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Website Helps Texas Law Enforcement Catch Criminals

Catching criminals just got a little easier thanks to a new website launched by a law enforcement officer in Central Texas.

01/19/2014

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Texas Drug Felon Gets Jail For Firearms

Convicted drug runner Erik Willis of Purdon was sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison after more than a dozen firearms were found at his fortified Central Texas home.

11/21/2013

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About 100 Pets Rescued From Austin Flooding

About 100 pets that were displaced in the recent Central Texas flooding are being cared for by the Austin Humane Society as recovery efforts in the area continue.

11/05/2013

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Cleanup Begins After Central Texas Flooding

Cleanup work is getting started in earnest on Friday, a day after flash floods across Central Texas killed two men and prompted dozens of emergency rescues.

11/01/2013

Marijuana and weapons seized by police. (FILE) (credit: AP)

Waco Police Seek 2 Men After Deadly Drug Deal

Police are seeking two gunmen after a fatal shooting at a Central Texas apartment complex when an apparent drug deal went wrong.

10/27/2013

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Zebra Mussels Found In Central Texas, Belton Lake

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Thursday announced zebra mussels were discovered Sept. 18 in Belton Lake, 60 miles north of Austin.

09/26/2013

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West Paramedic Freed Pending Pipe Bomb Trial

A former Central Texas paramedic has been released on bond pending trial on a federal charge that he possessed pipe bomb materials.

08/22/2013

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Fireworks Pop Off, Warehouse Blaze Ensues

No one was hurt in a blaze Sunday at a fireworks warehouse in Bastrop, and firefighters were able to contain the flames from the outside, officials said.

06/30/2013

Marijuana Plants

3,500 Marijuana Plants Found In Central Texas

A repeat drug bust at a rural plot in Central Texas has led to the confiscation of about $5.25 million worth of marijuana plants.

06/20/2013

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

Volunteer Support In West Continues

The massive clean up in West, Texas seems to have only just begun. Many residents are now preparing for their condemned homes to be destroyed, including Joye Nors, who lived blocks away from the explosion site.

05/11/2013

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Texas Mayor Discovers Dog Carcasses On City Property

The mayor of a small Central Texas town has found dozens of dog carcasses illegally dumped on city property and has demanded an investigation.

12/04/2012

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Life Sentence After 5th Drunk Driving Conviction

A 45-year-old Central Texas man is going to prison for at least 15 years after receiving his fifth conviction for drunken driving.

11/30/2012

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