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Houston thieves buy cars, breasts implants with stolen credit cards

Police and U.S. Postal Inspectors are accusing five Houston, Texas men of using other people's identities to purchase hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cars and breast implants...for themselves.
Texas man receives 30+ years behind bars in disturbing child porn case

Texas man receives 30+ years behind bars in disturbing child porn case

A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Video: Suspects jump from Texas freeway wall to get away from police

A high speed police chase came to a dramatic end when two suspects tried to make a run for it. Pearland police got a call of a suspicious person, knocking on doors at a neighborhood and when they checked it out, the chase began.
Texas sex offender fugitive wanted 15 years captured in California

Texas sex offender fugitive wanted 15 years captured in California

John Arthur Volker, 50, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, in now in custody after being captured on Jan. 5 in California. Volker, who had eluded law enforcement for nearly 15 years, was wanted for probation violation.
Kenny Hill’s pending transfer leaves Texas A&M shy of scholarship QBs

Kenny Hill’s pending transfer leaves Texas A&M shy of scholarship QBs

In an attempt to revive his college football career, Kenny Hill apparently is heading closer to home.
In Texas, payday lenders are getting borrowers arrested

In Texas, payday lenders are getting borrowers arrested

Arresting people -- or threatening to do so -- over unpaid debts has been illegal in Texas for years now. Yet, that hasn't stopped payday lenders from using the criminal justice system to go after more than 1,500 borrowers in the state.
Texans fire offensive line coach

Texans fire offensive line coach

Texans coach Bill O’Brien is looking for a new offensive line coach. Paul Dunn, who coached the offensive line this season, has been fired.
No hype for Tony Romo’s return to Lambeau

No hype for Tony Romo’s return to Lambeau

Tony Romo grew up 154 miles from Green Bay, rooting for the home-state Packers. But the only significance about playing at Lambeau Field, he insists, is that it means the Cowboys are still alive.
Astros set date for downtown pep rally for Craig Biggio

Astros set date for downtown pep rally for Craig Biggio

The Astros will commemorate Craig Biggio’s Hall of Fame election with a ceremony at 5 p.m. on Friday at Minute Maid Park. Craig Biggio, Nolan Ryan and other Astros figures will speak at the pep rally.
Rubik's Cube Champion Anthony Brooks takes on 2015

Rubik's Cube Champion Anthony Brooks takes on 2015

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS (MARTY WATSON) -- Six seconds - that's all it takes for world champion Rubik's Cuber Anthony Brooks to solve the complex puzzles that plague so many of us.
Texas mayor defends President Obama's executive immigration policies

Texas mayor defends President Obama's executive immigration policies

Brownsville Mayor, Tony Martinez, has filed an amicus “friend of the court” brief in federal court on behalf of U.S.
Jethro Pugh dies

Jethro Pugh dies

Jethro Pugh died Wednesday. He was 70-years-old. He helped the Cowboys win their first two Super Bowl championships in the '70s.
Brandon Carr not concerned with Ice Bowl 2

Brandon Carr not concerned with Ice Bowl 2

The Cowboys will be playing a playoff game at Lambeau Field for the first time since the 1967 Ice Bowl.

FBI identifies doctor, shooter killed in Texas VA clinic shooting

UPDATE: (Wednesday, January 1)

Caught on Cam: Albuquerque officer shot during traffic stop

Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico released lapel camera video Tuesday showing exactly what happened early Saturday morning when an officer was shot during a traffic stop.