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Handcuffs are seen on the hands of a twenty-year old "Street Villains" gang member (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

DPS Estimates At Least 100,000 Texans Involved In Gangs

An estimated 100,000 people are involved in gangs, according to a new Texas DPS report.

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Michael Dewayne Cox (credit: Dallas Police Department)

“Top 10” Most Wanted Sex Offender Arrested

Convicted child molester, Michael Dewayne Cox, was arrested for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

07/28/2015

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Jail Releases More Sandra Bland Footage Before Her Death

Texas authorities planned to release more video Tuesday of Sandra Bland during her three days in jail.

07/28/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Autopsy: Woman Dead In Texas Jail Used Bag Tied In Slip Knot

A black woman found dead in a Southeast Texas jail three days after a traffic-stop confrontation with a white officer hanged herself using a clear plastic bag tied into a slip knot, according to an autopsy report released Friday.

07/24/2015

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Sandra Bland Expresses Disbelief In Voicemail From Jail

A Texas TV station says it has obtained a voicemail from a call Sandra Bland made from jail in which she told a friend that she couldn’t believe what was happening to her.

07/23/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Sandra Bland’s Family Talks For 1st Time Since Traffic Stop Video Released

Speaking from hundreds of miles away from where their loved one was found dead in a Texas jail cell, Sandra Bland’s family addressed the media for the first time since video of her traffic stop was released.

07/22/2015

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Sheriff: Man Arrested After Threats And Driving Into Lake

A man is in custody after threatening people and driving his Chevrolet Avalanche into Lake Granbury at Timber Cove near Acton Saturday evening, said Sheriff Roger Deeds.

07/18/2015

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Drug Abuse Numbers In California Prisons Dwarf States Like Texas

Texas prisons, on average, see one drug-related death per year. California, on the other hand, has seen 150 inmates die of overdoses since 2006 — with a high of 24 in 2013. Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard told lawmakers that drugs are “rampant in [California] prisons”.

06/21/2015

Deon Kingston (credit: Frisco Police Department)

19-Year-Old Arrested For Robbing Frisco Convenience Store

Police in Frisco have arrested Deon Kingston, 19, for Aggravated Robbery with a Deadly Weapon.

06/18/2015

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Neighbor Eatery Sues Twin Peaks In Waco

A Waco restaurant that was the scene of a motorcycle club conference that ended in gunfire is being sued by a restaurant next door.

05/21/2015

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Grand Prairie Man Served Jail Time For Too Tall Grass

A showdown over high grass and city codes prompted a Grand Prairie man to take himself to jail.

04/06/2015

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Texan Arrested With Sword In Cane, Trying To Visit Jailed Son

A Texas man trying to visit his jailed son also landed behind bars after being caught with a combination cane and 2-foot sword.

03/04/2015

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