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Sister Act: Texas women arrested for DWI after switching seats

Sister Act: Texas women arrested for DWI after switching seats

El Paso Police arrested two sisters on charges of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after authorities say the driver switched seats with her passenger before being pulled over.
Congress to hold hearing on Red River fight

Congress to hold hearing on Red River fight

A high-profile land dispute between the federal government and Texans who live along the Red River will be the subject of a hearing by the U.S.
TSTC launches Center for Employability Outcomes

TSTC launches Center for Employability Outcomes

With the launch of a new initiative Monday, the Texas State Technical College System could help revolutionize how colleges align their curriculum
Lake Charles mom deserted kids for sex act

Lake Charles mom deserted kids for sex act

A woman was arrested shortly after midnight Friday morning after deputies say she left her two children, ages 7 and 5, in an SUV parked at a Lake Charles store as she performed a sex act with her boyfriend in a nearby vehicle.
Waco sheriff warns that convicted killer headed to Houston

Waco sheriff warns that convicted killer headed to Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a convicted triple murderer from Wisconsin, now facing harassment charges in Waco, is staying in the Houston area, reported the Waco Tribune-Herald.
The Little Guy from Little Elm

The Little Guy from Little Elm

Cole Beasley is 5-foot-8. He's short and he grew up a short distance from Valley Ranch.
Texas convenience store owner steals nearly $2 million from SNAP program

Texas convenience store owner steals nearly $2 million from SNAP program

Two North Texas men have been sentenced for their roles in a massive food stamp fraud scheme that caused nearly $2 million in losses to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R.
Texas man allegedly sends hundreds of white powder hoax letters

Texas man allegedly sends hundreds of white powder hoax letters

A Rowlett, Texas, man was arrested this morning by special agents with the FBI and inspectors with the U.S.
Best day yet for Texans, O’Brien says

Best day yet for Texans, O’Brien says

Despite Arian Foster and Andre Johnson dealing with injuries, coach Bill O’Brien said Monday’s practice was the best training camp session he’s seen from his team.
Jeter farewell tour visits Rangers, who know well his impact

Jeter farewell tour visits Rangers, who know well his impact

The always anticipated arrival of the Yankees’ caravan this year includes the casting of the newest sculpture soon to be unveiled on the storied franchise’s Mount Rushmore of greats.

MMA BEATDOWN: Texas clerk kicks robber into submission

A group of would-be thieves picked the wrong gas station to rob. They knew when an employee was coming back with a bank bag, but they didn't know another clerk was a mixed martial arts fighter!
Texas doctor infected with Ebola virus while working in Liberia

Texas doctor infected with Ebola virus while working in Liberia

A Fort Worth doctor, working with a humanitarian organization, has been infected with the deadly Ebola virus while treating ill patients in Liberia.
GOHMERT: Until we stop the flood, we will never overcome this border crisis

GOHMERT: Until we stop the flood, we will never overcome this border crisis

The following is an op-ed by Texas Representative Louie Gohmert:
SURVEY: Texas leads nation in dove hunters, harvesters

SURVEY: Texas leads nation in dove hunters, harvesters

About 250,000 mourning dove hunters harvest 5 million mourning doves on an annual basis in Texas – making the Lone Star State the nation’s leader in both the number of hunters and harvest.
Texas gets high marks for executive order transparency

Texas gets high marks for executive order transparency

Texas is among the states that do well at making executive orders accessible to the public, according to a report released Thursday by the