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Texas Department of Public Safety
June 29, 2019 - 1:59 pm
UPDATE: Officials say the two missing El Paso boys have been safely found in Mexico and are being returned to the United States. No further details were immediately available. ___ EL PASO, Texas (Talk1370.com) -- An AMBER Alert was issued Saturday afternoon for two missing El Paso boys. El Paso...
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Democratic presidential candidate, Secretary Julián Castro, makes a statement to media outside of the Homestead Detention Center on June 28, 2019.(Jennifer King/Miami Herald via AP)
June 28, 2019 - 9:04 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One Texan became a political sensation waging a longshot Senate campaign, then stormed into the presidential race with even more momentum, climbing in the polls, running up monster fundraising and dominating the national conversation. The other announced his 2020 bid earlier...
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Seagoville Police Department via AP
June 27, 2019 - 12:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb earlier in June. Farmers Branch Officer Michael Dunn turned himself in Wednesday night after a grand jury indicted him for murder in the killing...
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courtesy Immigration and Customs Enforcement
June 25, 2019 - 8:03 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Immigration officials say 52 arrests were made across Central and South Texas during a four-day enforcement action last week. According to an ICE press release, 16 arrests were made in the Austin/Waco area. 35 of those who were arrested had prior criminal histories...
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Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune
June 24, 2019 - 10:43 am
BEDFORD, Texas (Texas Tribune) -- State Rep. Jonathan Stickland, a firebrand conservative Republican from Bedford and one of the most vocal members of the Texas House, announced Monday he will not run for reelection in 2020.
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Alex Wong/Getty Images
June 24, 2019 - 7:07 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Days after Austin's City Council approved changes to the city's "no sit/no lie" and camping ordinances, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is issuing a warning to city leaders. Sunday night, Abbott tweeted, "If Austin— or any other Texas city—permits camping on city streets it will be...
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Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune
June 21, 2019 - 12:56 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that the state will deploy 1,000 troops from the Texas National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to aid the federal government with border security efforts.
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June 21, 2019 - 8:28 am
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- United States Postal Service letter carrier Homer Hernandez has delivered mail in the San Antonio area for over 15 years. And in that time, he's seen more items get stolen from households' mailboxes and porches than he can count.
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FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, Regina Wells, foreground right, a forensic laboratories supervisor with the Kentucky State Police, demonstrates new crime-fighting technology in Frankfort, Ky. Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky. Now a state board in Texas has asked a growing government provider of the DNA equipment used in those high-profile projects to halt work amid concerns of potentially jeopardized criminal cases, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner, File)
June 20, 2019 - 8:08 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With a name that sounds like futuristic fiction, Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky, identified California wildfire victims and verified family connections of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Now a state board in...
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Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune
June 19, 2019 - 3:10 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- After mulling the question for nearly six months, the nine Republican judges on Texas’ highest criminal court will not reconsider their 2018 ruling that threatens to imperil the criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
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