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Deion Sanders' school opens after charter revoked

Deion Sanders' school opens after charter revoked

Despite being plagued with problems and losing its charter, classes are back in session at Deion Sanders' Prime Prep Academy in Fort Worth.
Davis goes on air with second attack ad

Davis goes on air with second attack ad

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Sen.
Elmendorf police chief killed in confrontation

Elmendorf police chief killed in confrontation

The chief of police in Elmendorf is dead and a suspect behind bars after a violent confrontation.
3 teens nabbed, 1 still on the lam in robbery ring

3 teens nabbed, 1 still on the lam in robbery ring

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Three teenagers from Spring are in custody and a fourth is still being sought in connection with a string of robberies that occurred over the weekend in Harris and Montgomery counties, authorities said.
Armed to teach: Texas school district sticks to its gun policy

Armed to teach: Texas school district sticks to its gun policy

It's safe to say Argyle ISD is ready to start the school year with guns blazing. The district is on target to continue its new policy of allowing some teachers to pack heat on campus.
Cowboys begin cutdown by releasing Wilson, Copeland

Cowboys begin cutdown by releasing Wilson, Copeland

The cuts have started for the Dallas Cowboys. Defensive end Martez Wilson and fullback J.C. Copeland were the first two players released. The Cowboys have to cut 13 more by Tuesday at 3 p.m. CST to be at league-mandated 75 limit.

Forney woman mistakingly handcuffed at gunpoint

A Forney woman was mistakenly pulled over and handcuffed at gunpoint on suspicions of waving a gun outside the window of her car.
Houston area man accused of stealing camper with person inside

Houston area man accused of stealing camper with person inside

A Houston area man has been charged with several crimes after investigators determined he was responsible for the theft of a camper a Liberty County man was sleeping inside.
Major Democratic operative joins Rick Perry legal team

Major Democratic operative joins Rick Perry legal team

Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a message than winning the case.
Gov. Perry's legal team files writ of habeas corpus

Gov. Perry's legal team files writ of habeas corpus

On Monday, Governor Rick Perry’s legal team filed a pretrial application for writ of habeas corpus seeking to bar the prosecution of Governor Perry on multiple constitutional grounds.

Texas woman accused of torturing neighbor for hours

A woman in corpus Christi, Texas, says she was held captive and tortured by a neighbor.
Texas police chief shot, killed during traffic stop

Texas police chief shot, killed during traffic stop

A police chief in a small Texas town was shot and killed in the line of duty. Investigators say Elmendorf Police Chief Michael Pimentel was shot while making a traffic stop Saturday afternoon.
RodeoHouston, Texans ticket holders give opinions on Astrodome's future

RodeoHouston, Texans ticket holders give opinions on Astrodome's future

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a recent survey ordered by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo asked RodeoHouston committee volunteers, adults in Harris County, and Houston Texans season ticket holders what should be done with the NRG

Employee at Whataburger near UT diagnosed with hepatitis

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an employee at a Whataburger near the University of Texas at Austin was diagnosed with the hepatitis A virus, according to Austin health officials.
Shreveport's Scott Baker helps Rangers avoid sweep

Shreveport's Scott Baker helps Rangers avoid sweep

The 32-year-old right-hander held the Kansas City Royals to five hits in five innings, and Texas took the finale of a three-game set 3-1.