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A civilian jury has convicted a Fort Hood soldier of capital murder in the January 2010 slayings of a fellow Fort Hood soldier. Jurors in a Coryell County state district court deliberated about four hours Monday before finding 22-year-old Army Pvt. Travis Vershun Brazil guilty...
Are there any civil rights or First Amendment violations here? Can any legal action be taken against the school-district ? Read and watch the full story: http://www.newsradioklbj.com/Blogs/Blogentry.aspx?BlogEntryID=10238157
Republican lawmakers might not like Planned Parenthood , or funding family-planning health services – but Texas voters do. According to a recent poll commissioned by the nearly 100-year-old nonprofit, 56% of Texas voters support continued funding by the state family planning...
Legislative budget negotiators agreed Monday on spending in many key areas except education, prompting Senate Finance Committee Chairman Steve Ogden to suggest there could be a special session this summer focusing on public schools and universities. The incomplete budget...
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Nearly 100 Amtrak passengers spent hours trapped aboard the Texas Eagle after one car derailed near downtown Dallas on Sunday. Food and drinks were provided to passengers while crews worked to disconnect the rail car that left the tracks on a span over the Trinity River, just...
The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested a registered sex offender who was working at a local carnival on Thursday night. Vern E. Houston of Corpus Christi was wanted for several burglaries in the Nueces County area. He was recently place on the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office...
A Transportation and Security Administration agent working at ABIA said a man tried to make it through a security checkpoint with a hunting knife Saturday morning. Joey Dwayne Frederick, 39, is now facing a felony prohibited weapons charge. The TSA agent said he found the knife...