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Prosecutors have made a minor change to the charges filed against a Houston mother accused of drowning her two children in her home's bathtub by forcibly holding their heads underwater. The Harris County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday that Sheborah Thomas has been...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking the public’s help in solving the 1992 murder of Manuel Galindo, 19, in Midland. As part of a DPS public awareness program, one unsolved case is featured each month by the Texas Rangers Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team in...
FROM NEW BRAUNFELS POLICE DEPT. New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date (08/16/16), at approximately 5:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 4200 block of FM 482 for reports of a major accident. Officers arrived to find...
Two children who police allege were drowned by their mother had been temporarily taken away from her by Texas child welfare officials in 2012 after one of them had been found wandering the streets with an intoxicated homeless man. According to court documents, Child Protective...
Texas is no longer requiring pregnant women on Medicaid to get a prescription before receiving free mosquito repellent amid worries over Zika. State health officials announced Monday they're dropping the need for expecting mothers and women between the ages of 10 and 45 to first...
Health officials say a Texas resident who recently traveled to an area of Miami where local Zika transmission occurred has tested positive for the virus. The Texas Department of State Health Services said Monday that it's the first Texas case to be linked to travel within the...
Fayette Co. Sheriff Keith Korenek reports Friday night, August 12, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner Lobos, stopped a 2009 Freightliner on I- 10 at the 658 mile-marker for a traffic violation. After contact with the...
Eligible Texas women on Medicaid can go straight to their pharmacist to pick up mosquito repellent, Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announced today. Texas Medicaid has issued a standing order for mosquito repellent prescriptions for women who are...
The Texas Education Agency announced that nearly 94 percent of districts and around 88 percent of public schools in Texas have met minimum education standards in the final year before shifting to an A-F letter grade accountability system. TEA has frequently overhauled ratings...