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Texas, Indiana Police Retrace Suspected Serial Killer’s Steps

Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed to strangling one woman, told police where to find six more bodies and hinted at a serial killing spree over two decades.

10/21/2014

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Perry To Discuss Ebola Response

Gov. Rick Perry is to discussing the state’s Ebola prevention efforts with the media after cutting a European trip short to lead that response.

10/17/2014

The Routh Street Women's Clinic in Dallas is one of many clinics, which will shutter if tougher abortion restrictions are passed. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Abortion Clinics Reopen After Court Reprieve

Texas abortion clinics that closed under tough new restrictions began reopening Wednesday after winning a reprieve at the U.S. Supreme Court, but the facilities were scheduling women with uncertainty and skeleton staffs.

10/16/2014

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Texas Medical Task Force Plans Ebola Hearing

Members of a Texas task force on Ebola have scheduled their first public hearing as a nurse who contracted the disease remains hospitalized in Dallas.

10/14/2014

Mugshot of Texas Governor Rick Perry. (credit: Travis County Sheriff’s Office)

Perry Ordered To Be In Court October 31

Gov. Rick Perry must appear for a court hearing on October 31. A judge set the date Monday for a pretrial hearing to discuss procedural issues.

10/13/2014

Texas State Sen. Wendy David (D) speaks at the National Press Club August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Reports $5.7 Million In Campaign Cash

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis reported that she has $5.7 million in campaign cash left — about five times less than her Republican opponent, Greg Abbott.

10/07/2014

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Perry Creating Infectious Disease Task Force

Gov. Rick Perry announced on Monday that he is creating a state task force to ensure that Texas appropriately responds to infectious diseases like the Ebola virus.

10/06/2014

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Texas Girl Missing For 12 Years Found In Mexico

Authorities say a Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found with her mother in Mexico, and that the mother is now facing charges in the U.S.

10/01/2014

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay speaking at a public event. (credit: Getty Images/Win McNamee)

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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Wendy Davis Accuses AG Greg Abbott Of Incentive Fund ‘Cover Up’

Democrat Wendy Davis is accusing Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott of a ‘cover up’ involving economic incentive dollars on the eve of their final debate in the Texas governor’s race.

09/29/2014

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Tech Cities Struggle With New Business Rules

Technology companies point out that the push for regulation is ironic in many technology-heavy cities that have built their reputations, in large part, on being on the leading edge.

09/29/2014

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Goodell Meets With Texas Coach Strong

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with Texas coach Charlie Strong on Sunday to talk about the core values Strong uses to run his program.

09/28/2014

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