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Beefed Up Texas Online Harassment Law To Go Into Effect

Beginning this fall, victims of online harassment in Texas will have more protections under the law. State lawmakers passed the that allows police to prosecute suspects in the county where the victim lives.


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Crimes Against Women Conference Underway

Today is the first day of a three-day international conference focusing on violence and women. The 8th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women is underway in Dallas.


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Senate Approves Rules On Sex Offender Prosecution

New tools for prosecutors in cases of sexual assault against children are advancing through the state Capitol.


Prosecutions of Illegal Immigrants UP Under Obama Administration (Audio)

Julian Aguilar at the Texas Tribune reports that prosecutions of people who are illegally in the United States has gone up under President Obama.  Republicans argue that the president isn’t doing nearly enough to deal […]