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Jury Selection Begins In Retrial Of Waco Man Accused In Murder Of Stepsons

Jury selection began this week in the case of a Texas man granted a retrial after questions were raised about testimony that helped convict him in the deaths of his two stepsons in a fire nearly 30 years ago.

10/06/2014

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Thousands Of Homeowners May Get Damages In Chinese Drywall Lawsuit

Attorney Leonard Davis of New Orleans said Monday that notices were sent Friday to the homeowners in Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Virginia, Texas and Alabama.

10/06/2014

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Cold Case Solved: Man Gets 50 Years For Sexual Assault

A man involved in a decade old ‘cold case’ sexual assault was finally sentenced to prison for the kidnapping and rape of a then 19-year old girl.

10/06/2014

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Man Condemned For 1996 Tyler Slaying Loses Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a Texas death row prisoner convicted of the slaying of a Tyler woman at her apartment 18 years ago.

10/06/2014

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Tough Texas Abortion Law May Head To Supreme Court

Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting “a showdown” at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas’ abortion clinics.

10/03/2014

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Appeals Court Lets Texas Enforce Anti-Abortion Law

A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America’s second most-populous state.

10/02/2014

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Four Family Members Of Ebola Patient Under Court Ordered Quarantine

Texas health officials have ordered four close family members of the Ebola patient in Dallas to stay in their home, and they’ve posted law enforcement outside to be sure.

10/02/2014

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Texas Appeals Court Upholds DeLay Reversal

The highest criminal court in Texas refused Wednesday to reinstate two money-laundering convictions for former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

10/01/2014

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Keller ‘Black Widow’ Gets 60 Years Prison

Michele Williams was sentenced to 60 years in prison by a Fort Worth jury on Tuesday after being convicted a day earlier of murdering her husband and tampering with evidence.

10/01/2014

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Morgan “Can’t Believe” Walmart Blames Him

Tracy Morgan said Tuesday that he “can’t believe” Walmart’s assertion that he and others were partly to blame for their injuries in the highway crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one of his friends.

10/01/2014

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City Of Denton Sued Over Fracking Moratorium

A group of mineral royalty owners has sued the city of Denton over its temporary ban on hydraulic fracturing, claiming the ban violates property rights.

09/30/2014

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Dallas Man Gets 22 Years Jail For Trafficking Girl

Prosecutors said that a Dallas gang member has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for forcing a runaway 14-year-old girl into prostitution.

09/29/2014