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Texas Confirms State’s First Chikungunya Case

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause severe joint pain and is spread by mosquitoes.

07/07/2014

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Teen Faces Life Term For Selling Pot Brownies

A Central Texas teenager charged with selling brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil is facing a punishment that could include life in prison.

05/20/2014

Former Garland resident Steven Alan Thomas has been arrested for the murder of a 73-year-old Texas woman in 1980. (credit: Williamson Co. Sheriff’s Office)

DNA Links Former Garland Resident To 1980 Murder

Investigators say DNA evidence in a 1980 Central Texas killing led them to a former Garland resident. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday announced the arrest of 53-year-old Steven Alan Thomas.

07/24/2012

Former Williamson County prosecutor Ken Anderson.  (Photo credit Justin Dehn, The Texas Tribune)

Formal Investigation Possible For Ex-Texas Prosecutor

Michael Morton was freed last fall after DNA tests implicated someone else in the 1986 murder of his wife Christine. Now the man who prosecuted the case could face an investigation.

02/10/2012

Photo of 18-year-old Bedford resident Tynesia Brown. (credit: Williamson Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Two Arrested In Murder Of Bedford Teenager

The body of Tynesia Brown was dumped near Jarrell last month.

12/20/2011

Did Texas County Spend $5M On Donuts?

It may be a case of a misplaced decimal point, or a few stray zeroes.

10/06/2010