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A Brownsville man is out of prison after spending nine years locked up for a crime he didn't commit. Manuel Velez was sent to death row for the murder of his then girlfriend's one-year-old child. Brian Stull with the ACLU says Velez was about 1,000 miles away at a construction...
A Temple couple who stole more than 50,000 pieces of mail from 80 cities across Texas are headed to federal prison. Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Gloff says Charles Hattenback was given 81 months in prison, and his girlfriend Kathryn Hubbert got four years for their scheme. He...
State lawmakers want a study to determine whether or not to keep the Texas Lottery. Robert Kohler wants it gone. He worked for the lottery from its beginning in 1992 to 2003, and now he's with a Texas anti-gambling group. He says scratch-off tickets account for up to 80% of...
The death of Ebola victim Thomas Duncan in Dallas brings with it many questions. Duncan's fiancee, Louise Troh, was said to have reacted with sadness and shock. According to her Pastor, George Mason, she was asking questions about how the hospital handled Duncan, initially...
Texas Senator Ted Cruz said Tuesday he will follow through with a promise to push federal legislation to protect state laws that define marriage. This comes after this week's U.S. Supreme Court decision to let stand rulings that struck down same-sex marriage bans in five states...
Two people accused of beating a man to death with baseball bats while three children sat in another room were arrested late Monday night after a body was discovered in their North Side home. Candie Dominguez, 35, and Daniel Moreno Lopez, 28, were both charged with murder for...
The closest family member of the 42-year-old man who is critically ill with Ebola made his first public appearance Tuesday night. "I just came by here because I feel like God was calling me to come see my dad," said Karsiah Duncan, 19, speaking at Wilshire Baptist Church on...
Star running back Adrian Peterson will appear in a Montgomery County courtroom Wednesday on a charge of negligent injury of a child. Peterson will plead not guilty, according to Ian Rapoport with NFL.com. The Minnesota Vikings star was indicted last month following a grand jury...
The key to stopping the spread of Ebola may be found right here in Texas. The virus is spread by contact with body fluids, and the most exposure is at the hospital. A San Antonio company, Xenex, invented a robot that kills viruses with ultra-violent light pulses. Dr. Mark...