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Dallas inmate who escaped to smoke gets 3 years
An inmate who fled the Dallas County jail in apparent search of a cigarette has been sentenced to three years in prison for escape.
South Texas refuge road to close to save ocelots
The threat traffic poses to endangered ocelots is prompting federal officials to close a popular road in a South Texas wildlife refuge.
Officials ID body found along East Texas road
Officials have identified a body found along an East Texas road as a 59-year-old Lufkin woman in a death being investigated as a homicide.
Pilot unhurt as crop duster flips while taking off
A pilot has escaped injury after his single-engine plane flipped while taking off near Waco.
Mom arrested after police find 5 kids home alone
A 23-year-old mother of five has been arrested and charged with five counts of child abandonment or endangerment after authorities found her children home alone.
Man who opens fire on Freeport police shot, killed
Police in Freeport in Brazoria County have shot and killed a man who they say pulled a gun on them as they were trying to question him.
Texas man dies in La. accident on I-10
Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 10 in Acadia Parish.
Sen. Wendy Davis to make candidacy announcement
State Sen. Wendy Davis is getting ready to announce her political plans.
Harvest Natural may sell Gabon stake for $137M
Harvest Natural Resources Inc. is in exclusive talks to sell its stake in Gabon for $137 million.
Austin man dies after SUV hits carport
A man has died after being struck by a sport utility vehicle while gathered with others under a carport to celebrate a relative's birthday.
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