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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.

20 hours ago

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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.

24 hours ago

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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Inmate Gets 80 More Years For Plotting To Kill Texas Judge

A Central Texas man in prison for not registering as a sex offender must serve 80 more years for trying to hire a hit man to kill the judge in his case.

02/20/2015

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