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Harris County bail practices facing scrutiny over charges of unfairness to low-income defendants

Sun Oct 9, 2016 12:12 pm

Harris County bail practices facing scrutiny over charges of unfairness to low-income defendants By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - For university student Bryan Sweeney, the three days he spent at the Harris County Jail in Houston before he…


Schools warn about 'virtual kidnapping' of students scam targeting parents in Texas and other states

Sat Oct 8, 2016 7:17 am

Schools warn about 'virtual kidnapping' of students scam targeting parents in Texas and other states By COLLIN BINKLEY, Associated Press
Schools across the U.S. are warning about a scam to convince parents that their children have been kidnapped - even though they…


Baylor University given the all clear after off-campus shooting

Thu Oct 6, 2016 5:16 pm

Baylor University received the all clear shortly after 3:30 p.m. Thursday after police determined there was no imminent threat to the campus.…


East Texas man who killed 2 neighbors has been executed

Wed Oct 5, 2016 8:00 pm

HUNTSVILLE (AP) - An East Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a neighbor couple during a shooting rampage 13 years ago…


Feds tell Texas: Report special education benchmark's impact

Tue Oct 4, 2016 5:55 pm

AUSTIN (AP) - The federal government on Monday ordered Texas officials to eliminate an 8.5 percent benchmark on special education enrollment unless…


Two-headed rat snake gets new home at Central Texas zoo

Fri Sep 30, 2016 5:36 am

Two-headed rat snake gets new home at Central Texas zoo WACO, Texas (AP) - A two-headed rat snake found this month in a Central Texas yard has a new home at a…


Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:48 am

Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of…


Court hears case of Texas officer immune from manslaughter charge

Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:39 am

Court hears case of Texas officer immune from manslaughter charge By REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday in a Texas case in which the state is trying…


Police shoot 'active shooter' at strip mall in Houston

Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:33 am

Police shoot 'active shooter' at strip mall in Houston HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say several people have been shot at a strip mall in the city's southwest and that officers…


Dallas police and fire pension in crisis, retirees concerned

Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:34 am

Dallas police and fire pension in crisis, retirees concerned CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) - Still recovering from the July sniper attack that left five law enforcement officers dead, the…


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