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Texas Man Gets Life Sentence after 10th DWI Conviction

64-year-old Bobby Gene Martin was sentenced to two life terms in prison after being convicted of his 10th DWI and threatening to retaliate against the arresting officer.

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Walmart Sues Texas for Right to Sell Liquor

The absence of liquor on Walmart shelves is commonplace in the Lone Star state, but the state of Texas is now facing legal action from Walmart over the company's right to sell liquor.

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(Photo courtesy of Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)
(Photo courtesy of Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)
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Donald Newbury of ‘Texas 7′ Executed

One of the seven fugitives convicted of the murder of an Irving police officer in 2000 was put to death Wednesday night.

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Texas Teen Accused of Drowning 2-Month-Old Baby

A 14-year-old girl in Dallas has been arrested for the intentional drowning of a 2-month-old baby left in her care.

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Hundreds of Birds Poisoned and Killed at Houston Airport

Those who were at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston this past weekend may have noticed something very strange and disturbing happening to the birds there. 

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Tom Ervin/Getty Images
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Texas Reports First Case of Chikungunya Virus

The mosquito-borne virus with the weird name has now made its way into the Lone Star State.  A case of chikungunya (pronounced chicken goon yuh) has been confirmed in Williamson County, just north of Austin. 

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UPDATE: Chemical Spill Forces Detour

Chemical spill forces closure of portion of US 287

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Drug Sentences To Be Cut

The Justice Department has a new plan for prison 'overcrowding' and many of you aren't going to like it

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