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Man Held Captive in Houston House Dies
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Texas Man Held Captive in Houston Home Dies

 

HOUSTON (AP) — One of three men found malnourished and held against their will in a dungeon-like garage of a Houston house has died.

A Houston police statement Tuesday says 79-year-old William Merle Greenawalt died Thursd

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Calls Third Special Session
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Calls 3rd Special Legislative Session

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed the two items on the third special session agenda less than an hour after Gov. Rick Perry called them back.

Perry called another special legislative session Tuesday afternoon after the House failed to win enough votes to approve a constitutional amendment to spend at least $840 million more a year on transportation

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Dallas Cop Shoots Shoplifter
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Off-Duty Dallas Officer Shoots and Kills Shoplifting Suspect

GARLAND, Texas (AP) — An off-duty Dallas-area police officer working security at a Wal-Mart store has fatally shot a shoplifting suspect who wielded a stolen crowbar.

Garland police say the officer has been put on administrative duty during a review of the incident

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Condition of North Texas Officer Shot By Teen Improves

Detective shot while trying to arrest suspect in murder of 6 year-old

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Texas Homicide Suspect Caught After Police Chase

Mansfield murder suspect injured in police chase

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Deer Fest Time Is Almost Here!

You won't have to hunt too much for Deer Fest; it returns to the MPEC once again for 2013

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Woman and 2-Year-Old Grandson Found Slain Near Huntsville, Texas

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a woman and her 2-year-old grandson have been found slain in a rural Central Texas home.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says no one has been arrested over the killings near Huntsville

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Cayleb Jones Leaves Longhorns, Charged With Assault
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University of Texas Receiver Cayleb Jones Charged With Assault, Leaving Longhorns

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas wide receiver Cayleb Jones has been released five months after he was accused of punching a Longhorns tennis player and breaking his jaw.

Coach Mack Brown on Wednesday night said Jones has been given an unconditional release and wished him well

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