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Representatives of law enforcement agencies and courts from more than 300 jurisdictions across Texas announced today combined efforts to host the 2015 Great Texas Warrant Roundup beginning Saturday, March 7. The roundup is designed to target thousands of defendants with traffic...
The defense has rested its case in the Stephenville 'Sniper Trial,' and Eddie Routh has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Court is in recess until Friday morning, when rebuttal witnesses are expected to speak. Routh waived his right to testify Thursday afternoon. Jurors...
A state representative wants to repeal the stand your ground law. The law expanded the castle doctrine to allow you to use deadly force in other locations if threatened. The representative says it's created open season since its passage in 2007. Representative Garnet Coleman,...
Attorneys for the former Marine accused of fatally shooting "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man are set to present Day Three of their insanity defense. Eddie Ray Routh's attorneys have been calling friends and family members to testify to Routh's behavior before...
The roughly 28,000 public high school seniors who still need to pass a state exam to get their diplomas this May could get a lifeline from Texas legislators. State Sen. Kel Seliger , R-Amarillo, is looking to fast-track a bill that would give school officials the option to...
Tens of thousands of Texas Drivers licenses and ID Cards are being recalled for printing errors. Some 850 thousand erroneous cards were issued. Texas Department of Public Safety says new licenses for those who got misprints will be arriving in the mail by the end of the month...
Gov. Greg Abbott says finding the funding to train and station 500 new state troopers along the Texas-Mexico border is a top priority for the Texas Legislature. In his first State of the State address Tuesday, Abbott also named stiffening ethics rules and bolstering early public...
Eddie Routh said he had to kill Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield in 2013, even though he didn't know them. Jurors at Routh's murder trial in Stephenville got to watch a recording of the defendant's rambling, often nonsensical confession in court Monday. His...
A suspect has been arrested and charged with arson in connection with a fire at the Quba Islamic Institute last week. Darryl Ferguson, 55, was arrested around 4 p.m. Monday and charged with felony first degree arson. Ferguson also allegedly admitted to setting the fire...