving the death of 52-year-old Antoinette Brown will be closed due to lack of evidence. Investigators...
Friday afternoon, October 28, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit conducted a traffic stop at the 658 mile marker on IH-10. After contact with the driver and passengers were made several criminal indicators were observed. Consent to search the vehicle was...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Albert Isaiah Christopher, 39, 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. Christopher is wanted for failure to comply with sex...
San Antonio police say an uninvited guest dressed as fictional serial killer Freddy Krueger shot five people at a Halloween party. Sgt. Jesse Salame (SAHL'-uh-may) says the partygoers who were wounded in the shooting early Sunday were all treated and released from hospitals...
After granting parole to a North Texas man who pleaded guilty to causing the death of his 1-month-old son, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles reversed its decision. The board approved John Paul Webb for release on Sept. 27, but reversed course Friday. Webb pleaded guilty in...
An El Paso center for sexual assault victims says about 15 victims have told them they were turned away while seeking a rape kit exam at a local hospital, but hospital officials say they're simply providing victims with the option of going to hospitals better equipped for such...
The commissioner of the state's Department of Family and Protective Services has proposed giving $12,000 raises to each Child Protective Services caseworker, supervisor and administrator. The raises are part of a plan Commissioner Hank Whitman submitted to lawmakers late...