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Two violent sex offenders who served time in Texas and later moved elsewhere while under state oversight are back behind bars for similar crimes. The Houston Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/1uv2aZB ) reports both men were in a civil commitment program meant to keep high-risk sex...
Two hours before Linda Woodman lost control of her Lexus SUV on Guadalupe Street, killing a man and leaving a trail of wreckage that spanned the equivalent of three and half football fields, she had been released to a taxicab from a Seton hospital. In a manslaughter trial this...
Corn dogs! Project Runway -ready supermodel chickens (with attendant snobby attitudes) in the poultry barn! Football! The midway! The chance to spend $45 to win a $5 stuffed animal for your girlfriend! And did we mention the ... let’s all say it together now ... saltwater taffy...
A Westfield High School student has been charged with attacking a public servant after he punched a substitute teacher Thursday. Students filmed the assault from their cell phones and uploaded it to the popular mobile app Vine. "I was like, "Oh my God, is this really happening...
A bus transporting the North Central Texas College softball team back to its Gainesville, Texas, campus was hit by a semi truck Friday night, killing four and injuring more than 15, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Three women died at the scene and the fourth died at a...
A Georgia police officer has a new lease on life, and it's all thanks to a McKinney man who had a vision and answered a call. When Raleigh Callaway went in to Stage 5 kidney failure this past year, he and his family knew the only way his life could be saved was with a transplant...
Classrooms are supposed to be where learning takes place, not where students punch teachers in the face. But that's exactly what happened Thursday inside a classroom at Spring ISD's Westfield High School. Local 2 obtained a short video clip of the student punching the teacher...
A former Central Texas judge already on probation in a records and mileage reimbursement scam faces prison for stealing a dead man's Social Security benefits. Ex-McLennan County Justice of the Peace Jean Laster Boone pleaded guilty Thursday to theft of government property. Boone...
CLAUDE, Texas (AP) - A grand jury has declined to indict a Texas Panhandle deputy who fatally shot a domestic violence suspect as the man assaulted a sheriff during booking. Armstrong County sheriff's Deputy Fleta Barnett was no-billed on Tuesday. Investigators say Barnett...