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Officials say a Texas woman has been charged after her 2-year-old daughter suffered burns and witnesses said she told them she'd put the child in the oven. The Somervell County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that deputies were called late Thursday to a home because a...
Amarillo police have sent off more than 800 rape kits, some of which were collected in the 1990s, for testing but so far the effort has yielded few matches. The Globe-News reports the kits were sent in January to comply with a law passed in 2011 that aimed to reduce the state's...
Governor Greg Abbott is seeking a presidential disaster proclamation for three southeast Texas counties hard-hit by flooding from last week's storms that have led to thousands of evacuations and has destroyed or severely damaged more than 680 homes. A statement issued Friday by...
More on this story: http://interactives.dallasnews.com/2016/cattle_theft/ Despite echoes of old Westerns, cattle rustling is a thoroughly modern problem in Texas, with high-tech methods to catch the crooks. And a special law enforcement team says it’s often an inside job by...
A South Texas woman has been charged with aggravated assault after police say she stabbed her common law husband because he wouldn't get out of bed. Officers were called on Wednesday to a Corpus Christi home where the husband told police that his common law wife, 39-year-old...
A judge has ordered the FBI to allow Sandra Bland's family to review a report of the Texas Rangers' investigation into the woman's death while in custody. U.S. District Judge David Hittner's order on Thursday is part of a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Houston by Bland's family...
Police say that two girls have been found dead inside their Tarrant County home along with their injured mother, who suffered stab wounds. Benbrook Police Cmdr. David Babcock said officers responded to a 911 call shortly Thursday morning and found the children and their 31-year-...
Omar Cruz, 31, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested March 15 in Laredo. Cruz was wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child younger than 14 and forgery of a financial instrument in Amarillo. The arrest was the result of tip information,...
NEW BRAUNFELS —U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) will receive the ‘Texan of the Year’ award at the 50th Annual Texas Legislative Conference (TLC) tomorrow. He will then deliver a keynote address, highlighting some of the Senate’s accomplishments on transportation, crude oil...