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Records show there have been a rising number of accidents - both large and small - at Fort Hood over the last decade. The U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center says the number of reported accidents at the Army post in Killeen reached a 10-year high of 109 in 2015. Accident numbers...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the arrest of 25 suspected child predators following a joint operation led by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office High Tech Crime Unit (HTCU) and assisted by the attorney general’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit (FAU). Over a three...
Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn lambastes President Barack Obama for foreign policy failures that he says has made the whole world less safe than it was eight years ago. Cornyn says he just got back from a visit to Afghanistan and Iraq. “And as the Director of National...
A soldier is accused of killing a transgender woman in West Texas, and the FBI is investigating whether it was a hate crime. Police arrested 21-year-old Anthony Michael Bowden on Tuesday and charged him with murder. The El Paso Times reports that the FBI civil rights squad is...
A Houston-area school district says two guns were found this week in a cabinet that had been recently donated to a middle school. KHOU-TV reports that the Fort Bend Independent School District says the incident has prompted it to review its policies regarding accepting donated...
A grand jury has declined to indict three Waco, Texas, police officers who responded to a gunfight involving rival biker gangs that left nine people dead and 20 hurt. Waco police issued a statement Wednesday saying the jury chose not to indict the officers who responded to the...
The family of Sandra Bland settles a wrongful death lawsuit with the Texas Department of Public Safety and Waller County for one-point-nine million dollars. The Texas Tribune reports Waller County pay one point 8 million with DPS paying $100 thousand dollars. Waller County must...
The latest results from the 2016 Texas Lyceum poll are out, and they show more than half of Texans polled say Donald Trump's plan to build a wall along the Texas-Mexico border is a bad one. In all, 59% were opposed to the wall. In terms of immigration, 54% believe it helps more...
A federal court has rejected a lawsuit by five Texas death row inmates who say the lethal drugs to be used in their executions need to be retested shortly before to ensure they will suffer no unusual pain. Lawyers for the five prisoners argued to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of...